Goldenrod hydrosol is a strong anti-inflammatory and also works as an anti-spasmodic making it great for sore muscles and to aid in repetitive strain injuries. Use it as a compress to aid in fluid and uric acid retention in joints and tissues or add it to a bath to soothe rheumatic and arthritic pain. Applied topically it can also help reduce swelling in varicose veins and broken capillaries.
Energetically, it opens the solar plexus and diaphragm. This acts to bring about a sense of calm and peace, releasing old anger, making it wonderful for healing emotions and the heart.
For the winter months, you will receive your hydrosol in a BPA-free plastic bottle with a spray pump.
About Hydrosols: Hydrosols contain all of the essence of the plant like essential oils but in a milder form. The word hydrosol, ‘hydro’ water and ‘sol’ solution means water solution and refers to the fact that a hydrosol is water containing plant molecules, it is produced alongside essential oil in the process of steam distillation. This makes them suitable for applications where essential oils may be too strong. Try hydrosols as a facial splash, body perfume, deodorant or air freshener. Hydrosols can be blended in most bath products and freshens up laundry water.
All Bear Roots Forest hydrosols are steam distilled in small batches with a copper still using plants grown or wildcrafted on our farm.