Natural Remedies For Acne

Acne has always been a concern and challenge for every one of us. It is characterized by skin eruptions and is accompanied by itching or pain in the affected area. Treating acne is not difficult and will not cause side effects if treated naturally.

Oily hair, dandruff, dental problems, hormone variations etc. are the common causes for acne.  Irregular eating habits are also another major reason for acne. You should strictly avoid unhealthy food items like canned food, ice creams, cakes, cookies, soft drinks etc.

Also avoid or reduce consumption of salt and sugar. Restrict sugar intake to two teaspoons per day. Include complex carbohydrates like whole wheat and brown rice.

Take oats twice per week. Include leafy greens, fruits and fresh vegetables in your diet. Include vegetable salads with sprouts in your daily diet as snacks.  Include turmeric and carrots in your daily cuisine.  Both are very efficient in skin care. Drink 2 – 3 liters of water daily to well hydrate your body.

Remove the skin of cucumber and grind it to a fine paste. Apply it on your face for 30 minutes. Allow its juice to be absorbed by your skin. Cucumber acts as natural bleach and helps to remove excess oil from your face. It helps to control acne also reduces the scar caused by it.

You may alternatively use papaya for the same purpose. Grind the pulp of papaya with lemon juice and apply it on to your face for 30 minutes and wash your face with lukewarm water.

Turmeric which is a natural antioxidant and antiseptic is also very useful in treating acne. Grind turmeric and neem leaves or neem oil to a fine paste and apply it on the affected area. Let it stay there for 2 hours and wash your face with cold water.

Alternatively, equal measures of turmeric and red sandal grind to a fine paste with goat milk can be applied on the affected area. Steamed shallots made to a fine paste can also be applied on the affected area.

You need to continue these natural remedies, whichever you choose, twice a day till you get complete relief. The juice of Basil leaves is effective to remove both acne and its scars which should be applied frequently to the affected area.

To obtain a flawless and glow skin you need to follow a balanced diet chart. Natural treatment along with good food can completely remove acne.