Thyme has an anticeptic effect and helps prevent any skin infection. It opens the pores and regulates the activity of sebaceous glands. Baths with thyme have a calming effect on the nervous system and cure airway diseases. Thyme has a disinfecting and deodorizing effect.
Compresses with thyme are suitable for oily skin. Put one table spoonful of dry thyme leaves and blossom in 400ml of boiling water and leave for 10-15 minutes.
You can make face cream with thyme. The affected areas are covered with cream in the evening after you clean them. The cream is prepared with 1 tea spoonful of thyme, 1 tea cup of water, and 50 grams of salt–free lard and 10 grams of fresh butter. The thyme is brewed in the water and left covered for 30 minutes, and then it is filtered. The lard and the butter are melted together on water bath and are stirred all the time. Add the decoction of thyme after you heat it again. Keep the mix well closed in a porcelain bowl in a cool place.