rosa centifolia-distilled from the fresh petals or solvent extracted to a concrete or absolute.
Blends well with JASMINE, ORANGE BLOSSOM, GERANIUM, BERGAMOT, LAVENDER, CLARY SAGE, SANDALWOOD, PATCHOULI, CHAMOMILE, CLOVE, and PALMAROSA. Has over 300 constituents. Mainly Citronellol (18-22%), phenyl ethanol, geraniol, nerol, stearopten, farnesol, ) Rose oil (mainly synthetic) is found in 46% of men’s fragrances and 98% of women’s.
Generally considered non-toxic, non-sensitizing, non-irritating in low doses. Dilute well for topical use.
CHARACTER: "Vivacious Motivator" Passionate, Harmonious, Reassuring, Comforting, The symbolism is the richest and most complex of any plant.
ETHERIC COLORS: Emerald Green tinged with Magenta and Gold
CRYSTALS: Ruby, Rose Quartz, Emerald, Kunzite, Pink Calcite
CHAKRA: 2, 4 6, 7
ELEMENT: Water, Air, Ether
MUSICAL NOTE: Base C
PERFUME NOTE: Mid to Base
ENERGY TYPE: 3, 2
ENERGY TYPE: 3, 2
USED FOR THESE POSITIVE ATTRIBUTES: Motivated, Inner vitality, Revived, Confident, Passionate, Cooperative, Sense of Freedom, Fulfilled, Forgiving, Sensual
USED FOR THESE NEGATIVE STATES: Grief, Bitterness, Fear of love, Jealousy, Passivity, Deception, Lack of ambition, Vengeful
USED FOR THESE PHYSICAL STATES: Skin care, eczema, poor circulation, asthma, coughs, hay fever, nausea, insomnia, headache, nervous tension. Balances things out of kilter. Comforts in times of sorrow, dissolves psychological pain, refreshes a sad heart.
+Deep, hypnotic, vivacious, alive. Deeply erotic. Lives are full of excitement and emotion. Great fervor, delight friends with sensuality and life’s pleasures.
+They love dramas, usually other people’s.
+ Soft, but purposeful. Appreciates all life’s sensual pleasures, so long as their enjoyment doesn’t cause detriment to others.
+ Comforts the deeper emotions and affects the souls of others. They often become artists, poets, composers, musicians, singers, dancers, cooks, or involved in film.
+ They tend to wilt if not allowed free reign of expression.
+ Give unconditionally to everyone if deserving of their attention.
+ The younger generation loves them because of their wild stories and charming tolerance. Parents can be charmed just as much as lovers and friends.
-If negative, they can be overbearing and deceptive. If truly wronged, they could become jealous and vengeful.
-They might be accused of bullying and always knowing best, but nothing is malicious.
ARCHETYPES: LOVER, GOURMET, ARTIST, POET, DANCER, ACTOR, STORYTELLER