Floral Waters Guide

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Lavander

Latin name: Lavandula angustfifolia Mill.

A basic, timeless and multi-purpose. Its delicate smell is full of freshness.

Its main properties* would be:

  • Astringent

  • Revitalizing

  • relaxing

  • Repels lice and ticks

It would often be advised* to:

All skin types. Works wonders on oily skin.

It would often be associated* with:

LES ESSSENTIELS_PEAUX PURIFIEES

It would often be used to*:

  • Facial (tonic lotion)

  • Relaxing treatment

  • SOS Care

Popular recipes*:

  • Quiet night mist: In a diffuser mix equal parts of lavender floral water and chamomile floral water. Broadcast for 20 minutes.

For babies and children: 1 tablespoon of lavender hydrosol and 1 tablespoon of orange blossom hydrolat in the bath water.

  • SOS care light burn: 1 drop of lavender essential oil aspic on the area. Then apply a compress soaked in lavender floral water to keep for 10 to 15 minutes.

  • SOS sunburn care: 1 to 6 drops of St. John’s wort macerate applied locally. Then apply on a fine cloth 3 sprays of lavender floral water and a similar amount of fresh aloe vera gel. Keep 10 minutes.

  • Scar care: 1 to 2 drops of rosehip oil applied to the brand. Then, on a compress, put 3 sprays of lavender water and a similar amount of aloe vera. Store 10 to 15 minutes.

  • Anti-lice care: Use the spray and spray lavender floral water on the entire hair, then proceed to styling.

*Based on literature. These examples, information and advice are given for information only. They come from the compilation of specialized articles, books or websites specialized in aromatherapy. Argiletz will not be liable for your use of this information or our products. Argiletz is no substitute for health professionals. We recommend that you systematically consult a doctor, pharmacist or any other health professional before any use, whether prolonged or for therapeutic use of essential oils. The same goes for you to have known symptoms or pathologies.

bibliography:

Traité d’aromathérapie scientifique et médicale, by Michel Faucon; Hydrolatherapy by Lydia Bosson; Les Huiles végétales, c’est malin by Julien Kaibeck; Slow cosmétique, the visual guide of Mélanie Dupuis and Julien Kaibeck; Le Grand livre des huiles végétales by Alix Lelief-Delcourt; Vegetable oils: health and beauty oils by Chantal Clergeaud and Lionel Clergeaud; For an intelligent cosmetic – essential and vegetable oils by Dominique Baudoux; My bible of essential oils by Delétraz and Danièle Festy; The Living Earth Guide to Essential Oils by Dr Françoise Couic Marinier and Dr Anthony Touboul; Aromatherapy by Dr. Jean Valnet; Aromatherapy exactly of P. Franchomme and Dr. D. Pénoël; The Aromatherapy Bible by Nerys Purchon ; ABC of Dr. Telphon’s essential oils; Aromatherapy by Nelly Grosjean. Christian Duraffourd, Jean-Claude Lapraz, Traité de phytothérapie clinique

witch hazel

Latin name: Hamamelis virginiana L.


Its main properties* would be:

  • Would help with good blood circulation

  • Soothing

  • Astringent

  • Firming

  • Toning

  • Deodorizing

  • Sanitizing

It would often be advised* to:

  • Skins: all types of skin, even sensitive or delicate

  • Hair: oily

It would often be used* to:

  • Homemade body care

  • Facial (tonic lotion)

  • Hair care

Popular recipes*:

  • Homemade make-up remover: pour 2 t.s. of witch hazel floral water. Pour 2 t.c.s of jojoba oil or sweet almond oil + 1 t.c.s of aloe vera gel into a vial and 2 drops of lemon zest essential oil.

  • Tonic lotion: apply after a treatment (clay mask for example) by misting on the face. Leave for a few moments without letting it dry and then dry the face with a soft towel. Then apply a moisturizer of your choice.

