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What is the difference between rose water and rose hydrosol?

Rose water is a product that we often hear about and use in many areas such as cosmetics and food.

Rose Hydrosol , whose popularity has increased recently, however, raises a question; what is the difference?

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  • Rose water is primarily scented water made from rose petals , while rose hydrosol is the aromatic water left over after steam distillation of roses, particularly in the production of rose oil .

  • Rose water is water infused with rose essential oils, but rose hydrosol is aromatic water left over after steam distillation of roses.

  • Apart from that, rose water has cosmetic, culinary, medicinal and religious uses, while rose hydrosol has mainly cosmetic uses.

  • Rose water is a more common product, while rose hydrosol is a more expensive product that is not available everywhere.