There are a few natural home remedies for acne in the mainstream that are worth their weight in gold. Both my son and daughter have hit that magical age where they have become young adults. And with that change come the magical bumps on the face and neck that can drive anyone up the wall. It was important that I find them treatments that were natural and that would not be harmful to their skin or the environment.
Acne, or acne vulgaris, is characterized by the presence of comedones or blackheads, pimples, small superficial sebaceous cysts, and scars. While there are a half different types of acne, a majority of the cased are blackheads.
Young adults can help keep acne at bay by keeping good eating habits. Eating the wrong foods can be the root cause for all types of acne. It can be caused by not eating at regular times, excessive starch consumption, too much sugar, and eating food that is either fried or have a high fat content.
Sever constipation is another cause of acne vulgaris. If body waste fails to move through the digestive system in a normal fashion, it can enter the bloodstream and be discharged with toxic matter through the skin pours.
One good way to keep acne away is to rub grated cucumber over the face, eyes, and neck for fifteen to twenty minutes. It is the best tonic for your complexion. Its regular use prevents pimples and blackheads.
There have been cases where garlic has been used successfully to treat acne. This method involves rubbing the affected areas with raw garlic several times a day. Garlic is known to cure the toughest of acne problems. The external use of garlic helps to clear the skin of spots, pimples and boils. Another way to treat acne with garlic is to eat three seeds of raw garlic once daily for a month. This will purify the blood stream and keep acne away.
Another simple remedy at home for acne is to apply lemon juice regularly to acne areas.
The orange peel treatment method has been found to be a useful home remedy to help treat acne. Simple pound the orange peel with water on a stone and apply to the acne affected areas.