Herbal and Natural Acne Remedies

February 1, 2012 by  
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by Barry Gourmet and Raw

Herbal and Natural Acne Remedies

Article by Scot Robinson

Getting an effective acne remedy is thus recommended as soon as the condition appears, the sooner you start the better. However, it’s important to remember that even if an acne remedy is “natural” it can still be harsh on the skin, and may even have side effects. A popular natural acne remedy is the use of hot and cold wet towel compresses.

When conventional acne remedies are sought out, they are typically prescribed by a doctor, though some remedies can also be found in the form of over-the-counter drugs. Usually tretinonin is the active ingredient. This vitamin A derivative affects the development of oil glands helping pimples dry up and keeping new ones from forming at all.

Home remedies are best remedies to cure acne. To deal with this condition, a number of acne patients generally will have to combine acne home remedies with prescription acne medication.

Draining and Surgical Excision. This acne remedy is believed to be one of the best available, though of course it is a costly alternative. This severe acne remedy came about when dermatologist realized that large cysts weren’t responding to more general acne treatments. This form of severe acne treatment is said to be able to eliminate acne cysts altogether. Another term for this treatment is “acne surgery”.

A natural acne remedy is going to be made from all-natural ingredients. These usually include vitamins, herbs, minerals, or some combination of those three. The point is that they are all natural. When choosing a natural acne remedy, it is a good idea to check the list of ingredients. It is wise to look up these ingredients to ensure that everything is natural and there will be no surprises when the natural acne remedy arrives.

Wash your face with a gentle cleanser. Facial scrubs and astringents won’t do because they have a tendency to irritate the skin more. Use over-the-counter acne remedies like acne lotion to dry the excess oil and encourage peeling. Products with salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide works best. Keep your face clean.

Some herbal acne remedies are also now available in some local health outlets. To mention, the black currant seed oil or evening primrose oil is one of the most well-known herbal acne remedies in the market today. It is usually taken three 500-milligram capsules per day for three months or until the acne clears up.

There are four types of severe acne, they are acne conglobata, acne fulminans, gram negative folliculitis, and nodulocystic acne. And each has the potential to create emotional turmoil and unparralleled social anxiety in the lives of it’s sufferers. Severe acne can not only be physical disfiguring, but years of treatment are almost a given. That is until Accutane came along.

Natural herbs are a wonderful way of detoxifying the blood system and helps improve skin related problems. A good remedy for acne is an herbal face wash made from chickweed tea which also helps treat sores, burns and skin rashes. Ginger and lobelia also help cure acne in a large way. Natural herbs are convenient and cost effective, too.

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