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What is Acne ?

Acne is chronic inflammatory condition of sebaceous glands. It is a common condition during adolescence. It generally occurs on face due to blockage of opening of the sebaceous glands. In Ayurveda, it is called as "Yavana Pitika".

  • External application of raw garlic paste 3 - 4 times a day will reduce acne and help to clear the black spots and pimples.
  • Taking Garlic internally 2 - 4 pods a day for 1 - 3 months, purifies the blood stream and ensures a long-term clearance of the skin from acne.
  • 5 ml of lemon juice with 10 - 15 ml of lukewarm water 2 - 3 times a day will reduce acne.
  • Paste of Fenugreek leaf applied on the face for 10 - 15 minutes, every alternate days / every day in the evening will reduce acne.
  • Coconut water is helpful in giving nourishment to skin and prevents acne.
  • Application of the paste prepared from cloves and cumin to the face for 10 minutes, would relieves pimples.
  • Application of Haldi (Turmeric) on the face twice a day before going to bath for 10 min will yield good results.