Rose Otto (Rosa damascena) is an intense, immensely rich, floral oil used in all types of perfumes. One of the oldest and best known of all the essential oils, rose otto has a powerful effect on the emotions and the spirit, bringing harmony and peace while dispelling fear and tension. The potent aroma of rose is associated with many emotional rites and practices – it corresponds with feelings of romance and joy. Rose otto and rose absolute essential oils can come from the same species of rose. Rose otto is steam distilled and rose absolute is solvent extracted. Aura Cacia Rose Essential Oils originate in the Valley of the Roses in Bulgaria, where the plant is much revered and the flowers are harvested by hand in a tradition that is centuries old. The potent aroma of rose is associated with many emotional rites and practices – it corresponds with feelings of romance and joy. Rose blends well with many essential oils, including lavender, helichrysum, neroli, ylang ylang, patchouli, citrus oils, and sandalwood. The very complex rose essential oil has some top note qualities but is considered a middle to base note. Aura Cacia Rose Otto in Jojoba Oil is a pre-diluted blend of Aura Cacia Rose Otto Essential Oil and Aura Cacia Jojoba Oil – an affordable way to enjoy the essential qualities of this exotic, precious botanical right out of the bottle.