*Based on literature. These examples, information and advice are given for information only. They come from the compilation of specialized articles, books or websites specialized in aromatherapy. Argiletz will not be liable for your use of this information or our products. Argiletz is no substitute for health professionals. We recommend that you systematically consult a doctor, pharmacist or any other health professional before any use, whether prolonged or for therapeutic use of essential oils. The same goes for you to have known symptoms or pathologies.

bibliography:

Traité d’aromathérapie scientifique et médicale, by Michel Faucon; Hydrolatherapy by Lydia Bosson; Les Huiles végétales, c’est malin by Julien Kaibeck; Slow cosmétique, the visual guide of Mélanie Dupuis and Julien Kaibeck; Le Grand livre des huiles végétales by Alix Lelief-Delcourt; Vegetable oils: health and beauty oils by Chantal Clergeaud and Lionel Clergeaud; For an intelligent cosmetic – essential and vegetable oils by Dominique Baudoux; My bible of essential oils by Delétraz and Danièle Festy; The Living Earth Guide to Essential Oils by Dr Françoise Couic Marinier and Dr Anthony Touboul; Aromatherapy by Dr. Jean Valnet; Aromatherapy exactly of P. Franchomme and Dr. D. Pénoël; The Aromatherapy Bible by Nerys Purchon ; ABC of Dr. Telphon’s essential oils; Aromatherapy by Nelly Grosjean. Christian Duraffourd, Jean-Claude Lapraz, Traité de phytothérapie clinique

Rose

Latin name: Rosa x damascena Herrm.


Rose water has existed for several hundred years and was used as eau de toilette, in skin care but also in cooking.

Its main properties*:

  • Softening and soothing protector

  • Slightly anti-inflammatory vascular and antioxidant property

It would be advised* often to:

  • All skin, even sensitive and irritated

  • All hair types

It would often be associated with:

LES ESSSENTIELS_PEAUX SECHES

It would often be used to*:

  • To soothe and soften sensitive and irritated skin

  • Reduce signs of age

  • Lighten the complexion and decrease the appearance of pores

  • Fighting redness

Popular recipes*:

  • In case of cravings

Mix in equal proportion of rose and geranium floral water

Put the mixture by replacing it with water in a misting diffuser

Leave the 20 min

  • To calm hot flashes

Mix in equal proportion of rose and witch hazel hydrosol

Store it in a small vaporizer bottle

*Based on literature. These examples, information and advice are given for information only. They come from the compilation of specialized articles, books or websites specialized in aromatherapy. Argiletz will not be liable for your use of this information or our products. Argiletz is no substitute for health professionals. We recommend that you systematically consult a doctor, pharmacist or any other health professional before any use, whether prolonged or for therapeutic use of essential oils. The same goes for you to have known symptoms or pathologies.

bibliography:

Traité d’aromathérapie scientifique et médicale, by Michel Faucon; Hydrolatherapy by Lydia Bosson; Les Huiles végétales, c’est malin by Julien Kaibeck; Slow cosmétique, the visual guide of Mélanie Dupuis and Julien Kaibeck; Le Grand livre des huiles végétales by Alix Lelief-Delcourt; Vegetable oils: health and beauty oils by Chantal Clergeaud and Lionel Clergeaud; For an intelligent cosmetic – essential and vegetable oils by Dominique Baudoux; My bible of essential oils by Delétraz and Danièle Festy; The Living Earth Guide to Essential Oils by Dr Françoise Couic Marinier and Dr Anthony Touboul; Aromatherapy by Dr. Jean Valnet; Aromatherapy exactly of P. Franchomme and Dr. D. Pénoël; The Aromatherapy Bible by Nerys Purchon ; ABC of Dr. Telphon’s essential oils; Aromatherapy by Nelly Grosjean. Christian Duraffourd, Jean-Claude Lapraz, Traité de phytothérapie clinique

geranium

Latin name: Pelargonium graveolens L’Hér.


