Essential oils and their antibacterial properties
There are numerous essential oils that can fight different pathogens and bacteria in a totally natural way. By incorporating these oils into the different cosmetics we add an extra protection and disinfection to our products. These are essential oils rich in 1,8-cineole molecule, which will not only soften the skin, but will also provide an antiseptic, disinfectant, antiviral and antibiotic action, which is so important in these times.
Some of the natural essences rich in this molecule are:
– Peppermint: peppermint oil is a good antiseptic and antipruritic, the juice obtained from peppermint is an excellent skin cleanser. – Tea tree: acts as a skin protector, bactericide, immune system strengthener, disinfectant and antifungal. Helps create a protective barrier, while increasing defenses and boosting the immune system
– Eucalyptus: Eucalyptus oil has great antibacterial power that eliminates microorganisms that cause skin diseases and purifies the skin, leaving it free of infections.
– Myrtle: Myrtle essential oil has an even wider range of benefits, including antioxidants, anticancer, antidiabetic, antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal.
– Ravitsara: ravitsara essential oil has toning, antiviral, expectorant, stimulant, bactericidal and anti-inflammatory properties.