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
  • Hereditary
  • Menstrual periods
  • Pregnancy
  • Contraceptive pills
  • Stress

Home Remedies for ACNE

Tips 1:

Fresh limejuice may be dabbed on pimples and black heads.
Tips 2:

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.
Tips 3:

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.
Tips 4:

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.

Tips 5:

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.
Tips 6:

For oily skin make a paste of sandalwood and rosewater apply on affected areas, keep for 1 hour and wash off gently.
Tips 7:

Fresh fenugreek leaves made into a paste and applied overnight clears pimples.