you have country house or giving, you can grow up on the site of rose. But the broken magnificent bouquet is short-lived, it will stay in vase no more than a week and fragrant petals will fall down over time. But they can be used for the most various needs. So, what it is possible to make with petals of roses.
The second life of petals of roses
In vase the cut-off roses quickly wither, but it is possible to prolong their life: there are many councils what to make with petals of these flowers. Buds of roses can just be dried. For this purpose branches of flowers suspend heads down for several days. The dried butonchik will decorate vase and to remind of day when roses have been presented.
It is possible to do various cosmetics of petals and also to use them in cookery at production of jam, tinctures, wines, sauces. Petals of roses are put in small pillows for linen fragrance in case.
Use of petals of roses in cosmetology
Rose attar which is done in Bulgaria is widely known. There special technologies are applied, but it is possible also to try to make similar oil. That to prepare it, it is necessary to collect petals of red fragrant roses which buds have quite recently opened till the sunrise. For basis it is the best of all to take olive oil. In one-liter jar fill up 2 glasses of petals of roses and fill in 200 ml of oil. Then to bank densely close and remove to the dark cool place. Periodically mix contents. In 20 days filter oil and remove in the fridge. Oil is ready to application. To make pink water, it is necessary to fill in 50 grams of rose-petals (it is desirable the radio and Pancake week grade having rather strong aroma) with 1 liter of cold boiled water, to add 200 grams of sugar and to allow to infuse 2 hours. Then to shake up, filter. The received water should be stored in the fridge. It is good to use it for wiping of skin or for preparation of other cosmetics for bathtubs. The bathtub with petals of roses gently weakens, takes off fatigue and stress, does skin soft and elastic. Water temperature in bathtub has to be 36-37 degrees, time of acceptance of bathtub – about 15 minutes. Instead of petals of roses it is possible to add cup of salt or milk with 5-6 drops of rose attar to bathtub. For moistening and nutrition of skin add 2 teaspoons of pink water and 2 teaspoons of almond or olive oil to bathtub. The same effect can be gained if to add 1 cup of milk and 2 teaspoons of pink water to bathtub. After bathtub if you have dry skin, use pink lotion. That to prepare it, take 3 tablespoons of pink water, 2 tablespoons of lemon juice, 1 tablespoon of glycerin, mix everything. Then wipe with ready lotion skin.
Use of rose-petals in cookery
Jam from petals of roses turns out very tasty. Having decided to make it, in the beginning wash 400 grams of petals of roses, dry and put them in glass jar, having poured sugar and having added 1 teaspoon of citric acid. Leave for 1 hour to infuse. At this time from the sugar which has remained from 1 kilogram and 2 glasses of water weld syrup. When it is ready, add petals of roses and you cook jam to readiness. Gentle and fragrant petals of roses are not thrown out, find for them all new and new application, it is possible to make a lot more of them useful.