Mei Gui Hua - Damascus Rose, 1 dram
Our 100% pure Damascus Rose essential oil with its complex, rich, sweet, true rose notes and delicate sour overtones is produced by steam distillation.
The effects of this unique aroma lead wood to nestle into fire, enriching and enlivening the spirit in the blood. It opens the heart and the portals, lifts the mood, calms the nerves, balances the hormones, and regulates the blood. Rose benefits the liver by regulating Liver Qi and clearing Liver fire. It facilitates communication between Heart and Kidney.
Rosa × damascena, is a rose hybrid. The flowers are renowned for their fine fragrance. Damascus Rose is a cultivated flower, no longer found growing wild. Recent genetic tests suggest that its origin is the foothills of central Asia, home of its pollen parent. Gathering the flowers is quite labor-intensive as it must be done by hand. There are about twenty to forty days per year when harvesting occurs. The roses are gathered by hand and then steam distilled.
Rose essential oil nourishes the yin and has a regenerative effect on the skin. Consider diluting with Pomegranate seed oil as a moisturizer for dry, mature skin.
Studies show that Rose essential oil increases sperm count.
Major known chemical constituents: Monoterpenols (~20 to 55% citronellol), monotrpenes