Floral Waters - Hydrosol
Hydrosols, also known as "flower waters," are produced by distilling fresh leaves, fruits, flowers, and other plant materials. With similar properties to essential oils, these aromatic waters are much less concentrated. Their aromas are often soft and subtle when compared to their essential oil counterpart. These aromatic products usually have a scent similar to their essential oil, but also can have a greener note. This comes from the water soluble constituents in the plant material that are not present in the essential oil.
All of the hydrosols I craft are produced in a traditional copper still. I use the finest ethically wildharvested or chemical/pesticide free botanicals. Hydrosols are wonderfully hydrating and a great skin prep, though I will spray it on myself throughout the day when I need a pick-me up from some "scent therapy". It is useful as a natural hair perfume or a room spray. Depending on the plant, some make wonderful air purifiers and "smokeless" smudges for clearing negative energy.
Glass spray bottle 2oz | 60ml or 4oz | 120ml
P L A N T E N E R G E T I C S
Rose: heart opener. As a thorny plant,rose encourages healthy boundaries. One of the best known facial toners, rose water has been used for hundreds of years.
Lavender: calming, relaxing, mildly astringent and antimicrobial. A great toner or room spray.
Ylang Ylang: A soft tropical floral, Ylang Ylang is known as the "flower of flowers" due to its intoxicating and soothing aroma.
Incense Cedar: Grounding, earthy, and strongly antimicrobial. Makes a wonderful energy clearing spray.
Witch Hazel: Distilled from the bark of the witch hazel tree. The ability of witch hazel to tighten skin and reduce visible redness makes this an ideal natural remedy for treating visible puffiness and irritation.
Sandalwood: Promotes mental clarity. Naturally calming and relaxing. Warm, earthy and sweet. Harvested from sustainable Australian sandalwood trees.
Lemon Verbena: citrusy and naturally uplifting with purifying properties
Clary Sage: has sedative abilities that induce feelings of relaxation, clarity, and calmness while alleviating dizziness, anxiety, and irritability. It exhibits a cooling property that soothes skin afflicted with inflammation.
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