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Roses are native to China, Japan and North Korea, and are distributed in Eastern Asia, Bulgaria, India, Russia, the United States, North Korea and other places. When roses are used as cash crops, their flowers are mainly used for food and to extract essential rose oil. Rose oil is used in cosmetics, food, fine chemical and other industries. Roses prefer sunny, cold and drought-tolerant, well-drained, loose and fertile loam or light loam. They grow poorly in clay loam and bloom poorly. It should be planted in a well-ventilated place far away from the wall to prevent sunlight reflection, burn buds, and affect flowering. In China, the rose is considered a symbol of assassins and knights because of its thorny stems. In the West, roses are used as a symbol of keeping secrets. Roses of different colors have different meanings. Red roses represent passion and true love, yellow roses represent precious blessings and jealousy, purple roses represent romantic true feelings and precious uniqueness, white roses represent purity and innocence, black roses represent tenderness and sincerity, and orange roses represent friendship. And youthful beauty, the blue rose represents honesty and kindness.

Rose is a spice plant. Rose oil, a spice extracted from roses, is expensive on the international market; 1kg of rose oil is equivalent to the price of 1.25kg of gold, so some people call it "liquid gold". Some special aromatic species, such as Chinese rose and Bulgarian ink red, are specially designed to extract expensive rose oil or candied for flower picking. The composition of rose oil is pure and its aroma has always been an irreplaceable raw material in the perfume industry in the world. It is mostly used in the manufacture of high-end perfumes and other cosmetics in Europe. The rose water developed and extracted from rose oil waste is a pure natural skin care product without any additives and chemical raw materials. It has excellent anti-aging and anti-itching effects. In addition, the root bark of roses can be used as a yellow dye for spun silk and the like.

In the West, roses are regarded as a symbol of keeping secrets strictly. When you see a rose painted on the table of the host’s family when you are a guest, you know that everything you talk about on this table cannot be spread. In ancient German banquet halls, meeting rooms, and hotel restaurants, roses were often painted or engraved on the ceilings to remind participants to keep their mouths tight and keep secrets and not to disclose the words and deeds under the roses. This is the affair that Horus, who originated in Roman mythology, met the beauty-the goddess of love, "Venus", had an affair. Her son Cupid gave him a rose and asked him to keep his mouth tight in order to help his mother keep the festival. , Horus received the rose and remained silent, becoming the "God of Silence". This is the reason why under the rose is tight-lipped.

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