Iran exports 15 to 20 Kilograms of Rosa Damascena oil which is very rare flower oil which costs over $6,000 per Kilogram. The four-seasoned country has the potentials to produce all types of agricultural products and breeding all kinds of livestock, birds and aquatic species.
Rosewater production in Kerman, Iran
Flower oils and herbal medicine are among the potential products that Iran produces but according to officials only 20 percent of the country's capacities are exploited. Foreign investors are encouraged with various bonuses and incentives to invest into the country's wide variety of natural and organic resources.
Rosa Damascena Oil is taken along with rose-water from approximately 150 tones of Rosa Damascena flower also known as Damascus Rose and the oil is also known as "Rose Otto" in Europe.
Iran exports 15 to 20 Kilograms of Rosa Damascena Oil a year mostly to Germany, Switzerland, France, United Sates and Malaysia. The product is mostly used for producing high quality perfumes and cosmetics but it is also very good for pain relief, heart disease and skin care.
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