rose oil

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rose oil

a volatile oil from Rosa centifolia; used in perfumery and in ointments.
Synonym(s): attar of rose
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Attar of Roses Credit: www.crocus.co.uk Their essential oil is extracted and used in the perfume industry, and they are also used as culinary herbs.
Bulgarian attar of roses gets a status of protected geographical indication, said the European Commission in a press statement.
Rose perfumes are made from attar of roses or rose oil, which is a mixture of volatile essential oils obtained by steam distilling the crushed petals of roses.
There he sat while I rubbed his face with attar of roses, tea tree oil,
Described as pure Bulgarian Rose Oil, also referred to as Rose Otto and Attar of Roses, the oil is from the valley of the roses in Kazanlik, Bulgaria, home of the famous rosa damascena.
Two decades later, writing about Spencer Gore in The New Age, he described an artist as a person 'who can take a piece of flint and wring out of it drops of attar of roses'.
Because of the breadth of Jefferson's acquaintanceship, we get the incidental views of other dignitaries and demi-mondains on a wide range of subjects, from Benjamin Franklin's cure for flatulence (dried rhubarb and attar of roses dissolved in--what else?--wine) to John Adams's opinion of Jefferson's entertaining (extravagant and tiring).