ACNE (PIMPLES)

The Most common skin conditions, mostly affects teenagers undergoing hormonal changes. Boys are commonly affected than girls. Acne usually affects the face but may also affect the back, neck&chest. Acne includes blackheads, whiteheads, nodules&cysts. Bacteria on the skin and fatty acids within oil glands causes acne. In Ayurveda, it istermed as Yuvanpidika/Tarunyapitika – caused by vitiated Pitta dosha&rakta dosha.

Symptoms
  • Inflammed Eruptions on face.
  • Pimples
Do’s
  • Eat more fruits&vegetables.
  • Use turmeric, ginger, berries, dark green leafy vegetables, raisins in your daily diet.
Don’ts
  • Avoid sugar rich diet.
  • Avoid saturated&processed foods.
  • Avoid milk products.
  • Avoid stress which causes poor dietary choices.
  • Avoid excessive use of cosmetics.
Home Remedies

Aloe vera juice intake helps to relieve constipation&inturn acne. Daily intake of 10-15 ml once a day.

  • Application of turmeric powder mixed with neem leaf powder helps to get rid of acne.
  • Mix half tsf of cinnamon powder with one tsf of honey and apply on the affected areas. Then just wipe of the
  • Application with a soft cotton cloth, after 15-20 mins.
  • Application of fresh papaya helps to prevent the pus formation in pimples.