Peppermint oil naturally cleanses the skin, has antiseptic properties and has been shown to effectively kill bacteria. In one study, peppermint oil was found to kill and prevent the growth of common food-borne bacteria including E. coli. It also naturally repels bugs and has a refreshing minty scent.
Peppermint leaves a cooling sensation, attributed to the numbing properties of its primary component, menthol. It can help to heal minor irritations, soothe itchy skin and relax muscles. In addition, menthol, the main component of peppermint oil, gives skin an instant, refreshing boost upon contact.
The anti-inflammatory properties of rosemary help to reduce redness, swelling and puffiness. It also helps to heal burns and soothe the skin. Rosemary contains powerful antioxidants that diminish free radicals, encourage cell growth and have anti-ageing benefits such as reduced wrinkles and masked age spots.
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