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6 Household Herbs for Glowing Skin


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…

1. Chamomile

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.

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