ORGANIC ROSE PETALS, red
Botanical Name: Rosa centifolia
May contain buds as pictured.
Production: The rose has been appreciated for its beauty and aroma for centuries. Rose petals destined for distillation or drying, are picked every day and by hand on the first morning when the flower opens, at or just before sunrise when the content of the volatile rose oils is highest.
Qualities: Dried rose petals are a great source of vitamin C and are a colourful, delicate addition to tea blends and potpourri mixes.
Common use: Dried rose petals can be infused to make rose water or oil, added to tea blends (try our Om tea, Children's tea, and herbal Nighttime tea), mixed with epsom salts makes for a relaxing bath. It can be found in many healing ointments or poultices, candied to decorate cakes, or used in a variety of cosmetics including facial cleansers and lotions.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place in an airtight container.
Safety: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using any herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications.
Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.