Essential Water of Orris Root
Essential water (hydrosol) is one of my favorite methods of aromatherapy. It is gentle, safe to use in almost any way, and despite its subtle nature, I find it to be very effective. It can be used as a room/linen spray, face toner, food and beverage flavor enhancer, body spray, energy clearing mist, and has so many other creative and practical applications.
We distilled this essential water in a copper alembic still with fresh plant material from my garden. There is a small amount of essential oil trapped in the water (from the distillation process) and traces of copper.
This is a very special batch of rhizomes dug from my organic Iris beds and aged for 6 months. Orris has a dry, powdery violet-like scent and is commonly used in seduction magic. Its connection to love, lust, and attraction is easy to intuit as the distillation somewhat captures the essence of women's skin.
Shelf life is about one year, if stored properly. It is recommended to store in the refrigerator, as this distilled water does not contain preservatives and may eventually grow bacteria. (in this case you will see a fuzzy mass developing in the bottle, and this is how you will know that it has expired).
1oz in clear glass bottle with spray top.