Monday, December 24, 2012

Benefits of Honey for Acne

Honey is known as one of the drinks that can increase stamina and makes the body fit. Not only that, possessed antibacterial properties of honey also can expel him from facial acne.

At certain times during a person's life, such as puberty, during menstruation and menopause, hormones cause overproduction of sebum, which when mixed with bacteria can cause acne.
Proprionibacterium bacterium acnes or P. acnes is a strain of bacteria that normally live on human skin without damaging the skin. But when sebum production increases, these bacteria can contribute to infect acne.

Formerly known that honey can be used as an antibacterial. It is based on a study conducted by the University of Texas Health Science Center is known that honey is rich in sugar, so they can help create an environment in which bacteria can not survive.

When applied to a wound or infection, hydrogen peroxide contained in the honey will be issued to the skin, which acts as an antiseptic. Reported DermaNetNZ, Saturday (10/01/2011), formed when hydrogen peroxide diluted honey can heal wounds including acne infection.

Unlike pure hydrogen peroxide, antiseptic level honey made ​​in not damaging the skin.

The formation of hydrogen peroxide is not only antibacterial benefits derived from honey. Honey can also stimulate the phagocytic and lymphocytic activity, a key immune system response in the fight against infection


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