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Rose Water

Also Known As : Gulab Jal


Taste Profile

It has a mild sweet taste.

Usage Tips

  1. Rose water can be used to add flavour and aroma to dishes.
  2. It can be added to fruit-based salads, jellies, jams, and syrups. It can also be sprinkled over cakes and kheer.

Common names and forms

  1. Golap water


Rosewater is aromatic water obtained by steeping rose petals in water. It is light pink in color.

Health benefits

  • Rosewater has anti-inflammatory properties that help to soothe skin irritation.(1)
  • It has antibacterial properties that help to reduce skin acne.(1)
  • It also reduces skin redness and puffiness.(1)
  • It has antiseptic properties that help to prevent infections.(1)
  • It can also be used as eye drops to treat conjunctivitis.(1)
  • It's antioxidant properties protect cells from damage.(1)
  • It heals cuts, scars, and skin burns.(1)
  • It has anti-ageing properties that help to reduce wrinkles.(1)

Selection Guide

Go for pure rose water made with rose petals than that made with rose essential oil.


Rosewater may cause reactions like burning, stinging, redness, or irritation.(2)

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