Benefits of Chamomile on face.

Chamomile is herb that has many health benefits for your skin, the herb is a member of the Asteraceae family, and the use of chamomile for the body was first started by the ancient Egyptian and Greeks when they discovered that the herb is filled with many nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants that your skin and body need. The herb has soothing properties, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties which can be used in the treatment of common illness like cold, insomnia, and sore throat.

The use of chamomile herb is not limited to treat common illness but can be used on the skin to enhance and improve their beauty. Its deep penetrating power help to exfoliate the skin pores thereby removing the dead skin cells, dirt, bacteria, and sebum thereby leaving you with smooth and soft skin.
In this post, we are going to look at benefits that you can derive from using chamomile on your face and how to prepare chamomile tea face mask on your face.

Benefits of Chamomile Face Mask For Smooth and Soft Skin.
The benefits you derive from using chamomile on your skin helps to exfoliate the skin, treat acne, and tone your skin. The presence of bisabolol in chamomile which is responsible for the anti-inflammatory properties and anti-bacterial properties.

Treatment Of Acne – Acne is caused as a result of skin inflammation due to the presence of dirt, sebum, dead skin cell, and bacteria in the skin pores. This material blocked the skin pores or hair follicles and the bacteria propionibacterium acts on the blocked pores leading to acne. The skin condition is accompanied by redness, swelling, and pain. Chamomile can be used on the skin pores to treat acne by exfoliating the skin pores to remove the material that blocked the skin pores; the herb can be taken orally or applied topically on the affected area of the skin.


  • In a small bowl, containing hot water and a few drops of chamomile oil. 
  • Once the solution becomes cold, transfer it to a small bottle and cover the bottle with cap.
  • Wash your face with clean water to remove dirt and pat it dry.
  • Dip a swab of the cotton ball into the solution and dab it on the affected area.
  • Wash the solution off from affected area after 15 minutes with water. 

Fade Dark Spot and Acne Scar – Dark spot and acne scar on the skin can lead to low self esteem among some people and people spend huge amount of money to fade and remove the dark spot and acne scar, chamomile can be used to remove and fade dark spot and acne scar because of the presence of the antioxidant properties which help to fade dark spot by promoting healthy skin cell regeneration to replace the old worn out cell.

Relieve swelling and redness – Inflamed skin is caused as result of sensitivity to cream, skin irritant, and skin condition. It is characterized by swelling and redness on the part of the skin affected. Chamomile can be used on the skin to bring about fast relieve on the affected area due to its unique soothing properties. You can use chamomile tea bag for babies to relieve skin rash, diaper rash, and skin irritation for babies.

  • In a small bowl add an equal amount of chamomile oil and coconut oil to the bowl, mix them together with a spoon.
  • Apply the oil to the affected area and leave it on for few minutes. You can wash it off with water afterward.

Remove Dark Circles Under Eyes – Dark circle is skin condition in which there is dark discoloration around the eye region. This type of skin condition affects both men and women and is caused as a result of heredity, aging process of skin, prolonged hours in front of the TV screen, lack of sleep, and unhealthy diet. Though the skin condition is not as painful but makes you look tired and old. Chamomile tea bag can be used to remove the dark circles under the eyes.

  • Gently dip chamomile tea bag in a bottle of cold water and place them directly under the eyes region. 
  • Keep the chamomile tea bag for 5 minutes and wash it off with cold water immediately. 
  • This method works for removing dark circles and keeping your skin smooth.

Lighten Skin – Chamomile can be used on the skin to lighten and brighten your skin, the presence of antioxidant which helps in the synthesis of collagen inhibits the production of melanin, and also helps in skin cell regeneration.

  • Place one bag of chamomile tea bag and green tea in a cup containing hot water.
  • Let it steep for few minutes after cooling add 2 drops of lavender essential oil and pour the mixture into a spray bottle.
  • Cover the bottle with a cap and store it in a cool and dry place.
  • To use, spray the mixture all over your face and leave it on until it dries. You can apply face moisturizer as well if you want.

Face Moisturizer – Instead of wasting money buying expensive face moisturizer cream and lotion, you can use chamomile as a moisturizer on your face. Its deep penetrating power reaches the deepest part of the skin pores and also nourishes the skin with nutrients and vitamins that the skin needs.

  • Pour 2 teaspoon chamomile oil in a small bowl and add 4 teaspoons of aloe vera gel, 4 drops of tea tree oil, 4 drops of lavender oil, and 4 drops of coconut oil to the bowl.
  • Mix the mixture together with a spoon and pour the mixture into a bottle.
  • Cover the bottle with a cap and store it in a cool and dry place.
  • Apply the oil to your face and use your finger to gently massage the oil on your face. 

Slows down the aging of skin – Chamomile can be used on your skin to control and slow down the aging process of skin and prevent wrinkles from appearing on your skin, this key feature is due to the presence of antioxidants and vitamins. Antioxidants prevent the building up of free radical in the body and reverse the effect of free radical in the body. These free radicals are responsible for the aging of skin and wrinkles.

  • Mix a few drops of chamomile oil and olive oil in a small bowl together.
  • Apply the oil to your face and wash it off after 15 minutes.

Face Cleanser – Chamomile is a natural herb that you can use on the skin to remove the dirt and impurities from staying on your face. The herb contains antimicrobial properties which help to kills microbes and prevent the buildup of microbes on your face.
Healing of wound –  Chamomile can be used on the wound to bring about fast healing, the herb reduces the inflammation due to its anti-inflammatory properties, kills germ and promote skin cell regeneration.

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