- Rose as an herb is very cooling, soothing, anti-inflammatory, and astringent…the perfect recipe for those suffering from acne. Apply it to red, hot to the touch, blemished areas for a calming effect. The best method is to spray it on directly.
- Rose water is also quite antiseptic, so acne causing bacteria don’t stand a chance with regular use as a natural skin toner. It’s properties benefit sensitive, irritated, dry, and even oily skin complexions by controlling sebum production. Rose water even balances the skin’s PH levels and tightens pores making them appear smaller.
Other Rose Water Benefits and uses:
- Can be used for eye infections (just soak a soft cotton round and place over the eye)
- Heals sunburn, bug bites, and rashes
- Soothes inflamed sore throats (use it as a gargle)
- Relieves PMS symptoms, menopausal symptoms, and gently balances hormones
- Relieves menstrual cramps and improves mood swings
- Improves depression and anxiety (breathe in the fragrance while spraying it on your skin)
- Soothes capillaries
- Improves circulation
- Curbs skin and bladder infections
- Natural remedy for diarrhea and ulcers
- Adds shine to hair (just spritz it on)
- Enriches the body with nutrients
- Soothes digestive problems
- Relieves tooth ache
So as you can see, rose water has astounding benefits for a wide variety of ills and ailments. But how do we make rose water at home? It’s actually quite simple!