Pure Hydrolats/ Flower Waters
A hydrolat is a by-product of the distillation process to produce essential oils. True hydrolats contain micronised droplets of essential oils suspended in the water (resulting from the steam) and are very different from water which has has essential oil and a dispersant added. Skin therapists, as well as natural skin care manufacturers worldwide, extensively use these pure flower waters in their products or treatments because of their skin loving properties.
Pure hydrolats are extremely versatile and gentle, though powerful in their action. Hydrolats makes great face toners and cleansers and are great for treatment of spots, sores, cuts and grazes. They are powerful yet gentle enough to use on sensitive areas, children, babies and sensitive skins. Hydrolats also help with shaving rashes, prevention of ingrown hairs. Chamomile hydrolat can also be used as a calming eye mask for tired eyes.
Chamomile flowers are famous for their soothing, relaxing, calming and extremely gentle qualities. Anything angry or irritated can be effectively helped with Chamomile - burns, eczema, chilblains, even muscle aches and pains. Chamomile can be used on the most sensitive skin and treats the problems that often arise with this skin type, like allergic reactions in the form of skin rashes. It also helps to protect from the elements, and relieves sunburn and wind chapped skin. Its gentleness to the skin means it makes a wonderful babies & childrens herb. >> Organic Chamomile
Organic Rose Otto
Rose Otto hydrolat is gently cleansing and toning for all skin types. Maintaining the pH balance and stimulating the regeneration process. Its antibacterial properties help fight acne giving troubled skin a gentle, rather than a harsh treatment. It is reputed to be useful in the treatment of all sorts of dermatitis. It has a calming effect on skin irritations and sunburn, and is nourishing and hydrating to the skin. Rose also offers a soothing property to the nerves and emotional and psychological state of mind. It is regarded as a mild sedative and anti-depressant. It is used in cooking in India and Turkey and used through the millenniums for religious ceremonies. >> Organic Rose Otto
Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis)
The juice of the Aloe Vera plant has more than 200 biologically active agents. Some include polysaccharides, phytosterols, glycerol, vitamins E, B & C and zinc. When used as part of a daily skin treatment regimen, aloe vera can help keep your skin healthy. It has traditionally been used to treat various skin conditions, including psoriasis, eczema, inflammations, burns and wounds. Aloe vera is also a great skin moisturiser that helps to keep skin supple by bringing oxygen to the cells. We only use organic & preservative free aloe vera juice to ensure the highest levels of aloe nutrients in our skin care range. >> Aloe Vera