We all wish for a beautiful, glowing and healthy skin. It not only serves a cosmetic purpose, but boosts our emotional health and self confidence.
Sometimes acne, blemishes and scars can make us feel disappointed and unhappy. Acne are stubborn health condition, which may be hard to treat at times. They usually appears on the face, neck, shoulders, chest and back.
Herbs that prevent bacterial growth, reduces inflammation, removes blockage of hair follicles may be beneficial in the treatment of acne.
Following Ayurvedic Herbs for acnes have been used traditionally for centuries:
Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia)
Turmeric (Curcuma longa)
Licorice (Glycyrrhiza glabra)
Neem (Azadirachta indica)
Giloy (Tinospora Cordifolia)
Triphala (Three Myrobalan)
Ayurvedic face pack
The Ayurvedic face pack may help locally to reduce redness, tenderness and pain due to acne. It also helps to speed up the healing process and helps to prevent bacterial growth due to its anti-microbial properties. Ayurvedic face packs generally contain chandan, sarvia, vacha, manjistha, masoor and dhanya.
The herbal combination for the face pack can be very specific for a sufferer because each person may have different ayurvedic body humor dominance, so it will be good for the patient that he should take advice from a qualified ayurvedic doctor before applying any type of face pack on his face.
Accumulated ama/oxins are underlying factors that can cause fluctuation in hormonal levels, disturb body metabolism, and block the channels including hair follicles. Therefore, Ayurveda considers body detoxification where necessary to help cleanse the body. Virechana is the most suitable ayurvedic detoxification therapy for acne.
Most of the breathing exercises (pranayama) are helpful in improving health and fight with infections and hence preventing acne. Other helpful yoga poses include Surya Namaskar (sun salutation, Agnisara Asana (Combining yoga poses with breathing exercises), Sarvangasana (shoulder stand), Bhujangasana (cobra pose) sawasana (Corpse Pose) and Paschimottanasana (Seated Forward Bend).
Lifestyle to Prevent Acne
Avoid excessive consumption of sugars and direct carbohydrates.
Avoid junk foods, fried and fatty foods.
Drink 8 to 10 glasses of water a day.
Do not take spicy foods, tea, and coffee in excess amount.
Avoid smoking and alcohol
Wash the face thrice a day.
Keep the face free from the excess oil.
Do not talk more sour and salty foods.
Do not scratch acne; it can lead to scar formation.
Do not rub the face, just gentle clean face using an herbal face wash.
Take plenty of fiber rich foods such as fruits and vegetables.
Proper hygiene and a balanced diet are an essential part of acne treatment along with ayurvedic management. Proper care should be taken for correcting diet and lifestyle. One should also avoid irregular dietary habits and taking harmful foods such as junk foods.
If you wish to enquire more information on Acne Ayurvedic Natural Treatment in Melbourne, you may contact us at Pure Herbal Ayurved Clinic.
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Disclaimer: The information on ayurvedic products and medicines on our website is for educational purposes only. One should not buy these products over the counter. These should only be taken after ayurvedic consultation with an ayurvedic practitioner. The uses and indications of these herbal products are based on Traditional Ayurvedic text books. These herbs should be supplemented with appropriate diet and lifestyle to get beneficial effects. Although there is a lot of research done on Ayurveda these days, yet these herbal products might not hold enough current research based evidence.
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