Acne also known as pimples, is one of the most common skin condition in teenage. Having acne on face affects the self esteem and confidence. If left untreated, dark pigmentation and permanent scars can appear on the skin as acne clears.
Hormonal fluctuations especially during teenage,during pregnancy, after childbirth, contraceptive usage etc..; causes increase secretions of sebum(oil) from sebaceous glands (tiny oil producing glands on skin) which clogs the skin pore and results into acne formation.
When dust particles, or dead skin cells clog the tiny skin pores, it makes favorable environment for already existing P. Acne bacteria in skin pores to multiply and causes inflammation that results in acne. If the inflammation goes deep into skin, an acne cyst (cystic acne) or nodule appears.
Other causes of acne includes stress, unhealthy food habits, hereditary, etc.;
Homeopathy offers very safe and natural treatment for acne. Homeopathic medicines for acne works internally, in a very gentle and effective way, without any harsh external applications.Natural homeopathic remedies strikes at root of problem to ensure complete cure without any side effects. Following homeopathic remedies are frequently use for acne:
Psorinum: It is indicated for acne of all type-acne simplex, acne pustular, acne indurata.It is equally effective for acne in oily skin. Psorinum helps decrease oil secretion and treats acne.
Kali bromatum: Homeopathic remedy kali bromatum is indicated for acne located on face, chest, shoulder, back.
Berberis aquafolium: Berberis aquafolium is one of the majorly indicated homeopathic medicine for acne that results in formation of scars. This medicine helps clear off acne scars. Mostly prescribe in tincture form or ointment.
Sulphur: homeopathic medicine sulphur is indicated for acne that is extremely itchy especially during night. Best suited to patient with unhealthy looking skin, covered in acne that itch a lot.
Other homeopathic remedies for acne includes Antimonium crud, silica, pulsatilla, thuja etc..; are also highly effective in acne and other skin conditions.
In chronic cases, Natural homeopathic medicine is selected individually on the basis of thorough details of patient like symptoms, medical history, causes, routine, temperament etc..; such well selected remedy gives complete relief and cure without any side-effects.
Tips and General precautions:
Drink plenty of water, at least 2-3 litter per day. It helps to maintain proper hydration and remove toxins from body.
Use makeup sparingly. During a breakouts, avoid wearing foundation, powder, or blush.If you do wear makeup, wash if off at the end of the day.
Avoid squeezing your acne. Squeezing increases the risk of getting acne scars.