INCI: Melissa officinalis

What is Melissa officinalis?

Balm mint is a herb found in Asian, central European region. Leaves of the plant are fragrant, and they have a lemony-minty scent. Extract of leaves is used for medicinal and cosmetic purpose. It contains tannins of complex phenolic acid. It contains constituents like citral, citronella, Linalool, Geraniol, and aldehyde.

Use & Benefits

It has a refreshing aroma, which also acts as a decongestant. It provides with calming, soothing, healing, and circulation stimulatory properties. Also, it is used in acne treatment and post-sun preparation. It can be used in preparation relate to blemish and sensitive skin.