Beside from its attractive appearance, the rose has specific sweet scent that couldn’t be ignored by everyone. Different with rose otto, rose absolute essential oil has lighter scent, which is perfect if you don’t like complex aroma. If you find otto oil in pale color, you will see absolute rose in more olive green or orange reddish.
How is Rose Absolute Essential Oil Extracted
If Rose otto being extracted using hydro distillation system, the rose absolute oil using solvent method. The rose will be carefully collected in the morning before it is fully open and release its valuable scent. After that, all petals will be slumped in a large container along with the solvent material.
During the process of extraction, the vessel will be moved in rotation mode. Little by little, the solvent material vaporizes left what we would call rose concrete. The process is not finish yet.
This time, the rose concrete should be filtered. Using the ethanol, the rose concrete will be divided from paraffin and another non aromatic material. What is left is the undiluted rose absolute essential oil. It has many advantages, but the most effect we can get is balancing both body and emotions.
Rose Absolute Oil Massages
Using rose oil to massage your body is very effective to soothe your muscle strain after stressful work. Plus, the aroma will help enhancing your calmness which will elevate your spirit generally. It’s no wonder if rose absolute is called as one of the best essential oils for depression.
You may want to take 20 drops or more of the oil and blend it with 2 tablespoon of jojoba oil or coconut oil. Massage your body gently using the mixture oil. If you have sensitive skin or you want to apply it to your children under 2 years old, it is safe to only add 6 drops of the oil. Meanwhile, you can’t use it for children under 2 years.
Make your bath time as refreshing as you can by adding rose essential oil. Take 5 to 7 drops of rose absolute essential oil into 2 tablespoons of your bath oil to make it the most relaxing bath. This blend will also help you treat any skin problems.
The geraniol properties in rose absolute will act as astringent that will cure any bacterial and viral in your infected skin. It will enhance healing process on your injuries and reduce scars. You will also be able to repair rashes and burns as well as treating acne. This oil is also perfect for eczema and psoriasis patient because it has anti-inflammatory agent that will soothe any problems it caused.