Acne (Pimples)

Acne is a skin condition in which there is excess production of oil from the sebaceous glands leading to the blockage of hair follicles. Acne can present in any form like whiteheads, blackheads, Pimples (blocked pores that are inflamed or infected) or Cysts (blockages and inflammation deep inside the hair follicle).


Avoid these foods: You should avoid oily, spicy and sour foods.

Follow following Natural Remedies:

  • Eat fresh, unprocessed foods.
  • Increase intake of water to about 8-10 glasses a day.
  • Lemon juice mixed with rose water when applied on the pimples and left for half an hour is a good remedy for pimples. This should be continued for three to four weeks.Cinnamon power mixed with lemon juice also works wonders. Sandal wood powder can also be added for added benefit. 
  • Leaving a combination of honey and cinnamon powder paste on the pimples over night cures pimples. It should be continued for a couple of weeks.
  • Mask prepared by mixing grated apple pulp and honey works as a natural home remedy.
  • The allicin in garlic is a good antibiotic in the natural form. Rubbing garlic on the affected or infected area or combining it with yogurt and using it as a face pack also helps cure pimples naturally. A clove of garlic can also be consumed daily for prevention and cure of pimples.
  • Pulp of ripe tomato when regularly applied for an hour is an effective treatment against pimples. The cucumber pulp also does the same act of curing pimples in a natural way.
  • Freshly extracted juice of mint when left on the pimples cures it in no time.
  • Juice of coriander leaves and turmeric is a natural home remedy for curing pimples.
  • Two or three Basil leaves should be boiled in water for fifteen to twenty minutes. The decoction when cooled and applied on the infected surface cures the pimples fast.
  • A paste of neem leaves and turmeric in water base when applied on the pimples and is left for half and hour heals pimples fast and effectively. 
  • Nutmeg powder added to raw milk and the subsequent paste when added on the pimples for about a couple of hours is a very good natural remedy to cure pimples. This is more effective with individuals with dry skin problems.
  • Aloe vera the wonder remedy for a genre of disease is a good natural remedy. Apply the pulp of the leaves directly on the surface of the pimples. It is anti bacterial and prevents inflammation.
  • Tea tree oil is a natural home remedy to cure pimples.
  • Wheat germ oil and marigold paste are also natural home remedies against pimples.
  • A face pack made of fuller's earth rose water and plain water is a very effective and natural cure for pimples. It absorbs excess oil from the surface of the skin leaving it healthy and bacteria free.
  • A mixture made with oatmeal and honey is very effective for the treatment and cure of pimples.
  • Certain vitamins like Vitamin A when taken in combination of Niacin works wonders in curing pimples. Leafy vegetable like the spinach, broccoli, asparagus, mushrooms are excellent source of such vitamin and niacin.