Kitchen Remedies for Acne

Kitchen Remedies For Acne

There are many things commonly found in kitchens that are useful in treating acne.  Aside from various herbs and spices that are beneficial, there are many other common ingredients that have properties that can be of assistance in the fight against acne.  See if any of the following appeal to you.

Honey  The antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of honey, along with its slow release of hydrogen peroxide, make it an effective acne treatment.

Orange Peel  Mix pounded, dry orange peel with water and apply directly to the acne.

Lemon Juice and Rose Water  Mix equal parts of lemon juice and rose water and apply to the skin.

Mint  Rub mint juice onto the skin.  Mint is known to be able to kill germs.  It is also cooling and soothing.

Garlic  Rub peeled garlic cloves onto the area to be treated.

Cucumber  Grind, blend, grate or mash cucumber to a paste and apply to the entire face.  Rinse off after 30-60 minutes.

Avocado  Make a paste of avocado and water.  Apply to the skin and leave for at least 15 minutes.  Wash off when ready.

Tomato  Apply the pulp of raw tomato to the acne.  Leave for 1 hour before washing off.

Potato  Grate raw potato and apply to the face.  This will help with reducing acne and facial blemishes.

Cumin Seeds  Make a paste of ground cumin seeds and water or vinegar.  Apply to the affected area.  Wash off after aboutan hour.

Banana  Mash a ripe banana.  Put it on your face.  Leave for about 20-25 minutes before washing off.  It should make your face feel fresh and smooth.

Apple Cider Vinegar  Dilute apple cider vinegar with water.  Use one part vinegar to 3-4 parts water.  Apply this to your skin with cotton balls.  Leave for about 10 minutes before washing off.  Repeat 3 times a day.  If desired it can be left on overnight.If the acne is more severe a stronger solution can be tried.  In this case try a ratio of 1 part vinegar to 2-3 parts of water.  Do not leave this stronger solution on overnight.

Apple cider vinegar works by killing bacteria and balancing the ph level of the skin.

These twelve kitchen remedies represent just a small proportion of the acne home remedies that exist.  Perhaps one of them may help with your acne.  If you find a remedy that works for you please share it with others.  It might help them as well.