CAS Number: 84082-80-4
EINECS Number: 282-026-4
Product Code: PFW3058
INCI Name: Hypericum Perforatum (St.John's Wort) Distillate Water
St. John's Wort is a highly effective anti-inflammatory and analgesic. It also has antimicrobial properties; making it a soothing and cleansing spray for cuts, wounds, burns, sores, ulcers, and bruises. St. John's Wort Hydrosol is very skin healing and can even help with scars and varicose veins. St. John's Wort is said to have wonderful healing properties when applied topically in skincare formulations such as facial toners, body, or room sprays. St. John's Wort Hydrosol also has excellent skin toning abilities, helping to soften and clarify the complexion. It can also be used as the water phase in skin care and hair care formulations.
According to Suzanne Catty, author of Hydrosols: The Next Aromatherapy, St. John's Wort Hydrosol has shown to have mild euphoriant properties. It has proven very useful in cases of asthenia and seasonal affective disorder.