Home remedies for Acne
Causes of acne: Adult acne is caused by stress, bad cosmetics, hormones and birth control pills. Oil glands over compensate during stress. Bad cosmetics are cause of bacteria-laden pores. Seacuous glands overact due to change in hormones balance. Birth control pills contain androgen which can cause acne breakouts in women.
(iii) Vitamins for Acne Treatment: Two vitamins, particularly, niacin and vitamin A can be used to treat acne. With the advice of your doctor, you may take 100 mg niacin (three times a day), vitamin A (quantity as prescribed by your doctor) and 400 mg of Vitamin E (once a day). Consult your doctor before you start taking vitamins.
(iv) Zinc is another good Home Remedy for Acne: Zinc is a natural mineral that is found naturally in red meat, oysters, poultry, beans, nuts, whole grains and fortified cereals. Zinc taken in medicinal form is also effective in treatment of acne. However, take your doctor advice before taking it in medicinal form.
(v) Tea tree Oil, a good Home Remedy for Acne: Tea tree oil has numerous medicinal uses. It contains an element called terpinen-4-ol. This provides Tea tree oil its anti-bacterial properties. That’s why it can kill bacteria. Many of the currently available acne products in the market contain tea tree oil as an active ingredient that proves its usefulness for acne treatment. However, you must note that this oil needs to be used minimally and care to be taken to dilute it before applying to acne lesions. An ancient time natural beauty tip and home remedy for acne.
(vi) Toothpaste: Toothpaste contains anti-bacterial ingredient called triclosan and also menthol which has drying properties. This is an easily available home remedy for acne.
(vii) Fenugreek:Fenogreco, alholva Make paste from the leaves of Fenugreek with few drops of water. Apply this gently on your face and affected areas before going to bed each night. This is a useful home remedy for acne, pimples and especially blackheads.
(viii) Orange Peel: Grind orange peels with few drops of water. Apply this mixture on the affected areas before sleeping at night. Wash off in the morning. An effective home remedy for acne.
(ix) Lemon Juice: An easily available home remedy for acne. Apply lemon juice mixed with un-boiled milk on affected areas whenever you get time. Very effective in shrinking the size and intensity of acne.
(x) Aloe Vera Soaps: Use Aloe Vera soaps and gel, as aloe Vera has got healing properties and very good for your skin. A useful natural beauty tip.