100% pure and steam distilled rose water is made from organically grown "Nurjahan" variant of Damascena Rosa at the foot of Himalayas. Once plucked, properties of rose petals deteriorates very fast after sun rise. The fact that farm, mountain spring water and unit being at the same place, the rose petals are used in shortest time. This helps to refrain any adulterants and hence retains the maximum properties in rose water and hence, making it one of the best rose waters available globally. Bare Rituals brought you the rose water that is 100% edible grade, free from parabens, sulphates, preservatives or any other harmful chemicals and retain maximum natural fragrance along with therapeutic & culinary properties.
Bare Rituals Absolute Rose Water
Composition: 100% Steam Distilled Rose Flower Water (Organically grown Rosa Damascena "Nurjahan")
Rich in antioxidants, Rose water is the power pack of various properties, hence it has been used for various reasons since the ancient times.
The skin being the largest organ in the body, acts as a barrier against UV radiation, chemicals, and other physical pollutants.
• The antioxidants in rose water protect the cells in the skin against damage.
• Rose water also has anti-inflammatory properties, which means it can be put on the skin to soothe the irritation caused by conditions, such as eczema and rosacea.
• Rose water acts as an inhibitor against elastase and collagenase, which are both harmful to the skin. This, in turn, can help soothe the skin and reduce redness, as well as act as an anti-aging product by reducing the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
Due to its soothing and anti-inflammatory effect, rose water can be taken to treat a sore throat. Furthermore, studies have also shown that it can act as a relaxant on the muscles in the throat.
In its liquid form rose water can be used as part of an eye drop and has been shown to have excellent benefits for people with eye problems.
Conditions it can help treat include:
• Conjunctival xerosis or dry eye
• Acute Dacryocystitis
• Degenerative conditions, such as pterygium or pinguecula
The antiseptic and antibacterial properties of Rose water can help wounds heal faster. The types of wounds rose water can be used on include:
Due to its antiseptic properties and the fact rose water can prompt the creation of histamines by the immune system, it has been shown to be useful for preventing and treating infections.
Mind & Soul
The inhalation of rose water vapours has been traditionally used as a way to improve a person's mood. The liquid can also be taken orally. Research has shown that rose water has antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties. It is believed to induce sleep and to have a hypnotic effect similar to that of the pharmaceutical drug diazepam.
Rose water has been used to treat a number of mental health conditions, including:
In other medical cases, rose water is known to be beneficial in the treatment of conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer's disease. A specific protein fragment called an amyloid, which is created by the body, has been shown to be present in these conditions and to affect the brain function, kill cells, and hinder memory. Encouragingly, properties found in rose water are an inhibitor of this amyloid.
Just as the fumes of rose water are inhaled to help improve mood, it is believed that the de-stressing effects can also help treat headaches and migraines.
Rose water has been used in aromatherapy for some time and can also be applied to a cloth and laid on the forehead for similar effects.
The ingestion of rose water has also been shown to have beneficial effects on the digestive system. It works by increasing bile flow, which helps symptoms of common complaints, including bloating and upset stomach. The consumption of rose water can also work as a laxative. It can increase both the amount of water in the faeces and the frequency of going to the toilet, making it a good treatment for constipation.