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The distinctive scent of the Rose derived from acyclic monoterpene alcohols, geraniol (up to 75%), citronellol (20%) and nerol (20%), and long-chain hydrocarbons like nonadecane or heneicosane (up to 10%).
An important trace component of Rose oil is beta-damascenone. Even though this chemical makes up only 0.01% of the weight of the Rose, its presence or absence determines the appeal of the Rose.
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As well as its high Vitamin C content, Rose Petals contains a large amount of polyphenols along with several other antioxidants like quercetin and ellagic acid.
Polyphenols are natural antioxidants which are well known for their ability to repair cellular damage and protect the body against serious illnesses including heart disease, bone weakness and cancer (To be used as tea).