Hydrosol distillation with organic bamboo and benefits of bamboo hydrosol

BAMBOO HYDROSOL — (Taiwan Giant Bamboo Hydrosol, Dendrocalamus latifolia Water)

Our organically crafted Bamboo Hydrosol is made by steam-distillation of leaves of Dendrocalamus latifolia.

A brief overview of Organic Bamboo leaf distillation.

BENEFITS AND USES

Bamboo Hydrosol is an effective moisturizing and soothing agent for dry and sensitive skins and can be used also for acne prone skins. Its high Silica Content brings a soft and silky touch to the skin making it a great ingredient for creams, lotions, shampoos, shower gels and deodorant, for bath additives and for refreshing and astringent face tonics. Bamboo Hydrosol also has anti-inflammatory properties.

Bamboo Hydrosol is used to formulate cosmetic products with anti-irritant activity, the protection of skin and hair, integrity against oxidative processes and cosmetic products aimed at improving general blood circulation. Also recommended as a refreshing and soothing agent.

Our range of Hydrosols, Hydrolats or Floral Waters are 100% pure and free from preservatives.

Our hydrosols are specifically distilled for the hydrosol, not produced as a by-product. These hydrosols are distilled using fresh plant material allowing us to capture not just all the volatile components of the plant, but more importantly, the cellular water from the living plant. This cellular water, is rich with the water-soluble aromatic and therapeutic properties of the plant.

Hydrosols generally retain a small fraction of essential oil compounds (about 0.05 to 0.2 grams per litre) – mostly the gentler, more hydrophilic aromatic esters and alcohols. This is one of the reasons that makes hydrosols quite safe for children, the elderly, and anybody with pronounced sensitivities.

Our hydrosols are very versatile in use as:

  • Facial Cleanser:
    Moisten with a cotton pad and swipe across the skin of the face to cleanse.
  • Facial Spray:
    Close the eyes and lightly mist your face as a daily refresher.
  • Facial Mask:
    Mix the hydrosol with clay or body butter and apply to cleansed skin.
  • Hair Care:
    Spray onto cleansed hair and gently massage the hair and scalp. Do not rinse.
  • Calming Spray
  • Aromatic Substitute for Water in lotion, cream, room mist.

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