Latin name: Lavandula angustifolia
Plant family: Lamiaceae
Experience the soothing power of Lavender Hydrolat. This versatile hydrolat eases stress and tension while providing gentle care for damaged and fragile skin. With its antiseptic qualities, it can be incorporated into various skin care products such as masks, cleansers, and toners and is suitable for all skin types.
Hydrolats are gentle and effective. Known as hydrosols they are aromatic waters produced by steam distillation of botanical materials used during the production of essential oils. Containing the most water-soluble chemicals from plant materials and microscopic drops of essential oils.
Spray Tops Available in 100ml only, 500ml - 1000ml screw tops
Plant & Properties
This hardy herb has a delicate purple-blue flower in spring and summer. It is not to be confused with larger cross-breeds of the lavender family, such as spike or Lavandin, as it does not have the same chemical properties, or appearance, being much smaller and less spectacular. Common to Europe, the flower from this plant yields one of aromatherapy’s favourite essential oils.
Eases stress & tension. All-purpose hydrolat; soothing on damaged or fragile skin; antiseptic, children and babies love it! Spritz for hot flushes; masks, cleansers, toner, for all skin types; calms sunburn, razor burn, in colonics for irritated bowel; compress for headaches; a beneficial balancer for mind, body, and spirit.
How to 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 Refreshers 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 and 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.
Health Drink To help promote a healthy, balanced body, dilute 200mls of hydrolat into 1 litre of water and drink throughout the day.
Baths Add up to 100mls to an adult bath and 50mls to a child’s bath. Hydrolats can also be used in sitz baths.
Compress Soak a cloth in hydrosol and compress to the area being treated. For a hot compress use a cold cloth and for hot, use a hot cloth. Wrap up the area with plastic film and leave for 30 minutes.
Lavender Hydrolat Safety Data