Acqua Anti-isterica - Anti Hysteria Water

Acqua Anti-isterica - Anti Hysteria Water

Used in the days when women wore tightly laced corsets causing hyperventilation and hysteria it produces a generally calming effect.

One of Santa Maria Novella’s best –selling items, it also helps digestion after heavy meals and can be used to prevent motion sickness.

SKU: 23665

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This antique preparation, a 70% alcohol (by volume) and water solution was first made in 1614 by the Dominican friar Angiolo Marchissi. Originally called Anti Hysteria Water (Acqua Anti-isterica), it contains essential oils from plants known for their Relaxing and calming properties (Balsamita suavolens, spearmint, peppermint and Ceylon cinnamon).

SKU: 23665
alcol etilico, acqua, aromi naturali di menta piperia, cannella di ceylon, menta dolce ed erba di santa maria

*Ingredients may be subject to change. The most accurate and up to date product ingredient list can also found on the product packaging.

SKU: 23665
Santa Maria Novella Pharmacy (Officina Profumo-Farmaceutica di Santa Maria Novella) is probably the oldest pharmacy in the world that is still in operation. Dominican monks established the apothecary when they began growing herbs to make salves, balms and medicines for use in their infirmary. News of the extraordinary quality of their products spread far and wide. In 1612, the monks opened their doors to sell to the public.

The pharmacy still uses only natural raw materials of the highest quality and continues to follow the ancient procedures originated by the Founding Fathers. Most of the medicinal herbs used are grown locally. Products are never tested on animals.

For a calming effect or motion sickness: inhale directly from the bottle or mix 2 teaspoons in a half cup of water then sip.

For indigestion: mix 2 teaspoons in a half cup of water then sip. Keep out of reach of children.