essential oils: chinese rose

photo: sequoiagardens.wordpress.comA while back I decided to branch out from my favorite rose oils ~ Bulgarian and Turkish ~ and try Chinese rose essential oil from Mountain Rose Herbs.  The little bottle arrived and I didn’t know what to expect; turns out this more economical option to Bulgarian or Turkish rose oils smells amazing.

image: wikimediaLike its Turkish kin, it doesn’t smell typically “rose”.  But wow does it smell incredible:  honey, cinnamon, some kind of floral ~ really lovely.  This rose oil lends itself nicely to many different perfume blends.  It’s also amazing on its own and would make a great room spray when diluted in water.  Delightful!

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