Rosemary + Bay Hydrosol
Rosemary + Bay Hydrosol – created using organic bay laurel and rosemary grown in Wildcare’s family garden + sourced from a local, organic farm, and steam distilled in Wildcare’s Portland, Oregon studio in a beautiful copper still – is a serene skin soother. The sacred lore of bay laurel and rosemary lives on in this essential mist. These green herbs are considered spiritually protective and cleansing. This resinous duo is analgesic and anti-inflammatory, which may provide relief from eczema and other minor skin irritations. With daily use on the scalp, it may also ease itching and stimulate hair growth. Bejewel your skin in the fine dew of this herbal mist.
100% steam distillation of bay laurel (Laurus Nobilis) and rosemary (Rosemarinus Officials) organically grown in Wildcare's family garden in addition to a local, organic farm
Mist your hydrosol onto clean face or hands until saturated, and pat for ample hydration. For added moisture morning and night, follow by gently massaging a nourishing facial oil into the skin, and finish with another mist of your hydrosol to lock in moisture. Your daily use restores the skin’s natural pH balance.
Founded in 2015 by self-taught distiller Cortney Herrera, Wildcare began with a dedication to create effective, holistic skincare based on the plant life in her landscape. Through red cedar forests of the Pacific Northwest to sweet jasmine blossoms in sunny California, Cortney and her family actively seek out and learn from nature on a weekly basis. Inspired by visuals, scent memories, and feelings from nature, the formulas and product names in the line often make their way into Cortney’s dreams - an authentic relationship deeply built on trust, connection, and patience. Receiving formal training in Culinary Arts, a year-long internship in Herbal Medicine, and a long winding path of continuing education and research, she directly experienced the synergistic benefits of purely natural ingredients and therapeutic botanical care from the inside, out.
Rosemary + Bay Hydrosol was the first distillation and the catalyst that birthed Wildcare. Having various inflammatory skin maladies for most of her life, Cortney noticed immediate personal benefits from the use of this particular hydrosol combination, distilled from the organic plants in her California garden. This led to further research and confirmation that both ancient and contemporary researchers agree: hydrosols heal. Wildcare is humbled to participate in this 3,000+ year old slow, artisan process and extend its magic to you in every drop. Through the intelligent use of earth-grown materials and thoughtful natural ingredients, the hope for Wildcare is to advocate for and realign ourselves with nature: creating balance through botanical alchemy.
All Wildcare products are handmade with love, intention, and the utmost respect for Mother Earth in Wildcare’s studio in Portland, Oregon. All hydrosols are made in-house in a beautiful copper still using freshly collected Oregon mountain spring water and herbs + plants grown in Wildcare’s family garden or sourced directly from small, organic farmers. For all Wildcare creations, ingredients not grown in Wildcare's family garden are either sourced directly from small, local farmers or sourced from small suppliers with sustainability, transparency, and integrity at the forefront.