Deep skin cleanser
Garlic (Allium sativum) is one of the world's oldest medicines.
Rich in sulphur and iodine, it also contains a compound called allicin, which is what gives it its potent aroma that disappears on cooking. It is this active compound that makes garlic such a beneficial ingredient on the skin: its antiseptic, deep-cleansing action helps to reduce spots and clear the complexion, leaving it feeling soft, fresh and comfortable. Garlic is also a source of selenium, which increases antioxidant activity in the body. Garlic belongs to the lily family We use garlic grown in the UK.