Much research has been done on the effects of rose water consumption on body function. In this article, we refer to a corner of these studies and try to acquaint you with the unique benefits of this valuable substance for the human body and various organs of the body. After reading this article, you will know the unique benefits of drinking a glass of rose for your body.
Rose is a fragrant liquid that is obtained during the steam distillation process of rose petals. Due to the properties of rose water for the skin, it is used to prepare skincare products and perfumes and to flavor food. The production and use of roses dates back to the Middle Ages.
Apart from using rose in cooking and beauty products, people in the Middle East (especially Iranians) also use it for medicinal purposes. Several by-products are made from rose water. This substance contains 10 to 50% of rose oil, which is one of the most important by-products of rosemary and is obtained by distilling its petals. Since rosemary contains a very small amount of oil, rose oil obtained from it is one of the most expensive vegetable oils in the world.
Dried flowers and petals are other by-products of this substance and they are often used for food and to improve digestive problems. Other rosemary products include rosehip, hydrosol extract, total extract, ethanolic extract, aqueous extract and chloroform extract.
Properties of rose water for the skin:
1. Helps relieve irritated skin
One of the most important properties of rose is its very strong anti-inflammatory property. This property can help treat various internal and external diseases of the body. Rose water may even relieve skin irritation caused by eczema or rosacea.
2. Reduce skin redness
Rose has been used as a beauty product for thousands of years; So it is not surprising to say that this substance makes your face beautiful and reduces redness of the skin. The antibacterial properties of rose water can reduce acne and its anti-inflammatory properties reduce skin redness and puffiness.
3. Antioxidant properties
Petals and rose oil contain powerful antioxidants that help protect cells from damage. Studies show that these antioxidants have the potential to inhibit lipid peroxidation (which promotes cellular protection).
4. Healing cuts, wounds and burns
One of the properties of rose water for the skin is antiseptic and antibacterial. This property of rose can not only heal wounds faster, but also help to keep clean and fight infections caused by cuts and burns, as well as accelerate the healing process of cuts, burns and even wounds.
5. Anti-aging properties
Rose water is often used in cosmetics to reduce facial wrinkles; Because this substance has anti-aging effects. Topical application of rose water in addition to soothing irritated skin; It may also reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
6. Antimicrobial properties
Rose essential oil has antimicrobial properties. Research shows that the essential oil and extract of whole rose water have strong antibacterial properties against strains of Staphylococcus aureus (the cause of acne), Escherichia coli, Chromobacterium violasum and several other bacteria. Because rose contains rose oil, it also helps keep your skin healthy.
In addition, this substance makes the skin fresh and soft. People often use the properties of rose water for the skin as a toner to reduce dark circles around the eyes, relieve sunburn and hydrate the skin.