The most common disorders among young people are acne. Mostly, it occurs at the age of 12 to 24 years and it is known to cause embarrassment and great concern to most teenagers. This kind of disorder may be treated naturally. Acne is a kind of inflammatory condition of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles that appear largely on the face, chest, neck and shoulders. The sebaceous glands produce too much oil. This problem may be also the cause of hormonal disturbances during puberty. Acne or pimples result from the blockage of oil glands that re present at the base of the hair follicles causing the formation of pustules. Over-secretion combined with dust and dirt from the environment makes an ideal ground for microorganism.
To make your face free from acne, you must try to consider these herbal remedies:
Aloe Vera– it contains antibacterial properties that calm the skin. It also fights bacteria and reduce inflammation. This property can also boost the immune system by reducing infections and regenerate skin. To do this, cut an Aloe Vera stalk and directly apply to the acne scar.
Dandelion Root– it is rich in nutrients that can help remove acne scars. It detoxifies the skin from toxins and excessive hormones.
Tea Tree Oil– it is a powerful antiseptic and antifungal treatment that can battle bacteria. When the ea tree oil is undiluted, it may cause skin irritation, blistering and redness when applied on the skin. The concentration should be 5% tea tree oil gel and 95% water to make it effective.
Lavender Essential Oil– It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, calming effect, prevents scarring and promotes wound healing. Here’s how to make a treatment for acne: When you mix it with water, mix 1 part of the lavender oil with 10 parts of purified water. This will help in reducing acne. It can also reduce stress and can help reduce pimple production. But if you are allergic to it, don’t use it.
Burdock Root– it is also known to treat skin problems. Its main ingredients are arcigen, calcium, flavonoid, chlorogenic acid, iron, lactone, mucilage, tannin, taraxosterol, resin, inulin, potassium, and polyacetylenes. It helps remove toxins in the body and may result to reduction of acne and pimples.
Yellow Dock – it is an herb that has properties that can improve circulation and clean the body from toxins. It is more effective when blended with burdock and dandelion for cleansing.
Acne is a complex condition. The treatment results may vary depending on the case of every individual. It is still important to consult your doctor before taking any treatment. Sometimes it is quite tricky to find the best treatment. It is still best to keep your face clean at all times by washing it with warm water and a mild soap.
*Article is for information purposes only and does not intend to advise, diagnose or treat any health condition whatsoever.