Large bottle of rose water with two smaller bottles
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The Best Way to Make Rose Water

Apply rose water to your skin for a better glow!
Prep Time40 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Health Products
Cuisine: Middle East
Keyword: rose water
Appliance: Hot plate


  • 6-8 rose stems
  • 1 pot water


  • Remove the petals from 6-8 rose stems.
    Close-up of rose buds
  • Place these petals in a large pot.
  • Add enough water to the pot to just cover the petals, but be sure not to add too much water.
  • Use low-medium heat to gradually heat the water and petals
  • Bring the water to a simmer and hold there for 20-30 minutes.
  • Wait for the petals to lose most of their color and become a pale pink/white.
  • Remove from heat and strain out the petals.
  • Store the rose water in a jar or spray bottle, away from direct sunlight.
    Bottle of rosewater and rose flowers at the back on a wooden surface.


You canĀ use a spray bottle or a cotton pad to apply rose water to your face. It can be used for various purposes such as cleaning make-up and in perfumes and skin toners.