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Rose Essential Oil Benefits, Skin, Depression, and Hormones

http://draxe.com/rose-essential-oil-benefits-skin-depression-hormones/

The smell of a rose is one of those experiences that can ignite fond memories of young love and backyard gardens.

For many us of, however, roses are more than a pretty smell, they have therapeutic benefits that can help heal many health conditions.

Rose essential oil, which is created through a simple process of steam distillation, has been used to treat health conditions and used in natural beauty treatments for thousands of years.

Research and personal experiences tell us that rose oil can improve acne, balance hormones, relieve anxiety, improve depression, reduce rosacea and naturally increase libido.

Rose Essential Oil Profile

Rose essential oil is made by extracting Rosa damascena and researchers have uncovered that it contains several therapeutic compounds known to promote healing in the body:

  • Citronellol –effective mosquito repellant (also found in citronella).
  • Citral – strong antimicrobial that…

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