Lemons are astringent: they purify skin, helping clear away acne-causing dirt and grime and slough away dead skin cells while aiding cell renewal for smoother, clearer skin.
Lemon is a highly antiseptic ingredient which is rich in vitamins A and C that helps brighten skin, boost collagen production and protect skin from premature ageing. It contains bioflavonoids which help to strengthen the capillaries in the skin and can protect against varicose veins and bruising.
The exfoliating properties of lemons also benefit hair, it can get rid of dead cells and treat an itchy scalp that leads to dandruff as well as help to remove hair product build up. Vitamin C also helps strengthen hair and encourage hair growth.
Lemon oil is calming in nature, helping to elevate mental fatigue and nervous tension as well as refreshing the mind and energising.
Bergamot is a natural antiseptic and bacterial growth inhibitor making it great for oily and blemish prone skin. It helps kill blackhead and spot creating bacteria and also helps control excess oil production.
As an antiseptic it helps the skin regenerate and can help reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks by evening out skin tone. It possesses purifying, cooling and energising properties.
This extract of this little fruit creates the feeling of freshness, joy and energy. It also helps to improve the circulation. In traditional aromatherapy Bergamot also is known to conversely work as a mild sedative to help ease anxiety and help you to relax.
Peppermint is known for its cooling, invigorating and refreshing properties.
It helps soothe skin irritations while freshening breath and revitalising skin.
It has anti-inflammatory qualities and helps calm skin and heal cracked skin or an irritated scalp.
It also helps to nourish and moisturise skin and can brighten a dull complexion.
Peppermint possesses astringent qualities and treats blocked pores which can lead to acne, it also combats oily skin by controlling the production of excess oil.
This also benefits greasy hair as it can reduce grease and rebalance skin helping to treat both dry and oily hair. It romotes circulation to the hair follicles which aids hair growth.
Peppermint is also known to relax and rejuvenate your body and mind. It can also boost your mood and improve mental accuracy and alertness with its stimulating qualities.