Getting acne on the face is a common thing. Girls also get acne during their periods. But most of the people get acne due to wrong eating and drinking, bad lifestyle or due to hormonal imbalance. Acne can spoil the whole face. Even if acne comes out on your face, then always keep one thing in mind that never touch them with your hands. Or never break acne. Otherwise, these pimples will leave their mark on the face and go away.
If your acne breaks out occasionally, then there is no need to worry because you can also remove them with things present at home. Yes, there are many such natural things in our kitchen that can be used to remove acne. We are telling you some easy remedies, by adopting which you can get rid of the problem of acne in just 1 week.
Tea Tree Oil
Tea tree oil has been considered a boon for all your beauty problems including acne. This oil is loaded with antiseptic and antibacterial properties, which heal acne by rapidly removing harmful bacteria. To apply it on the face, take 2 drops of tea tree oil and mix 10 drops of it (coconut oil / almond oil / jojoba oil). Leave it for few hours. Afterwards wash off with warm water.
If a piece of ice is present in your house then pimple can be very relaxing. Ice actually reduces the redness of the pimple, which reduces the swelling and also reduces the irritation. Through ice, the dirt and oil present around the pimple is completely removed. Wrap a piece of ice in a cloth and apply it on the face for a few seconds.
By grinding neem leaves and applying it on the face, pimples and acne can be completely eradicated. Boil its leaves in water and cool it and wash the mouth with that water, acne will go away.
Read Also: Acne In Ayurveda
Steam treatment is very important for facial blemishes. It not only removes dirt but also keeps the facial skin soft. Actually, the pores are opened through steam treatment. As a result, it is easier for the skin to breathe. Taking steam treatment does not accumulate dirt in the face, which gives relief in pimples.
Cinnamon and Honey
This is one such remedy which never fails in case of acne. When honey and cinnamon are mixed and applied together on acne, their antibacterial properties eliminate acne by making the face spotless. To apply it on the face, mix 1 tablespoon of cinnamon powder in 2-3 tablespoons of honey and apply it on the pimples with the help of a cotton ball. Leave it for 10-15 minutes. Afterwards wash it thoroughly.
Whitening toothpaste works a lot like an ice treatment. Leave the white toothpaste on the pimples for about 1 hour. But keep in mind that your toothpaste should not be gel. Use only white toothpaste to remove pimples.
First of all wash your face with lukewarm water so that the pores of the face can be opened. After this, apply orange peel on the pimples. Keep doing this for an hour. Vitamin C present in orange peel will help in healing your pimples.
Miracle of Garlic
Garlic is no less than a miracle remedy to remove pimples. Actually, garlic is antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and antioxidant that rapidly heals wounds. Peel the garlic and apply it on your pimples. After applying garlic for 5 to 7 minutes, wash the face with lukewarm water. You can repeat the same process after an hour.
Acne is defined as a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become plugged with oil and dead skin cells which may result in the formation of whiteheads, blackheads or pimples that commonly appears on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders. Some of the common causes are puberty, pregnancy, menstruation, consumption of birth control pills, junk food, lack of sleep, stress, anxiety, overuse of cosmetics and staying long hours in pollution.
It’s a myth that acne is more common in girls. On the contrary, one of the main causes of acne/pimple is the hormonal changes in both boys and girls during puberty. Hence due to some hormonal changes adolescents are more affected with acne, however, it can affect people of any age, including adults.
There are a lot of medicines and creams available, and while some of them do offer temporary relief, and only to see them return with a vengeance. To get rid of permanently, you need to switch to a permanent solution called Ayurveda. Hence Chandigarh Ayurved Centre had made a medicinal kit to cure acne of its root cause. The kit is ‘Acne Go Kit’ that consists of a total of 6 products – Neem soap, Twak tail, Skin Care Tablet, Detox Premium Powder, Aloe Vera gel and Panchatikta ghrita guggulu.
According to Ayurveda, acne is caused when there is an excess aggravation of Pitta dosha, thus our medicines are coolant in nature that pacifies the pitta and cure the acne naturally.
ALL PRODUCTS DESCRIPTION IN DETAIL:
1) Neem Soap:
Neem is one of the miracle herbs that offer many health benefits. It is an ultimate acne killer & acts as a powerful healer. The soap is very beneficial in healing the acne naturally. It treats issues like too much oiliness or dryness of the skin, red rashes due to permanent inflammation and painful big acne lumps.
Method of Application – Use for daily bathing purpose.
2) Twak Tailam:
Twak tailam is used for those who have acne-prone skin, skin discoloration and equally good for all skin types. It includes – Wrightia tinctoria, Coconut oil. This oil has been subjected to less intense refining, lower temperature with no chemicals. It has pacifying or cooling properties which further beneficial for improving the skin’s elasticity. In one single step, the skin is deeply cleansed as well as moisturized. It seeps into the pores and hydrates deeply and the molecules present in the oil ensuring the repair of the collagen layer.
Recommended Dosage: For external application over the affected area.
3) Aloe Vera Gel:
Aloe Vera Gel is formed with the pure extract of herb Aloe Vera and the mixture of rose petals. Thus this wonderful composition provides a cooling effect on the skin that relieves from burning sensation, itchiness, etc. The gel helps in maintaining healthy skin and repairing skin damage.
Recommended Dosage – Gently apply over the affected area of the skin.
4) Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu:
The tablets are very beneficial in curing skin diseases as it contains the Pitta pacifying ingredients such as Shuddh guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia), Gajapippali (Piper chaba), Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis), etc. The tablet is Tridoshahara, thus is very effective in maintaining the hormonal level in the body.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
5) Skin Care tablet:
Skin care tablet is herbo mineral and purely ayurvedic formulation. It contains various herbs like Haridra khand, Panchnimba churna, Panchatikta guggulu, Patol patra, Ajmoda, Khadir chhal, Chirayta, Mulethi, Manjistha, Chopchini, Gandhak, etc. Skin care tablet is a blood purifying. It cools and detoxifies the blood, dissolves obstructions in the blood flow that further increase blood circulation of the skin. It minimises the blemishes, lighten sun tan, delay ageing of skin and heal skin problems. These tablet also act as a skin moistuirizer, Improves blood circulation, Remove blemishes, Reduce itching and burning sensation of skin, Prevent acne and pimples, Relieves leucoderma.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
6) Detox Premium Powder:
This is a herbo-mineral preparation that contains ingredients like Parwal Pishti, Giloy satv, Shukta Pishti, Kamdudha Ras, Gandhak Rasayan, etc.
Parwal Pishti: This Pishti reduces inflammation, flaking, itching of the skin. The Pishti is composed of natural coral calcium processed with rose water.
Shukta Pishti: It helps to balance the Pitta dosha in the body. All signs and symptoms related to Psoriasis patients are managed with this article.
Giloy Satv: This satv is prepared from the herb Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). The anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and analgesic properties of this herb deal with psoriasis easily.
Kamdudha Ras: This herbal-mineral classical preparation balances Pitta dosha in the body.
Gandhak Rasayana: This herbal preparation is used since ancient times for all types of skin disorders.
Tal Sindoor: It contains ingredients like Shuddh parad, Aloe vera, Gandhak, etc that relieve redness in psoriasis patients.
Akik Pishti: This Pishti reduces all types of Pitta related disorder hence it gives good results in psoriasis.
Recommended Dosage: Take 1 sachet twice daily with plain water.
Dr. Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1 Lakh Plus patients worldwide.