To Make rose water is very easy. Here is how:
- Gather about 2cups of fresh rose petals.
- Air dry the petals after washing
- Boil 2 cups of distilled water in a saucepan.
- Add the rose petals to the boiling water, then turn off the heat and let the petals steep for 30 minutes.
- Strain the liquid through a cheesecloth or coffee filter, and store the rose water in a glass bottle in the fridge.
Here are what you can use rose water to do:
- Use the rose water as a facial toner, hair mist, or a relaxing addition to your bath.
- You can also use rose water in cooking and baking – it adds a subtle floral flavor to dishes.
- To make rose water ice cubes, simply pour the rose water into an ice cube tray and freeze. Use the cubes to chill drinks or add them to smoothies.
- Store rose water in a cool, dark place and use within a few months for the best quality.