When his colleagues asked what he was drinking, he replied, Banned Dung, to which his colleagues thought was the mispronunciation of a city in West Java - Bandung (which he had visited on a missionary mission). Hence, the name AIR BANDUNG (air, pronounced ah ir meaning water or drink in Malay).
Why is Bandung called Bandung?
The term bandung means pairs, while sirap means syrup and air means water. in the Malay and Indonesian languages, and the sirap refers to the rose-flavoured base syrup. Despite the name, there is no connection to the city of Bandung in Indonesia, and the drink actually cannot be found there.
Can we drink rose water?
The inhalation of rose water vapors has been traditionally used as a way to improve a persons mood. The liquid can also be taken orally. Research has shown that rose water has antidepressant and anti-anxiety properties.
Why is Bandung important?
The Bandung Conference and its final resolution laid the foundation for the nonaligned movement during the Cold War. Leaders of developing countries banded together to avoid being forced to take sides in the Cold War contest. The initial motivation for the movement was the promotion of peace.
Is Rose syrup healthy?
Rose has many antioxidants such as terpenes, glycosides, flavonoids, anthocyanins, etc. So adding rose syrup or flavor in milk can boost the power of milk. Rose milk has analgesic, bronchodilator, anti-convulsive, anti-microbial, laxative, anti depressive, anti allergic and as an anti-inflammatory property.
Why is rose water bad for skin?
Rose water acts as an inhibitor against elastase and collagenase, which are both harmful to the skin.