Myrrh Hydrolat

£12.01 £57.46

Rejuvenating & anti ageing

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

Myrrh | Latin name: Commiphora myrrha | Aromatic waters by distillation of Flowering Resin & Gum | Plant family: Commiphora

Myrrh is the aromatic oleoresin of a number of small, thorny tree species of the genus Commiphora, which grow in dry, stony soil. An oleoresin is a natural blend of essential oil and a resin. Myrrh resin is a natural gum. This gum is distilled to produce the essential oil, which is used extensively in aromatherapy, but the hydrolat is also effective, easy to use and very versatile.

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

Myrrh is often used as an antiseptic in mouthwashes, gargles, and toothpaste for the prevention and treatment of gum disease. Myrrh is also currently used in some liniments and healing salves that may be applied to abrasions and other minor skin ailments. It has also been recommended as an analgesic for toothaches and can be used in liniment for bruises, aches, and sprains.  As a skin tonic, good for dry, mature skin, wrinkled skin and scar tissue.  Helps to rejuvenate and is anti-ageing.

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

Hydrolat Safety & Information 

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