SummaryThyme oil is an essential oil. Essential oils are mixtures of natural compounds that are extracted from plants. Essential oils contain molecules that the source plant uses to defend itself against diseases, parasites and predators. Essential oils can have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and/or analgesic properties.
Thyme oil is generally used as a topical acne treatment, although it may also be used in aromatherapy applications. Essential oils tend to be best suited for the treatment of mild to moderate acne symptoms (Acne Types 1-2).
Overall, Thyme oil is rated as a Good treatment for acne. Users report that, Thyme oil is Somewhat Effective for improving acne symptoms and that this medication tends to have Mild side effects.
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