What is a hydrosol? A true aromatic hydrosol contains the active properties of pure plant essences suspended in water from the steam distillation process. Hydrosols provide botanical hydration and toning with healing benefits for face, skin and hair. Veriditas hydrosols include micro filtering and UV filtering for an extended shelf life. Due to their delicate nature, please store in a cool, dry place.
How to use: Mist liberally on clean skin before moisturizing in your daily AM/PM skincare routine. Revitalize and mist throughout each day. Excellent as hydrating facial toners, they may also be used as a body and haircare product. Gentle and safe, always. Blend hydrosol with your choice of Virgin Plant Oil, Rose Regenerative Facial Oil, Skin Clarity, or other essential oils for added benefits.
Frankincense has a resinous, bright, citrus aroma with lasting earthy undertones. This complex essential oil is a base to middle note and blends well with other oils both for therapeutic value and for its aroma. Frankincense is used for perfuming and appears in designer fragrances around the world.
Common Uses: To promote calm and relaxation, breathe in the scent of Frankincense essential oil usingdirect palm inhalation, a diffuser, or smelling salts.
Frankincense Hydrosol: Spritz Frankincense hydrosol liberally on the face to help rebalance the skin’s PH and soothe acne, blemishes, cuts, wounds or sores. With its anti-microbial properties suspended in water, this hydrosol is gentle enough for sensitive skin. Pair with our Skin Clarity and Rose Regenerative Facial Oil blends for added benefits. As one of the most valued herbs of Biblical times, Frankincense is also often used to prepare the body and mind for prayer and meditation. Spray yourself and your space to clear, ground and restore.
A flowering herb, Helichrysum is known as ‘Immortelle’ or ‘Everlasting’ due its long-lasting bright yellow blooms and its oil’s rejuvenating effect on the skin. It is especially useful for mature, damaged, dry or irritated skin-types as it promotes cellular regeneration and scar tissue repair. The oil can also be applied to inflammation, such as minor bruises, burns and sprains, as well as facial blemishes. Helichrysum’s aroma is potent and calming with herbal, smoky and medicinal notes.
Common Uses: Helichrysum is often used in skin care products and soothing lotions, balms and salves.
Helichrysum contains high levels of antioxidants and is an excellent facial toner to repair mature and/or sun damaged skin. Use as a deeply restorative treatment for any area of the skin in need of repair. Combine with Rose Regenerative Facial Oil and any of the Virgin Plant Oils for a rejuvenating lift.
Fresh, light and herbaceous, Lavender is an ideal toner for all skin types. Lavender hydrosol promotes cell repair for treating aging skin and is an excellent coolant for minor burns, sunburns, rashes, irritation, sores and generally sensitive skin. It is the most relaxing, balancing and hydrating hydrosol of the collection. Gentle and soothing, it can be used as an all-purpose facial mist, body spray and deodorant.
Lavender is the most popular of all essential oils with its clean, fresh, floral scent and numerous uses. The oil has been used for thousands of years for skin care, calming the mind, cleaning, and pure enjoyment. Lavender is a ‘must have’ for beginner essential oil users and a staple in all starter kits and first-aid kits. “When in doubt try Lavender” is a saying among aromatherapists due to the oil’s gentle soothing and healing benefits on the skin, as well as its deeply calming scent.
Veriditas Lavender essential oil is from farms in the French Alps where the scented purple flowers are cultivated in neat, long rows against the backdrop of the mountains. While Lavender grows all over the world, the French Alps are known for producing the world’s best Lavender essential oil. The finest Lavender available is grown at the highest altitudes and is produced in limited quantities.
Common Uses: To help maintain clean, clear and calm skin, add Lavender essential oil to facial serums, lotion, creams, toners, cleansers, facial soaps, exfoliating scrubs and beauty masks.
Lavender may support your skin when irritated, and can be applied to blemishes, rashes, bug bites, and sunburns. It may also be applied as first aid to minor cuts, burns, and bruises.
The scent of Lavender may support healthy stress-response, balanced emotions, and relaxation. For these purposes Lavender can be added to a diffuser, aromatherapy inhaler, smelling salts, deodorant, perfume, lotion, or the scent can be inhaled directly from the hands.
Dr. Melanie MacLaren is a naturopathic doctor and registered yoga teacher who is passionate about natural health and the individualized needs of each of her clients. She founded Dragonfly 360 Yoga & Wellness to help educate others on the benefits of holistic, naturopathic practices.
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