Originally from southern Africa, Le géranium was a great success with castles and the French courts. Today there are more than 600 species. Its floral water is delicate and its divine fragrance.

Its main properties* would be:

  • Reportedly antiseptic and cleansing properties

  • Would be healing and circulatory

  • Would be slightly hemostatic

It would often be associated with:

LES ESSSENTIELS_PEAUX GRASSES ET SENSIBLES

It would often be advised for *:

  • All skins, even irritated or damaged

  • Irritated scalp

It would often be used to*:

For body and facial care:

  • To soothe the skin

  • To give a “good looks” effect

  • To relieve leather hair with dandruff

Popular recipes*:

For oily and sensitive skin

Mix: 2 cases of ghassoul; 1 case of geranium floral water, 1 cac of sweet almond vegetable oil.

10 to 15 min of laying (without letting dry).

*Based on literature. These examples, information and advice are given for information only. They come from the compilation of specialized articles, books or websites specialized in aromatherapy. Argiletz will not be liable for your use of this information or our products. Argiletz is no substitute for health professionals. We recommend that you systematically consult a doctor, pharmacist or any other health professional before any use, whether prolonged or for therapeutic use of essential oils. The same goes for you to have known symptoms or pathologies.

bibliography:

Traité d’aromathérapie scientifique et médicale, by Michel Faucon; Hydrolatherapy by Lydia Bosson; Les Huiles végétales, c’est malin by Julien Kaibeck; Slow cosmétique, the visual guide of Mélanie Dupuis and Julien Kaibeck; Le Grand livre des huiles végétales by Alix Lelief-Delcourt; Vegetable oils: health and beauty oils by Chantal Clergeaud and Lionel Clergeaud; For an intelligent cosmetic – essential and vegetable oils by Dominique Baudoux; My bible of essential oils by Delétraz and Danièle Festy; The Living Earth Guide to Essential Oils by Dr Françoise Couic Marinier and Dr Anthony Touboul; Aromatherapy by Dr. Jean Valnet; Aromatherapy exactly of P. Franchomme and Dr. D. Pénoël; The Aromatherapy Bible by Nerys Purchon ; ABC of Dr. Telphon’s essential oils; Aromatherapy by Nelly Grosjean. Christian Duraffourd, Jean-Claude Lapraz, Traité de phytothérapie clinique

Orange blossom

Latin name: Citrus x aurantium subsp. Amara (Link) Engl.


The orange blossom is native to India and comes from the bigaradier or more commonly called bitter orange tree. In antiquity flowers were used on the crowns of brides as a sign of purity and virginity.

Its main properties* would be:

  • Calming

  • Regenerating and toning

  • Lightening

  • Rebalancing

She would often be advised to*:

  • All skin even irritated, dry and sensitive

  • All hair types

It is often associated with:

LES ESSSENTIELS_PEAUX MIXTES

It would often be used to*:

  • For face, body and hair treatments

  • Promote sleep

  • Rebalancing the ph of the skin

  • Promote beautiful skin and beautiful hair

*Based on literature. These examples, information and advice are given for information only. They come from the compilation of specialized articles, books or websites specialized in aromatherapy. Argiletz will not be liable for your use of this information or our products. Argiletz is no substitute for health professionals. We recommend that you systematically consult a doctor, pharmacist or any other health professional before any use, whether prolonged or for therapeutic use of essential oils. The same goes for you to have known symptoms or pathologies.

bibliography:

Traité d’aromathérapie scientifique et médicale, by Michel Faucon; Hydrolatherapy by Lydia Bosson; Les Huiles végétales, c’est malin by Julien Kaibeck; Slow cosmétique, the visual guide of Mélanie Dupuis and Julien Kaibeck; Le Grand livre des huiles végétales by Alix Lelief-Delcourt; Vegetable oils: health and beauty oils by Chantal Clergeaud and Lionel Clergeaud; For an intelligent cosmetic – essential and vegetable oils by Dominique Baudoux; My bible of essential oils by Delétraz and Danièle Festy; The Living Earth Guide to Essential Oils by Dr Françoise Couic Marinier and Dr Anthony Touboul; Aromatherapy by Dr. Jean Valnet; Aromatherapy exactly of P. Franchomme and Dr. D. Pénoël; The Aromatherapy Bible by Nerys Purchon ; ABC of Dr. Telphon’s essential oils; Aromatherapy by Nelly Grosjean. Christian Duraffourd, Jean-Claude Lapraz, Traité de phytothérapie clinique

camomile

Latin name: Chamaemelum nobile


Its main properties* would be:

  • Soothing: would be ideal for skin prone to redness and irritation

  • Would be astringent and would illuminate the complexion

  • Would have relaxing properties that would promote falling asleep

  • It is believed to have lightening properties, which is why it is sometimes used to lighten blonde hair.

It would often be advised for *:

Irritated, sensitive skin. It is also suitable for caring for hair or sensitive areas such as the eye area.

It would often be associated with:

LES ESSSENTIELS_PEAUX SENSIBLES

It would often be used to*:

Facials, eye care, hair care.

Popular recipes*:

Poultice small irritations / redness / itching / small sunburns: On a fine cloth or cotton, apply 3 sprays of blueberry floral water and 3 vaporizations of chamomile floral water. Apply locally for 5 minutes.

*Based on literature. These examples, information and advice are given for information only. They come from the compilation of specialized articles, books or websites specialized in aromatherapy. Argiletz will not be liable for your use of this information or our products. Argiletz is no substitute for health professionals. We recommend that you systematically consult a doctor, pharmacist or any other health professional before any use, whether prolonged or for therapeutic use of essential oils. The same goes for you to have known symptoms or pathologies.

bibliography:

Traité d’aromathérapie scientifique et médicale, by Michel Faucon; Hydrolatherapy by Lydia Bosson; Les Huiles végétales, c’est malin by Julien Kaibeck; Slow cosmétique, the visual guide of Mélanie Dupuis and Julien Kaibeck; Le Grand livre des huiles végétales by Alix Lelief-Delcourt; Vegetable oils: health and beauty oils by Chantal Clergeaud and Lionel Clergeaud; For an intelligent cosmetic – essential and vegetable oils by Dominique Baudoux; My bible of essential oils by Delétraz and Danièle Festy; The Living Earth Guide to Essential Oils by Dr Françoise Couic Marinier and Dr Anthony Touboul; Aromatherapy by Dr. Jean Valnet; Aromatherapy exactly of P. Franchomme and Dr. D. Pénoël; The Aromatherapy Bible by Nerys Purchon ; ABC of Dr. Telphon’s essential oils; Aromatherapy by Nelly Grosjean. Christian Duraffourd, Jean-Claude Lapraz, Traité de phytothérapie clinique

cornflower

Latin name: Cyanus segetum Hill syn. Centaurea cyanus L.


Its main properties* would be:

  • Soothing: would be ideal for soothing and refreshing

  • Reportedly anti-inflammatory properties making it ideal for a smooth make-up removal

  • Would contain anti-oxidants, ideal to fight against small wrinkles in the contour of the eye

It would often be advised for *:

Irritated, dull skin. It is also suitable for caring for hair or sensitive areas such as the eye area. She would also be advised to take care of tired and damaged hair.

It would often be associated with:

LES ESSSENTIELS_PEAUX TERNES

It would often be used to*:

Facials, eye care, hair care.

Popular recipes*:

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*Based on literature. These examples, information and advice are given for information only. They come from the compilation of specialized articles, books or websites specialized in aromatherapy. Argiletz will not be liable for your use of this information or our products. Argiletz is no substitute for health professionals. We recommend that you systematically consult a doctor, pharmacist or any other health professional before any use, whether prolonged or for therapeutic use of essential oils. The same goes for you to have known symptoms or pathologies.

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