MINT Hydrosol

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TRADITIONALLY USED FOR: Digestive health, nausea & cramps. To clear congestion from the nose, throat & lungs. Best used as a gentle mouthwash.

Mint Hydrosol

TRADITIONALLY USED FOR: Digestive health, nausea & cramps. To clear congestion from the nose, throat & lungs. As mouthwash.

INGREDIENTS: Aqua, Spearmint leaves (Mentha spicata).


• Use on the face, as a skin cleanser or toner.
• Incorporate into your routine plant medicine

• Use as flavoring in your drinks.
• Spray on the body and wear as a fragrance.
• Spray on linen or clothing to refresh.

Mints are aromatic, almost exclusively perennial herbs. They have wide-spreading underground and overground stolons and erect, square, branched stems. Mints will grow 10–120 cm (4–48 inches) tall and can spread over an indeterminate area. Due to their tendency to spread unchecked, some mints are considered invasive.

The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs, from oblong to lanceolate, often downy, and with a serrated margin. Leaf colors range from dark green and gray-green to purple, blue, and sometimes pale yellow.

The flowers are produced in long bracts from leaf axils. They are white to purple and produced in false whorls called verticillasters. The corolla is two-lipped with four subequal lobes, the upper lobe usually the largest. The fruit is a nutlet, containing one to four seeds.

Herbal distillates, also known as floral waters, hydrosols, hydrolats, herbal waters, and essential waters, are aqueous products of hydro distillation. They are colloidal suspensions of essential oils and water-soluble components obtained by steam distillation or hydrodistillation (a variant of steam distillation) from plants and herbs.

These herbal distillates have been used as flavorings and cosmetics. Common herbal distillates for skincare include rose water, orange flower water, and witch hazel. Rosemary, oregano, and thyme are hydrosols that may be used in food manufacturing. 



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