Treating Teenage Acne Through Ayurveda

By: Debdatta Mazumder
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If India has worldwide popularity for its cultural heritage, that is only because of its age-old traditions and knowledge. The Ayurveda Shastra is one of those mines of knowledge which has made this country respectable to all. Why, today, ayurveda is so popular worldwide? It is just because you can lots of solutions to your health problems. From a minor problem like acne to any serious disease like osteoporosis, ayurveda has answers for all.

Skin Care Tips for Teens

Teenage is the time when attack of pimples and acne increases. The hormones are mainly responsible for it. Moreover, the dust and pollution can make the situation worse. In ayurveda, problems of acne at teenage is known as ‘Youvana Pidaka’, where ‘Youvana’ is youth and ‘Pidaka’ stands for skin irritation. Treating acne through ayurveda is a very simple task. You don’t need to spend a lot on crèmes, lotions and medicines. Search your kitchen to get ingredients to treat acne.

Beauty Tips For Teenage Girls

Ayurvedic treatment for acne during teenage comprises of many ingredients like turmeric, neem leaves or basil leaves. You just need to know the ways of treating acne through ayurveda. The most important benefit of ayurvedic treatment for acne during teenage is the ingredients are free from side effects. You won’t have any serious issues with these. So, read on to know more about treating acne through ayurveda-


1. Wash Your Face

Many of you do this with cold water. But do you know cold water only increases oil secretion that causes acne? You must wash your face 3-4 times with warm water as it controls oil and keeps you dry.


2. Keep Bitter Ingredients in Diet

Ayurveda says, the bitter tasted herbs and vegetables detoxify blood and control sebum that makes your skin oily. So, keep neem leaves or bitter gourd at your regular diet. These also have anti-bacterial property to prevent any infection.


3. Apply Basil Paste

Ayurvedic treatment for acne during teenage can be done with basil leaves or tulsi. Dry up few leaves and make a paste. Apply it thrice a week. You can also boil few leaves in water and store it in a bottle. Use it as a toner.


4. Go for Yoga

Yoga is a solution for many problems including acne. How can you be benefitted by it? Try this. Fill your face with air and wait for your cheeks get bulged. Now, release slowly. Do it every day for 10-12 minutes. You will surely see the difference.


5. Turmeric treatment

You can't ignore this while you think about ayurvedic treatment for acne during teenage. Make paste of turmeric and ginger and take equal portion of it. Mix together. Now apply it on affected areas. Overnight treatment for 3 days can heal you quickly.


6. Tomato Juice

You can get rid of acnes by applying lots of process. But the acne scars are stubborn to remove. After your acnes are removed, massage your skin gently with tomato juice. Do it every day before going to sleep. The spots will vanish quickly.


7. Sandalwood Paste

Very effective to remove acne with its scars. Make paste of sandalwood powder using neem water. The anti-bacterial properties of neem water will prevent any kind of infection while the sandalwood can soothe your skin and retain its natural glow.

Now, you are aware about ayurvedic treatment for acne during teenage. But treatments are not enough. Ayurveda says you have to maintain certain lifestyle to get rid of such problems. Try to avoid oily foods and have good sleep. Never skip exercises and have 8 glasses water a day.

Story first published: Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 8:04 [IST]
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