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Red Rose Buds, Dried

$11.00 USD

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A delicate garnish:  Rosa centifolia

  • 1/4 Pound per pack

In the Language of Flowers, the red rose symbolizes beauty, purity and, of course, love and romance. To the tea sommelier, soap maker and perfumer, the rose is a flavorful and potent antioxidant ingredient in a wide variety of culinary and cosmetic creations.

Whole red rose buds also lend texture and color interest to teas and natural products for hair and skin. A sampling of possibilities: tea blends, soaps, potpourri, sachets and dream pillows, infused oils, perfumes, and the perfect touch to a frosted cake.

origin:  Pakistan
active compounds:  Monoterpenes, glycosides, flavonoids, anthocyanins, vitamin C.
plant part used:  flowers
processing:  whole

storage tips Store away from direct light, moisture and heat in a container with a tight-fitting lid.
appearance & aroma Whole red rose buds with a sweet, floral scent.
flavor profile Mild flavor with floral notes. Use with other fragrant, edible flowers. .
cosmetic Use whole red rose buds to make infused oils, rose water facial toner, soaps, lotions and other skin and hair formulations.
decorative Display whole red rose buds in a decorative dish, preserve in oil in a mason jar, use in potpourri mixes, attach to floral wreaths.
culinary Add to herbal tea blends (tisanes), use to decorate baked goods, add to salads and puddings.
safety No known safety concerns apart from the rare occurrence of allergic reaction to the flower’s fragrance or contact dermatitis.