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10 Proven Home Remedies for Treating Stubborn Acne

10. Indian Lilac Indian lilac, also known as neem, is a well-known herb used in Ayurveda for the treatment of various skin problems. It comes from… Tayana - September 26, 2017

10. Indian Lilac

Indian lilac, also known as neem, is a well-known herb used in Ayurveda for the treatment of various skin problems. It comes from the neem tree, which is known as a ‘one tree pharmacy’, for its powerful medicinal value.

Indian lilac helps to kill the bacteria that cause acne through its powerful antiseptic and antimicrobial properties. It is also a powerful anti- inflammatory which soothes the redness and inflammation of skin breakouts. It contains 140 different compounds, which contain antiviral and antibacterial properties. This makes it perfect, not only for the treatment of acne, but for its prevention. It contains high levels of antioxidants to reduce signs of aging, and lessen environmental damage.

To apply follow these steps:

1.Mix Indian lilac leaves or powder with water to create a paste

2.Add turmeric powder – a natural anti inflammatory

3. Apply to the affected area and leave for 20 minute

4. After 20 minutes wash off the paste

5. Repeat several times weekly for optimum results

You can also use neem oil alongside this routine several times a day until you see improvement.

All of these home remedies have been shown to be successful as part of an overall routine for preventing and treating acne. For best results, you must also ensure that you live a healthy lifestyle by adopting a balanced diet, and avoiding environmental damage where possible. Most of these remedies have been found to be effective for sufferers of mild to moderate acne, severe cases of acne may need additional medical treatment. In cases of persistent acne you should consult a doctor.

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