Hydrosol-St. John's Wort (Organic)

Artisan Crafted USA

Distilled from St Johns Wort Hypericum perforatum

Distillation date:  Summber 2012

Stability:  1-2 years

St Johns Wort has a strong herbaceous aroma that is slightly sweet.  It tastes rather green and dry with herbacious tones.  Suzanne Catty describes the diluted taste like a curious herb tea, something familiar and yet mysterious.  The benefits of this hydrosol is still in the experimental stage.  According to Suzanne Catty, The hydrosol has shown mild euphoriant properties being very effective in cases of asthenia and seasonal affective disorder, (SAD) and she recommends keeping a glass of water beside the bed and drink it upon rising in the morning in the winter; by the time you've had your shower you'll feel great. 

Other reported properties include:

  • Astringent
  • Works on the digestive system, calming, cleansing, and reducing colicky spasms.
  • Skin healing and scar treatment
  • Softens and clarifies the complexion - use as a toner alone or combined with other hydrosols
  • Emotionally comforting and supportive
  • Mucolytic
  • Expectorant
  • Sedative

Shipped in sterilized glass bottles and the 8 ounce is shpped in PET plastic bottles.  Best if stored in a cool dark place when not in use. 

No known safety issues.

References:

Catty, Suzanne. Hydrosols, The Next Aromatherapy. Vermont: Healing Arts Press. 2001

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Hydrosol-St. John's Wort (Organic)

Hydrosol-St. John's Wort (Organic)

Artisan Crafted USA

Distilled from St Johns Wort Hypericum perforatum

Distillation date:  Summber 2012

Stability:  1-2 years

St Johns Wort has a strong herbaceous aroma that is slightly sweet.  It tastes rather green and dry with herbacious tones.  Suzanne Catty describes the diluted taste like a curious herb tea, something familiar and yet mysterious.  The benefits of this hydrosol is still in the experimental stage.  According to Suzanne Catty, The hydrosol has shown mild euphoriant properties being very effective in cases of asthenia and seasonal affective disorder, (SAD) and she recommends keeping a glass of water beside the bed and drink it upon rising in the morning in the winter; by the time you've had your shower you'll feel great. 

Other reported properties include:

  • Astringent
  • Works on the digestive system, calming, cleansing, and reducing colicky spasms.
  • Skin healing and scar treatment
  • Softens and clarifies the complexion - use as a toner alone or combined with other hydrosols
  • Emotionally comforting and supportive
  • Mucolytic
  • Expectorant
  • Sedative

Shipped in sterilized glass bottles and the 8 ounce is shpped in PET plastic bottles.  Best if stored in a cool dark place when not in use. 

No known safety issues.

References:

Catty, Suzanne. Hydrosols, The Next Aromatherapy. Vermont: Healing Arts Press. 2001

Sizes / Prices
  • 2 oz Glass w/Atomizer
  • 4 oz Clear Class Bottle with Cap
  • 8 oz Clear PET plastic Bottle with Cap