If you’re prone to acne or dry, irritated skin, there may be a magic elixir in Mother Nature’s nursery to help you achieve the flawless complexion of your dreams. In fact, you grow many of the following skin-friendly herbs in your own home or garden.
Here are six plants for picture-perfect skin (however, always speak with your physician before using, especially for those with sensitive skin because herbs are a common culprit of contact dermatitis)…
I sip chamomile late at night to calm my nerves after a particularly stressful day or a rich meal. However, this herb does soothing wonders for your skin as well as your tummy and your sleep.
German chamomile, specifically, harnesses the powers of anti-inflammation, which work wonders on visages prone to dermatitis, acne, dryness, and redness. In fact, a Brazilian study featured in the journal, Phytotherapy Research, claims that German chamomile significantly speeds wound and acne healing—faster than topical corticosteroid creams.