Since ancient times Bulgarian rose has been cultivated for its amazing scent.
Rose oil is one of the oldest and most valuable forms of natural aromatic extracts.
Because of its unique and delicate aroma, rich in warm bouquet of flowery notes, Bulgarian rose oil is the finest fixing agent for high class perfumery and cosmetics.
The unique phytochemical content provides strong top note and long-lasting effect, which is a key factor for consideration by the world’s most famous perfumery and cosmetics stylists and manufacturers.
It blends perfectly with spicy, lavender, fern, jasmine, tuberose, lily of the valley, violets, tobacco and hundreds of flowery compositions.
Rose absolute preserves the scent of fresh roses and is a key ingredient for top class perfumery compositions, especially because of the rose – jasmine compositions popularity used in perfumery and cosmetics.
Bulgarian rose oil and rose absolute blend perfectly well, securing the characteristics of flowery top notes of rose oil and the fixation and lasting tonality of the rose absolute.
At present 42 % of all male fragrances and more than 96 % of all female fragrances have Bulgarian rose oil and rose absolute in their compositions.
In the food and beverage industries rose absolute may be used for a great number of fine aromatizes.
Small amounts could provide unique flavors, when blended with fruity essences and round off their taste and flavors in a way no other product can achieve.
Bulgarian rose extracts become more and more popular with the pharma industry as well namely because of their physiological action.
According to traditional medicine, Bulgarian rose has numerous healing properties, treating disorders of the gastro-intestinal tract, lung and skin conditions.
In the 20th century, a scientific approach with numerous studies have marked the following properties of the rose extracts: laxative, diuretic, oxyuricide, antihistaminic, antiseptic and with slight local anesthetic effect.
Rose water is the absolute winner in the category of therapeutic tonics for external and internal applications.
Several pharmaceutical products have been developed, which used Bulgarian rose oil as active substance and prescribed for the treatment of chronic acute cholecystitis, dyskinesia of the gall bladder and gall tract based on its spasmolytic, cholagogue, anti-inflammatory and sedative effects.
Additional lab studies have established bactericidal and bacteriostatic properties of the Bulgarian rose oil.
This is accounted mainly due to geraniol – one of the main terpene alcohols in the rose oil.
Testing of rose concrete and rose wax proved efficiency in various dermatological conditions, namely because of the presence of sterol fraction.
The anti-inflammatory, anti-allergic and slight anti-septic properties allowed the development of unguent formulas with good therapeutic effects for stimulating the biosynthesis of the skin estrogens.