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Aromatic Waters: Therapeutic, Cosmetic, and Culinary Hydrosol Applications

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Aromatic Waters: Therapeutic, Cosmetic, and Culinary Hydrosol Applications
Author: Amy Kreydin
Publisher: The Barefoot Dragonfly
Format: Kindle (eBook)
Copyright: 2017
ISBN: 198127961X
ASIN: B07816Y732
Pages: 96

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Aromatic Waters by Amy Kreydin is a perfect introduction to understanding what hydrosols are and how to knowledgably shop for and use these wonderfully beneficial waters. Amy's writing style is inviting and friendly. Scroll down to the table of contents to view the hydrosol topics that are covered. I especially like that Amy made a point to discuss the important aspects of hydrosols distilled in copper.

At the center of Aromatic Waters is a helpful selection of 34 hydrosol profiles that includes an interesting overview of the botanical as well as its common name, botanical name, botanical family, plant parts used, odor profile, flavor (when applicable), safety considerations, biophysical actions, and recommendations on how/when to most suitable use the hydrosol. For many hydrosols, a recipe is also included. As the title of the book implies, the range of recipes includes a selection of therapeutic, beauty/cosmetic and culinary creations. If I counted correctly, there are over 30 hydrosol recipes included. A sampling: Cold Zucchini Soup, Rose-Tulsi, Cordial, Hydrosol Eye Compress, Aromatic Honey Syrup, Frankincense Gel Serum, Peach-Ginger Agua Fresca, Mouthwash and many more.

About Amy Kreydin

Amy is a clinically trained aromatherapist (CCAP). She possesses an educational and professional background that gives her a solid foundation for teaching about hydrosols and their applications for therapeutic, cosmetic and culinary use. More details about Amy and her credentials can be found by going to the Amazon page for Aromatic Waters, looking inside the book and viewing the introductory information.

Table of Contents for Aromatic Waters: Therapeutic, Cosmetic, and Culinary Hydrosol Applications

The many recipes included within the hydrosol profile section of the book are not shown within this abbreviated Table of Contents.

  • Introduction
  • What is a Hydrosol?
    • Hydrosol, Hydrolat, Aromatic Water - What's in a Name?
    • What Do Folks Do with Hydrosols?
  • What to Look for in a Quality Hydrosol
  • Questions to Ask to Determine Quality and Safety of a Hydrosol
  • A Note on Copper Stills
  • Therapeutic Use of Hydrosols
    • Oral Dosing
    • Pediatric Dose Guidelines
    • Dermal Dosing
    • Direct Inhalation
    • Indirect Inhalation
  • Hydrosol Profiles
    • American Beautyberry
    • Basil, Sweet
    • Basil, Holy
    • Bergamot
    • Cacao
    • Cardamom
    • Catnip
    • Chamomile, German
    • Chamomile, Roman
    • Chaste Tree
    • Cinnamon Bark
    • Clary Sage
    • Cucumber
    • Elderflower
    • Fragonia(TM)
    • Frankincense
    • Geranium
    • Ginger
    • Helichrysum
    • Juniper Berry
    • Lavender
    • Lemon
    • Lime
    • Neroli
    • Oregano
    • Peppermint
    • Plantain
    • Rose
    • Rosemary
    • Spearmint
    • Tea Tree
    • Thyme
    • Turmeric
    • Vetiver
  • Glossary of Therapeutic Terms
  • References
  • Resources
  • Acknowledgements

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