Rosemary Hydrolat

£8.99 £40.81

Uplifting and energising

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

Rosemary | Latin name: Rosmarinus Officinalis | Aromatic waters by distillation of Flowering Tops | Plant family: Lamiaceae

Rosemary, a shrubby evergreen bush growing up to 2 metres high with silvery-green, needle-shaped leaves and pale blue flowers. The whole plant is strongly aromatic. native to the Mediterranean region, it is now cultivated worldwide. The main oil-producing countries are France, Spain and Tunisia.

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

Mental and physical stimulant; coffee substitute; may support addiction withdrawal; may ease hunger; strong anti-oxidant; great in hair products; toner for oily skin; compress for nerve pain; a mild circulatory stimulant.

Anti-inflammatory, antiviral, decongestant, stimulating, sedative, antispasmodic, uplifting, balancing and digestive.

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

Non-hazardous

16-18% Alcohols
54-56% Ketones
12-13% Esters

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