Facial steam herbs are one of the best and most important methods that can be followed at home to get healthy skin, especially if herbs, as well as essential oils, are used. A step that works to nourish the skin, lighten its pores, this is in addition to other benefits … and this is what we will learn about in this article on my website

Benefits of a facial steam bath

  •  Feeling of relaxation
    Facial steam feels soothing and relaxing, especially if some types of herbs or oils are added to the water.
    • Cleaning the skin The facial
    steam bath contributes to opening the pores of the skin, which helps in cleansing it of accumulated dirt, blackheads and other impurities.
    •     Stimulating blood circulation.
    Facial steam contributes to the expansion of blood vessels, which doubles the rate of blood and oxygen flow, which helps nourish the skin, and stimulates it to produce collagen and elastin, which protects the skin from the appearance of wrinkles or reduces their severity and gives it radiance and freshness.
  • Regulates sebum secretion

The oils secreted by the pores of the skin are important and necessary to maintain the moisture of the skin, but if it is in excess, it causes clogging of the pores, and thus the appearance of various impurities, such as pimples, black heads and others… Facial steam regulates the process of sebum secretion by pores.
•  Moisturizes the skin
The steam rising from the water with herbs added to it moisturizes the skin of the face.
•  Absorbing skin care products
The steam bath for the face opens the pores, which facilitates the absorption of skin care products that are applied after the face steaming process. Treating diseases:
herbal  facial steam relieves sinus congestion and the headache that accompanies it. It also protects against viruses and colds.

What types of herbs are useful for facial steam?


Adding chamomile, whether its flowers or the oil extracted from it, to the steaming water of the face has many benefits. Chamomile purifies the skin from toxins and dirt accumulated in the pores, which helps in treating many skin impurities, soothing skin inflammation, especially oily and sensitive skin, because it contains Many volatile oils, such as azulene oils, flavonoids, caffeine, ferulic acid, also known as hydroxycinnamic acid, which is an organic antioxidant compound that works to protect the skin from pollution and harmful sunlight, in addition to vitamins, fatty acids and fibres.

• After washing the face with water and lotion and gently patting it dry, boiled water is poured into a glass container. • Add chamomile flowers or a few drops of chamomile oil.

• Cover the head with a towel to block the rising steam.
• The face is brought over the bowl at a moderate distance for 5 minutes.

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Also, 4 teaspoons of dried chamomile flowers, 2 teaspoons of fennel seeds, and 5 to 6 rose petals can be added to hot water.


Rosemary is an aromatic herb that is useful for facial steaming. It is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive ones. The oil extracted from this plant is also ideal for a steam bath. Rosemary plant and oil cleanse the skin of bacteria and oils accumulated in the pores.
You can add a handful of fresh or dried rosemary leaves, or a few drops of rosemary oil.
To these two herbs, here is a list of other herbs for treating various skin problems with facial steam:
to treat wrinkles
1 tablespoon of dried rosemary + 1 tablespoon of dried chamomile flowers + a drop of frankincense essential oil.

For acne treatment  2 teaspoons dried lavender flowers + 2 teaspoons dried sage leaves + 3 drops of tea tree oil.

To moisturize the skin

2 tablespoons dried chamomile flowers + 5 to 6 fresh or dried rose petals + a few lemon or orange peels.
For skin freshness
, a little lemon or orange peel + a bag of green tea + 5 drops of any favorite essential oil.