Roses for Health and Beauty

Roses for health and beautyRoses are the official flower of Valentine’s Day.  In a bouquet or fragrance, roses are  a no-fail  gift.  But roses are  more, much more. Rose based  skin and hair care  formulations have been used for centuries in all parts of the world.  According to beauty  lore, it was  a  12th century  Persian princess  who discovered the  soothing benefits of rose oil. Jump forward a few centuries where  the famed  herbalist  Thomas Culpepper  recommended  rose extract for both heart disease and acne.  Modern science  has  been able to show that rose oil and extracts have anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-oxidant properties.  But wait, there’s more.  Just smelling  rose oil can reduce  blood pressure.

Turning Roses into Beauty Aids

Roses offer a whole pharmacy in every petal but you can’t … Continue Reading…