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Herbs for oily skin

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What is an oily skin?

Oily skin is due to overproduction of sebum, which is the natural lubricant produced by some small glands below the skin. It is usually very useful for your skin to stay healthy and keep its elasticity. However, when too much sebum is produced, the skin becomes oily and shiny. It can causes skin pores to enlarge, and the sk...

What is an oily skin?

Oily skin is due to overproduction of sebum, which is the natural lubricant produced by some small glands below the skin. It is usually very useful for your skin to stay healthy and keep its elasticity. However, when too much sebum is produced, the skin becomes oily and shiny. It can causes skin pores to enlarge, and the skin has a coarse look. Or the pore lining can thicken, which cause blackheads. Oily skin can also lead to acne.

Let have a look at herb than can help. Please note that herbs usually have a milder effect than drugs or supplements, so expect to use them for 3-4 weeks before seeing any result. Combining herbal infusions with essential oils applied topically might also be a good idea to get a result a little bit faster.

Herbs for oily skin

Several herbs are useful for an oily skin, in order to reduce the level of sebum produced by the skin. If the excess of sebum causes acne, we recommend to have a look at the page dedicated to acne.

  • Sage is great for oily skin. It is known to boost circulation of blood and skin elasticity. For oily skins, the most interesting properties is the fact that it is astringent and can helps close pores to reduce quantity of sebum which goes on the skin.
  • Thyme can cleanse and soothe skin, due to its antiseptic and antifungal properties. Thyme is recommended for deep cleansing. Studies have found that its antibacterial properties are greater than benzoyl peroxide, which is one of the treatments for acne.
  • Peppermint is recommended for its anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and astringent properties. For the same reason as Sage, Peppermint is useful to regulate sebum production due to its astringent property than can shrink large skin pores.
  • Finally, Lemon Balm is interesting for oily skin with acne, due to its antibacterial properties. It has been found to help tone and refresh the skin. It has a cleaning effect and closes pores, to reduce sebum that goes on the skin.
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  • Peppermint
    ba-menta

    Main properties: painful digestive problems (gas, bloating, stomach cramps) Irritable Bowel Syndrome common cold and the respiratory symptoms related to coldQuality guarantee: All herbs are grown in Chile Botica del Alma has a SEREMI agreement to package the herbs The company is also supported by CORFO

    $ 4.990
  • Sage
    ba-salvia

    Main properties: for menopause in order to treat hot flushes and night sweats to treat excessive perspiration for vaginal infectionsQuality guarantee: All herbs are grown in Chile Botica del Alma has a SEREMI agreement to package the herbs The company is also supported by CORFO

    $ 4.190
  • Thyme
    ba-tomillo

    Main properties: effective for respiratory and digestive conditions leading to muscular spasms to enhance appetite and digestion while stimulating the liver for chronic digestive problems (dyspepsia) or colic if you have a bad breathQuality guarantee: All herbs are grown in Chile Botica del Alma has a SEREMI agreement to package the herbs The company is...

    $ 4.190
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