Rose Petals, Rose Oil
(Rosa Centifolia, Rosa Damascena)
We are wholesale suppliers and exporters of :-
, Rose Oil
A small, erect, prickly shrub with unequal, large, hooked prickles and many
bristles, leaves compound, alternate, leaflets usually five, rachis not
prickly, flowers usually pink, very fragrant, very double on long slender
pedicels, calyx tube globose, ovoid, the mouth contracted, lobes 4-5
imbricate, petals many, stames many, inserted on the mouth of the calyx
tube, carpels many in the bottom of the calyx tube, style subterminal, free
stigma thickened, ovules solitary, pendulous, fruit a fleshy his enclosing
bony achenes, seeds small, pendulous.
Essential oil, Querctin, Kaempferol and cyaniding from whole plant,
cyaniding 3, 5- diglucoside from petalsm. Detection of citronell, nerol,
geraniol and phenylethanol in essential oil. Flowers contain a bitter
principle, tannin matter, fatty oil and organic acids. Hips contain the
pigments lycopene. ? -and y-carotenes, rubixanthin, zeaxanthin, xanthophylla
Rose is good for most skin types and is used in a wide range of cosmetics.
Rosewater is a natural cosmetic made from Rose oil, Alcohol, and distilled
water. Used to make cold creams and lotions and other cosmetic uses. may be
used in potpourri as a pleasant cent. Mix with vegetable glycerine for
moisturizing use. Mostly perfumery, also in toilet preparations, lozenges
and toothpaste. Homes uses in butter, syrup, jams and honey
. Rose water is
used in desserts, pastries and cakes.
Internal - asthma, high blood pressure, bronchitis, slow circulation,
diarrhea, dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation), cough, fever, fluid
retention, Indigestion, insomnia, palpitation, stress, urinary tract
abrasions, boils, burns, fragile capillaries, post natal depression,
dermatitis, eczema headache, insomnia, poor memory, rashes, sores, oral
Rose Water is the by product of producing rose essential oil. It has skin
softening, toning, soothing and healing properties. Was used during
Victorian times to soothe the skin. Rose water is nature's finest beauty
tonic. It is perfect after a facial or cleansing. If you rinse your hair in
rose water, it gives it a natural shine by closing the cuticle.
Genuine distilled rose oil is extremely valuable, requiring approximately
4000kg of flowers to produce 1kg of oil. It is considered superior to the
cheaper solvent-extracted rose "absolute" but is often adulterated
with cheaper oils such as Palmarosa or synthetic components such as geraniol
and citronellol. Our rose oil is steam distilled and guaranteed free of any
solvents and adulterants. This product can be used for a variety of products
and markets: Medicinal, Cosmetic and Fragrance.
To make a mouthwash from rose petals, pour 1/4 pint white wine vinegar over
1/2 pint freshly picked, scented rose petals and mash together for five
minutes. Cover and leave in a warm place for two days, then strain and
dilute 1 tablespoon with 7 fl oz water.
Rose Cold Creams
4 Tbsp olive oil, highly perfumed rose petals, 1 Tbsp purified beeswax
rain or soft water. Place the olive oil in a double boiler and heat slowly
until it becomes very warm. Immerse as many rose petals in the olive oil as
can be packed in firmly. Cover and leave for several days. When the oil has
absorbed the perfume from the petals, strain it and keep on one side until
needed. To make the cold cream, heat the beeswax slowly in a pan until it is
reduced to a liquid, then blend in the perfumed oil. Remove from the heat
and stir until the mixture cools. Add the soft water, a few drops at a time,
until the cream reaches the consistency that you most prefer. Pot and label.
3 Tbsp rosewater, 3 Tbsp glycerine, 3 Tbsp alcohol, 1 Tbsp lemon juice, 1
Tbsp orange juice, 1 Tbsp cider vinegar. Mix all the ingredients together.
Bottle, shake well and label.
Place 1 lb of root in a saucepan with a lid and add 1 pint of water. Simmer
over a low flame for 1 hour (with the lid on), then strain into bottles when
cool and keep under refrigeration.
most floral essential oils, frequently with jasmine
, also blends with
anise, geranium, ginger
, bergamot, black pepper, chamomile
, sandalwood, vetiver
and ylang ylang.
The roots are astringent and vulnerary and are useful in intestinal ulcers,
rickets, haemorrhages and diarrhoea. Them leaves are useful in treating
wounds, ophthalmia, hepatopathy and haemorrhoids. The flowers are bitter,
astringent, sweet, cooling emollient aromatic, cardiotonic,
anti-inflammatory, expectorant, digestive, carminative, aphrodisiac,
depurative, febrifuge, intellect promoting styptic. Rejuvenating and tonic.
They are useful in vitiated conditions of vata and pitta, inflammations,
cough, asthma, bronchitis, wounds, ulcers, halitosis, amentia, dyspepsia,
flatulence, colic, skin diseases, hyperhidrosis, cardiac debility, fever and
general weakness. The rose water is cooling, fragrant, emollient and
ophthalmic, and is good for hyperhidrosis, halitosis and ophthalmopathy. The
'rose Otto' is antibacterial and is useful in the treatment of biliary