Properties, Uses and Benefits
Briefly stated, a hydrosol is the aromatic water that remains after producing an essential oil via steam or water distillation. Some plants are specifically distilled for the resulting hydrosol instead of the hydrosol being simply a byproduct of a distillation. Read this article to learn more about hydrosols.
Learn how to properly store hydrosols and about what can affect the shelf life of your hydrosols.
This article includes an extensive list of ways that you can enjoy using hydrosols for aromatic and therapeutic benefit.
Although hydrosols are water-based and are far less concentrated than essential oils, it is prudent to treat hydrosols with respect and follow sensible safety precautions. Read these guidelines for more information.
The hydrosol information and safety precautions provided within this area are intended for educational purposes only. The data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.