Botanical Name: Mentha arvensis. Floral waters or hydrosols are the condensate water that remains after the extraction of an essential oil by water or steam distillation. The resulting fragrant water contains the very essence of everything that was contained within the plant when it was still alive and growing. Peppermint floral water has the sharp strong smell of peppermint. Cautions: Keep away from Children Do not take internally Seek advice if pregnant.