The ideal skin care botanical that benefits all skin types, all ages. Pelargonium graveolans. Organic.
Rose Geranium is one of our favorite hydrosols. It is the premier skin care water for every skin type at every age at any time. As an adaptogenic botanical, it responds to the needs of dry or oily skin, normal, combination, or sensitive skin. It encourages cellular regeneration which is anti-aging but also helps with healing acne. Anti-inflammatory and cooling, rose geranium is useful for skin conditions where heat and/or redness are present: menopausal hot flashes, rosacea, sunburns, inflammation, rash, or insect bites. It attracts moisture to the skin without encouraging oil production so both oily and dry skin benefit from frequent misting or compresses. It is an adaptogenic, i.e. it does not target a specific area of the body but contributes to overall wellness, helping the body adapt to stress and changing circumstances. It is balancing for emotional well-being making it supportive for moodiness and times of depression. Rose Geranium hydrosol is the ideal skin care hydrosol. As a humectant it attracts moisture to the skin, refreshes the skin, and is the hydrosol of choice for mature complexions. It can be used as a gentle toner or makeup remover. Applied as a mist throughout the day, it combats the effects of environmental irritation. It makes an emotionally calming makeup setting mist, and can misted over makeup throughout the day to refresh and cool. Anti-inflammatory and cooling, it can be used on distressed skin, to clean wounds, cuts scrapes, and scratches, and its hemostatic properties helps quickly curb bleeding. It is wonderful to use on the scratches common to children as it quickly stops pain and itching and promotes healing of new skin. Deodorizing and sweet smelling, it makes a wonderful air purifier, removes bathroom odors, and makes pets smell better than they did before.
-Use as a mist, compress, wash, or toner, for skin care. -Mist or use as a compress or wash to relieve itching or pain from distressed skin or wounds. -Internally, use diluted (teaspoon in 8 oz water or other liquid) to relieve heat (hot flashes) or balance emotions. -Reported to make a wonderful martini.
Pelargonium graveolans. Organically grown and distilled in USA. Stable for 15-18 months. Aroma is rich, floral, and sweet. Taste is overwhelming undiluted, but palatable and sweet when diluted. NOTE: As an extra precaution, we suggest you consider sterilizing any hydrosol before taking internally. Slowly heat ta low boil for a few minutes to obtain sterility without destroying the actives within the distillate.