The traditional perfume oil of rose attar is also known by the common name of rose flower oil or Ruh gulab. This attar is derived from the bright new petals of rose flowers of Rosa damascene or rosa centifolia.
The rose damascene has a very pleasing fragrance and commercially cultivated for rose water, oil and many more. The petals of this shrub are edible and this shrub can grow up to the height of 2.2 meters tall.
Botonical Name : Rosa damascena
CAS # : 8007-01-0
Country of Origin : Bulgaria
Color & Odor : Absoluteyellow, orange reddish or slightly olive yellowish viscous liquid of extremely rich, warm, spicy floral and very deep rose odor
Solubility : Soluble in alcohol, insoluble in water
Specific Gravity : 0.970 – 0.995
Optical Rotation : (-1)- (-4)
Refractive Index : 1.505 – 1.520
Flash Point : 97 °C
Extraction Method : Solvent extraction of the fresh flowers