It is extracted from the Kazanlak Rose/Damask Rose (Rosa Damascena Mill) by water steam distillation. One ton (1000kg) rose water is obtain from circa 1 000 000 fresh flowers.
The natural Bulgarian rose water is obtained from the Kazanlak oil bearing rose (Rosa Damascena) through a double distillation. For one kilogram of rose water is needed about 500 pcs fresh inflorescences.
Natural rose water is used in cosmetics for cleaning, refreshing and perfuming the skin.