Rose Turkey 5
‘In rose oil lies the soul of the roses’. The scent of the precious oil – Rose Turkey is typically floral and refreshing.
Roses have been bred as ornamental plants for more than 2000 years. They belong to the family of the Rose Family (Rosaceae). The genus comprises between 100 and 250 species, depending on the view.
Rose oil in Turkey
Between Burdur and Isparta, an hour and a half drive north of Antalya, 5 hours southeast of Izmir in the southern Taurus Mountains, is the center of Turkish rose oil production.
More than 100 years ago, a Turkish farmer, Rosa Damascena, brought plants from Bulgaria to the “Turkish Lakeland”. This offered the farmers, who had their existence there at an altitude between 1200 m and 1800 m above sea level through barren agriculture, the opportunity to earn an income for their families. To further process the highly fragrant flowers into rose oil, they formed cooperatives that took over the distillation of rose oil and the marketing of the product. The cooperatives still work today, but are increasingly threatened by the rural exodus, especially of young people.
This region is also the origin of the first organic rose oil from organically certified rose cultivation. More than twenty years ago, companies started their rose projects there. Contracts have been concluded with individual cooperatives for the conversion to organic farming. The changeover was supported by advice, the acceptance of the products guaranteed. This made this region the centre of organic rose cultivation in the world
The ingredients in the different rose oils are the same. The scent is different. The extraction of essential rose oil is very labor intensive. five-six thousand kilos of flowers =one litre of rose turkey oil
Before internal use, please consult specialist books, doctor or aromatherapist.
Recommended by many professionals: in combination with a carrier oil very good for baby massages.
The effect of the Rose on the soul is: Strongly mood-enhancing, relaxing, balancing, harmonizing, eroticizing, Helping with: stress, inner restlessness, fears, grief, etc.
The effect physically: antibacterial, rejuvenating, analgesic, hormone-regulating, helps with: abdominal pain, menstrual discomfort, muscle tension, etc.