[Sca-cooks] rose-infused oil vs. rose otto?

Laura C. Minnick lcm at jeffnet.org
Tue Nov 14 00:21:05 PST 2006

At 12:19 AM 11/14/2006, you wrote:
>Sydney commented:
><<< I'm wondering if rose oils
>refers to rose-infused oil or actuall rose otto (from what I have
>researched, both were available).>>>
>What is the difference between "rose-infused oil" and "rose otto"? I
>don't think I've heard of the latter. Is the first rose essence which
>has been extracted by soaking rose petals in an oil? And the second
>is the obtained by pressing the oil out of rose petals using weight?
>I assume steaming rose petals and distilling the vapors gets you rose
>water, not rose oil.

Stefan, try _attar_ of roses. Google came up with some 99,000 hits, and the 
first few have more information than you need, I'm sure.

"It is our choices Harry, that show what we truly are, far more than our 
abilities."  -Albus Dumbledore

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