Herbal remedies for acne

Plants for acne

In WikBio we have discussed in depth acne. We have explained their symptoms and types, causes, diet for acne as well as homeopathy, supplements and natural medicine treatments. Now we will give the list of medicinal plants that are used to eliminate acne.

Herbal remedies for acne

  • Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum). They are used in the external treatment of skin problems such as acne, eczema, etc..
  • Bilberry (Vaccinium myrtillus). Blueberries are depurative and used to eliminate acne.
  • Arnica (Arnica montana). Although arnica is used for all types of trauma, however, has to be an anti-inflammatory acne applications.
  • Burdock (Arctium lappa). Burdock is an excellent blood purifier, so it is very effective in the treatment of skin diseases.
  • Calendula (Calendula officinalis). External use Calendula is an excellent anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and healing (acne).
  • Dandelion (Taraxacum Dens-Leonis). Dandelion is a classic of the digestive system. When skin problems like acne, have digestive or hepatic origin, dandelion is essential.
  • Echinacea (Echinacea angustifolia). Another excellent herb with large estates. Very effectively combat all kinds of infections, including skin. Your use of echinacea ointment to remove acne.
  • Juniper (Juniperus communis). Juniper is a disinfectant of the urinary tract, but as a cleanser is also very useful for acne and skin disorders.
  • St. John's wort (Hypericum perforatum). Although hypericum associate with mental illness, the wort is also used topically for wounds, eczema, acne, etc..
  • Hops (Humulus lupulus). This plant when used in topical acne fighter and itching of the skin.
  • Nettle (Urtica dioica). Why use nettle to treat acne? For the anti-inflammatory effect that has the excellent zinc containing this herb.
  • Pansy (Viola tricolor). It has astringent, and restrains the secretion of oil from the skin, improving acne, and skin irritations.
  • Saponaria (Saponaria officinalis). This is another herb that is used in external application for boils, dermatitis, acne, etc..
  • Sarsaparilla (Smilax medica). I could not miss this plant. It is so cleansing is essential to eliminate internal toxins, purify skin and eliminate acne.

Besides all these herbs do not forget other highly effective for purifying power as fumaria, horsetail, meadowsweet, birch, etc..

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