Rose Essential Oil

  • Botanical Name: Rosa damascena
  • Alternative Names: Damask Rose
  • Botanical Family: Rosaceae
  • Primary Constituent: Citronellol
  • Other Main Constituents: Geraniol, Nonadecane
  • Distillation Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Flower

Anti-oxidant activity and major chemical component analyses of twenty-six commercially available essential oils

Wang HF, Yih KH, Yang CH, Huang KF Journal of Food and Drug Analysis, 2017 ABSTRACT: This study analyzed 26 commercially available essential oils and their major chemical components to determine their antioxidant activity levels by measuring their total phenolic content (TPC), reducing power (RP), β-carotene bleaching (BCB) activity, trolox equivalent antioxidant capacity (TEAC), and 1,1-diphenyl-2-picrylhydrazyl free… Read more »

Cytotoxic and genotoxic potential of geraniol in peripheral blood mononuclear cells and human hepatoma cell line (HepG2)

Queiroz TB, Santos GF, Ventura SC, Hiruma-Lima CA, Gaivão IOM, Maistro EL Genetics and Molecular Research, 2017 ABSTRACT: Geraniol is an acyclic monoterpene alcohol present in the essential oil of many aromatic plants and is one of the most frequently used molecules by the flavor and fragrance industries. The literature also reports its therapeutic potential, highlighting itself… Read more »

Rosa damascena Mill. Essential Oil Has Protective Effect Against Testicular Damage in Diabetic Rats

Hamedi S, Shomali T, Haghighat A Journal of Dietary Supplements, 2017 ABSTRACT: This study investigates the protective effect of Rosa damascena essential oil on diabetes-induced testicular damage in rats. Thirty-six male Wistar rats were randomly divided into 6 equal groups: Group I: negative control (no treatment); Group II: positive control (diabetic by alloxan injection); Groups III-VI that… Read more »

Aromatherapy and Essential Oils (PDQ®): Health Professional Version

PDQ Integrative, Alternative, and Complementary Therapies Editorial Board PDQ Cancer Information Summaries, 2017 EXCERPT: This PDQ cancer information summary for health professionals provides comprehensive, peer-reviewed, evidence-based information about the use of aromatherapy and essential oils in the treatment of people with cancer. It is intended as a resource to inform and assist clinicians who care for cancer… Read more »

Subconscious olfactory influences of stimulant and relaxant odors on immune function

Trellakis S, Fischer C, Rydleuskaya A, Tagay S, Bruderek K, Greve J, Lang S, Brandau S
European archives of oto-rhino-laryngology : official journal of the European Federation of Oto-Rhino-Laryngological Societies (EUFOS) : affiliated with the German Society for Oto-Rhino-Laryngology – Head and Neck Surgery, 2012