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Rosewater (GulabJal)


Indian name : Gulab-Jal
Scientific name : Rosa sp.
Part used : the hydrosol portion of the distillate of rose petals

Systematic position :
Kingdom : Plantae
Division : Magnoliophyta
Class : Magnoliopsida
Order : Rosales
Family : Rosaceae
Subfamily : Rosoideae
Genus : Rosa L.

More about Rosewater

Rose water is one of the most important ingredients of cooking. Not only it is used for extra taste but also it is used as a scent. Rose water is an essential ingredients of all Mughlai.

Rose water made with extract of fresh rose petals, mineral water and rose oil. Its packed in a sterilized bottle and after that sale in the market.

From the ancient time Rose water is used for cosmetic and still today it is used as same purpose. Chilled Rose water also good for tired eyes and skin. It also improves  the skin tone.

Rose water also use for medicine, perfume, natural make-up base etc.



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