How Damascus Rose benefits your skin

How Damascus Rose benefits your skin

20 September 2022 Estimated time: ~2 min.

How Damascus Rose benefits your skin

The Damask rose, that shrub with large, pink, gorgeous flowers is native to Syria, but is also cultivated in Bulgaria for the extraction of its precious and noble essential oil.

Did you know that to obtain one kilo of Damask rose essential oil, around four tons of petals are used? Yes, it is that precious! The price is high, but also beneficial.

This oil balances the skin’s pH and functions, improves blood circulation and helps regenerate skin tissue. Also, the oil from this type of rose has the role of protecting the skin, calming it and forming a protective layer.

Used in skin and body cosmetics, Damask rose oil cleanses the epidermis and makes it much more resistant to bacteria and viruses, while also quickly healing allergies and skin irritations.

Roses in the fight against time

Roses contain vitamin C, a powerful antioxidant that helps fight premature aging, improving skin elasticity and reducing wrinkles.

And let’s not forget the indulgence of the senses! The captivating aroma of Damask rose gives an elegant freshness to the cosmetic products containing it and makes their use a real delight!

The healing power of the rose lies in the fragrance and petals rich in citric acid, flavonoids, saponosides, sterols, cyanine, fructose, malic acid, sucrose, tannin, vitamins A, B, C, D, E, P and K, as well as calcium, phosphorus, iron.

Used in aromatherapy, the scent of the Damask rose fights depression and anxiety states, increases concentration power, improves memory and can remove headaches, if used in small concentrations.

Did you know that baths with rose infusion are recommended in case of nervous system disorders? This is because roses have a toning effect, remove fatigue and anxiety, help the heart and deeply cleanse the skin.

An effective way to enjoy the benefits of damask rose is to put a few rose petals infused with essential oil in a bowl of hot water. The fragrant steam that rises induces a wonderful state of relaxation, and after the steam bath you will notice that the skin will suddenly become glowing and velvety!

 

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