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.
Frankincense Hydrosol is steam distilled from the resin of the Roswellia carterri tree. This hydrosol is wonderfully fragrant and is very soothing and relaxing, helping to decrease anxiety. It has a balancing, astringent property that makes it a great choice for areas of the skin that need to just "calm down." And it is great for using directly on the skin as a fragrant toner and supporter of skin health.
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 Frankincense 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
Resinous, sweet aroma with woody undertones
African Frankincense, Olibanum
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