Roses are harvested by hand between 5 and 10am when the oil content is at its highest. 60,000 roses are used to produce 1 ounce of the precious oil. Some believe the rose sprung from the blood of the hero Adonis, others say it sprung from the blood of the goddess Venus.
Use of rose oil has been recorded for thousands of years with both the Romans and Cleopatra being enthusiasts. Today Rose as a skin oil is reputed for its abundant properties, it soothes and hydrates the skin, strengthens collagen and elastin and maintains the skin’s youth and radiance. Its balancing to combination skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and is reputed for its unsurpassed ability to heal dry mature.