Saturday, June 6, 2015

10 Way To Enjoy Orange Blossom Water

For centuries orange blossom water has been used for a myriad of purposes, but primarily for fragrance and cooking. If you have ever been in or near an orange grove while the trees are blossoming you will understand why. The fragrance is intoxicating and lasting. It has been treasured by nobility to scent their linens and dresser drawers and to perfume their hair. It was one of Marie Antoinette's favorite ingredients in her beauty regime.

Foxbrim is a company that specializes in organic and natural health and beauty products. one of those products is Orange Blossom Water Toner. They bring the wonderfully scented floral water of the Mediterranean to you. From the bitter orange tree comes a 100% pure and natural blossom (or flower) water. Absolutely nothing added so you enjoy the full benefits of this fragrant and skin healing water. Renowned for it’s many uses and benefits, Orange Blossom Water has astringent and anti-microbial properties to provide skin a fresh and and balanced feel while removing excess dirt and oil.

Let's look at some of the ways you can use this amazing product.

1. It Calms Sensitive Skin
It calms redness and soothes irritations, which is why in France it’s a traditional additive to baby products. It leaves your skin feeling refreshed. 

2. It Is A Perfume
For centuries orange blossom water has been used a a perfume. It absorbs easily into the skin and remains for an extended amount of time. Those who have sensitivity to other perfumes can tolerate orange blossom water, generally because there are no other chemical ingredients in it.

3. As A Hand Freshener
A traditional use for centuries in the Middle East it was common to offer a guest a small bowl of water with orange blossom in it when they arrived to your home. The guests hands would be cleansed by the water and perfumed by the orange blossom as they came from the outside in and it would refresh their senses.

4. An Orange Blossom Bath
Mix 2-3 cups of warm milk, 3 Tablespoons of honey and 1/4 cup of orange blossom water. Add this to your bath water and close your eyes and relax. Your skin will look and feel like satin. Orange blossom is excellent for skin, especially if yours is oily and sensitive. 

5. Use it In Your Bedroom To Help You Sleep
As well as smelling fresh, orange blossom water is also well known for its calming and comforting effect. Sprinkle some on your bed sheets and the scent will help you to gently drift off to sleep. You can also sprinkle it on a cloth and hang from the headboard of your bed. It can stain some fabrics though, so try a little on a corner of the sheet first, to be safe.

6. As An Air Freshener
Put the orange blossom water in a spritzer and lightly mist the air in your home. Or place some in a pan of water on your stove. Let the water boil and then reduce the heat for it to simmer releasing the fragrance throughout your home. You can also use your essential oil difuser too. 

7. Use it In Your Steam Iron
Add just a drop or two to the water in your steam iron and it will leave all your clothes with a long lasting blossoms scent as you iron.

8. It's a skin Toner
Like rosewater, it can replace your usual toner as a part of your beauty regime. You want to make sure the floral waters you use for skincare are pure, natural distillations to protect your skin.

9. Use As A Hair Rinse
You can pour a small amount of the orange blossom water over your hair after the final rinse. Since it is not an oil it will not leave your hair greasy or oily. It will add an intoxicating fragrance and shine.

10. Use it In Your Vacuum Cleaner
Add a few drops to your vacuum cleaner filter. As you vacuum the fragrance will be released and freshen your home as you clean.

This is just the start of the many ways to use Foxbrim's Orange Blossom Water Toner. The more you use it, the more ways you find to continue using it.

How do you think you would want to enjoy Orange Blossom Water in your home? Let us know in the comments below!

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We received samples of the products for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed here are those of the author.


  1. I have this and I use it as toner. May I also add that citrus scents can perk you up. If you are too sleepy at work, a whiff of lemon or orange will keep you alert.

    1. It will keep you alert. The most common use her in the US is as a toner, but it can do so much more!

  2. I like using an Orange blossom water as a toner. I didn't know about its other uses. The bath sounds luscious and I would love to try it.

    1. It's great as a toner. I also love having food grade Orange Blossom Water. It is so good in recipes. it adds a great flavor and it can also be used as a help for upset stomach. It's a leading product in France for colic for babies.

  3. Oh! In the vacuum cleaner is a great idea, never thought of that. Would love to use it as a hand freshener!

    1. It smells fantastic in the vacuum! Just a few drops on the filter and it is so much more pleasant to clean now!