WITCH HAZEL HYDROLATE ECO
INCI: Hamamelis Virginiana Water
CAS No.: 4696-19-5
EINECS/ELINCS Nº: 283-637-9
100% of the total ingredients come from organic farming
Non-GMO. Not tested on animals. Not treated with ionizing radiation. Without SVHC substances. Without CRM substances. Free of BST/TSE substances. No nanomaterials. No pesticides.
Hamamelis virginiana leaf hydrosol acts as a toning and astringent active ingredient. This floral water is extracted by steam distillation from the leaves of the Hamamelis virginiana L. plant and is a good source of aromatic molecules. Improves microcirculation. It enhances cosmetic formulas by providing 'active water' and is recommended for use in face, body and hair care products.
Hamamelis is a plant similar to hazelnut. In fact, it is known as a witch hazel, among other ways. Its use within the field of home remedies for the skin is usually very common, since it is an important natural astringent.
Witch hazel is a widely used plant in the world of cosmetics due to its great ability to work on certain aspects of the skin. First of all, witch hazel is a great astringent. By having a good amount of tannins and flavonoids, it serves to stimulate the circulation of the skin.
Witch hazel used as a skin toner is very good for refreshing. Either due to sunburn or swelling, this plant can work as a palliative.
Witch hazel can be used in compresses for problems such as bruises, swelling or sprains without any inconvenience. Ideal for oily skin and preparations for tired legs and varicose veins.
Who can use witch hazel hydrosol:
Hamamelis hydrosol is a natural active aqueous solution obtained from witch hazel leaves, which can be used up to 100% in treatment formulations for combination and oily skin, treatments for sensitive skin subject to redness or products for tired legs. and heavy.This water is characterized by its astringent and toning action, which helps to close pores and revives the radiance of the complexion.Its vasoconstrictive properties improve microcirculation and reduce redness.This witch hazel leaves the skin fresh and toned.
Outstanding properties of witch hazel hydrosol:
- Astringent: Witch hazel is a powerful astringent that helps to contract the pores of the skin and reduce excess oil. This makes it an ideal ingredient to treat oily skin, as it helps reduce shine and prevent the formation of pimples and blackheads.
- Anti-inflammatory: Witch hazel is known for its anti-inflammatory and calming effect. It is especially useful for calming irritated or reddened skin, which is why it is used in many sensitized skin care products. It is also effective in relieving itchiness and inflammation of the scalp, making it an ideal ingredient in hair care products.
- Healing: Witch hazel also has healing properties that can help speed up the recovery of wounds or skin injuries. It's especially useful for treating minor cuts, scrapes, or burns, as it can reduce inflammation and help the skin heal faster. It can also help reduce the appearance of scars and dark spots on the skin.
How witch hazel hydrosol is produced:
Hamamelis hydrosol is produced by steam stripping from the leaves of the Hamamelis virginiana L. plant. During the distillation process, water vapor is passed through the leaves, extracting the essential oils and nutrients from the leaves. . The end result is a nutrient-rich solution with calming properties.
Our Hamamelis hydrosol is made under a process that guarantees care for the environment and the promotion of sustainable development.
APPEARANCE: Clear liquid.
RELATIVE DENSITY 20º C: 0.995 – 1.000
REFRACTIVE INDEX 20º C: 1,330 – 1,340
PH (DIRECT) 20º C: 2 – 6
FLASH POINT: +175ºC
ESSENTIAL OIL CONTENT 0.11%
Main components of the Essential Oil:
Astringent tannins (catechic and gallic)
Usage Level: 1 - 100 %
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