Mint & Your Skin
Mint contains a nutrient perillyl alcohol, which prevents the formation of skin cancer cells.
It soothes the senses and provides a pleasant scent to products:
Mint can be used to heal bites of mosquitos, wasps, and bees because it has Vitamin A, it strengthens skin's tissue and reduces oily skin as well.
Note: mint oil on the face helps to prevent pimples, it is a natural astringent which is high in salicylic acid to treat acne (WebMD). The acid loosens dead skin allowing them to shed easier and prevent pores from clogging, (health.howstuffworks.com)
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