Red Rose Petals, Rosa spp. powdered, India. Certified organic.
The fragrance of rose has long inspired poets and lovers. The Greek poetess Sappho christened it "Queen of Flowers" in 600 BC.
Rose has been used throughout the centuries to alleviate depression and lack of confidence. It is said to open the heart and inspire love. It's fragrance is comforting and supportive during difficult times and is also an aphrodisiac.
Origin: northern temperate regions
Parts Used: dried flower petals
Aroma Description: warm, floral, slightly spicy, rich
Emotional Attributes: sensuous, love, strengthening, relaxing, meditation, prayer
Cosmetic Uses: perfumery, aromatherapy; also used as in skin rejuvenation and healing element in skin creams, lotions, oils, etc.
Culinary Uses: petals are added to salads and teas. The petals are also crystallized and added to jams, jellies, syrups
Medicinal Attributes: an astringent, tonic herb rich in vitamins; used to treat colds, bacterial infections, gastritis, diarrhea, in Ayurvedic medicine to treat circulatory congestion, sore throats, mouth sores and menstrual complaints. Also used to relieve depression and lethargy, etc.
Element Association: Water
Magical Associations: spirituality, healing, awareness, protection, dreams, luck
Astrological Association: Taurus, Cancer, Libra, Sagittarius
Planetary Association: Moon, Venus
Season: Spring, Summer
Aromatic Note: Middle note
Essential Oil: Yes, many varieties of roses are steam distilled and widely used. The left over water in the receiving vessel is sold as Rose Water and also widely used. Hydro-distilled essential oils, and solvent extracted concretes and absolutes are also made.
Mixes Well With: aloeswood, benzoin, calamus, cardamom, catnip, chamomile, cloves, dammar, frankincense, galbanum, guggul, iris root, labdanum, lavender, mastic, musk seed, myrrh, nutmeg, oakmoss, opoponax, patchouli, saffron, sandalwood, sandarac, star anise, storax, tolu balsam, etc.
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Per oz. (28 grams): $4.98
Per 4 oz. (112 grams): $17.95
Per 8 oz. (224 grams): $31.75
Per pound(448 grams): $55.75