Organic Melissa Officinalis Leaf Extract
Melissa Officinalis, commonly known as lemon balm, is a plant in the family of Lamiaceae. It has a reputation as an incredible herb used for supporting good health. Its name is attributed to its lemony scent and its popularity are due to its reputed effect on vigor and longevity.
The early cosmetic use of Melissa Officinalis goes back as early as the 14th century when the Queen of Hungary reportedly used it to erase years from her face by softening her wrinkles. Today, it is still one of the recommended natural source to elevate the condition of skin and reduce the appearance of fine lines or wrinkles.
Melissa Officinalis contains volatile components, such as caffeic acid, p-coumaric acid, and rosmarinic acid that work together to support the body’s natural response to the harmful organisms that cause lip blemishes. It also contains powerful antioxidant that protect skin cell from free radicals. Additionally, it can help to cleanse pores and reduce inflammation as well as protecting the skin from UV damage.