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  • The Bulgarian "Valley of Roses" has the most favorable climate for growing the Rosa Damascena and the roses in Bulgaria yield the finest quality rose oil
  • Bulgaria has produced 70% of the world’s rose oil since the 16th century
  • It takes about 3 tons of rose petals to yield 1 liter of rose oil
  • Natural rose scent is considered one of the most powerful natural antidepressants
  • Rose hips are richer in vitamin C than any other fruit or vegetable
  • The uniqueness of rose water and rose oil is that they can be taken in different forms – they are edible, they can be absorbed by the skin, and enjoyed as a scent
  • Regular consumption of rose oil gives a pleasant rose-like scent to the body
  • The Bulgarian rose oil has been clinically studied and proven to reduce cortisol levels (the stress hormone)
  • In the Middle Ages, it was customary for the wealthy to put rose petals and rose oil in their baths
  • The Romans carpeted huge banquet halls with rose petals, and it is said that Cleopatra once received her beloved Marc Antony in a room knee-deep in rose petals
  • "It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince