- Alternative & Natural Medicine
List of Herbal Remedies for acne
Aloe vera gel
Aloe vera gel is one of the greatest healing remedies in the world. There is so much this gel can do, including healing skin injuries 10 times faster than normal regeneration. Its one of many herbal remedies that work beautiful with skin and is great for eliminating acne. Its smooth and healing compounds can be used for burns, acne, and more.
There are different types of Aloe vera gel. Store purchased products usually do not contain 100% natural aloe vera gel, which would take away from the powerful effects and acne fighting power of the substance. No need to worry, as you can purchase 100% Aloe vera gel from health food stores.
Another way to get pure aloe vera gel is to grow plants and use the substance from leaves. Its usually easier to go to a health food store though.
- HowStuffWorks "Aloe Vera: Herbal Remedies"
Aloe vera is one of the most widely used herbal remedies. Find out how aloe vera can soothe skin and heal burns, rashes, frostbite, and wounds.
Burdock root tea
Burdock Root Tea (Latin: Arctium lappa) is Japanese food known for having a number of healing acts associated with it. It can be used for many things such as fibroids, headaches, hepatitis, PMS, skin disorders, and more.
There are some side effects that need to be known before using product, as well as other herbal remedies. At All4health.com, they say if you are allergic to pectin, don't take burdock root because it could cause allergic reactions. Its also wise not to take burdock root tea while you are pregnant because it stimulates your uterus. It also effects bowels.
Eye inflammation may occur when using this herbal remedy. It can also slow your heart rate and cause dry mouth.
Jojoba oil is vegetable oil from crushed jojoba shrub beans, which is usually found in the Sonoran Desert in northwest Mexico. It has the ability to lower excess sebum, as well as work towards soothing and moistorizing skin. Jojoba oil leaves customers very happy with some of its uses. It can be used for acne as well as your hair. Its makes skin have a glow-like effect, clears skin, and runs cheaper than many acne products.
Jojoba oil can be found in health food stores, along with many other herbal remedies. It has many uses beyond the little listed above. It can be used to remove eye makeup, along with a long list of other types of makeup and their oils out of the pores. It can also be used as a facial moisturizer because jojoba oil resembles human sebum. This means the skin is gonna take it without negative reactions. It can be used as body oil, hair conditioner, cuticle oil (cuticle: outermost layer of the skin of vertebrates; epidermis), and heals dry, chapped lips.
The only downside about this product is it could cause purging. Allergic reactions could occur in some people, as with all herbal remedies. This rarely occurs though. Jojoba oil can run cheap for as low as $4.99, cheaper than a lot of herbal remedies on the market today.
Apple Cider Vinegar
Apple cider vinegar is a powerful acne treatment herbal remedy. This herbal remedy has many uses and could benefit you in weight loss and acne treatment. For centuries, apple cider vinegar has been used as food and medicine for humans and pets. Animals enjoy apple cider, and can be used as health tonic to remove fleas and tics, and can be used to remove odors.
Its a natural product that cures acne. It falls under the skin tonic category. This product can be consumed by drinking it as health tonic or by placing it on the infected skin to quickly remove acne. There is a difference in what kind of apple cider vinegar you should use. Organic apple cider vinegar is best for acne treatment because its 100% pure. It still contains enzymes in it.
Two ways to treat acne with Apple Cider Vinegar
- First you mix 1/3 cup of apple cider vinegar with 1/3 of a cup of water. Next you soak a cotton ball within the mix and administer to the acne infected regions of the skin. Do it every night because apple cider vinegar has a bad smell to it, and who wants to be in public smelling like that. Afterwards, wake up in the morning and wash your face.
- To create a treatment mask, you must mix green clay with 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar. Afterwards, add some water until the clay turns into thick past, then apply it to your face. Leave on your face approximately 15-20 mins (or until the mask dries up) and rinse it off with cold water.