Single Essence of Rose
Rosa damascena • Absolute, diluted to 20% in organic alcohol • Turkey
Rose is a classic soft floral and this Turkish absolute is one of the most precious materials in the cabinet. It takes about 2000 roses to produce the scent contained in this bottle. Diluted in organic grain spirits, this extract can be used to anoint the skin or diluted in an alcohol base to create a mist.
dark floral, fruity undertones, fleshy, soft
For Strange Women’s Spirit of Botany Collection includes hand-selected botanical extracts and essential oils from our cabinet of materials.
These are sourced with a preference for sustainability of wild-harvest and organic cultivation as well as for their aromatic profiles. Each has been lab-tested for purity.
It is best to dilute before use on skin. If the oil is pre-diluted it is safe to use small amounts or dilute it further.
These can be used in home applications such as oil burners, candle anointing, baths, and home perfume recipes. They can be added/layered with perfume oils to enhance or adjust the scent.
For recipes and other use ideas, read The Spirit of Botany
Shelf life is indefinite (these are self-preserving) if properly stored away from heat, air, and sunlight.
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