Roses..Hmm..It reminds me of romance, beauty, serenity, love. But if you think roses are only used romance for than you are wrong. You can do anything with rose petals. From eating to using it in your skincare products and from sleeping to décor purposes. Roses can be used everywhere, in each and every activity of your life. Let’s Start our journey of what to do with rose petals.
Not only are the fresh roses even the dried one also useful.
Let’s begin with some of the things you can do with rose. I would suggest you to go through it and then decide what you want to do with rose petals.
For skin care purposes
- First gather some rose petals. Make sure you have enough rose petals. You can take fresh rose petals but dry petals will give stronger effect. If you want you can get it from our site as well at a reasonable price.
- After buying rose petals place them in cold water for 30-40 minutes.
- Now take a heat resistant bowl, place all the rose petals in it. Boil 2 cups of water and put it on rose petals. Cover the bowl with a lid and keep it for 30 minutes.
- Now take a big jar cover its mouth with cheesecloth and empty your bowl into it.
- Finally, discard the rose petals and keep the jar with rose water in refrigerator for usage as and when required.
You can also prepare an excellent face mask. Take 10-12 rose petals along with 3-4 teaspoon of water. Keep it for 2-3 hours. Now crush them and mix some water and honey in it. Apply it on face and rinse it after 15 minutes and see its miraculous effect.
- Take a saucepan place petals of two roses, milk, cream, ½ cup sugar. Allow it to heat till it starts boiling. Keep it on medium heat for half-hour’ time.
- Now take another bowl and whisk egg yolk and another ½ cup sugar till it becomes paste. Now keep the heated the mixture in a different bowl. Now mix ¼ of the heated mixture with the egg yolk mixture.
- Now pour all the egg mixture into rose milk and cook it. Keep on stirring it until it turns into thick paste. Now cool the mixture and put into ice cream maker and freeze according to the manufacturer’s instructions.
- Finally, pour all the finished ice creams into bowl and pour some rose petals on it and allow it to freeze completely. After few hours your ice cream is ready for eating.
Rose Petal Jam:-
- Buy some rose petals. You can even buy from our website.
- Wash them properly. Keep in water for 3-4 days. After that mix it with sugar as in they should be completely dipped in sugar. keep it overnight
- Take a saucepan and pour some sugar into it along with lemon juice and water. Allow the contents to dissolve on low heat.
- Stir the rose petals along with the above mixture. Allow it to boil for some time till it takes jelly form. Empty the mixture in a bowl and cool it. After sometime it would be ready to serve.
For Décor Purpose
Flameless Rose Tea Lights
- Take a spoon (plastic) remove its handle. Glue the rose petals on the spoon.
- Now take a round tea light and glue the spoons glued with rose petals to it its upper half
- Repeat the step three to its lower half as well.
- Cover the remaining part of tea light with the rose petals. You can give it a shape of rose bud.
- Allow it to soak for 5-6 hours.
- Your Rose petal tea light is ready. In day time you can use them for décor and at night use them as lamps.
Rose Petal vase
- Buy some silk roses. Chop them and remove petals from them. Now take a vase and glue those rose petals on its outer part. You can glue according to your own choice (design and pattern). Let it soak for 5-6 hours
- Buy some fresh roses. Remember buy complete rose not only petals. Tied them with a thread and put it in the vase filled with water or alcohol mixture.
- Your vase is ready
For Card Art
- You can try to decorate your greeting card as well with any of the art shown below or of your own choice.
Other Uses of Rose petals:-
- You can make a rose pillow. Along with the lavender and chamomile you can rose petals as well for making rose pillows
- Rose petals ice cubes are also of great use. Mix rose petals with mix water and allow it freeze in ice tray keep it for 5-6 hours. Your ice cubes are ready for usage.
- Use it to garnish your salad
- Plan a romantic dinner or a candle light dinner with rose petals
- You want to propose someone give her roses of different colors and it will do the job for you.
Now I guess you have got so many ideas about what to do with rose petals. Try on your own according to your choice. Happy Experimenting!!