Rose Water

  • VIDEO: Rose festival in Osku, East Azarbaijan

    VIDEO: Rose festival in Osku, East Azarbaijan

    EAST AZARBAIJAN, Jul. 06 (MNA) – The annual festival of harvesting damask rose (Rosa damascena Mill) in Osku, East Azarbaijan province, was held on Friday. Every year, about 22,000 foreign tourists and 650,000 domestic tourists visit historic sites and rose gardens in Osku. Damask rose is a widely cultivated flower throughout Iran.

  • Damask rose festival in NW Iran

    By: Vahid Abdi

    Damask rose festival in NW Iran

    OSKU, Jul. 05 (MNA) – The annual festival of harvesting damask rose in Onsorud-Osku, East Azarbaijan province, was held on Friday. Damask rose (Rosa damascena Mill) is a widely cultivated flower throughout Iran. The rose water produced from damask roses is applied in pharmaceutical and perfumery industries.

  • Harvesting damask rose in northern Mazandaran prov.

    By: Negin Nasiraei

    Harvesting damask rose in northern Mazandaran prov.

    BABOL, May 12 (MNA) – Harvest of damask rose (Persian rose) in “Allah Roudbar” Village, central district of Babol, Mazandaran province, starts as of May 5 every year. The flowers are renowned for their fine fragrance, and are commercially harvested for rose oil " or "rose absolute") used in perfumery and to make rose water and "rose concrete". The flower petals are also edible.

  • Damask rose harvest in South Khorasan province

    By: Mohsen Noferesti

    Damask rose harvest in South Khorasan province

    BIRJAND, May 07 (MNA) – Farmers in Iran’s eastern province of South Khorasan have started harvesting damask rose (Rosa damascena Mill), a widely cultivated flower throughout the country. The rose water produced from damask roses is applied in pharmaceutical and perfumery industries.