Cornflower, organic Canada

Hydrolats (floral waters)

Botanical name: Centaurea cyanus

Plant Part: flowers

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: Canada


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Product code: HYB236292

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

This Canadian Cornflower hydrosol has mild antiseptic properties and, like its cousin the Blue Centaury from gardens, it soothes irritated eyes, skin and irritated mucous membranes.

Added to a herbal tea or simply cold water, it has refreshing, even digestive and slightly bitter tonic effects.


This organic hydrosol from Canadian Cornflower is obtained from the distillation of flowers by steam.

Suggestions for use

- Eye baths: 1 teaspoon in a cup of cooled boiled water for eye baths or washes.
- Anti-rheumatic massage ointments.


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.

More information

Cornflower is a small branched annual or biennial herbaceous plant, with frank green leaves, more or less deeply divided depending on whether they are basal or summit, with heads of blue flowers, the fruits are achenes surmounted by red bristles.

The properties of this plant are used in eye lotions, hence its other name "glasses breaker".


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