What is Acne? Diet & Treatment for Acne

Acne is very common skin problem, which is caused by inflammation of sebaceous glands, resulting in pimples and comedone  on the facial area, shoulders, chest and back. Acne is due to blockage of pores by bacteria, oil and dead skin.Emotional stress can also be blamed for it occurrence. However the three main reasons for acne are:

  1. Due to excessive oil produced by skin;
  2. Due to clogging of pores or hair follicles by dead cells; and
  3. Bacterial growth.

Acne is more common in teenagers as it begins in puberty and can go serious during adolescence,if left untreated.But with help of these natural remedies, you can surely turn the tables around and go acne free.

BANANA PEEL

Very simple but effective remedy to cure acne is in the peel of banana.Cut small pieces of the banana peel and rub it on the effected area for five minutes approx. till the peels get brown. Repeat this procedure 3 times a day for best results.As the peel of banana is rich in antioxidant and potassium, it repairs the skin and make your  face clear and fresh.

What is Acne? Diet & Treatment for Acne

HONEY

Honey as an acne treatment has a strong history which dates back uptill 2500 BC!The sweet amber nectar has many therapeutic  values, it is anti-microbial and anti-bacterial in nature.Honey kills the infectious bacteria present in zits and the area surrounding it.Dab a small amount of 100% natural and untreated honey available in health store onto the zits and keep it on till 15 mins, and then rinse it with water and repeat this process for few days for better results.

ASPIRIN

Aspirin also known as “Acetylsalicylic acid” has the same chemical build up as the most powerful zits zapper “Salicylic acid”. It reduces redness and swelling caused by pimples.You need to take one uncoated aspirin and make its paste by mixing it with small drops of water.This mixture can be applied on the troubling area for 10 minutes.For best  skin result,  one should wash the problem area with lukewarm water.

TEA TREE OIL

Tea tree oil has many anti-bacterial properties that makes it a formidable cure against scarring and inflammation. It has nice aroma of eucalyptus.Oral application to the problem area can bring out clearer glowing skin.

DIET FOR ACNE TREATMENT

Get more Vitamin A, Zinc and Omega-3 Fatty Acids rich diet.Acne can be treated by eating organice fruits and vegetables.

Cheers for good clearer skin!

Kiran Zahra  (Certified Holistic Nutrition Therapist & Health Coach)

What is Acne? Diet & Treatment for AcneUmair ChaudhryUncategorizedAcne is very common skin problem, which is caused by inflammation of sebaceous glands, resulting in pimples and comedone  on the facial area, shoulders, chest and back. Acne is due to blockage of pores by bacteria, oil and dead skin.Emotional stress can also be blamed for it occurrence. However...Latest Urdu Columns of Javed Chaudhry, Hamid Mir, Orya Maqbool Jan, Ansar Abbasi