Peppermint Tea for Hormonal Acne

Hormones called androgens are commonly accepted as factors in the cause of acne and are in men and women. Androgens enlarge the sebaceous glands in the skin causing it to produce more sebum (oil). Increased sebum blocks the pores and provides food for bacteria. Androgens accelerate puberty and this is the reason why teenagers are more prone to acne than adults are. Acne can have a psychological effect in the short term but long term. A reduction of self-esteem can lead to social withdrawal and even depression. If left untreated,…

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