What is ACNE ?
Acne is a skin condition in which red, inflamed pimples (papules and pustules) and non-inflamed pimples (comedones) appear on the skin. These pimples usually appear on the face, but are sometimes also found on the chest and neck.
Common Causes of ACNE
- Secretion of excessive amount of oil in the skin
- Hormonal changes during puberty
- Accumulation of oily secretions on the skin surface
- Blockage of the external pores in the skin
- Menstrual periods
- Contraceptive pills
Home Remedies for ACNE
Fresh limejuice may be dabbed on pimples and black heads.
Mix 1 tsp fresh coriander powder with a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply on pimples and black heads. Keep overnight and wash off gently the next morning.
Make a paste of fresh, young curry leaves apply and keep on overnight wash with warm water in the morning. Helps wrinkles to fade away gradually.
Make a paste of nutmeg (Jaiphal) with raw milk. Apply on pimples and black heads leave on for 20 minutes or overnight. Continue for 10-12 days, till face is clear.
For dry skin rub a piece of sandalwood on a smooth stone with a few drops of raw milk. Apply the paste procured on affected areas. Keep on for 1 hour. Gently wash.
For oily skin make a paste of sandalwood and rosewater apply on affected areas, keep for 1 hour and wash off gently.
Fresh fenugreek leaves made into a paste and applied overnight clears pimples.