Homemade Natural Remedies: 80 Organic Beauty Recipes On A Budget For A Healthy Life - Lora Brenner (2016)
Book 1. Essential Oils: 20+ Recipes For Your Body And Soul. Look Relaxed And Well-Groomed
Chapter 12. Rose Oil
Things you’ll need:
4 cups water
1 cup olive oil or jojoba oil
8 cups rose petals
How to make the oil?
Step 1: Pour the water in a saucepan, and when it begins to boil, remove it from the heat.
Step 2: Pour the oil in a glass jar and place the jar in the pan with the warm water.
Step 3: Place the rose petals in a glass bowl and crush them.
Step 4: Add the crushed petals to the jar with the oil. Leave the jar in the warm water.
Step 5: When the water cools, move the jar to a sunny and warm place.
Step 6: Leave to steep for 24 hours.
Step 7: Use a sieve or fine cheesecloth to strain the oil. Discard the rose petals and store the oil in a dark bottle or jar.
Step 8: Add a new batch of crushed rose petals and go through the same process for at least a week.
Step 9: Store the finished product in a dark bottle or jar and keep in a dark and cool place.