ROSE

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Delicate and fragile, this emblematic flower of  Grasse area is  sought after by the great perfumers.

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Description

lfactory universe: Floral – Subtle – Sweet

Cultivated in Grasse since the 17th century, the Rose Centifolia is harvested for a few weeks in May, which gives it the name “Rose of May”.

Delicate and fragile, this emblematic flower of  Grasse area is  sought after by the great perfumers.

Its fragrance is inimitable: subtle and warm, it carries us with its sweet notes.

However, its global production is not sufficient to fully cover its essential oil demand: 1 liter of oil requires about 4 tons of petals.

It is therefore reserved for the production of different types of extracts: floral water, hydrolat, absolute, concrete, …

Did you know ?

A hundred-leaved rose, in reference to its large number of petals,  passed through the centuries: all the queens, including Cleopatra, loved this romantic and seductive flower, to the point of creating varieties with their effigy.

Additional information

Weight 450 g