Rose water is
a liquid made from water and rose petals. It is used as a perfume due to its sweet scent, but it has medicinal and culinary values, as well.
There is a long tradition of rose water being used in medicine, including in Iran and other parts of the Middle East, as far back as the 7th century. There is also evidence of North American Indian tribes using it to treat ailments.
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- Rose water can usually be used without any side effects.
- Rose water contains numerous, powerful antioxidants.
- Recent research has found that it can help relax the central nervous system.