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Cure Naturally Acne, Pimples And Blackheads

Updated: May 28, 2011 5:42 pm

Having smooth skin is a delight. But acne and pimple scars can mask your beauty and reflect heavily on your mind. Not to worry, you can get back your flawless skin without any dark spots or acne by following natural remedies. Acne can affect people of all ages. There are certain factors that act together to cause the characteristic pimples, whiteheads and blackheads associated with acne.

                Factors responsible for acne: Hereditary, stress and strain, spicy and junk food, hormonal changes, make-up items, change of climate, side-effects of medicine, liver problems

                People with acne have a defect in the behaviour of certain cells, which results in their not flaking-off in a normal manner and are not carried to the surface, instead they are blocked inside the skin pore, trapping the oil and bacteria to form blackheads and acne. Naturopathy has got some remedies to clear acne, pimples, blackheads, etc.


►           Take a small ginger piece make a sharp edge of it and soak it in chuna (lime) water and when it becomes soft rub it on the acne. After repeated application the acne will come off.

►           Make paste of neem oil and turmeric and apply on and around the neck.

►           Drink goat milk with honey twice a day. This will help purify the blood and stops the growth of acne.


►           Mix 100 gm of rose petals dried and powdered, 100 gm sonamukhi or swarnamukhi (senna) leaves dried and powdered, 100 gm dry ginger powder, 100 gm saindha lavan (rock salt), 100 gm raisins, honey to make a fine paste. Take 10 gm, i.e., one tablespoon before going to bed. This will give good bowel movement and stop pimples to appear.

►           Mix 10 drops of lemon juice to an equal amount of rose water and apply before going to bed. Wash off with lukewarm water in the morning.

►           Take the bark of the neem tree, wash it clean and rub it on a hard surface till you get a fine paste. Apply this at night and wash off in the morning.

Aloe vera face pack to get rid of pimples:

►           Make a fine paste with two tablespoons aloe vera paste, half spoon haldi, half spoon amla powder, half spoon methi (fenugreek) seeds powder, half spoon crushed leaves of jayphal (whole nutmeg) and apply on your face in the morning and leave it for an hour. Wash with cold water.

►           A pimple and blackhead-prone skin when treated with the paste of fenugreek leaves and turmeric, improves resistance to pimple.

►           Apply kheera (cucumber) juice on the pimples and wash off after half an hour. Do this twice a day regularly till it disappears.

►           Add a pinch of dalchini (cinnamon) powder to one spoon honey and apply on pimples.

►           Apply fresh pudina (mint) juice on the pimples at night and wash off in the morning.


►           Add one spoonful of fresh lime juice to equal amount of groundnut oil and apply on blackheads and wash off after 15 minutes. Do this twice a day.

►           Make a mixture with egg white, one spoon each of honey, carrot juice, almond powder, orange peel powder, lemon juice and salt, wheet flour, turmeric, almond oil and apply on the face. Wait for 15 minutes and wash off.

                To avoid pimples, one should wash the face with warm water at least twice a day, especially before you start with the remedies. Follow only one remedy till you are cured. Wash your hands before touching the face. Do not burst the pimple and more importantly drink lots of water and fruit juices. Avoid spicy food and exercise regularly. I am sure you will get back the glow on your face.

By Nibhanapudi Suguna

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