Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Skin Care in Acne vulgaris - external remedies

The following external remedies [1] are useful:
Dr Subramanyam

1. Prepare paste by mixing 3 tablespoons of honey and 1 teaspoon of cinnamon powder. Apply this paste on the affected area.
2. Apply mixture of 1 teaspoon of lemon juice and one teaspoon of cinnamon powder.
3. Apply Nutmeg (Indian: Jaiphal) powder with un-boiled milk on the affected area.
4. Rub fresh garlic on and around affected area.
5. Make a paste of neem leaves with turmeric powder. Apply this paste on the affected area.
6. fresh tomato pulp application on the face.
7. Application of juice of raw papaya on affected area.Papaya is rich in natural enzymes. It acts as natural cleansing agent.
8. Apply a paste of orange peel powder with water on affected area. Wash it off after 30 minutes with lukewarm water.The citric acid in orange soothes and softens skin removing pore-clogging impurities.
9. Application of cucumber juice on the face.
10. Prepare a mixture of grated apple and lemon juice. Apply this mixture on your face.

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