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In auto sales, a slang term for false equity. For example, water occurs when a car owner claims $3,000 in equity on a vehicle when she only has $1,500 in equity.
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A seasoned hand of the cottage industry in the scenic Shujeirah village, Issa Saleh bin Suleiman Al Araimi, who was handed down the craft of producing rose water using traditional method by his father, is still confident that rose water produced in a traditional unit like his is qualitatively better than the ones produced using new method.
As Issa converses, a horde of French tourists knock on his door at his rose water processing unit tucked in an alley overlooking a wide gorge in his backyard.
He adds that new technology needs training and so they prefer to adhere to their traditional method of producing rose water.
That suffices to say that rose water is in great demand.
Tradition maintains that the rose water is beneficial for the heart and stomach.
regions and European tourists make it a point to visit Jabal Akhdar to buy rose water which is of good quality.
The Ministry of Agriculture is exploring investment opportunities in rose water making units in Jebel Al AkhdarA whose ideal conditions make the cultivation of roses and distillation of rose water bright.
After boiling, the rose water is poured into a large pot known as Al Karas, where it remains there for at least 30 days.
Then, the rose water is ready to use and is bottled and taken for sale.
Rose water was distilled by the Arabs as early as the ninth century when Al Kindi wrote his Kitab Kimya' Al Itr wa Al-Tas'idat (Book of Perfume Chemistry and Distillation), but the earliest source that claims to document the origin of attar as a derivative of rose water comes from India.
Rose water is used in medicinal, culinary and celebratory purposes.
Rose water, sunflower oil, sandalwood essential oil and avocado are used to treat flaky or dry skin.