Hydrosols

Hydrosols come from steam distillates which is how the plant is extracted for their essential oils. Hydrosols are a true product of distillation,  a  non-alcoholic water drawn from the still. The beauty of hydrosols are they can not be manufactured synthetically.

Hydrosols are much less concentrated then essential oils making them safe to use on all all skin types, children and animal friends. All hydrosols have anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties as well as the properties of the corresponding essential oil distillate. 

Hydrosols can safely be used in endless ways and are commonly used in:

  • cream
  • lotion
  • compresses
  • facial mister
  • facial toner
  • room freshener
  • body spray
  • deodorant

For First Aid and Self Care Home Kits:

  • rashes
  • burns
  • strains
  • pain
  • inflammation
  • cold sores
  • ringworm
  • acne
  • thrush
  • athlete's foot

Most Commonly Found Hydrosols

Chamomile

  • Works as an anti-inflammatory for blemishes, razor rash, rosacea
  • As a mouth wash for inflamed gums and mouth ulcers
  • Add to bath to help relieve stress and tension
  • Soothes skin burns and sunburns

Lavender

  • Add to bath for relaxing, revitalizing and refreshing
  • Use as a skin toner for its refreshing properties
  • Spray on legs with edema to help reduce water retention


Lemon Balm

  • Use as a cleaner and toner for oily skin
  • Promotes relaxation and is uplifting; helps with depression during emotional crisis.
  • Has mild anti-inflammatory properties
  • Has mild antioxidant properties

Neroli

  • Used as a toner for mature sensitive or dry skin
  • Has strong relaxing properties and may help with anxiety and nervous upset
  • Helps lift the mood
  • Helps with sleep
  • Helps woman or teenager with PMS, especially if they are feeling anger, irritable or tight in the jaw, upper neck and shoulders  
  • Helpful during times of stress, especially for those who suffer from high blood pressure. 


Rock Rose

  • Used in anti-wrinkle creams because it may help plump cells to smooth lines
  • Helps promote healing
  • Helps boost the immune system
  • Helps in cleaning wounds
  • Known to help the body mind and spirit heal from trauma

Rose

  • Helps balance female hormones
  • Great for all skin types
  • Helps with grief
  • Has a calming effect
  • Know to help with impotence
  • Known to help those who are frigid

Rosemary

  • Helps to open the mind by increasing circulation
  • Helps to energize the body
  • Great to use when prolonged focus is needed, such as studying
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Used for normal to dry skin
  • Great to help tighten skin when used immediately after a bath or shower while pores are open
  • Helps rid the body of toxins, especially xeno-estrogens

Sandalwood

  • Makes a wonderful aftershave for men
  • Great for all skin types
  • Helps sooth sun burn and/or irritated skin
  • Helps with athlete's foot becasue of its anti-fungal properties
  • Helps with acne, rosacea, eczema and psoriasis
  • Helps with thrush because of it anti fungal properties
  • Helps with cold sore
  • Known to help with emotional grief

Tea Tree

  • Makes a great antibacterial spray for the skin and household
  • Should be in every natural first aid kit along with a calendula salve or gel
  • Helps with scratches and bruises
  • Helps with hot spots on animal friends
  • Makes a great anti-fungal foot spray
  • Helps with acne-prone skin

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