A collection of Best 11 Natural Remedy for Acne
Fenugreek: Make a paste of fenugreek leaves and apply it on the face in the night daily. Wash this off with warm water in the morning. This helps in preventing pimples and blackheads.
Orange Peel: Take some orange peel and pound them with water on a stone. Now apply this on the affected areas. This is very helpful for acne.
Coriander and Mint Juice: Mix a teaspoon of coriander juice , with a pinch of turmeric powder and apply on the face. Before going to bed wash the face thoroughly and apply this mix every night. Mint juice can be taken instead of coriander juice. This helps in preventing blackheads and pimples.
Cucumber: Grate some cucumber and apply it on the face, eyes and neck. Leave it on for twenty minutes or so and wash off. This is very useful for the skin of the face. It also helps in preventing blackheads and pimples from occurring if regularly used.
Lemon: Apply juice of half a lemon regularly to prevent acne from forming.
Garlic: Rubbing garlic several times a day makes pimples disappear without scars. Applying garlic externally helps in clearing the skin of pimples, and boils. Having three pods of raw garlic once daily for about one month helps in purifying the blood and keeps the skin clear for longer period.
Cinnamon: Cinnamon is helpful in improving the complexion of the skin .Make a paste of cinnamon powder and add a few drops of fresh lime juice to it . Apply this over pimples and blackheads for better results.
Arjuna: Arjuna ‘s bark has cooling effect and is a good tonic. Mix powder of arjuna’s bark and honey together to make a cream. Apply this on the affected area.
Sandalwood: Sandalwood paste cools the inflammation or eruptions on the skin of the face. Sandalwood oil mixed with twice the amount of mustard oil can be used to get rid of pimples. Sandalwood oil has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin.
Vitamins: Including vitamin A in the diet will help clearing of the pimples , as pimples can be removed by niacin which is found in vitamin A . Vitamin E should be taken once daily. vitamin A should be taken thrice daily . The vitamin therapy should include an intake of 100mg of vitamin A and 400 mg of vitamin E. continue this for about one month for better results.
Diet: Initially, the patient should take an all fruit diet for about one week. Fresh fruits should be taken as three meals a day, like, grapes, apples, peaches ,pears, pineapples and grapefruit. The patient should drink only unsweetened lemon or plain water , either hot or cold.
After one week, one can gradually take a well balanced diet , emphasizing on fresh fruits and vegetables , sprouted seeds, nut and whole grain cereals ,especially brown rice and millet. Whenever necessary , the patient can take the all fruit diet for three days or more at regular intervals. Sugar, tea, coffee, meat , condiments, chocolate , ice cream, soft drinks, refined foods, processed foods should be avoided as much as possible.
During the all fruit diet, a warm water enema should be given to cleanse the bowels daily.
A hot fomentation can be applied on the affected part to help open the pores and bring out the waste matter. Rinse the affected part with cold water after it. Sun bath and air baths can be taken by the patient by exposing the entire body to sun and air. Hot Epsom salts bath taken twice a week beneficial in all forms of acne. To make this bath, add 1 ½ kg of Epsom salt to 60 litres of water with a temperature of about 37.8C. the patient should stay in the bath tub for about 25-35 minutes till he/she sweats freely. Then the patient should cool off slowly.