Uses & benefits of Melissa

(Lemon balm) hydrosol

Skincare benefits: Melissa (Lemon Balm) Hydrosol helps gently cleanse and detoxify facial skin to remove impurities to keep the skin blemish free and naturally radiant.

It has an astringent effect to help tighten pores, fine lines, wrinkles etc.  and antibacterial to help prevent and treat hormonal acne, pimples, and other skin irritations.

It is also hydrating with a mattifying effect on the skin which makes it suitable for use even when wearing make-up.

It has a balancing effect on sebum production in the skin to help reduce pore size and is anti-inflammatory to soothe the skin and prevent the formation of dark spots, blemishes etc.

Healing benefits: It helps clean and accelerate healing of small scratches, burns, wounds etc.

Use as a compress or spray to help soothe itchy shingles, cold (herpes simplex) sores due to its antiviral property.

The scent of Melissa hydrosol is calming, soothing yet uplifting to help relieve stress, anxiety and some symptoms of depression.

Use as a cooling, soothing spray on rashes (gentle enough for diaper rash), sunburn, irritations and skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, diaper rash etc.  

Melissa hydrosol has a calming and uplifting scent that acts as a great antidepressant.

Spray on linen or use as a room spray to help induce sleep for its sedative effect.