Herbal Remedies for Acne
Apple cider Vinegar
It is prepared by fermenting Apple Cider Vinegar or unfiltered juice from the pressed apples.
It is known for its ability to fight different kinds of bacteria and viruses. It contains various organic acids. The lactic acid present in it also helps to dry up the excess oil that causes acne in the first place.
To 3 parts of water mix 1 part of Apple Cider Vinegar. After once you have applied the mixture with a cotton ball you must allow it to sit for atleast 5-20 seconds. You need to repeat this process atleast 2 times daily. It can cause burns and irritation so have it in small amounts diluted in water.
Make a cinnamon and honey mask
Cinnamon and honey mask is an excellent source of anti-oxidants. They both also can reduce inflammation and fight bacteria that can help reduce the inflammation.
The anti-oxidant, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties of honey and cinnamon help benefit the skin prone to acne.
How to prepare Cinnamon and Honey Mask
To 1 teaspoon of cinnamon add 2 tablespoons of honey. Mix them together and form a thick paste. After cleaning apply a thick mask on your face and allow it to settle for next 15 minutes. After a while completely rinse the mask and pat your face dry.
Apply green tea onto your skin
It is really very high on anti-oxidants and it promotes great skin health. You need to steep green tea in boiling water for about 4 minutes. Allow the tea to cool down for a few minutes. Now, place cotton ball inside it and apply it onto the skin and pour it into a bottle of spray. Upon drying you can rinse it with water and pat dry.
Drinking green tea will help to lower your blood pressure and the levels of insulin and it can contribute to the development of acne.
Moisturize with Aloe Vera
With the leaves of this tropical plant you can produce a clear gel. The gel produced by it can be used to prepare soaps, lotions, creams and ointments. It can be applied to treat skin infections, heal wounds, fight inflammation and treat the burns.
Aloe vera contains Sulphur and salicylic acid that is extensively use for the treat of acne on the skin. You can gently apply aloe vera as a moisturizer. Repeat these 2 times every day or as desired and it will help you to treat your acne and skin prone to it.
Treat acne with lemon
Lemon acts as a great skin lightener, exfoliant and an disinfectant which can help to reduce the appearance of scars and prevents the formation of pimples. Take a clean cotton ball and dip it inside lemon juice and thereafter clean it with cool water.
Eat acidic foods
Fruits like vinegar can flush out the toxins from the pores of the skin. Eat foods rich in citric acid and you can put a cotton ball in apple cider vinegar and swipe the cotton ball onto the affected area and that will help to treat your skin in no time.
It will help to decrease inflammation and if you put the content of the chamomile tea bag in a container with a little amount of water. It can be apply to the skin where there is acne. You can steep the content of 2 chamomile bags in a cup of hot water for about 15 minutes and later clean the face with it.
You can treat the skin problem with herbal remedies for acne as it will go to the root of the problem and provide you relief from it.