Take Time to Smell the Roses
Across times, civilsations, fashions and borders, the rose has endured as the favourite scent among human kind.
Historially the rose as been the the 'scent de jour' in Oman, with a multitude variations of lotions and potions being commonly available. The most versatile - scented rose water - is used to flavour desserts and drinks, as well as homes and individuals.
Even in business, roses are commonly handed out to customers in stores to commemorate holidays or special occasions, in-store promotions or new lines.
Join us in exploring the historic rose gardens of Jebel Akhdar - the flower, the gardens, the factory and the products that are manufactured and sold here in Oman, often still in the traditional manner.