“5 amazing things you may not know about Rose essential oil” by Michèle (re-blogged)

An amazing post! Thank you for sharing such interesting information. It certainly gives us a new appreciation for essential oils! Thank you dear Michèle! 🙂 Love and light, Amira

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By Michèle Duquet


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A rose by any other name would smell as sweet
William Shakespeare

Ah the rose… There are so many breathtaking aspects to this dazzling flower. As an aromatologist, I feel very fortunate to be able to work with this elegant aromatic essential oil.

I was thinking lately of the many aspects of the rose oil that are perhaps less well known, and thought it might be fun to talk about them today.

So here are but a few…

1. It takes 10,000 roses to fill a single 5ml bottle (about the size of your thumb)!

– It also takes 60 roses to create a single drop of Rose Otto oil. That’s just under 5 dozen roses!

It is extraordinary to think of how many roses it takes to make a single…

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5 Comments Add yours

  1. organicschat says:

    Thank you for reblogging and for filling my heart with the scent of roses once again. Much love, Michèle 🌺


    1. My pleasure dear Michèle! It was my mom’s most favorite fragrance! It brings me the most treasured memories of her 🙂

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      1. organicschat says:

        That’s so lovely 🌺

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  2. Trina Graves says:

    Thank you for sharing this one Amira, it has reminded me to use my Rose oil more often – it’s Heavenly. And there are some great quotes too.
    Love, Light & Blessings


    1. I must check out your quotes dear Trina!!! 🙂

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