Every year during May in Kashan, it is time for The Rose water Festival. Many visitors attend the roses picking and the manufacturing of this product, an iconic cosmetic for Iranian. The smell of the roses when they are blooming spreads to Ghamsar and in the region for the greatest pleasure of the inhabitants and the visitors. The culture of the rose in Iran goes back to 2500 years ago in the regions of Fars, Kerman and Isfahan.
Rose water is made with a particular species named the” mohammadi rose “. They have the powerful smell of unique flowers in the region of Ghamsar.
Here is the process to a great rose water:
flowers are picked at first, then the petals are boiled and the extracted water is kept in special bottles. The longest the distillation is, the better will be the quality of the product.