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Study Shows Thyme Fights Acne-Causing Bacteria
By Denise MannWebMD Health News
Reviewed by Louise Chang, MD
April 12, 2012 — the next new acne treatment may be found in the produce section of your food store.
Largely due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, the herb thyme — which is found with other herbs in the produce section of most food stores — may well earn itself a place in the skin care section of your local drug store.
Researchers from Leeds Metropolitan University in the U.K. steeped thyme, marigold, and myrrh in alcohol to make what’s …