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Hydrosols, Hydrolats, Floral Water, and Fragrant Water

A hydrosol is the water collected from the steam carrying the essential oil during the distillation process. In some cases a distillery only wants the essential oil as their final product, and the hydrosol, also known as hydrolat, fragrant water, or floral water is discarded. In other instances the distillery will collect both the hydrosol and the essential oil to package them as two separate products. More recently there has been a resurgence in the interest in hydrosols so several…

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