Essential oil of Damascene ("Damascus or Damask") Rose is one of nature's most incredibly healing plants. This rare type of rose is, according to recent fossil evidence, about 35 million years old! The genus Rosa has about 150 species found all around the world, including in northern Africa. Garden cultivation of roses began some 5,000 years ago, most likely in China. Damask Rose, however, originated in Bulgaria, and continues to be extensively cultivated there today for its precious essential oil.
were in very high demand during the 17th century, and the Royal
families even considered roses or Rosewater to be legal tender. The wife of Napoleon,
Josephine, was well-known for having an extensive collection of roses
at Chateau de Malmaison, an estate about 7 miles west of Paris, in the
1800s. Interestingly, the rose is often used to represent the Virgin Mary and has been historically considered as sacred to a number of goddesses.
As incredible as it sounds, Organic Damascene Rose essential oil has been recently scientifically shown to increase the energy vibration of every cell in the body,
restoring balance and harmony to every bodily system! These amazing
health benefits can be attained by simply breathing in the lovely
fragrance of the flower. It takes approximately 2,000 flowers to produce
one gram of the highly-prized essential oil. So it makes sense that it
is usually so expensive to buy, and easier to obtain the oil's benefits
as an ingredient in organic Rosewater.
essential Rose oil has been highly sought-after for centuries, due to
its many naturally beneficial properties for mind & body, including
anti-depressant, antiseptic, anti-spasmodic, bactericidal (kills Strep, Staph, E. Coli, Anthrax, and Diphtheria.) Organic Damask Rose Oil’s innate healing power comes from its bio-complexity. It contains more than 300 organic compounds,
and so it is definitely one of the most complex organic bio-chemicals
on earth. This is why the essential oil is often referred to as
Nature’s "Universal Healer." There are absolutely no natural limits to its ability to tone, heal and balance the skin. It is non-toxic, non-irritant, non-sensitizing and well-tolerated by all skin types.
This highly-energized organic composition of Damask Rose essential oil makes it highly effective in treating aging, dry, and damaged skin. It also tones the skin to reduce overly-active skin sebum secretion that can cause acne and enlarged pores. Organic Damask Rose essential oil’s
natural toning and astringent properties became well known in the 18th
century and was used at that time as the base oil for many healing
Its unique skin toning abilities can actually produce a healthy and
radiant complexion in just a few seconds. This healing powerhouse also
has properties that reduce inflammation and skin redness, repair broken capillaries and is even effective in treating eczema and other common skin disorders.
As part of an organic, holistic healing approach to skin care,
it is recommended that we "connect" with positively-charged atoms &
energies as much as possible- in our diet, the air we breathe and in
what we absorb into our bodies. Taking in as much good energy as
possible is vital to maintaining our energy level and health. It has
also been scientifically proven in recent years that the higher the
energy vibration level in the body, the healthier the skin and body
become. Incredibly, Organic Damask Rose Oil has been found to emanate the highest energy vibration of all known oils. - More on this to Come in Part II of this Blog Post!