Botanical Name: Centaurea cyanus
Function: Effectively soothes eye redness and swelling, reduces bags under the eyes and dark circles, bringing glory to both eyes.
A true aromatherapy hydrolate is the water that is collected when plants are steam distilled, and that's it. Nothing else. This means that they should contain no additives, preservatives, or alcohol. Oshadhi offers 80 different hydrolate of which 70% are certified organic, for which are the pure and simple product from steam distillation. They do not contain alcohol or preservative, please use within 6 months upon open. Store in a cool place after opening for best results.
Use of Hydrolate
Hydrolate are also named as hydrosol, flower waters, or floral waters have a delicate nature and a light aroma. They are ideal for situations that require gentle aromatic care, especially for children, the elderly, the highly sensitive, and those who are very debilitated by illness. They do not require dilution and can be applied directly to the skin. They can be highly effective because they contain the water-soluble parts of the plant, and the body is about 60% water.
Here are some of their most popular uses and some that you may not have encountered before.
- Hydrate and moisturize your skin
- Soothe sunburn
- Cool the effects of hot flushes
- Refreshing facial toners for all skin types
- Perfect as a body mist
- Set make-up
- Add to facial masks
- Freshen linens
- Mist house plants
- Make soothing eye pads
- Make "wet wipes" for hands, faces and baby's bottoms (simply mist a tissue)