Rose absolute (Rosa Damascena)

NZ $33.00

100% pure


Essential Oils: P - Y


Rose absolute (Rosa Damascena)


Rosa damascena




Pale yellow


Floral, rose

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distilled






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Lavender, bergamot, clary sage



Palm oil


Animal tested





History: Roses, and by extension rose oil, have symbolic and cultural significance in various societies. They are often associated with love, beauty, and luxury, and are used in rituals, ceremonies, and celebrations.

Common uses

Aromatherapy: The exquisite scent of rose absolute is known to have a positive impact on emotions and mood. Its rich, floral aroma is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation, reduce stress, and uplift spirits.

Perfumery: Rose absolute is a sought-after ingredient in the perfume industry due to its captivating and enduring fragrance. It adds depth, complexity, and a sense of luxury to perfumes and fragrances, making them more appealing to consumers.

Cosmetics and skincare: Rose absolute is incorporated into a wide range of cosmetic and skincare products due to its delightful scent and potential skin benefits. It can enhance the sensory experience of using these products, making them more enjoyable for users.

Luxury and symbolism: Roses have long been associated with love, beauty, and luxury. The use of rose absolute in high-end products, such as premium perfumes, candles, and skincare lines, can convey a sense of opulence and sophistication.

Aesthetic and decorative purposes: Rose absolute can be used to add a touch of elegance to various products and settings. Its beautiful colour and fragrance make it a desirable ingredient for decorative elements such as scented candles, potpourri, and more.

Crafts and DIY Projects: Rose absolute can be used in various DIY projects, such as making scented sachets, homemade perfumes, bath salts, and potpourri. Its presence can elevate the sensory experience of crafting and create personalized, handmade items.

Sensory pleasure: The gentle scent of rose absolute can contribute to an overall sense of well-being and pleasure. Incorporating its aroma into living spaces, personal care routines, or daily activities can enhance the sensory experience and promote relaxation.

Gifts and presentations: Products or items infused with rose absolute can be chosen as gifts to convey thoughtfulness, affection, and appreciation. The luxurious and captivating nature of rose absolute can make such gifts more memorable and meaningful.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only. It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
Essential oils should be avoided in pregnancy due to their possible skin sensitising effects.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.



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