The Best Herbal Acne Remedies

November 10, 2011 by  
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The Best Herbal Acne Remedies

Article by Tina Barrett

With most medical issues, including acne, prevention is the best line of defense. It’s

almost always harder to clear something up rather than prevent it from happening

in the first place. If you want to find effective herbal acne remedies that can help

prevent outbreaks to begin with, as well as help clear up the outbreaks that seem

to happen no matter what you do, here is the article for you.

Of course, always talk to your doctor first before making any changes and adding

other medicines, even herbal ones, since there can be dangerous interactions

between drugs.

You’ve probably heard the advice to cut out greasy food from your diet, and that

seems to make sense. After all pimples are caused by too much oil so you shouldn’t

eat more oil, right? No, not really. While you want to cut out a lot of greasy foods

from your diet the reason is not what you may have thought. These types of foods

are simple carbohydrates which will be metabolized as sugar by your body. That

can lead to huge hormonal fluctuations which can throw a lot of systems in your

body out of balance…including your oil producing glands, the sebaceous glands.

Instead of eating a ton of simple carbohydrates try to eat more lean protein, fruits,

and vegetables. Also keep your body flushed out by drinking a lot of water. Just

making these simple changes to your daily routine can go a long way to eliminating


If you still get breakouts, try some of these natural herbal remedies instead of the

harsh, potentially dangerous, acne drugs.

Tea tree oil is an antiseptic which can be applied directly to your pimples,

whiteheads, and blackheads, and be easily absorbed into your skin. The oil can

help dry your pimples so they will clear up more quickly.

Calendula has a lot of vitamin E and is a great way to heal your acne pimples up

more quickly.

Lavender essential oil is an antiseptic and antibiotic which can help kill the bacteria

that has caused your outbreak.

When it comes to effective herbal acne remedies this articles is only the tip of the

iceberg. There are many other herbs that you can use not only for healthy skin but

for overall health and well being. Learn all you can about herbs and how they can

help keep your skin clear and your body healthy. You may find that you can get

much better results with herbal remedies and even save yourself a lot of money

over prescription drugs.

Tina Barrett is an herb expert. Learn many other herbal acne remedies as well as other great uses for herbs by visiting:

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