We all have to carry a hand sanitiser, so make sure you have one that offers the best luxury skincare, while offering all the protection you'll need.
ishga Hand Sanitiser contains a high alcohol content to destroy any virus or bacteria. However, over-washed and sanitised hands need protection too, and ishga’s powerful seaweed skincare nourishes and cares for them.
A glycerin natural moisturiser and Hebridean spring water is blended with essential oils of lemongrass, rose geranium, lavender and juniper berry - chosen for their antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal properties.
A popular addition to ishga’s range of natural organic skincare products, it comes in a 150ml size, or a 30ml glass bottle to pop into your pocket or bag.
ishga Hand Sanitiser is true to the principles of vegan skincare and all our ingredients are COSMOS organic certified by the Soil Association.
Key Active Ingredients and Benefits
For a sanitiser to be effective against micro-organisms it must contain an alcohol content of between 60-80%. ishga sanitiser contains 78% ethanol so it is highly effective at breaking down the fatty lipid bilayer that holds a virus together effectively destroying the virus. ishga sanitiser is also highly effective against bacteria and fungus.
Fucus Serratus Seaweed Extract
Contains natural skin Antioxidants known as Polyphenols which repairs damaged skin and protects against environmental damage. Great for counteracting the damage caused by constant hand washing.
ishga Spring Water
This pure spring water is rich in minerals and trace elements and has a calming effect on the skin.
A humectant that draws more moisture to itself. It also helps slow down the evaporation of water from the skin, which helps keep skin moist and hydrated.
Lemongrass essential oil
Has been shown to possess antifungal activity against yeasts, moulds and dermatophytes as well as showing antiviral activity against a number of viruses. In scientific tests it was found to coat certain viruses making them unable to bind to the host cell.
Rose Geranium essential oil
Has strong antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. The food industry even uses rose geranium oil as a natural preservative in some food products. In a number of scientific studies rose geranium was shown to reduce bacterial, fungi, and viruses that can cause disease and infections.
Lavender essential oil
Lavender has been heralded for centuries as the ‘Mother of all Essential Oils‘ due to its antibacterial, anti-fungal, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties. Grown and used for centuries and used as a traditional herbal medicine to ward off germs and encourage healing, there is mention of Lavender being used as far back as the ancient Egyptians, for mummification and perfume.
Juniper Berry essential oil
The essential oil of juniper has been experimentally documented to have antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal activities. Recent studies have also found anti-inflammatory, cytotoxic, hypoglycaemic and hypolipidemic effects.