Posted: June 10, 2019
Many of us adore roses, and when we need to prepare a special gift, adding flowers to it, beautiful roses come to our mind straight away. We can choose from a variety of colours, which are available nowadays. Good quality roses are quite expensive, but they are gorgeous and look like no other flower. The rose flower is iconic, and it earned the name “The Queen of Flowers” not just for its beauty. Rose have much more to offer apart from beauty.
In ancient times, people cultivated roses, these flowers were widely used in perfumery, medicine, and therapeutic treatments. For these purposes the rose essential oil (also called rose attar, rose otto, rose essence and rose absolute) was used. Good quality essential rose oil (attar) is very expensive, so usually, natural rose oil (not synthetic) is used by premium and luxury cosmetic and perfumery brands in their products. Attar of roses has yellow-greenish colour, it is taken from the base of rose petals before the buds even open, and it takes about one and a half tone of petals to produce just one pound of attar…..