Hydrosols are aromatic waters. The steam distillation process creates a water that becomes infused with the plant’s water-soluble components. Many hydrosols are safe for children while most essential oils are not.
Ideas for use.
Any Hydrosol: Use as a rinse after shampooing. Hydrosols can soothe the scalp.
Combine Rose Geranium or Rose Hydrosols, Cypress, and Peppermint Essential Oils to make a great Menopause Spray.
Peppermint Hydrosol, Witch Hazel, Cedarwood, Sandalwood and Patchouli Essential Oils make a fabulous facial toner for men.
Use Hydrosols in cleaning solutions as a base.
Helichrysum or Chamomile Hydrosols can be soothing for eczema. For an extra boost, act to MCT Oil and the Essential Oils of Helichrysum and Chamomile.
Use Helichrysum Hydrosol for skin irritations, to tone or illuminate tired skin, on cuts or bruises or to soothe inflammation. It is believed to brighten the hair and skin.
Ylang Ylang Hydrosol can promote healthy hair.
Sandalwood Hydrosol is a gentle topical for skin, mild rashes and is deodorizing.
Rosemary Hydrosol may assist in stimulating the hair/scalp and add shine to the hair as a post shampoo spritz. No need to rinse out.
Rose Hydrosol is said to work on regeneration of skin and is also skin calming.
Rose Geranium Hydrosol may offer benefits for the aging and menopausal woman.
Peppermint Hydrosol is refreshing, invigorating, and cooling. It’s wonderful for sunburn or hot flashes.
Neroli (Orange Blossom) Hydrosol is gentle and kind on the skin.
Lemongrass Hydrosol is believed to promote strong skin, skin tissues and hair follicles.
Chamomile Hydrosol is cleansing, toning, and relaxing.
Lavender Hydrosol is antibacterial, nice for an evening settle down and is calming.
Lavender, Neroli, Helichrysum, Ylang Ylang and Rose Hydrosols make beautiful facial toners.
Tea Tree may assist with mild acne by tightening pores and removing excess oil.
Any of these Hydrosols can be used after shampooing as a rinse or as a leave in wonderful aroma.
Floral Waters are for external use only unless otherwise stated. Some individuals may experience skin irritation or allergic reactions when exposed to these products. For this reason, we recommend performing a skin patch test prior to using the product. To conduct a patch test, spray the Floral Water once onto skin that is not already sensitive. In the event of an adverse reaction, immediately stop using the product and seek guidance from a healthcare professional.
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