Thyme (pronounced as ‘’time’’) is a small-leafed, fragrant herb that you probably recognize from your spice rack.
Native to Southern Europe, thyme belongs to the mint family and has remained as a culinary staple to this day.
Thyme has also been used for its medicinal properties since ancient times. The Father of Western Medicine, Hippocrates was noted to recommend thyme for respiratory ailments.
Apart from its various health benefits, this herb plays an important role in skincare as well.
Like most natural ingredients, thyme contains powerful anti-oxidants that help protect the skin from environmental stressors, slowing down the ageing process and giving the skin a healthy glow.
Aids in healing acne and other skin problems
Given its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, thyme is effective in fighting skin bacteria that causes acne. It also aids in healing scares and skin rashes.
Oily and Combination Skin
If you are looking for a natural solution for oily skin and clogged pores, thyme makes a great alternative as it assist in balancing and evens up oily skin without clogging the pores.
A natural herb, thyme provides a soothing and therapeutic smell that is less irritating unlike most commercial skincare products that uses chemical to add a touch of fragrance.
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