Rose Essential Oil (Antidepressant)
Rose has been mentioned in Iranian traditional medicine as an anti-depressant, anti-anxiety with gentle aroma but powerful anti-depressant, enhancer of libido in women and men and an essential ingredient in skin care as well as stimulant effect on the human brain. Rose essential oil has been used to improve mood for a long time which results of today's studies refer to these properties. Rose essential oil aroma can help reduce anxiety and reduce the level of stress hormone to an acceptable level. In a study, the use of Rose essential oil for 8 weeks, reduced the symptoms of depression in depressed men. In another study on women who gave birth for the first time, showed that the aroma of Rose essential oil reduces anxiety. In addition, Rose Essential Oil is an effective ingredient in increasing the libido of men and women. In studies on methadone addicted men, depressed men and women, and those who use antidepressants, the use of Rose essential oil has improved sexual dysfunctions and increased levels of male sex hormone (testosterone) in men.
Rose Essential Oil as an antidepressant
To relieve depression, usage of natural substances ( Antidepressant medications ) such as Rose essential oil is better, because it is natural. Also Rose essential oil boosts libido because and cure depression because Rose stimulates the activity of the brain. Rose essential oil commonly uses as anti-depressants, anti-stress and anti-inflammatory product.
This herb has Tannin, Gallic acid, essential oils, and color. Rose essential oil is a rich source of vitamin C and is rich in vitamins A, B, and K. The extract of Rose is known as soothing the heart and enlivening of the nerves. Rose essential oil can be used as an antidepressant supplement.
What is Depression?
Depression is a mood including boredom, neglect, and reluctance, and can influence an individual ‘s, behavior, feelings, and health. Individuals who have a state of depression can feel uncomfortable, anxiety, emptiness, frustration, helplessness, worthlessness, shame or impatience. They may lose interest in carrying out activities that once give them pleasure. Antidepressant medications are better to be natural.
Deep sadness, frustration, lack of interest and desire to carry out daily activities and ….These are all indications that every now and then we all are struggling with it. We all have experienced some sort of depression at the elementary level. After failing in work and education, human relationships, loss of close relatives and etc. but less, someone enters the advanced stage of depression.
In fact, if the conditions of depression go on for the individual, the person enters into the deep phase of the disease. All the above symptoms that have undergone a superficial form of experience become extremely pervasive and affect life.
According to the U.S. Disease Control Center, 7.6 % of people over the age of 12 experience depression. This experience happens almost every two weeks. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), depression is the most common disease all over the world. and the main cause of failure. Approximately 350 million people across the world suffer from depression.
In addition, mental depression is a kind of depression occurs when a person suffers from acute depression. With problems of psychosis, like seeing or hearing sad things that others may not be able to understand.
* Libido increaser (sexual desire)
Dosage form and packaging
Oral drop – 15 ml
Damask Rose (Rosa damascene) essential oil
Citronellol , Geraniol , Nerol ,Linalool , Phenyl ethyl alcohol
Take 15 drops in a plenty of water or any drink, 2 times a day.
Depression is a common mental disorders with incidence of 15-20% which cause dysfunction in different social and personal aspects of life, and anhedonia and emotional tension.
Rose is probably the first flower which its oil had been extracted in Iran by distillation method in the 10th Christian century.
Rose has been in use for a long time as a hilarity enhancer, anti-depressant and anti-anxiety and in aromatherapy it is used as a mild but powerful sexual enhancer in men and women and it is a perfect oil for skin care.
Since rose oil has many ideal characteristics, it causes desired relaxation. Rose oil also has shown stimulant effect on human brain.
In a double-blind, placebo-controlled empirical study ; the anti-depressant effect of rose oil on laboratory rat in comparison with placebo ; the rose oil with 10, 20 and 40% concentration reduce depression significantly that is similar to the amphetamine’s effects. The researchers found that since the anti-depressant effect of rose drops appeared acutely and in a short period of time, like amphetamine, it is probable that, it’s effect is due to release of pre-synaptic amines .Of course it should be considered that the assumed mechanism of drug’s effect on animals may not necessarily be the same as the human’s depression’s mechanism.
Using rose oral drop simultaneously with tranquilizers and anti-depressant drugs may increase their effects.
* Depression should be treated by the physician.
* Store at room temperature (15-30ºC).
* Protect from direct light and heat.
* Keep out of the reach of children.