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Scientific Name of Red Rose:There are two species that the red roses from Pakistan belong to, namely, Rosa gallica and Rosa chinensis. The latter is more popularly used in South Korea for their aromatic herbs requirement to use in tea and cosmetic applications as per the HS codes and terms used in international custom tariffs.
Production of Dried Rose:Red Roses are native to Interior Sindh (southern province of Pakistan); roses grow throughout the year except for the temperature is below 10 degree centigrade. It is known that rose stems are cut into smaller size for plants to survive the harsh winters. Rose plant is fed by lake waters, streaming from foothills of Himalayas Mountains through lakes and waterfalls merging into Sindh from Northern Pakistan, more particularly, Punjab and Kashmir.
Fragrance of Roses – Route to Export:The distinct natural fragrance is a reflection of sticky and nutritional soil with gust of Arabian Sea winds. Whilst harvesting is done each day in sunny climate season, except for yearend winters. It is then gathered and brought to junction points like Hyderabad city which has direct routes to urban population such as Karachi, and access to sea and airports.
Annual Plantation and Yield of Red Roses:There are different regional yields in Pakistan per farmland, usually 2500 Kgs – 2800 Kgs on per hectares bases and there are hundreds of farmlands in Sindh province of Pakistan.
Rose HarvestPerennial plant usually harvested throughout the year whilst spring and summer are the best times in terms of blossom full.
How Roses are DriedThere are a few methods of drying. Spreading the rose flowers under the sky for natural drying process is the most popular one. The roses are not exposed to scorching sun as that turns the petals darker in color losing its natural color and flavor.
Drying Process of Petals:● Once matured, the flowers are manually hoed and collected under sheds in different lots in accordance with their color/appearance and harvest time.
● Rose petals are naturally dried under the sun (temperature ranges between 28°C - 37°C) in lot sizes of 2500 ~ 3500 KGs in an open field spread over 5 Acres (20,446 SQM) approx.
● As the process explained through illustration (through diagram below) of the rose petals production, drying, sorting and selection.
How do we prepare dry roses batch following the HACCP protocols?After harvest, manual hand selection following the HACCP protocols
StorageTo retain the flavor profile and natural color of roses for a longer period, it is suggested to store them in a cool and dry place, ideally under 24°C with normal to low humidity levels.
Amazing Dried Rose Uses & BenefitsWho knew looking pretty in a vase wasn't the only way to use roses. The dry red rose petals have a multitude of uses such as an extract, essential oil, fragrance, diffuser, candles, soaps, potpourri, spa products, rose hydrosol mist, rose water, cosmetics, tea as well as in flavoring of food and beverages and in making jellies or jams.
Here are few things you can make out of dried rose petals:Bathing in Roses
Rose Petals combined with Himalayan salt is excellent for a soothing bathing experience. It relaxes your body and soul. It helps regulate the sleep cycle. It hydrates the body.
Rose petals are often featured in potpourri. Roses’ fragrance lasts long and its color is retained with a slight tinge of purple or burgundy.
Roses add a pampered feeling to any facial steam. Sprinkle a few in warm water before doing a facial steam.
Rose Tea Rose tea is made out of the dried aromatic rose flower, particularly petals and rosehips. Dry petals are used in several aromatic health and herbal tea blends.
Dry Rose Flower for Vase Home DécorThe dry red rose petals have a multitude of uses for home decor such as arrange them in a vase or turn them into potpourri; it makes your home smell lovely. It can also be used in diffuser for fragrance, candles, spa products & confetti.
Top 3 Dried Rose benefits for skinThe benefits of rose for skin are well-known for ages.
Repair and Tone Skin
The prominent issue of the skin pigmentation that makes it appear uneven in tone can be treated with dried rose petal powder that also helps healing acne, scars and breakouts. Thus, rose water can be your ideal acne treatment to achieve clear, glowing skin.
Rose oil moisturizes with its natural skin hydrating properties. It also protects the skin against UV damage.
Prevent Premature Aging
The antioxidants in rose flowers help regenerate skin tissues that delay appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
(Disclaimer: we do not claim to cure any disease with this product.)
Rose Hydrosol MistWe obtain rose Hydrosol through steam distillation process of rose flowers, petals in particular. This is how it is made:
● Pure water is placed in the still
● Rose petals are 100% steam distilled.
● The boiled water heats the petals and lets the secretory sacs break open in the flower.
● The steam then travels up into the condenser.
● The steam cools back to the water state in the condenser coils and that is when rose hydrosol is obtained.
Benefits of Rose HydrosolIt has hydrating & soothing abilities and with its anti-inflammatory and antibacterial powers. It has become an essential product in skin care. Amazing benefits we should know about rose hydrosol are:
● Natural hydrator
● Reduces redness
● Calms irritation
● Maintains skin’s natural pH level
● Minimizes pores
● Helps protect skin cells against damage
● Revitalizes the skin
Difference between Rose Water and Rose Hydrosol
The main difference between rose water and rose hydrosol is that rose water prepared using rose essential oil however rose hydrosol is a more concentrated version that carries the remains of essential oil after steam distillation process of roses.
Both rose water and rose hydrosol carry rose essence. They have many cosmetic benefits. These two words are often used interchangeably; there is a distinct difference between the two.
Rose Petals Food GradeThe red rose petals without calyx, premium grade, one by one hand selected following HACCP protocols is pesticides free. As per EU standards of food grade material, rose petals quality as food grade, tested for the following parameters:
Pure Dry Rose Petals Tested for Pesticides and approved as Food Grade as per EU Code 0631030
Note. (Parameters tested via local and international labs. Each batch is treated with care and by gathering scientific data of plant – flower properties)