There are thousands of different types of roses, however Bulgarian rose oil is distilled from rosa damascena. The essential oil (or rose otto) is distilled from the freshly collected petals.
Category Essential Oils and Extracts
Regional Availability Worldwide
Harvest Period May - June
Natural Status EU Natural
Organoleptic Descriptors sweet, floral, spicy, rose, wine
Common Applications rose, oriental, carnation, fetes, freesia, wallflower
Appearance Pale yellow to yellow liquid
Optical Rotation n/a
Refractive Index @20℃ 1.4520 - 1.4700
Specific Gravity @20℃ 0.848 - 0.880
Flash Point ℃ 68°C
Shelf Life (months) 12
Storage Recommendations Sealed containers in a cool dark place. Check quality before use.