Hydrosols, also known as floral waters, hydroflorates, flower waters, essential water, herbal water or distillates, have many uses for beauty, home, and more!
Hydrosols are the counterpart to essential oils. They contain a plant’s volatile oils and cellular water. It’s in the combination of Earth, Air, Fire, Water and Metal that the beautiful essence of a plant is captured. This is Alchemy at it’s finest!
Hydrosols can be used in a variety of ways. The benefits of a particular hydrosol depend on the properties of the plant distilled and can range from calming to antibiotic, antimicrobial, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory and more, all in one bottle. They are also frequently used for its aromatherapy.
Hydrosol is the water portion or cellular water from a plant or botanical that is achieved through distillation. If you think of the water cycle of the earth, it’s very similar to how a plants properties behave in distillation. Hydrosol is the very essence of the plant in all of its water-soluble plant constituents, as well as microscopic droplets of volatile oil. (also known as essential oil.) This to us is plant magic in a bottle.
Lemongrass is known for its uplifting and citrus-like aroma. It can be used as an astringent to balance oily skin and hair, and can be sprayed on your cloths, pillow or yoga mat. This amazing botanical is bright and emotionally refreshing.
There are lemongrass hydrosol skin benefits and aromatherapy benefits that you can get from this delicate water. We can use lemongrass hydrosol as a facial toner, room spray for musty-smelling rooms, or in bathwater for a burst in freshness!
Lemongrass hydrosol can be used as a daily facial toner to wake and tone your skin to start your day. There are many lemongrass hydrosol skin benefits that helps support healthy skin. It hydrates and tones your skin, making it great for daily use. It has a grassy, lemon aroma that helps with alertness and promotes healthy skin. It can also be used as a room freshener to help freshen musty rooms. When you are expecting guests, spraying some lemongrass hydrosol on your sofa and curtains can add back some fresh smells into your house. You can also add some lemongrass hydrosol to your bathwater for that fresh scent. Lemongrass aroma has a tendency to promote clarity of mind and focus.
To use: Spray on your face to refresh your skin or as a finishing spray after make-up. Spray in the air, on a pillow or fabric, and enjoy the fresh scent. Mist on face to manage puffiness during in-air travel.
Shelf Life: Store with proper storage conditions (cool, out of direct sunlight). Refrigeration is optional, but may extend the life of your hydrosol.