Hydrosols are liquid plant extracts that are usually aromatic and have therapeutic properties. Two Latin words: hydro meaning water and sol or solution, that is, the water solution that contains some of the water-soluble micro-molecules of essential oil as well as water-soluble plant components.
Our organic hydrosols or flower waters are produced by steam-distilling plant or flower material. They are distilled in a complete sterilized environment, guaranteeing microbiological cleanliness in copper alembic stills;producing a sweeter hydrosol and also a more stable one. We use pure spring, or well water for our hydrosols. Which is of utmost importance for a hydrosol. They have similar properties to their essential oil counterparts, but are much less concentrated.
Our hydrosols are 100% natural, organic and contains no chemical preservatives. They are stored in sterilized clear glass bottles in our dark cold room until an order is placed.
Being antibacterial in nature, basil is good for fighting off bacteria that irritate skin, cause throat infections and lead to acne. The strong antioxidant properties of basil hydrosol are good for maintaining youthful skin. Basil hydrosol is the by-product of steam distillation of basil essential oil. It is a pure water naturally infused with the medicinal properties and aroma of the herb.
Our hydrosols are also nitrogen capped just like our essential oils and extracts, so they remain just as therapeutic as the day they were distilled and the shelf life is extended dramatically. They possesses biological properties like antifungal, antibacterial and antioxidant which makes them safe to use. Our Basil Hydrosol is of the best quality. It should be kept in a cool, dark place. Refrigeration is recommended if you are not going to use your hydrosol quickly.
Clear colourless to slightly cloudy liquid
Fresh, minty, herbaceous, odour
Holy Basil, Saint-Joseph’s Wort, Common Basil, Sweet Basil, Tulsi Organic
Leaves and Flower Tops
Steam Distilled Hydrosol
4.50 - 7.00
0.980-1.020 @ 25°C
1.300-1.350 @ 20°C
100% Pure and Natural
Insoluble in fixed oils; Soluble in water and alcohols