Labrador Tea Hydrosol / Ledum Hydrosol
Labrador Tea Hydrosol isn't widely available. However, it is an intriguing hydrosol that shows potential for use in emotional applications according to Suzanne Catty (see below for citation).
Labrador Tea Hydrosol isn't the most pleasant smelling hydrosol. It is somewhat sweet and herbaceous in aroma.
Up to 2 years if stored properly (refrigeration is recommended).
Reported Properties, Uses and Applications
Suzanne Catty reports that Labrador Tea Hydrosol "the most powerfully therapeutic of all hydrosols." She comments that it is strongly sedating. [Suzanne Catty, Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy (Rochester, VT: Healing Arts Press, 2001), 105-106.]
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Suzanne Catty cautions that Labrador Tea Hydrosol should be avoided if epileptic, during the first two trimesters of pregnancy and with children under six years of age. Read AromaWeb's Hydrosol Safety Guidelines.