Sunday, 10 February 2019

Rose Water- Natural boon for skin..

 
Rose water is a liquid made from water and rose petals. It is used as a perfume due to its sweet scent, but it has medicinal and culinary values, as well. Rose water is created by distilling rose petals with steam. Rose water is fragrant, and it’s sometimes used as a mild natural fragrance as an alternative to chemical-filled perfumes.

   There is a long tradition of rose water being used in medicine, including in Iran and other parts of the Middle East, as far back as the 7th century. Rose water has been used for thousands of years, including in the Middle Ages. It’s thought to have originated in what is now Iran. It’s been used traditionally in both beauty products and food and drink products. It also comes with plenty of potential health benefits, including the following.

   One of the greatest benefits of rose water is its strong anti-inflammatory properties. These properties can help treat multiple ailments, both internal and external. It may even help soothe the irritation of eczema or rosacea. The skin is the largest organ in the body and acts as a barrier against UV radiation, chemicals, and other physical pollutants. The antioxidants in rose water protect the cells in the skin against damage. Doctors often prescribe antibiotics for sore throats, but you may want to try rose water as well. Rose water has traditionally been used to soothe sore throats. While research is needed to prove its effectiveness, there’s strong anecdotal evidence to support it and very little risk in trying it. Reduces skin redness. Helps prevent and treats infections. Rose water has antiseptic and antibacterial properties that can help wounds heal faster. These properties can help clean and fight off infection of cuts and burns. They can also help cuts, burns, and even scars heal faster.The inhalation of rose water vapors has been traditionally used as a way to improve a person's mood. The liquid can also be taken orally. Just as the fumes of rose water are inhaled to help improve mood, it is believed that the de-stressing effects can also help treat headaches and migraines.


 Use it as a facial cleanser or toner. Just rinse your face with rose water after washing with your normal cleanser. Use it in recipes, such as hibiscus iced tea with rose water. Create a rose water mist by adding it to a spray bottle. This can relieve stress. You can mist the rose water on your wrists, face, or even onto your pillow. Uses of rose water for glowing skin. Pure rose water is gentle in nature and helps in maintaining the skin's pH balance. It also possesses astringent properties which helps clean the pores of oil and grime toning the skin further. Regular use of rose water will keep the skin free of extra oil and help prevent problems like blackheads, whiteheads, acne and pimple. Using rose water as toner is better than using chemical based toners which might dry out the skin. If your eyes are tired or puffy from lack of sleep, rose water offers a simple solution. Take a chill bottle of rose water (place the fridge for a while). Soak cotton pads in it and gently place on your eyelids. Keep on for as long as you want while enjoying the soothing feeling around your eyes. It will help reduce puffiness and give relief to tired eyes instantly. You can use it as natural makeup remover.

   A person can apply rose products topically by putting a small amount about the size of a dime on their arm as an initial test. If there is no adverse or allergic reaction within 24 hours it can be safely applied elsewhere. In some cases, a person can have a reaction to rose water due to a particular and often unknown sensitivity to the product.

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