Rose is able to enjoy their magnificence to others and to give them a lot of positive emotions. Is this not good for the body?! No wonder that in Japanese schools there is even a lesson reserved for the contemplation of beauty. But these flowers can also benefit after its decay.

Floral cooking

It is unlikely that someone will come up with the idea to buy a bouquet of roses with the aim of jam. However, if the region of residence allows you to grow in your vegetable garden rose bushes, it is necessary to use and cook delicious jam from rose petals. Since roses bloom all at the same time not to score 300-400 grams of petals at once, you need to have the bushes 10.

The petals gather in the moment when rose had quite opened up and is about to crumble. It is not necessary to disturb the beauty of the buds that have yet to please the eyes of the household. The rose petals will not make their own juice if they simply sprinkle them with sugar, so they either talk to him and citric acid, or prepare the syrup. Washed petals are poured into the syrup and boil on low heat for 15-20 minutes.

You can dry the petals and add to the kettle the next time you brew a traditional tea. The liquor lovers prefer to cook it on the basis of the rose petals, and then add by the spoonful to tea or baked goods. For this you will need 1 kg of petals, 1 liter of vodka, 2 kg of sugar and 800 ml of water. First, the petals are infused for 3 days in vodka, which is filtered and connected with the syrup. The color of the liqueur depends on the variety of rose, so it is sometimes colored with food coloring.

Rose pharmacy in the garden

With fresh rose petals, you can make rose oil. This glass container is filled to overflowing with petals and pour olive oil. When the oil the petals of a red rose becomes white, oil press and give the next portion of the petals. It is believed that high-quality rose oil should be nastana at least 7 times.

Rose oil has a beneficial effect on the activity of the gastrointestinal tract, reduces inflammation, improves sleep. They can handle long open wound, apply to the sore tooth or inflamed gums. Wound healing effect the oil gives the rose essential oil and special composition of microelements.

The use of rose petals in cosmetics

Dry rose petals are not deprived of useful properties. If you pour a handful of the petals with boiling water and infuse for 20 minutes, will make a wonderful lotion for the care of skin. Just do not do it too much, after 3 days it will already be unusable. Pink infusion has the ability to tighten pores, and microfractures to heal and soothe irritated skin.

These same properties of rose petals will be relevant when you add them to the bath. For luxury treatments they can just pour into warm water, and you can pre-grind sea salt. Rose petals are an effective additive in face masks. In dry or fresh they are crushed and mixed with 130 ml of liquid, where 100 ml of mineral water and 30 – vodka. After a half-hour insisting there you can add cereal. The mask is ready for use.

Any of the procedures, including rose petals, will give unforgettable moments of bliss. But do not forget that you use only flowers that have not been processed with chemicals and has not been decorated with the bouquet of lacquer glitter.