CAS Number: 97952-61-9
EINECS Number: 308-354-0
INCI Name: Monarda fistulosa (Bee Balm) Distillate Water
Monarda has been traditionally used as a healing herb by Native Americans and is said to be chemically similar to Thyme ct. Geraniol. They recognized the plant's strong antiseptic action and used poultices of the plant for skin infections and minor wounds. They would also make a tea with this plant to treat mouth and throat infections.
Bee Balm Hydrosol is a great wash for the skin and can be used to clean minor abrasions and cuts.It also makes a lovely toner for those with an acne prone complexion. With its sweetly herbal, gently floral aroma, Monarda Hydrosol is also well known for treating stress, anxiety, and has the combined effects of calming the emotions, yet slightly stimulating to the energy level.