What is Lavender?
Lavender refers to nearly forty plants which are perennial herbs. Lavender is considered in the mint family. Being a Mediterranean plant, it requires a specific climate to successfully grow. The majority of lavender is produced in the Provence region of France. Lavender is also produced In the United States in areas such as the Great Lakes. Lavender requires well-drained soil, with a pH of 6 to 8. Lavender plants don’t thrive in high humidity, but requires a lot of sunlight to grow properly. It is harvested depending on the use of the plant. It is edible and can be eaten straight from the garden in place of herbs such as rosemary. It is also harvested and used to create essential oils and perfumes by using a steam distillation process.
What are Hydrosols?
Hydrosols are a mixture of distilled herbs, essential oils or flowers combined with water to create a spray or skincare solution. They are also known as plant water or flower water. These solutions are created when specific substances such as lavender or rose petals are distilled and mixed with water to create a natural, fresh smelling liquid.
Lavender hydrosol is a wonderful product with the following benefits:
Laundry Booster. Spraying your clothes with a hydrosol will help freshen items that may have developed unpleasant scents from hanging in your closet for long periods of time.
Natural Air Freshener. Hydrosols are made from natural, organic substances and can be used as a natural replacement in place of toxic air freshener products.
Stinky Shoe Fix. Shoes can harbor smells from sweat to dirt to aromas from your workplace and spraying them with a natural scent will help you eliminate stinky shoe odors.
Body Spritz. Lavender spray provides a light fragrant scent that is gentle and not overpowering, which is a great alternative to toxin laced perfumes and body sprays. Using lavender hydrosol in place of a perfume is a great natural way to freshen up.
Bathroom Freshener. No one wants to use a fowl smelling restroom. Keeping a bottle of lavender hydrosol in your restroom to provide your family and guests with a natural solution to freshen even the worst smells.
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