Arquebuse Water by Fabre & Bouet® has been helping people for over 5 centuries

skin treatment used by Lous the sun kingDeveloped by the monks in the 15th centrury a water that would heal wounds, infections and other skin injuries inflicted in battle. The elixir was prepared by the St. Antoin Monastery in Vercors, France. The local monks called their herb extract Arquebuse Water after the medieval gun. The elixir proved to be so effective in recovery from certain skin diseases that in addition to being used to heal wounds, skin infections, various kinds of dermatitis, that people spread the word and began using it for other kinds of skin diseases and problems. The fame of this healing elixir even reached the royal court of Louis XIV, the Sun King, where even the King himself to used it.

The tumultuous years of the revolutionary era were a difficult time for French monasteries and, as a result, many monks had to flee the country. Some of those who knew the formula of the elixir emigrated to Switzerland, where they continued to produce the Arquebuse Water and healed local people.

Two pharmacists by the name of Fabre and Bouet purchased the formula and in the second half of the 18th century began to produce the water and distribute it all over Europe.

Today True Arquebuse Water is produced in Switzerland.

How can a herb elixir prepared 500 years ago still be so effective?

Arquebuse Water Flowers

Even today the most advanced biochemist labs in the world cannot artificially reproduce the active agents of many herbs found in the wild.

The secret lies in the sophisticated education, knowledge and experience of the monks developed the Arquebuse Water. These healing monks devoted their entire lives to studying the effects of natural herbs and flowers and the relationship between nature and man. They were able to identify the active agents of flowers and herbs on the basis of their colours, shapes and scents.

They also knew exactly when the highest concentration of active agents was to be found in each herb and during which hours of the day they had to be collected to provide maximum effect on a certain illness.

But what is truly amazing is that they were able to combine various herbs and flowers with extraordinary accuracy and determine the exact quantities to create a wonderful synergy that multiplies the effects of the individual plants and creates a perfect unity.

True Arquebuse Water by Fabre & Bouet® is the discovery of the true power and complexity of nature.

True Arquebuse Water by Fabre & Bouet® is the monks’ true masterpiece, the end-product of a holistic approach to the interconnections of life and treating them as a single unit, which also provides the answer to the high level of efficiency of True Arquebuse Water by Fabre & Bouet®.

What can you use True Arquebuse Water by Fabre & Bouet® for?

The complex effects of True Arquebuse Water due to the synergy of medicinal herbs and plants render quite a wide range of applications possible in restoring skin problems, and in safeguarding the beauty and the health of our skin.

True Arquebuse Water®, it is good to keep it handy!

Uses: - Skin irritations and pains

  • Itchy skin
  • Skin infections
  • Skin injuries
  • For insect bites and stings
  • for nettle-rash
  • Bruises
  • Grazes
  • Inflammations
  • Cold sores
  • Sunburn and other burn injuries
  • Problems of the scalp
  • Hair loss
  • Dandruff
  • Alleviating pain
  • Rheumatic pain
  • Neck stiffness
  • All kinds of muscle pain
  • For warm-up before exercising
  • sports injuries
  • Sprains
  • Strains
  • Painful, tired legs
  • Fight bacterial infections
  • Frost-bite
  • Aging skin
  • Wrinkles
  • Freckles
  • Pigmentation
  • Stimulating skin circulation
  • Natural improvement of complexion
  • Skin restructuring
  • Age Spots
  • After shave toner
  • After cosmetic treatments
  • After waxing or permanent hair removal
  • Against bacterial infections
  • Frost-bite

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