Cleavers, Witch Hazel and Chrysanthemum Infusion
Galium Aparine, Hamamelis virginiana, Chrysanthemum Indicum
Witch hazel extract, dried cleavers herbs and chrysanthemums are added into hot water to make a deodorising, cleansing and soothing infusion.
Cleavers is a climbing garden and hedgerow weed found in Europe and Asia. It is best known for its habit of sticking to anything that it touches with tenacious little hooks. It belongs to the same family (Rubiaceae) as the coffee plant, which explains why its seeds make a good coffee substitute.
Cleavers has deodorising benefits. It's been traditionally used in folk medicine to treat skin disorders and is considered beneficial in the treatment of wounds and rashes because of its detoxifying qualities.
Witch hazel extract is used in products to tone the skin, and for its unique ability to leave the skin matte and dry without stripping the skin of its moisture. It also has a cooling effect that leaves you feeling fresh and soothed. It is also an excellent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antimicrobial ingredient. Lush purchase witch hazel extract from France, which is distilled from the twigs and bark of the tree.
The national flower of Japan, chrysanthemums bloom in reds, oranges, whites and yellows. They are renowned for their benefits to the skin both externally and internally, supporting healthy moisture content and calming soreness and redness.