CAS Number: 92457-01-7
EINECS Number: 296-280-9
Product Code: PFW3122
INCI Name: Gardenia Jasminoides Flower Water
It's believed that historically White Gardenia flowers symbolized purity, love, devotion, trust and refinement - which is why they are often still included in wedding bouquets and used as decorations on special occasions. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Gardenia is included in aromatherapy and herbal formulations used to treat mood disorders, including depression, anxiety and restlessness.
Gardenia Hydrosol provides an antioxidant effect on the skin and is ideal to use as a toner for problem skin. The hydrosol contains many antioxidants that fight free radical damage, particularly two compounds called Geniposide and Genipin that have been shown to have anti-inflammatory actions. Its antimicrobial and analgesic properties also mean it can help relieve and clean minor cuts and wounds. Gardenia Floral Water can also double as a moisturising hair spray.
Emotionally and energetically, Gardenia Hydrosol is calming and can help promote sleep for those with insomnia. One of the most popular uses of Gardenia Hydrosol is in aromatherapy, primarily because of its soothing effect on mood, headaches, anxiety and potential symptoms of depression. It has certain stimulating qualities that help lift mood and enhance cognition.