Rose Petal Powder
Health benefits of rose petal powder:
Balances vata and pitta dosha:
Rose petal powder is like an elixir. It can be used in various wonderful ways, giving innumerable benefits to the skin and hair. Due to its soothing fragrance, rose is said to balance ‘vata dosha’. This dosha, according to Ayurveda, manifests mainly as anxiety, insomnia, and digestive issues. With its cooling and stabilizing effects, rose is also said to balance ‘pitta dosha’.
As a consequence of its cooling and soothing effects, rose petal powder helps to maintain healthy nerves.
Maintains skin tone:
Using rose petal powder as a regular beauty product will help maintain skin tone.
Cleanses and nourishes skin:
In the bygone days, royalty used to submerge themselves in a bath filled with rose petals. Rose fragrances have been in vogue since centuries. Rose petal powder is a concentrated form of what the rose petals have to offer. So there is no disputing its benefits in nourishing and cleansing the skin.
Subdues blemishes/dark spots:
With a little extra care and effort, using the right products, you can get rid of those unsightly blemishes and dark spots. Rose petal powder is a key component.
Works as an exfoliant:
With its slight coarseness and cleansing properties, rose petal powder acts as an excellent exfoliating agent.
Research shows that rose petal powder has skin anti-inflammatory properties. It inhibits the inflammatory response produced by exposure to UV rays. Rose petal powder thus can reduce ageing effects. Regular use on the face and body can have significant anti-ageing effect.
Most cancers are caused due to oxidative stress. Rose petal extract has been shown to possess antioxidant properties (polyphenols). These medicinal properties make it a good culinary component too.
Benefits of rose petal powder for hair:
- Cleanses the scalp by getting rid of extra sebum and dead skin cells.
- Relieves dandruff.
- Improves blood circulation to the scalp.
- Keeps the hair and scalp hydrated.
- Gives more shine and volume to hair.
- Acts as a hair conditioner.
- Improves hair growth.