Beneficial Uses of Frankincense Hydrosol:
- Analgesic, Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory
- Facial toner
- Aftershave facial tonic for men
- Body Spray
- Add in Facials and Masks
- Gargle (Mouth or gum infections)
Uses of hydrosols
Use your Hydrosol spray as a Facial Spray, Body Spray or a gentle Hair fragrancing spray: Lightly mist your body to feel cooled and refreshed. Depending on the aromatic intensity of the hydrosol used, your body will be left lightly fragranced. Mist your hair to leave it hydrated and lightly fragranced.
Deodorant Spray: Mist under arms and as needed elsewhere (avoid directly spraying genitals) to help prevent body odour. Hydrosols with antibacterial properties can be especially helpful in minimizing body odour.
Foot Spray: Mist your feet with Tea-Tree Hydrosol to help control foot odour and to refresh your feet. Hydrosols with antibacterial properties can be especially helpful in minimizing foot odour.
Anti-Itch Spray: Tea-Tree Hydrosol and Witch Hazel Hydrosol can help to ease itching caused by dry skin, dandruff and insect bites.
Air Freshening Spray: Use hydrosols to freshen a room and to benefit from the emotional and therapeutic properties of your favourite hydrosol. Simply spray the hydrosol within your space as you would most any room mist. Do be careful to avoid furniture, other people, pets, open beverages and foods. Hydrosols can be used in place of water to make a lovely home-made air freshener spray.
Linen Spray or Garment Freshening Spray: Lightly spray clothes (avoid sensitive and delicate fabrics) to impart a gentle aroma and to help eliminate unpleasant musty, smoky or other odours. Use hydrosols to freshen and fragrance sheets, towels and other linens.
Car Freshening Spray: Mist the interior of your car, avoiding polished, painted and fragile surfaces.
Calming Spray: Mist your room, body and face using hydrosols that are reported to help reduce stress and anxiety.
Monster Repellent: Calming hydrosols can be used to help calm and soothe babies and children.
Facial Toner: Hydrosols make wonderful facial toners. Use Tea-Tree, Frankincense, Witch-Hazel or Geranium hydrosol as a toner to help your skin to look brighter and healthier, and long-term benefits may include less acne, less severe acne scarring and fewer wrinkles.
Compresses: Hydrosols can be chilled or warmed and used in place of water for compresses.
Aromatic Substitute for Water in Personal Care Recipes: Enhance your lotion, cream, room mist and other recipes that call for water. Substitute skin-safe hydrosols for the water called for in your recipes.
Baby Wipe Moistening Solution: Handmade, natural baby wipes can be made using anti-inflammatory and calming hydrosols like Frankincense Hydrosol,
Finger Bowl: Hydrosol can be used in place of water within finger bowls.