Rosacea is a chronic skin disorder that turns skin red and causes swelling. Rosacea is increasingly spreading as boom generation enters the susceptible ages. This can affect anyone but is mostly visible in fair-skinned people and causes lot of pain and irritation on the skin surface.
Rosacea symptoms include pimples or bumps on the face that appear ugly, pustules, small blood vessels on the face, irritated eyes or redness on the cheeks. There is no evidence that rosacea is contagious or infectious. Home remedies help to improve your skin condition and reduce flare-ups to a certain extent. These remedies are quite cheap as compared to surgical treatments.
Home Remedies For Rosacea
Aloe vera has all important nutrients, amino acids, vitamins, minerals and is famous for it’s healing properties and has gone successful for rosacea treatment. This aloe vera plant helps to soften, hydrates, regenerate the skin and is great for calming down irritation and redness on the face.
It is easily absorbed by the skin and can easily penetrate the skin layers to do it’s work. You can consume aloe vera gel but you can even use it topically if you don’t enjoy the taste. You just have to extract the gel from the plant and apply it on your skin.
Green tea contains good amount of epicatechin-3-gallate, epicatechin, carcinogenic, epigallocatechin, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties that are very beneficial for rosacea. It reduces the skin disruption that is visible on the skin. It has a soothing quality that helps to reduce the redness to a certain extent. You can use green tea extract creams or can simply drinking green tea 3-4 cups a day.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a form of acetic acid and has more minerals, enzymes, beta-carotene and vitamins as compared to other vinegars.
Apple cider vinegar also known to balance the PH of the body, causing it to become more alkaline and this PH is, believed to treat rosacea. It also helps to circulate blood and moves away from face, which in turn reduces your redness. Apple cider vinegar is, used as a tonner.
You just have to mix equal quantities of apple cider vinegar and witch hazel as a tonner after cleaning the skin. Day by day, you will observe that the redness has decreased giving your skin a good texture. You can even take this apple cider vinegar internally mixed with water.
Turmeric is a medicinal herb used as a spice in Indian cuisine, the roots of the plant are dried and then grounded for use in medicines. Curcumin, is a compound found in turmeric seems to have anti-cancer, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.
Turmeric is used in cooking or liquid extracts. You have another alternative, combine equal quantities of turmeric and sandalwood along with sufficient water to make a fine paste and put on the affected area of the skin.
The seeds of flax plant helps to make an oil that is used for medicinal purposes, flaxseed oil is rich in alpha-linolenic acid, amino acids, fatty acids, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5 and vitamin E.It also contains anti-inflammatory property that helps to reduce the redness ant the itchy patches of eczema to a certain extent.
You can even take these flaxseeds orally by dressing them over salads and various dishes.Apart from the above remedies, there are many others like tea tree oil, chamomile, oatmeal, fenugreek, lavender oil, grape seed extract and cold compresses. Cut down completely on alcohol and spicy foods.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.