How To Make Rose Water

Water is useful for a lot of purpose and rose water is used in cosmetics as its got good fragrance and other qualities. Rose water is used as a toner for dry skin. When ever we buy rose water we need to be careful in selecting the right product as there are a lot of preservatives added and we do not get a pure form.

How Is Rose Water Made

Other than being use in beauty products rose water is also used in food products. Its used in Indian sweets, pastries, cakes and puddings. Rose water is distilled water from roses which is the pure . The water after distillation smells great and taste good as well. There are various methods of making rose water but one of the easiest ones is this.

  • Rose water comes out well if made on top a fireplace brick. Take a pot with a lid and fill it up with fresh rose petals and pour enough water to fill the the pot.
  • Put the lid upside down and bring the water to a boil and then reduce the heat so that it simmers.
  • Once the water starts to boil add a bowl full of ice cubes on the lid.
  • After this the water condenses on the lid and starts flowing and collects at the centre of the lid.
  • Therefore after every 15 to 20 minutes lift the lid to check and see if the water has got collected.
  • You can collect the water in a clean and dry bottle which is air tight so that the fragrances doesn’t escape
  • You will notice that the water collected tastes sweet and smells of fresh roses. Rose water thus is good for all skin types and can be mixed with face packs to give better results.

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