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Thyme heals all? 

A recent study carried out at Leeds Metropolitan University, where student Kimberley Sanderson and Dr Margarita Gomez Escalada, a senior lecturer in microbiology, tested tinctures that showed the possibility that thyme could be an effective treatment for acne.

The herb showed great potential for becoming a natural alternative to the current treatments available for acne and a very effective one at that. The tincture proved thyme killed 100,000 per ml/half a million per teaspoonful of bacteria and could be less irritating to the skin than its current chemical counterparts.

Read the Daily Mail article here

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