Health Benefits of Rose Essential Oil

A sepal, petal, and a thorn
Upon a common Summer’s morn -
A flask of Dew - A Bee or two -
A Breeze - a caper in the trees -
And I’m a Rose!
by Emily Dickinson
Rose Oil Health Benefits

Since ancient times, the essential oil of Rose has been revered for her extraordinary ability to heal, regenerate and rejuvenate. Scientific and clinical analysis has shown that the essential oil of the Rose and her fruits contain many powerful bioactive substances that provide far-reaching health benefits and wellbeing for our body, mind and soul. Alongside a fresh, wholesome diet, Rose Oil works to support your wellbeing in the following ways:

Mood Elevator:  A simple inhalation of her fragrance is truly hypnotic, promoting relaxation and mood elevation. As her fragrance travels through your senses and into your brain, the frequency of her bioactive compounds act as a gentle trigger to release painful thoughts and emotions and "with mindfulness", can bring new insights and positive responses to your relationship with yourself and others. 

Anti-depressant:  Rose Oil boosts self-esteem, confidence and mental strength, whilst nurturing your central nervous system. She alleviates anxiousness, fear, anger and depressed feelings by invoking positive thoughts and feelings of joy and hope.

Nervine:  Rose Essential Oil acts as a tonic for the nerves, strengthening your ability to deal with shock and stress. It helps calm anxiety and bring a sense of clarity.

bioactive rose compounds

Anti-viral:   Her essential oil contains bioactive compounds that destroy virus particles and when used regularly, strengthen your immune system to fight infection and disease.

Antibacterial:  Rose Oil has been shown to destroy bacteria and bring the gut back into balance. It can be used to treat diarrhoea, food poisoning as well as other bacterial infections in the colon, intestines and urinary tract, as well as external infections of the skin, ears, eyes and wounds.

Antioxidant:  Rose Oil is a prized antioxidant, protecting your skin and organs from the ravages of free-radical oxidation damage, reducing fine lines and wrinkles, and healing marks left from boils, acne, spots and stretch marks, promoting beautiful youthful skin and a healthy body.

Anti-inflammatory:  Her anti-inflammatory properties support the reduction of inflammation and swelling in the body, without the side-effects of opioids (pain medication) that negatively affect our central nervous system.

Detoxifier & Purifier:  The ability of Rose Oil to purify and detoxify supports healthy blood and a healthy heart, as well as efficient functioning of your liver. Improved digestion and metabolism can have a positive effect on weight-loss as well as your overall mental and emotional wellbeing. Detoxification reduces the appearance of boils, rashes and skin infections, as well as more serious diseases such as cancer and heart disease.

Antispasmodic:  The antispasmodic properties of Rose Oil have been shown to support muscle health, particularly in the respiratory system and intestines, as well as preventing cramps in the limbs. This aids in the prevention of reflux and supports strength in the urinary bladder muscles.  It is a safe and effective laxative as It assists the intestinal and bowel muscles to help clear the body of waste and lower toxicity in the body, promoting an overall environment and feeling of wellbeing.

Antiseptic:  By topically applying pure Rose oil to wounds, her antiseptic properties reduce the possibility of wounds becoming septic or infected. What a luxurious way to clean your wounds!

Astringent:  The astringent property of Rose Oil strengthens the gums and teeth, nails and hair roots and reduces wrinkles. It brings your skin to its normal moisture balance whilst deeply cleansing the pores and toning, promoting a natural healthy glow. It also works to stop the flow of blood from cuts and wounds by contracting the blood vessels, and aids in supporting firmness of muscles that are affected in the ageing process.

Emmenagogue:  Rose Oil has been shown to stimulate the hormone secretions which trigger menstruation, purify and strengthen the uterus and stimulate blood flow through the uterus and pelvic area, balancing hormonal disorders that cause light or irregular menses and eliminating uterine discharge, cramps, nausea, mood swings, bloating, excessive bleeding and other associated menstrual discomforts. (NOTE: It is recommended that Rose Essential Oil should not be used in PREGNANCY as it may affect the foetus and cause a miscarriage.)

Cholagogue:  Rose Oil promotes the discharge of bile from the system and as a laxative, eases constipation, diarrhoea, irritable bowel and may prevent other serious diseases.

Hepatic:  Rose Oil is an excellent support for the Liver helping to strengthen and support its function of detoxification of the body. It aids the balance of an excess flow of bile, acids and ulcers.

Stomachic:  Rose Oil soothes the stomach and reduces inflammation, as well as protecting it from ulcers which can develop due to an imbalance of acids which can lead to indigestion, irritable bowel, excessive gas and bloating.

Aphrodisiac:  As her fragrance weaves her magic like a true goddess she brings your body and emotions into harmony with nature, gifting you with a natural aphrodisiac, stimulating your libido and romantic desire to feast on the pleasures of love from deep within your heart. 

Other Benefits:  Rose Essential Oil is the queen of oils to give you shining, blemish-free, youthful skin. Its ability to purify, detoxify and improve circulation benefits heart health. Its ability to constrict blood vessels upon injury and promote blood coagulation, is beneficial to prevent excess bleeding. Taken moderately, it promotes good hydration and helps to ease headaches.