Rose Oil
(roze oyl).
» Rose Oil is volatile oil distilled with steam from the fresh flowers of Rosa gallica Linné, Rosa damascena Miller, Rosa alba Linné, Rosa centifolia Linné, and varieties of these species (Fam. Rosaceae).
Packaging and storage— Preserve in well-filled, tight containers.
Solubility test— One mL is miscible with 1 mL of chloroform without turbidity. Add 20 mL of 90 percent alcohol to this mixture: the resulting liquid is neutral or acid to moistened litmus paper and, upon standing at 20, deposits crystals within 5 minutes.
Specific gravity 841: between 0.848 and 0.863 at 30 compared with water at 15.
Angular rotation 781A: between 1 and 4.
Refractive index 831: between 1.457 and 1.463 at 30.
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