Green Myrtle Hydrosol is a wonderful eyewash, similar to German Chamomile, Roman Chamomile and Cornflower hydrosols for tired, swollen and irritated eyes. It is a wonderful toner for all skin types. Very healing for skin issues when combined with Helichrysum hydrosol and German Chamomile hydrosols.
Extremely beneficial for seasonal recurring bronchitis.
- Respiratory Support: Green myrtle has a tradition of being used to support respiratory health. The hydrosol can be soothing when dealing with respiratory congestion or irritation. It can be used in steam inhalation or as a gentle throat spray.
- Skin Care: Myrtle is known for its astringent and toning properties, making the hydrosol suitable for skincare, especially for oily or acne-prone skin. It can help tighten pores and balance sebum production.
- Antiseptic Properties: Green myrtle has natural antiseptic properties. The hydrosol can be used to cleanse minor wounds or as a skin spray for areas prone to bacterial growth.
- Calming and Relaxing: The scent of myrtle can have a calming effect on the nervous system. The hydrosol can be sprayed in the environment or on linens to promote relaxation and reduce anxiety.
- Anti-inflammatory: Green myrtle possesses anti-inflammatory properties. The hydrosol can be applied to areas of inflammation or irritation, such as sunburns, rashes, or irritated skin.
- Immune Support: Historically, myrtle has been considered an immune system booster. While the hydrosol is milder than the essential oil, it can still offer support, especially during seasons when immune support is needed.
- Energetic and Emotional Support: Traditionally, myrtle has been associated with love, peace, and sacred ceremonies. The hydrosol can be used in spiritual practices or for emotional healing and balance.
- Hair Care: Due to its astringent properties, green myrtle hydrosol can be beneficial for oily scalps. It can be added to hair care routines to balance scalp oils and refresh the hair.
Catty, Suzanne. Hydrosols, The Next Aromatherapy. Vermont: Healing Arts Press. 2001