Our Antimicrobial Hand Gel contains natural essential oils that are effective against common germs and bacteria, while Aloe and Alcohol soothe and protect exposed skin. This carefully crafted blend gives you peace of mind that your hands are clean and germ-free, without harsh chemicals.
Available in 50ml and 150ml - Made in the UK
Aloe Vera Gel - A common herbal remedy for skin conditions. Aloe Vera Gel is documented to treat the following on your skin: burns, cuts, dry skin, cold sores and acne. (Cherney, 2019)
Alcohol/Ethanol - Alcohol is very effective in killing microorganisms such as bacteria, fungi and viruses which is why it is a common ingredient in hand sanitisers. (Ethanol Uses, Benefits, and Chemical Safety Facts, n.d.).
Tea Tree – Melaleuca alternifolia
Used for 100 years as a healing treatment (Leonard & Wilson, 2018) It is a popular oil for its antibacterial activity and ability to fight bacteria (Cox et al, 2001)
Red Thyme Essential Oil – Thymus vulgaris thujanol
Used when recovering from illness, it prevents infection and treats respiratory infections. (Battaglia, 2003) Red Thyme is extracted from a medicinal which makes the oil antiseptic, antifungal and bactericidal. (Essoil, 2016)
Cinnamon Essential Oil - Cinnamomum Zeylanicum
The oils antibacterial properties make it a safe and effective alternative that can be used in cosmetics, toiletries and hospital setting disinfectants (Urbaniak et al., 2014).
Pimento Berry Essential Oil - Pimenta Officinalis
Research shows that the oil has very strong antibacterial properties because of the components like carvacrol, cinnamic aldehyde, eugenol, thymol it has within it (Swamy, Akhtar and Sinniah, 2016).
Star anise – Illicium Verum
The flavonoids and polyphenols of Anise Star oil are primarily responsible fr its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, (Aly, Sabry, Shaheen and Hathout, 2016) The oil is also known to have antiseptic properties and provides the skin with an effective protective layer against infections. (Aly, S., Sabry, B., Shaheen, M. and Hathout, A., 2016.)
How to Use
Use a pea-sized amount and use the alcohol rubbing technique - around hands, wrists, fingers and thumbs until all the hand gel is all rubbed in. Follow up with the Antimicrobial Hand Cream to keep your hands soft and supple!
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Aly, S., Sabry, B., Shaheen, M. and Hathout, A., 2016. Assessment of antimycotoxigenic and antioxidant activity of star anise (Illicium verum) in vitro. Journal of the Saudi Society of Agricultural Sciences, 15(1), pp.20-27.
Cherney, K., 2019. Aloe Vera For Face: 10 Benefits, Side Effects, And More. [online] Healthline. Available at here
Cox, S., Mann, C., Markham, J., Bell, H., Gustafson, J., Warmington, J. and Wyllie, S., 2001. The mode of antimicrobial action of the essential oil of Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree oil). Journal of Applied Microbiology, 88(1), pp.170-175.
ChemicalSafetyFacts.org. n.d. Ethanol Uses, Benefits, And Chemical Safety Facts. [online] Available here
Urbaniak, A., Głowacka, A., Kowalczyk, E., Lysakowska, M. and Sienkiewicz, M., 2014. The antibacterial activity of cinnamon oil on the selected gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Med Dosw Mikrobiol, 66(2), pp.131-141.
Nagdeve, M., 2020. 9 Incredible Benefits Of Pimento Essential Oil | Organic Facts. [online] Organic Facts. Available here
Swamy, M., Akhtar, M. and Sinniah, U., 2016. Antimicrobial Properties of Plant Essential Oils against Human Pathogens and Their Mode of Action: An Updated Review. Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 2016, pp.1-21.