In modern aromatherapy, in perfumery, in cosmetology, in medicine and in cooking, pink oil is widely used.
In industry, it is produced by steam distillation of rose flowers or by extraction (squeezing).
To obtain this essential oil,Flowers of roses of red and bright pink sorts, necessarily with a strong smell. Collect such flowers best before sunrise, until the essential oils under its warm rays evaporated.
There should be no water on the collected petals.
You will need
- - olive oil
- - rose petals
At home, the preparation of rose oil by distillation or extraction is impossible, but you can make an infused pink butter, Which in its qualities will not be worse than industrial. In order to make a pink butter Yourself, you need a basic basis. For this, it is best to take olive butter. If you do not have olive oil, sesame oil, and in extreme cases - sunflower.
Make Pink butter Most you can in several ways.Take a glass of olive oil, pour two to three glasses of rose petals, close tightly and insist in a dark place, sometimes mixing or shaking. After 2-3 weeks strain. The oil is ready, store it in a dark place tightly closed.
Olive butter Heat to 50 degrees in a water bath, pourThere are plenty of rose petals, put in a warm place. In hot weather, you can put in the sun. After 2 days, remove all the petals and lay new ones and repeat the whole procedure again. Do this only 10-12 times. Keep in the same way as in 1 way.
Put cotton wool in a glass jar so that it occupies half the volume, fill the rest of the pot with rose petals and pour to the top with olive butterM. Tightly close the jar in the sun. After a day, squeezing well, replace the petals with fresh ones. Doing this for 2 weeks, you get butter With a persistent aroma of rose. Oil stored in this way, store in the refrigerator.