The use of rose petals

Rose - a symbol of love and beauty, but its valuenot only in appearance. Since ancient times, the rose is used in many areas of our lives: medicine, cooking, cosmetics, perfumes and even decor. The greatest potential concealed in itself its petals, because we will now speak about them.

How to build and maintain?

Of course, you need to start with a collection of roses. We strongly recommend not to use for such purposes, purchased flowers, since you can not know in what conditions they were grown. It is best to use flowers from your own infield.

Remember, gather the rose, you'lluse in medical, cosmetic and culinary purposes, even in best early morning, the weather is dry. Drying can be bound in the bundle and hanging down buds in a dark, cool, ventilated place. A few days later the petals can be removed from the buds, if you collect them for future use, it is best to store them in a sealed glass jar.

The composition of petals

It rose petals absorbed all thevaluable and steel storehouse of vitamins and minerals. And we are talking about any rose, albeit withdrawn from ordinary backyard, and even some overseas varieties. The composition of rose petals includes organic acids, glucose, sucrose, fructose, it is rich in pectin and tannins, as well as flavonoids and fenokislotami.

It is also rich in vitamins rose petals. Moreover, in addition to vitamins B and PP, their composition is a rare vitamin C. Some varieties, such as French or damask rose, rich in essential oils and resinous substances from these roses preparing attar.

Rose in cosmetology

Perhaps the most popular way to applyRose is a cosmetology. This is not surprising, because the rose petals have tremendous anti-inflammatory, regenerating effect. Today MipSovetov offers familiar with effective ways to use the petals of this beautiful flower in the home.

Pink water

Excellent cleanser, it can be used as a lotion every day, morning and evening. There are two basic ways of cooking:

  1. You will need to oily and combination skin50 g of vodka or alcohol, 1 liter of cold boiled water, 50 g of fresh petals. Mix everything in a ceramic or glass container, cover and allow to stand for a day. Then strain the mixture - it is ready for use. Store in the refrigerator should be.
  2. For dry skin, 50 g of fresh petals pour 1 liter of boiling water, let it brew for a day. Store in the refrigerator should be, too.
  3. It is also very useful for the skin to freeze the petals,making of them a pink ice. For this mash a handful of petals, pour two cups of boiling water, let cool. Then pour into molds for ice and freeze. The most effective use of such ice in the morning, it tones the skin, smoothes fine lines.

Mask for the face

You can find a myriad of recipes for masksperson, but in fact most of them boil down to one. In order to bring the skin of any type in order, disorder wrinkles, tone and give it a healthy appearance, you need a few petals (from 5 to 10, no more) chop and pour two teaspoons of any bases: any cosmetic oil or honey, sour cream, fermented baked milk. The resulting mixture was thoroughly mixed and applied to the skin for 15-20 minutes.

By and large, rose petals on their ownIt has enormous potential, because they can be used without any cosmetic bases. For example, you can just lightly steam the face and slightly damp skin to put a few petals. Let this pobudet compress on the skin for 30 minutes, and you're still good, relax and unwind.

For hair

You can also "register" your hair Coursetreatment of rose petals. Take 5 to 10 times the mask, which will be provided below, and you will see how to modify your hair. Take a handful of petals (dried or fresh), a good chop (for these purposes suitable blender) and pour 1 cup of milk.

The resulting mixture should be boiled for a few minutes, then cool. Apply the mask on clean hair and leave for 15 minutes, then rinse with warm water.

For hands

Mix in equal proportions of rose water,glycerin and lemon juice. The resulting mixture is well mixed and send in the refrigerator for storage. Use is possible in the morning and in the evening, a good lubricating hands.

It is also possible to prepare the other hand lotion. 40 ml of rose water and glycerin mixed with 5 ml of alcohol, 5 ml of hydrogen peroxide, 5 ml of ammonia and the juice of one lemon. Thus lotion is very useful to wipe your hands in the morning and in the evening before using the cream.

For body

Of course, the famous bath with rose petalsleft nobody indifferent. On the one hand, it's such a romantic moment in the use of rose petals, on the other hand, this bath makes the skin velvety and silky, it is quite possible to apply and just for themselves.

Also in the bath can be added to the mixture. For example, 1 liter of hot milk mixed with 200 g of honey and with the addition of rose oil (2 tablespoons) will transform your skin into velvet. In taking such a bath on a regular basis, you will greatly rejuvenate your skin, will attach to her tone.

Use in medicine

Rose and widely known in medicine, and asmodern and folk. Rose water is in high demand by dentists to treat gum. In pediatrics, it is used to wipe the inflamed areas caused by allergies or other irritants. Tea from roses is recommended to drink in scarlet fever, diseases of the kidneys and liver.

Very popular rose oil. It has antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, choleretic and anti-allergic effect. Because covers a huge range of diseases that are able to treat. It is used both internally and externally, because apart from anything has antibacterial properties.

You should also know that the infusion has roseslaxative, hemostatic effect. Important it is anthelmintic properties and soothing. They can gargle and make lotions in inflammation. Internally, even pregnant women as a sedative or a laxative can be taken.

The use in cooking

Widely use rose petals in cooking. Rose petals are very edible, because their candied form can often be seen on the shelves of pastry shops.

You can make a cool, usefuldrink of rose petals. To do this, 1 kg of selected petals fill 1 kg of sugar and put in a warm place. About a week later the liquid settles on the bottom of the jar, and the pitch will rise up. It is necessary to drain the syrup and diluted with carbonated or non-carbonated water.

Jam made of rose petals is not onlyyummy foods, but also incredibly useful. After all, it has all the properties that we have described above, because even submitting it to tea, you can be sure that you get a lot of use.

There are several popular recipes of jams.

Method one: Prepare the sugar syrup (400 g sugar, 2.5 cups of water) and pour them 100g moved petals. Bring to a boil, then simmer until cooked: until the leaves lose their elasticity.

Second method: thoroughly rinse the petals, add to them the sugar in a ratio of 1: 1, a good rub to form a slurry. Add 2 g of citric acid, diluted in water. Cook sugar syrup at the rate of 0.5: 1, respectively, of water and sugar, pour them petals and simmer until tender.