Perilla Frutescens is also known as a Chinese basil and has been traditionally grown in Asia. The leaves of the perilla leaf are used in Chinese medicine as well as in Asian cooking. The dried Perilla leaves are used in Chinese herbal medicine to treat asthma, coughs, colds, nausea, and sunstroke. It is also commonly thought to hold antioxidant, antiallergic, anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, anorexigenic, and tumor preventing properties.
Perilla leaf extract is an excellent added ingredient for the sensitive skin which helps it in calming and soothing the skin. It also improves the skin tone for a clearer and healthier appearing skin with the boost of antioxidants.