oil of rose

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oil of rose

a volatile oil from the fresh flowers of Rosa gallica and R. damascena and other members of the Rosaceae family. Used largely in perfumery, ointments, and cosmetics.
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At the small tables which were arranged about the room some thirty customers were drinking English beer, porter, gin, and brandy; smoking, the while, long red clay pipes stuffed with little balls of opium mingled with essence of rose.
Jurlique Launches Essence of Rose Roll-on Fragrance Oil and Purely Bright Spot Treatment
A fragrance evoking opulent living of a rich and prestigious dynasty, Golden Dynastie is characterised by a deliciously intoxicating blend of mature notes coupled by the delicate essence of rose.
I was treated to a private jacuzzi already filled with red rose petals, mineral salts and essence of rose oil.
Available at Sainsbury's, this blends Dr Bach's Rescue Combination with essence of rose, mimosa and violet for a calming body scrub.
The essence of rose remains perceptible in the distillation water, thus 'attar' of rose refers to both rosewater and pure rose oil in islamic literature.
The essence of rose is unlike that of any other blossom: subtle, slightly sweet and unmistakable.
It is by all standards the most pure essence of roses.
A You need rosewater, which is the distilled essence of roses.
A whiff of pine, the peppery scent of Russian sage, the spicy cool essence of roses - beyond sight and sound, the most soothing aspect of any garden is its fragrant mix of aromas.