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Does tea tree oil help to clear pimples?
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Dr. Thomas Fiala
Surgery - Plastics
In brief: Yes...
It's helpful. Use in conjunction with good skin care, benzoyl peroxide cream, and retin-a.

In brief: Yes...
It's helpful. Use in conjunction with good skin care, benzoyl peroxide cream, and retin-a.
Dr. Thomas Fiala
Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dermatology
In brief: Yes
Tea tree oil contains an antibacterial agent that targets the bacteria causing acne.
It also contains a solvent which helps to dissolve the oily build-up released from sebaceous glands that cause acne by plugging up the pores. It can have some of the beneficial effects of benzoyl peroxide without the drying side-effects.

In brief: Yes
Tea tree oil contains an antibacterial agent that targets the bacteria causing acne.
It also contains a solvent which helps to dissolve the oily build-up released from sebaceous glands that cause acne by plugging up the pores. It can have some of the beneficial effects of benzoyl peroxide without the drying side-effects.
Dr. M. Christine Lee
Dr. M. Christine Lee
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