Home to Make Your Own Rose Water
Rose Water is an extremely versatile item to have on hand. It's beautifully fragrant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and edible.
Here we have the perfect recipe to save you some money and to ensure the purity of your product by making your own DIY rose water – a surprisingly simple process. You can use this Rose Water as a cooling face mist, a gentle toner or an eye make-up remover.
1 cup fresh or 1/2 cup dried organic rose petals
5 cups water
Add the petals and water to a saucepan, cover, and bring to a boil.
Turn down the heat and simmer for 10 minutes, until the rose petals fade in color. Allow to cool completely.
Pass the rose water through a cheesecloth or fine mesh sieve. Decant the pure liquid into a sterilized glass bottle, and store in the refrigerator for up to two weeks.