Methyl eugenol, eugenol, linalool, isoeugenol, geraniol (about 50%), nerol (5 - 10%), citronellol (15 - 20%) and stearoptenes (25 - 30%), normal paraffinic hydrocarbons, eugenol, farnesol. The pleasant aroma of roses is due to geraniol, citronellol and phenyl ethyl alcohol. The durability is due to its very balanced composition of waxes, alcohols and microcomponents. Stearoptenes are odorless and due to the property of rose oil to harden at 25 ° C. At low temperatures, the oil crystallizes, and when warmed, it liquefies again.
In the perfumery, cosmetics, food industry, for aromatherapy.