Acne is a common skin problem observed mostly in teenagers. You should take immediate steps to cure acne before it spreads quickly and leaves some scars on your face.
The major cause of acne is the over secretion of sebum from sebaceous glands and this problem is further aggravated by squeezing, pinching and scratching on the acne infected area. There are many herbal remedies available to cure acne. This article will educate readers with some basic traditional herbal remedies that would definitely cure acne.
Herbal Remedies For Acne
Squeeze a lemon in a bowl. Take a cotton ball and dip it in that bowl and apply on your skin. The acid in lemon will flush out the dirt and oil in the pores of your skin. Another useful method to get rid of acne using lemon is “steam clean” wherein the lemon is put in the steam machine or in the boiling water. Keep your face a few centimeters away from it and let the steam clean your face. Wash off your face with cold water. This method can be used twice a week.
The pulp of an Aloe Vera can be used as skin cleanser. Split off a part of aloe Vera and rub the pulp on the skin. The juice of Aloe Vera can promote healing. Apply it thrice a day to see immediate results.
Neem leaves are extensively used to heal any skin disease due to anti-fungal, anti-viral and anti-bacterial properties. Take few neem leaves and make a paste of it. Apply over the acne affected areas. Within a few weeks, the acne marks can be reduced. It also used in healing the pus formed due to acne.
Prepare a tea using the seeds of Amaranth and use it to clean your face. To prepare tea, use three cups of water and two spoons of amaranth seeds. Boil for a few minutes. Strain the liquid and use it daily to cure acne.
Garlic can be used to heal acne fast. Take raw garlic and rub on your acne several times per day. It helps in relieving pain caused due to acne. Regular use of this remedy can dry down acne and help to reduce the acne marks.
Take few basil leaves and prepare a solution using them. Take three cups of water and add few dried basil leaves. Let it boil for 15 minutes, Strain the liquid and let it cool. Apply this to acne affected areas and see the magic it does on your skin.
Acne has to be cured internally as well. Coriander is abundantly available throughout the year. You can use it daily. Prepare tea using a teaspoon each of coriander, cumin and fennel seeds with water. Strain the liquid and drink it after you meal.
The extract from grape seed acts as an anti microbial agent and a disinfectant. Take four cups of water and add around 45 drops of grape extract in it and prepare a solution. Using a cotton ball, apply it over the acne infected areas thrice a day.
Cucumber can purify blood as well as the lymphatic system in our body. Grate a cucumber and blend it using a blender. Apply this liquid to acne and within few days you can see the results. You can also drink cucumber juice twice a day for a week. You can find visible results within few days.
Another great remedy to cure acne is using chick-pea flour. Make a fine paste of chick-pea flour with water and apply it. Let it dry and then wash it off with water.
Blend a beet root, carrot with water and rink this liquid daily in the early morning. This remedy not only stimulates liver to clean your system but also adds some extra glow to your skin.
Firstly, you should get rid of skin infections and dandruff which are also the reasons to get acne. Food hygiene and body hygiene is also necessary to keep yourself away from skin infections. All the herbal remedies are helpful for reducing acne and its ugly scars. So, pamper yourself with these herbal remedies and stay beautiful.
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.