Aromatherapy is considered one of the most ancient therapies that had been going on from centuries till today. Some spa center even uses this method as a treatment to the mind and the body.
Aromatherapy is considered as one of the ancient remedies for acne problems. There are many types of nature products that are used for aromatherapy; tea tree oil is regard as one of the best. It's natural content of antifungal and antiseptic helps to prevent acne outbreaks. Furthermore, it contains extra added defensive properties of antibacterial and antiviral which advances microorganism from forming on the skin. Research has been done to verify the claim that tea tree oil is as effective as commonly found ingredient in modern acne medicine; benzoyl peroxide. Clinical research has been done using 5% of benzoyl peroxide and tea tree oil and the result did not differ that much from one another. Thus, tea tree oil can be used as substitute for modern medicines.
Other types of oil that are used as aromatherapy are jasmine, lavender, myrrh, sandalwood and Ylang ylang. One of the oil content is farnesol which has a property of eliminate any bacterial growth on the skin. These types of aromatherapy oil are common and can be easily obtained. Tea tree oil can be applied directly on the skin by using cotton bud and a drop of its essence. Aromatherapy can be done by a few drops of tea tree oil on a bowl of hot water. It is that easy to do and one should do it regularly to ensure good healthy skin.
The method that is stated above can be used as a natural acne treatment along self claimed methods. To some who wish to try, I wish you the best of luck.
Source by Charley Hwang