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Practical Hydrosol Applications – Part 1

Posted in Hydrosol on 02/21/12

  Are you looking for some easy ways to incorporate hydrosols into your aromatherapy practice? In this blog post, I'm excited to share a few of my favorite hydrosols and suggestions on how to begin using them today! Hydrosols 1. Helichrysum Hydrosol is wonderful for: The treatment of cuts, wounds, bruising, and pain Skin care applications: this hydrosol helps to heal most skin conditions The treatment of incisions after any kind of...

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The Beauty of Hydrosol Distillation

Posted in Hydrosol on 09/12/11

  Located on 280 acres of certified organic forest, grasslands and gardens, we had ample material to distill. We had 10 other students join us from all over the country including Hawaii! We loved everyone, and it was so great to make new friends! Annie and Karen We divided up into 3 groups and once the morning lectures were finished, we headed out to wildcraft our plant material, break for...

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Hydrosols: “Like a fine wine”

Posted in Hydrosol on 09/10/10

  This summer has been fabulous. I had a great experience on a road trip seeking out hydrosol distillers. On part of my journey, I drove North into some remote country, crossed through a gate and entered a beautiful organic farm. Every wild plant on almost 300 acres was special and served its purpose by bringing us treasures of hydrosols. What an amazing experience to see the big copper stills,...

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Back Country Survival in Style

Posted in Carriers, Essential Oil, Hydrosol on 07/15/10

  This past weekend we went on a four-day horse pack trip into the Bob Marshall Wilderness area of Montana called the "Danaher". We covered about 45 miles. Essential Oil Bottles Not wanting to be parted with my essential oils for this length of time, I assembled a "Back Country Survival Kit". This kit includes: Mosquito repellent Allergy - Inhaler Pain & deep bruising relief Sore Muscle blend Sleep and Restless...

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Rose Otto Hydrosols

Posted in Hydrosol on 06/28/10

Rose Otto Hydrosol (rose water) is a humectant that adds and helps retain moisture in the skin and has been known for many generations as a wonderful toner for the skin. When making your own lotions it adds a soft beautiful floral aroma and many skin healing properties. If you love the aroma of rose, this will delight you!   Rose Otto Hydrosols  Our Rose Otto Centifolia Hydrosol (Rosa centifolia) is steam...

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