Rose oil benefits include it's ability to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles when used in daily facial care products, but it can also decrease anxiety, create calmness, and affect psychological and emotional health by uplifting spirits.
It is extracted by steam distillation, often from the Damascas (Bulgarian) Rose, as they are the most aromatic and have the highest oil content. This rose is grown primarily in middle east countries.
This essential oil helps to regulate and balance hormones naturally, which promotes regular menstruation, helping relieve mood swings, irritability, overeating, cramping, and bloating.
The aroma makes you feel energetic, positive, happy and loving, as it is a common aphrodisiac. It encourages blood circulation, lowers blood pressure, and helps relieve headaches.
Large amounts of rose petals are required to yield a small bottle of oil, and the concentration can be volatile, as with most essential oils, so use with caution and moderation, and it is recommended to never use during pregnancy.
Read more about studies that are being conducted on the health benefits of this oil, and it's effect on the mind, as well as the body.
Rose oil benefits are unlike many other oils, but it is most widely used for relaxation, to help heal wounds, help fight infection, and to aid in female reproductive health problems.