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Labrador Tea Hydrosol / Ledum Hydrosol

Labrador Tea 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.

Botanical Name

Ledum groenlandicum

Aromatic Strength

Medium

Shelf Life

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.]

Safety Information

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.

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Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy
Author: Suzanne Catty

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.

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