Uses & benefits of cistus hydrosol
Skincare benefits: Cistus Hydrosol helps hydrate the skin by plumping up the skin to keep it healthy and moisturized by locking water in the skin cells.
It also helps promote cell regeneration which aids skin repair to help smoothen and tighten skin and erase fine lines, crow's feet and wrinkles which makes it an amazing product to incorporate into an anti-aging skincare regimen.
It also helps tighten large pores to prevent excess oiliness and when used on clean skin before moisturization it helps firm and tone the skin to improve the effect of the moisturizer or serum used.
Use as a hair rinse: Add equal parts of Cistus hydrosol and Apple cider vinegar and use once weekly to help dissolve residue from shampoos and other hair products, increase softness and shine and helping to balance PH in the hair and scalp.
As a hair spritz: Spray on hair before moisturizing or on the hair while it is in a protective style to help provide the necessary hydration with a step up from water since Cistus hydrosol brings nutrients to help nourish and moisturize the hair and prevent scalp infections.
Healing benefits: When sprayed on wounds, cuts and scrapes Cistus Hydrosol works as a natural disinfectant to help cleanse wounds and stem bleeding and promote clotting prior to dressing to prevent infections.
When dealing with nosebleeds, soak a cotton ball in Cistus hydrosol and gently insert it at the opening of the nostril (do not push deep inside) as first aid for nose bleeds.
As a natural toxin free, gentle aftershave spray on freshly shaved skin to soothe and heal cuts from shaving.
Add to hot water and inhale the steam with a towel over your head to soothe flu symptoms and help improve breathing.
Spray on sores, distressed or irritated skin to help calm, cool and soothe discomfort.