Cornflower - Organic Floral Water

Soothes tired, irritated and swollen eyes

Common name : Cornflower

Latin name: Centaurea cyanus

Origin: Drome, France. La Comba Aromatica grows its own Cornflower !

Method of obtaining: Steam distillation

Part of the plant used: Flower

Harvest period: July/August

Ingredients: Organic* cornflower floral water, sodium benzoate **, potassium sorbate **

Properties: Soothes tired, irritated and swollen eyes. Can be used as eye makeup remover ***

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Directions for use: FACE CARE. Instructions for use: after washing, soak two compresses of floral water and apply them on the eyelids, for at least 20 minutes.

Recommendations : Keep away from heat. Keep out of reach of children. To be used in the month after opening. Do not ingest. This is not a medicine. If symptoms persist, consult a health care practitioner.

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* ORGANIC: Ingredient from organic farming. 99.8 % of the total of the ingredients come from organic farming. 99.8 % of the total come from organic farming. COSMOS ORGANIC certified by Ecocert Greenlife according to COSMOS standards.

** Floral waters (or hydrolats) are mostly composed of water. This makes them very sensitive to all types of microbial contamination. It is for this reason that the cosmetic legislation requires us to add, in a very small proportion (0.2%), antimicrobial preservatives.

  • Sodium benzoate is derived from benzoic acid. Benzoic acid is present in some fruits as well as during the fermentation of milk.
  • Potassium sorbate, which is of plant origin, is a derivative of sorbic acid, an organic acid salt that exists naturally in many plants.

 

*** Properties shown are taken from serious books and webliographic references.
Here are some books to devour without moderation !

  • FESTY Danièle, Ma bible des huiles essentielles - Guide complet d'aromathérapie, Leduc.s Editions, 2008
  • LEFIEF Alix, Le grand livre des huiles essentielles, Editions ESI, 2012
  • Larousse des plantes médicinales, Edition Larousse, 2013
  • Le petit Larousse des plantes qui guérissent, Edition Larousse, 2016

 

Do not hesitate to tell us about your tips, recipes and other everyday uses of floral waters (or hydrolats). For any question, contact us on contact@lacombaromatica.com.