For the Love of Rosewater
The scent of roses exudes an essence of romance, distinction and allure.
Widely used for centuries across many cultures, revered for its culinary, wellness and beauty prowess, the sheer beauty, versatility and power of rose water makes it an invaluable item to and a must-have for your luxury lifestyle.
Bring an essence of age old beauty and wellness into your home and life with Roses and Rose Water.
Origins of Rosewater
Since ancient times, roses have been used for healing, feeding and perfuming man. In the time of the ancient Greeks, Romans and Phoenecians large public rose gardens were considered as important as croplands such as crops of wheat or fruit. The creation of rose perfumes is made from rose oil also known as attar of roses. This is a combination of essential oils obtained by steam-distilling the crushed petals of roses, a process first developed in Iran (Persia). Rose water is a by-product of this process and is true rose water.
Sweet Scented and Delicious
Deliciously edible, rosewater adds an essence to fine food and drinks that impart an unparalleled quality. Some delightful foods that pair beautifully with rose include but are not limited to adding small quantities to whipping cream, chocolate, puddings, ice cream, breads, cakes and even rice. Add rose water in the creation of a rose infused simple syrup that can be added to beverages like iced tea, lemonade and cocktails, then decorated with edible roses and rose petals.
For Beauty of Self
The renowned beauty Cleopatra, considered as a most beautiful woman, used rose water liberally on her face, hair and body, its use as a beauty treatment was considered one of her beauty secrets. Said to be beneficial to reduce wrinkles and tighten the pores, and be gentle to the skin. Use rose water to dilute face masks for an additional benefit and to improve the texture of skin.
For Health and Healing
RoseWater aside from its heavenly scent, is vastly healing, documented for its healing powers for thirty ailments according to the Romans who were first to classify its abilities to heal because of its antiseptic, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory qualities. Excellent to soothe skin, mosquito bites, dry skin and excellent for eye fatigue. Michelangelo was said to have consumed rose water in his daily cup of tea. There are benefits to drinking rose water due to its richness of vitamins A, C, D, E and B3, anti-oxidants and flavonoids. Another benefit to self, its its relaxing, reduces tension and uplift the mood.
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