Damask Rose is best cultivated in hedge rows to help protect the blooms from wind and to facilitate ease of picking. Gathering the flowers is quite labor-intensive as it must be done by hand. There are about twenty to forty days per year when harvesting occurs, depending on the type of Damask Rose cultivated in the region. The roses are gathered by hand and brought to a central location for steam distillation. One of the producer of rose oil is Turkey with 70%. Akita as Turkish company nurtures private Rose Gardens so can always delivers the best quality purified Rose Oil.
• Damascus roses are used in cooking as a flavouring ingredient or spice.
• Rose water is often sprinkled on meat dishes, while rose powder is added to sauces.
• Whole flowers, or petals, are also used in the herbal tea.
• Rose water is a usual component of perfume.
A rose water ointment is occasionally used as an emollient, and rose water is sometimes used in cosmetics such as cold creams.
• Medicinal use: Rose water is used as eye drops to clear them.
Some people also use rose water as spray applied directly to the face for natural fragrance and moisturiser, especially during winters.
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