From the plant family Rosaceae.
The absolute is obtained by alcohol extraction from the concrete.
Antidepressant, antiseptic, antispasmodic, antiviral, aphrodisiac, bactericidal, emmenagogue, laxative, sedative and tonic.
In aromatherapy skin care Rose is often blended with other oils in a carrier oil and used in cases of broken capillaries, dry skin, eczema, wrinkles and is especially beneficial to mature and sensitive skin. It's also used in aromatherapy massage to improve circulation, calm palpitations and to ease tension and stress related conditions. It may also be used in cases of asthma and hay fever and to improve the digestive system, ease nausea and congestion of the liver.
When burned or vaporised it's used as an uplifting oil and is often recommended in cases of depression, frigidity, impotence, insomnia, nervous tension and stress.
You may find that Rose Maroc blends especially well with Neroli, Lavender, Bergamot, Clary Sage, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Benzoin, Palmarosa, Clove and Chamomile.