The Shocking Ayurvedic Cure for Acne 

Written By  Aquib Nawab, BBA

Medically Reviewed By  Dr. Sandeep Madaan, MD (Ayurveda)


In this webstory, we delve into the world of Ayurveda, exploring the holistic approach it takes towards treating acne. Ayurveda believes that acne is a reflection of internal imbalances and impurities. 

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1. Ayurvedic Approach to Acne 

Ayurveda views acne as an outcome of imbalances in vata, pitta, and kapha doshas, along with internal impurities. This holistic perspective guides the treatment methods discussed in this webstory. 

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2. Turmeric and Mint Leaves 

Turmeric and mint leaves are a powerful combination for acne treatment. Turmeric's antibacterial, antimicrobial, and anti-inflammatory properties combined with mint's vitamin A content make it an effective remedy. 

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3. Honey and Lemon Juice 

Honey and lemon create an Ayurvedic remedy with antimicrobial properties. Lemon's low pH helps combat bacteria, while honey's antibacterial attributes make this combination a potent fighter against acne. 

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4. Sesame Seeds 

Sesame seeds offer more than just oil; their paste can be applied for acne treatment. Rich in vitamins and minerals, sesame provides antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits to the skin. 

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5. Neem Leaves 

Neem, a revered tree in Ayurveda, possesses multiple acne-fighting properties. Its antimicrobial, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory actions target acne-causing bacteria and reduce inflammation. 

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6. Aloe Vera 

Aloe vera's antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties make it a standout in Ayurvedic skincare. Its healing properties, along with moisture retention, contribute to acne reduction. 

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7. Papaya 

Papaya's vitamin A content and enzyme papain contribute to its skin benefits. A papaya and honey paste can be used for exfoliation and acne reduction. 

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8. Sandalwood and Turmeric 

The combination of sandalwood and turmeric aids in lightening acne scars. Sandalwood's natural oils bring a radiant glow to the skin, while turmeric's therapeutic effects are unmatched. 

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9. Honey and Cinnamon 

Cinnamon's ability to increase blood circulation complements honey's antibacterial attributes in this acne-fighting mixture. Regular application can lead to noticeable improvements. 

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10. Tulasi (Holy Basil) 

Tulasi, also known as holy basil, is an excellent antibacterial with exfoliating properties. Basil paste and basil tea can contribute to acne reduction and healthier skin. 

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