Myrtle is known for its astringent and decongestant properties. It is a useful ingredient for oily or acne prone skin as it has a slight drying effect and treats blemishes.
It also possesses anti-inflammatory capabilities which reduces swelling and redness and calms skin irritations.
Myrtle helps to eliminate odours so can be used as a deodoriser or to freshen up a space.
Myrtle also works for mental and emotional well-being, it has calming and relaxing properties which help to relieve stress, anxiety and depression.