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What are hydrosols?

Hydrosols, also called Floral/Flower Waters or Hydrolates, are the pure water-based solutions created when essential oils are steam distilled.  The word is derived from the Latin hydro, meaning “water”, and sol, meaning “solution”.  During distillation, a small portion of the beneficial aromatic compounds from the plant is actually dissolved into the distillation water.  Hydrosols are considered by […]