"There is simply the rose; it is perfect in every moment of its existence." (Ralph Waldo Emerson)
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The rose is a complex flower, with a thousand facets, symbols and meanings.
It is the flower of passion, femininity, completeness and seduction.
Who among you has never received a rose from a lover? It is the flower of love par excellence, and connected to the goddess Venus.
In this article we will learn about the benefits that this flower and its essential oil give to the skin and soul.
A BIT OF HISTORY!
Although ancient fossil records dated back to 35 million years ago, the origin of the rose places in Central Asia from 60 to 70 million years ago; a truly ancient flower.
There are 150 different species of roses, with different colors, scents and shapes and they are divided into ancient roses and modern roses since 1700.
From prehistoric times to today, the rose is the best known, purchased and declaimed flower in all poems.
Many are the species used in Phytotherapy and aromatherapy precisely for their virtues, the Damask Rose, for example, is the most used for the creation of perfumes.
There are really countless varieties of roses and each of them gives the world a different scent, based on its location, the bush on which it grows, the time of the day and the weather.
A really complex flower, but truly extraordinary!
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ROSE FLOWER?
Rose petals are known for their countless healing and therapeutic properties, they contain Vitamin C, Carotene, flavonoids, Vitamins of the B and K groups.
Strengthen the immune and respiratory systems.
Rose inhalations have an almost hypnotic effect and help reduce muscle tension and anxiety.
Stimulate body and mental relaxation and promote deep sleep.
Useful against itching, wounds and burns.
Calm mouth inflammations.
Detox the body.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF ROSE ESSENTIAL OIL?
AROMATHERAPY, BENEFITS ON THE SKIN, BODY, AND THE PSYCHE
Rose essential oil is obtained by steam or water distillation of the petals; it can be used pure, mixed with other oils or added to cosmetic formulations.
The sweet and intense fragrance makes it a perfect oil to calm the mind and rebalance the psyche by teaching us to love ourselves and others.
It has an aphrodisiac effect on the psyche.
Prevents stretch marks and improves the appearance of wounds and scars.
Calms and soothes inflamed skin and is perfect for all skin types, from oily to mature.
Anti-aging action and slowing the skin aging thanks to the presence of Vitamin A and C. It stimulates the production of Collagen and makes the skin supple.
Protects blood vessels and relieves the problems of varicose veins, thanks to the presence of vitamin C.
Thanks to its anti-aging properties, it is a valid ally to repair damaged hair.
As you can see, it is an oil with a thousand benefits and there are no more correct words than those of the French writer and theater actress Colette: "Everything is granted to the rose: splendor, a conspiracy of perfumes, flesh of petals that tempts the nose, the lips , the teeth ... And everything is said, everything is born in the year, as soon as it arrives; the first rose simply announces all the others. How self-confident it is, and how easy it is to love! It is riper than the fruit, more sensual than the cheek or breast. "
Check out our amazing products that contain the wonderful Queen of Flowers, the Rose!
- Organic Rose Water perfect to naturally cleanse, refresh, hydrate, tone and soften your skin.
- Rose Clay Mask draws out impurities without drying your skin. Perfect for all skin types.
- Cocoa Rose Lotion Bars cuddle your body with this nourishing and moisturizing bar. Perfect to use during the cold months or every time your skin is super dry!
- Rose Oil to rejuvenate the skin and soothe inflammation. Perfect for dry, mature and sensitive skin.
- Rosehip & Hibiscus Oil perfect for body, face and hair, this oil will leave you with a nice healthy and radiant glow!