Rose Oil

[rohz, oil]

Categories: Plant Extracts, Emollients, Antioxidant

Skin Smoothing

Extracted from the hem of the rose plant, Rose oil possesses antioxidant properties and skin smoothing characteristics. Its antioxidant effect, which helps to protect the skin, is caused by substances such as tannins, flavonoids, Vitamin C, and β-carotene (vitamin A).1 In addition, Rose oil also possesses high traces of citronellol, geraniol, and citronellyl formate, which show significant skin smoothing activity.2

  1. Alfreda Wei and Takayuki Shibamoto Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 2007 55 (5), 1737-1742 DOI: 10.1021/jf062959x
  2. Boukhatem MN, Kameli A, Ferhat MA, Saidi F, Mekarnia M. Rose geranium essential oil as a source of new and safe anti-inflammatory drugs. The Libyan Journal of Medicine. 2013;8:10.3402/ljm.v8i0.22520. doi:10.3402/ljm.v8i0.22520
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