Beating acne may be simply a matter of thyme.
shows that the herb may be better at zapping spots than expensive
creams, gels and lotions, including some are available on prescription.
may also be kinder to the skin and, unlike these powerful
peroxide-based treatments, it would not leave irritating bleach marks on
pillow cases and clothes.
Acne affects most people at some
point in their lives. It most often strikes girls between the ages of 14
and 17. Boys tend to be blighted slightly later, between the ages of 16
and 19. It doesn’t always disappear on adulthood and around 5 per cent of women and 1 per cent of men have acne over the age of 25.
Thyme’s spot-busting potential is being studied by researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University.
Source - Daily Mail