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Herbal Remedies for Acne

Mar 20, 2008
Acne is a major concern among many people in our society, especially among the teenagers (13-19) who are most vulnerable to this problem. Although not all teenagers suffer from this problem, near about 70% of the young population experience this.

However, the problem exists even after attaining the age of 20, that is, even after the adolescent period. Occurrence of acne can make the person feel psychologically as well as physically handicapped. There are different types of acne and facial acne is one of the most common of the lot.

Dust, air pollution, different types of chemical products, etc are the major causes that generate acne, due to the presence of harmful bacteria in these.

Dead skin and sebum block the pores of the skin, and then bacteria take the chance, occupy the skin and start their work. Too much exercise, hormonal problems can cause acne. Now, there are various kinds of remedy to prevent acne formation.

Herbal remedy is the most valuable remedy, which makes the skin feel better. Herbal products have no side effect at all because they contain no harsh chemicals. So they are completely safe and people can use them without any worry.

However, the major function of harbal products works towards nourishing the blood and preventing the excess heat. It also rejuvenates the skin and reduces toxins from the body.

Top quality herbs are used to make these products. Also, ensure that the manufacturing places for these products are as par the hygiene dictums.

There are some remedies, which can prevent acne soon. Different types of hebs have different values to help you tackle acne problems. Amaranth seed is very good for pimple problem. To make the mixture, take 3 cups of water, mix it with 2 teaspoons of seeds.

Then wrap and boil it. After 5 minutes, remove the heat. If amaranth leaves are available then you can add one tsp of leaves and boil for 30 minutes. You can also make a mixture to prevent pimples by using basil leaves. Take 2-4 tsp dried basil leaves; mix it with 1 cup of boil water.

Cool the mixture and use it on acne-affected area. You can also buy basil oil, which is also available in beauty care product stores. There is another herb called burdock, scientifically known as Arctium Iappa, which is the most useful herb used to prevent acne problem. It treats the skin problems quickly.

Calendula lotion can work as an anti pimple face wash. Besides, Oregon grape, Australian tea tree oil proves their function as a good antiseptic lotion. Alternatively, you can also use Aloe Vera gel, red clover, valarian herbs, and chickweed.

Despite the fact that there is no side effects if you use herbal products daily, but do not forget to take advice from your dermatologists. He or she will guide you with what is good or bad or what remedy suits your skin properly. So, if you want your skin to be blemish-free, always use herbal product. It makes your skin supple and glowing.
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