i am obsessed with roses . it's color medicine and beauty . it has inspired me to start looking at a single herb and realize how many different ways we can use each one . it moved me recently to update my shop with very interesting section names :
morning dew is white and gray representing the crown chakra, sky, morning birth energy, air element . beach rose is pink, pampering, getting ready for the day, love, the sun rises . red wade is the root chakra, the earth, power, fire element, energy building upwards towards the day . calendula sunbeams is orange, sacral chakra, immunity, creation, high noon . chamomile dunes is yellow, solar plexus chakra, will power to heal, soothing . forest deep is green, heart chakra, nourishment, adventures into nature, earth element . sea mints is blue, throat chakra, the day is setting, cooling . lavender evening is purple, third eye chakra, relaxation, metal element, sunsets, time to dream
to focus on the section of beach rose .... i make a ton of different amazing rose infused goodies ! roses are astringent bitter pungent and sweet . u can basically use all types . i use rosa rugosa or beach rose . it grows locally here on cape cod and makes the most amazing edible rose hips later in the year . i feel like rose is mainly astringent ... here is a great article on what astringent is . rose is also a alterative, emmenagogue and nervine . in ayurveda, its dosha properties are VPK= ! how amazingly balanced this beautiful plant's medicine is
on to the good4you rose creations !
the rose scrub is rose enlightenment ! dead sea salt, rosehip oil, apricot kernel oil, sandalwood powder, locally gathered beach rose petals and organic bulgarian rose essential oil . the rose water is a staple in my daily beautifying collection ! i use it as a toner . u can also use it as a make up remover ! homemade locally gathered beach rose distillation, organic rose hydrosol and organic calendula hydrosol ...
the rose root tonic is a new creation . it is made with rhodiola rosea ... which is also known as rose root, a ginseng of the siberian region . i infused the honey syrup with locally gathered beach roses to make a divine rose elixir . local massachusetts honey, filtered water infused with rhodiola rosea root (purveyed organic) and locally harvested beach roses
are you feeling the rose obsession yet ? i further created a rose shimmer powder for the body ... arrowroot powder, organic pink rose powder and mica . i make it in a mini sample size and a large size with a powder sifter !
a classic good4you item ... actually, the first rose goodie i made ... is the rosey salve !! super infused skin love . fresh garden grown comfrey leaves infused in organic olive oil for 3 weeks, infused again with organic and fair trade green tea leaves and garden grown rose petals, organic jojoba oil, organic apricot kernel oil, organic mango butter, organic sea buckthorn oil, organic cocoa butter, beeswax, and the organic essential oils of lavender, sweet orange, carrot seed and galbanum
with any of these rose creations ... get ready for a a blissful rose existence !
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ps. soon to come is a new rose shampoo !