photo credit: Julia Bassal
Spirulina Mint Shampoo and Body Bar's refreshing peppermint and eucalyptus scent is coloured only with spirulina and chlorella. Spirulina helps remove toxins from the skin and candida overgrowth, it's high in minerals, anti-oxidant, anti-aging of skin, detoxifying, it also promotes hair growth.
Ingredients: olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, castor oil, pure essential oil.
All soap & shampoo bars are sulphate & palm free.
Spirulina is known in traditional herbal medicine for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. It is a blue-green algae that grows in both fresh and saltwater. It can boost the overall health and radiant appearance of your skin, gently detoxifies and encourages cell renewal. It is considered a candidate for the removal of toxicants, such as heavy metals
Spirulina has high nutritional values due to its content in proteins, essential amino acids, minerals, essential fatty acids, vitamins, liposoluble antioxidants (vitamin E and carotenoids) and antimicrobial against candida of the skin. It has high linoleic acid which is known to reduce inflammation and beneficial for folks with eczema, psoriasis and acne.
There is more research on taking spirulina internally (encourages probiotic and beneficial bacterial growth. removal of toxicants such as heavy metals, can increase hemoglobin content and improve cases of anemia).
Chlorella is a green microalgae enriched with nutrients, vitamins, minerals and chlorophyll. It is known in traditional herbal medicine to reduce inflammation and bacterial growth in skin wounds, effective for mild to moderate acne and large pores.
Peppermint essential oil: is extracted from the leaves of the peppermint plant. It gives relief from itchy skin and has been found to encourage and stimulate hair growth after four weeks of treatment. It has mild antimicrobial and antifungal properties.
Eucalyptus essential oil is from the leaves of the eucalyptus tree. It has antimicrobial, antifungal, and herbicidal properties. stimulates hair follicles, improves hair health, promotes hair growth, relieves itchy scalp. It can also act as an anti-dandruff treatment.
Note: When this shampoo & body bar is left under a light it will lose its green colour but the nutrients remain.