Cypress Hydrolat

£8.83 £39.96 inc VAT

Good for circulation

Hydrolats are gentle and effective. Aromatic waters or Hydrolats are waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials during the production of essential oils.

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Description

Cypress | Latin name: Cupressus sempervirens | Aromatic waters by distillation of Needles & Twigs | Plant family: Cupressaceae

Tall evergreen tree with slender branches and a statuesque conical shape. It bears small flowers and round brown cones and nuts. Native to the Eastern Mediterranean and now grows wild in France, Italy, Sardina Sicily, Spain, Portugal, North Africa and England. There are several different species of Cypress found throughout the world which are used to produce essential oils.

Hydrolats, aromatic waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials during the production of essential oils. Hydrolats are gentle and effective, containing only the most water-soluble chemicals from the plant material, also microscopic drops of the essential oils.

Properties

Combats water retention; very diuretic; stimulates circulation; useful for varicose veins, haemorrhoids; sitz bath for post-partum; spritz with peppermint for aching legs; cleanser for normal and oily skin; Avoid in cased of urinary disease. Also useful for fragile hair and scalp problems.

Hydrolat Properties and Meanings 

Methods of Use

Skin Treatments
Use hydrolats as cleansers, toners, to make masks and for facial spritzers.  Either use 50/50 with purified water or undiluted.

Room Freshener
Spray liberally around pets, cooking areas, bedrooms and other areas of your environment.  Particularly useful in the office to help prevent the spread of disease.

Mouthwash & Gargle
Dilute 1:10 for children and 1:4 for adults for gargles and mouthwashes to help strengthen gums, freshen breath, relieve sore throats, ulcers, thrush and toothache.

Baths
Add up to 100mls to an adult bath and 50mls to a child’s bath.  Hydrolats can also be used in sitz baths for thrush, candida, haemorrhoids, constipation, vaginal spasm and other complaints.

Compress
Soak a cloth in hydrosol and compress to the area being treated.  For a cold compress use a cold cloth and for hot, use a hot cloth.  Wrap up the area with plastic film and leave for 30 minutes.  A hot or cold water bottle can be used to enhance the effects.

Health Drink
To help promote a healthy, balanced body, dilute 200mls of hydrolat into 1 litre of water and drink throughout the day.  Also suitable for babies and children in smaller amounts, up to 500mls per day.

Safety Data & MSDS

Do not apply undiluted or internally. Keep away from children and eyes. Store in a cool, dark place.

Cypress Hydrolat MSDS
Hydrolat Safety & Information 

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