Herbal and minty! This is a truly wonderful soap, popular with spa goers, herbalists, and beauty experts. The essential oil mixture of Rosemary and Peppermint create an herbal warm scent, that is also cool and uplifting. The drab green color is the result of French Green Clay which is added right to the mixture during mixing. French Green Clay is extremely alkaline. Many believe that it's alkalinity helps to remove excess acids, and toxins from the skin, and body.