Hydrolats: Their Properties and Uses: E-Learning

About Course

CPD – 6 points (IFPA) / 5 points (FHT)

A course beginning with the source of all life – water!

Hydrolats are the water by-product of the distillation process and are explained through history, through chemistry, through usage and through their properties. The course will teach about safety in application and administration and several hydrolats will be discussed in detail for clinical treatments.

Discover the many benefits and uses of hydrolats.  These ‘essential’ waters are beginning to find their rightful place in aromatherapy practice, for use on a wide variety of common conditions and for the promotion of vitality.  They are suited for use in all client groups.  Discover their wonderful properties and benefits to the human body both on the internal and external pathways, by tasting them and blending them for various conditions.  There will be some practical blending during the day, and all products made can be taken home.

What Will I Learn?

  • The importance and power of water
  • Healing treatments with water
  • Increased dilution
  • How do we obtain these waters?
  • Keeping qualities
  • Quality  5
  • Reasons for using hydrolats
  • Hydrolats in association with other therapeutic products
  • Uses and therapeutic values of hydrolats
  • Uses of distilled waters
  • Methods of use
  • Cautions
  • The individual hydrolats


  • An aromatherapy qualification to PPA standards

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Course Content

Hydrolats: Their Properties and Uses

  • How to Use this Course
  • Introduction
  • How do we Obtain These Waters
  • Reasons for Using Hydrolats
  • Hydrolats in Association with Other Therapeutic Products
  • Methods of Use
  • External Pathways
  • Internal Pathways
  • Hydrolat Profiles
  • General Application Charts
  • Hydrolats: Their Properties and Uses Quiz

Hydrolats: Their Properties and Uses: Homework & Assignments

Hydrolats: Their Properties and Uses: Appendix

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