Roses are timeless flowers that everyone is familiar with and there are so many rose petal uses. Here are 5 simple uses for rose petals
Rose Petal Water
Place 1 cup into 4 cups of water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for about 30 min. Strain the petals out with a fine mesh strainer and you have rose water!
Rose Petal Bath Salts
Adding a few fresh petals to some Epsom salts & sea salts. Soak for at least 20 min for full benefits. Be sure to scoop out the rose petals before draining them to avoid clogging!
Rose Petal Facial Steam
Fill a bowl on the kitchen table with the flowers & herbs and optional drops of essential oils such as skin-loving lavender. Boil your kettle and pour boiled water over the flowers. Steam face for 10 minutes
Rose Petal Vinegar
Simply take the rose petals, fresh or dried, about 1 cup and place them into a glass jar. Fill to the top with vinegar and let infuse for 1-2 weeks.
Rose Petal Sugar Scrub
Place the rose petals and sugar in the bowl of a small food processor. Blend until an even texture and colour are achieved. Spread the now-coloured sugar in a single layer over a sheet of wax paper and allow it to air dry for 1-2 days.