Orange Hydrosol is a floral water which is ideal for perfume based applications. It is a flavoring agent that has a pleasant aroma of orange that allows several aromatic uses. Being water soluble in nature, this hydrosol also blends well with various floral absolutes, citrus oils and most of the synthetic components. It is of pure herbal nature and spreads pleasant and soothing aroma in the air.
This floral water is also known as Neroli Hydrosol and is very popular in the Arabian Peninsula for culinary purposes. It can be used for wide purposes from scenting clothes to flavoring food. This makes it ideal for various applications in medicine, industry and also for domestic uses. More than 12% of the modern perfumes contain this floral water as a major ingredient.
Our Orange Hydrosol is extracted by the process of steam distillation of orange peels.
Properties And Constituents
The major constituents of this floral water includes 28 to 45% linalool, 3 to 15% linalyl acetate, 7 to 17% ß-pinene, 9 to 18% limonene, a-terpineol, alpha pinene, myrcene, sabinene, cymene, geranial, neral and beta (E)-ocimene. This highly pure hydrosol possess several properties like anti depressant, anti septic, diuretic, cholagogue, anti spasmodic, aphrodisiac, tonic, anti inflammatory, sedative and carminative. It is a non-irritant, non-sensitizing, non-photo-toxic and non-toxic substance, which is safe for being used in perfumes.
Because of the above mentioned properties of this hydrosol, it is extensively utilized for the following purposes:
Acts as an astringent and helps to control the level of acidity in skin.
Used as a toner to enhance skin complexion and reduce wrinkles.
Acts as an excellent cleanser that removes grime and dirt from the skin.
Due to the pleasing aroma, it is used as an ingredient in various perfumes and scents.
This hydrosol when dashed with several sorbets, make it more aromatic and tasty.
Used as a major ingredient in preparation of lotions, soaps, creams, and other cosmetic items.
With the excellent therapeutic properties, it heals shock, stress, depression or tension.
Give benefits of anti-fungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory.
Helpful in diarrhea, colic, nervous dyspepsia, anxiety, palpitations, poor circulation, etc.
Makes a refreshing and soothing facial sprays.
Helps in manufacturing of anti mark, confectionery, biscuits, etc.
Excellent ingredient in desserts, beverages and sweetmeats for adding orange flavor.
Added to the steam iron to fragrance and freshen the ironing.