Mentha Piperita Leaf Extract
* Mint Extract ORGANIC. Extract certified as coming from organic farming. The leaves of this plant have been used for therapeutic purposes for over two thousand years.
Several studies have demonstrated the antioxidant capacity of peppermint due to its content in flavonoids and rosmarinic acid which makes it a great product to protect the skin from external agents
Its anti-inflammatory activity is currently known because of its rosmarinic acid content which helps to reduce edema so it is widely used as an anti-irritant.
Both rosmarinic acid and its menthol content confer great antiseptic activity as antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal. Recommended for greasy skin, as it helps to normalize the secretion of sebum and decreases the fat sensation in the skin, helping to combat the appearance of acne.
In addition the extract of mint gives a feeling of freshness, vigor and firmness on the skin as it acts by the constriction of the capillaries causing a sensation of freshness.