ESSENTIAL OILS CONTINUED
*The majority of this post has been deleted due to my impending book
-ROSE Essential oil is a very expensive oil and how expensive largely depends upon the manner of distillation. From rosa damascena you can purchase Rose Absolute Oil for approx. $155 an ounce. This is solvent extracted oil, from fresh petals, or you can buy Rose (Bulgarian) Essential Oil, also made from the fresh petals, but steam distilled at about $380 an ounce!
Lesser is not always better though. The absolute oil is NOT therapeutic grade quality due to the solvents used in its distillation process. As for scent, they both produce a rich scent, but the absolute oil has a sweet, spicy-floral, tenacious odor, while the Bulgarian is deeper, richer and has more of a sweet-floral scent that is also slightly spicy.
There are some 250 species of roses............,
-ROSEMARY essential oil has a fresh, strong, minty-herbaceous scent, with a woody-balsamic undertone. It is largely produced by Spain, France, and Tunisia. The rosemary plant was ......
This oil should not be used during pregnancy or by epileptics. It is also contraindicated for people with high blood pressure.
-ROSEWOOD essential oil has a very sweet, floral, wood scent with a hint of spice. It comes mainly from ......