Tea tree oil comes from the leaves of Melaleuca alternifolia, a small tree native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia. Tea tree oil contains a number of compounds, including terpinen-4-ol, that have been shown to kill certain bacteria, viruses, and fungi. These germ-fighting properties make tea tree oil a valued natural remedy for treating bacterial and fungal skin conditions, preventing infection, and promoting healing.
The peppermint plant is a versatile perennial herb that has been cherished since ancient times. Peppermint promotes a feeling of energy. Inhaling the aroma of peppermint in this soap can help alleviate jet lag and boost your energy levels. Peppermint oil has mood-elevating properties that make it useful for alleviating symptoms of anxiety and depression. It can help to boost your mood and relieve feelings of sadness as well as enhance mental performance and feelings of happiness. Due to these effects, showering with this soap can ease stress, exhaustion, and irritability.