The Aroma of Love: Rose in Perfumery | ACHS

With Valentine’s Day comes delightful aromas! What better botanical to work with than the flower of love: rose! If you are a budding perfumer, rose is an essential oil in your repertoire. Here’s a little more about love’s most notorious fragrance: When 100 perfumers selected a standard for a floral aroma, Bulgarian rose was the […]

3 Reasons to Love Rose in Your DIY Skin Care

Do thou smile like the rose at loss and gain; For the rose, though its petals be torn asunder, Still smiles on, and it is never cast down. – Rumi Yes, Rumi was correct… rose wears an eternal smile. But, more than a popular symbol of love, rose Rosa ×damascena (Mill.) also has many therapeutic […]

The Remarkable History of Roses

Living in the City of Roses, all of us here at ACHS get to experience firsthand the flower of love. In late May and early June, it’s a pleasure watching the rosebuds blossom into beautiful, fragrant flowers all over our city. And when Valentine’s Day rolls around, even though we are in the throes of […]