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Surprising Health Benefits of Rosewater

Advantages of Rosewater

By Jennifer KurtzPublished 5 years ago 3 min read

Water is blue in color, and roses are red, and when you put together both ingredients, you can get a powerful beauty potion that helps to heal, maintain the pH balance, and hydrate the skin. Moreover, being prime feed for amazing poetry, rose water goes back hundreds of years to when the Romans used rose petals in their water and wine for extra flavor. The rose is considered a sign of love.

In the past, most of the people used goat's milk and honey with roses in water, as they thought that roses in a box contain high vitamin C, polyphenols, and carotenoids) all are good for health. Nowadays, research has proven that rose water has various dermatologist-affirmed and medical advantages. We talked with Jennifer Chwalek, a dermatologist at Union Square Laser Dermatology in New York City to perceive how you can add this natural ingredient into your daily health care routine.

Facts of Rosewater

  • Rose water can be used daily, since it does not have any side effects.
  • This natural water contains several powerful antioxidants.
  • Few Researchers found that it can also support relaxation of the central nervous system.

What are the benefits to using Rosewater?

Rose water can calm your skin.

The essential skin advantages of rose water are its calming impacts, and its antioxidant effects on the human body that were clarified by Dr. Chwalek. If you are experiencing skin inflammation, or pimples, and are looking for natural treatment, rosewater calms your skin as a natural source.

It can be used as a mouthwash alternative.

Rose water has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial capacities that work to clean the mouth. It helps to reduce several types of mouth infections. Chwalek added that it is a natural herbal mouthwash that reduced mouth pain and ulcers in patients experiencing aphthous, stomatitis, or disease.

Rose water can be used as a face mask.

Because of the elixir's recuperating properties, it is a good source for calming irritated skin. Here is Chwalek's secret formula: "Mix sandalwood powder with chickpea flour, turmeric, and rose water to make an herbal mask. If you need to make an astringent, use a few drops of rose water, and mix it with apple juice vinegar. "

Rose water for hair

"Rosewater can be used as a natural source. You can add a few drops of rose water in conditioner or shampoo to help hydrate your hair," added Chwalek.


The liquid form of rose water, can be used as an eye drop, and has appeared to have superb advantages for people who experience eye problems.

It can help to treat several conditions includes:

  • acute dacryocystitis
  • conjunctival xerosis or dry eye
  • conjunctivitis
  • cataracts
  • degenerative diseases, like pinguecula or pterygium


As per study, rose water has been traditionally used as a method to improve mood. Research has appeared rose water has natural calming properties that heal, and reduce, anxiety and depression. It helps to manage sleep disorders, and to have a mesmerizing impact like that of the pharmaceutical medication, diazepam.

Rosewater is also used to manage several mental health conditions, including:

  • Stress
  • Tension
  • Depression
  • Grief

In some situations, rose water is considered a useful source to treat several ailments like dementia and Alzheimer's disease.


According to the CEO of, the exhaust of rose water is breathed to improve mood. It is true that rosewater can help to treat migraines and headaches. Rosewater is used in aromatherapy based treatments. In short, rosewater is a useful source to treat headaches.

Final Words

In this article, I have explained a few surprising health benefits of rosewater for everyday use. It doesn’t end here; it has many more applications in daily use. You can find out to improve the quality of your life.


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