RoseRose essential oil has a multitude of properties to boost the mind, body and spirit. Here are 10 of the main benefits, showing what a great all-rounder it is:

1. Aphrodisiac

Well, it is nearly Valentine’s Day and roses are associated with romance for a reason… the scent of rose essential oil has been proven in studies to boost the libido and promote romantic feelings, thereby reducing symptoms of sexual and erectile dysfunction and heightening interest in sexual activity.

2. Heals the skin

Roses are also associated with beauty and that is because the essential oil is an antioxidant, which speeds up the healing process of the skin. This means that it will help to fade marks such as acne marks, stretch marks and scars. It is also a tonic for dry, itchy and inflamed skin conditions and can tone and strengthen older skin, due to its astringent properties. Its anti-bacterial properties mean you can also use it to treat wounds to stop them becoming infected.

3. Strengthens Hair

As a powerful astringent, rose essential oil can be diluted in a carrier oil and used on the hair to strengthen the roots and help prevent hair loss.

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4. Protects Against Viruses

At this time of year, we are surrounded by people with coughs, colds and other viral symptoms. The anti-viral properties of rose essential oil protect against and help to treat many types of infection.

5. Reduces Inflammation

When diluted in a carrier oil and massaged into the skin, it can help alleviate rheumatic and arthritic pain. Similarly, it can help reduce symptoms of fever.

6. Fights Depression

Rose oil can fight depression, boost self-esteem, increase confidence and promote mental strength. It is also a tonic for the nerves and can be used to treat anxiety.

7. Eases Menstruation

Irregular and painful menstruation can be eased with rose essential oil. It eases cramps, nausea and fatigue associated with menstruation and PMS.

8. Eases Menopausal Symptoms

Rose essential oil may improve mood and reduce hot flushes, insomnia, nervousness and palpitations experienced in menopause by balancing the hormones.

9. Stops Excessive Bleeding

Excessive bleeding can be stemmed with rose essential oil, as it speeds up the clotting of the blood. This can be useful for people suffering from excessive bleeding after an injury or surgery.

10. Maintains Liver Health

The health of the liver is key to the health of the rest of the body. Rose essential oil helps to keep the liver functioning properly and can also treat problems like ulcers and excess bile and acids.
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For many of the treatments above, it may be necessary to dilute rose essential oil in a carrier oil. For more information on how to use rose essential and for specific rose blends, please contact Annie on 07869 123065 or at

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