Ayurvedic Treatment For Acne & Herbal Remedies!
What do you think would be the most dreaded thing in the life of a teenager? No, it is not mathematics, or a monster from a fairy tale. It is Acne. Any teenager at least once in their puberty faced this issue of red, painful, pus forming skin eruption. Many cosmetic brands are selling their products and growing immensely by taking advantage of this very fear of people suffering from acne. But today, in this topic you are going to learn about the ayurvedic treatment of acne, that too reasonable and permanent.
Introduction Of Acne
Acne is one of the commonest skin problems majorly faced by the teenagers. Though other age groups are also affected. Basically acne are the pores of your skin which get filled by the pus, sebum(secretion of sebaceous glands) and hair. The common sites for the acne are face, forehead, chest and shoulders.
Causes Of Acne
The main cause of the acne is the hormonal changes which occur when you enter the age of puberty. This spike in the androgen along with the sebaceous glands secretion allows the bacteria to grow on your pores of skin which ultimately lead to pus formation. Following are the maintaining cause of the acne:
- Consumption of high carbohydrates diet, deep fried foods, excess sugars etc
- Hormonal changes that is more prominent in girls during menses
- Picking of pimples
Symptoms Of Acne
- Small red, papular eruptions with a white centre
- Dark spots with open pores at the centre which are also called blackheads.
- Small white bumps without an obvious opening are also called whiteheads.
Diagnosis Of Acne
The history of the complaints and a general physical examination by a physician in the OPD itself is more than enough to diagnose acne.
Treatment in Allopathy Of Acne
The treatment of acne in allopathy seems more painful than acne itself. This is because the patient is advised for cauterization. This process is so painful that local anaesthesia has to be used before the procedure. In some cases steroidal injections are also used which is very harmful and leaves a scar behind.
Ayurvedic point of view in Acne
Any case of any disease is first of all assessed with the help of symptoms so that a proper diagnosis is made. Only then it is possible to prepare a treatment plan. In Ayurveda, the diagnosis is made through a different point of view than modern science. It is not merely organs involved which are considered while doing so, but energy that is vitiated (root cause of disease). There are three forms of energies (doshas) in a human: Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. Each energy is composed of two of five basic elements which are Air, Space, Water, Fire and Soil. Therefore, the diagnosis in Ayurveda is looking for the dosha involved so that the same could be brought back in harmony. In cases of acne, the main dosha involved is Pitta. It could be easily related to the risk factors in acne like consuming high spicy foods, junk foods, chicken, carbonated drinks etc. All the mentioned food items increase the Pitta dosha.
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Products available at Planet Ayurveda for cure acne
- Gandhak Rasayan
- Dermo Plan Syrup
- De-Grease Face Wash
- Anti Ageing Face Serum
1. Gandhak Rasayan
It is one of the best remedies for skin diseases like acne, eczema, and psoriasis. It has the capacity to rejuvenate the skin. For those who have been taking medications from here and there because of their low immunity this medicine could be used to boost it. It purifies the blood by removing the toxins out of the body. It enhances the glow of the skin. Ingredients of the Gandhak rasayan is Shuddha gandhak (Sulphur) purified.
Dosage: 1-2 tablets twice or thrice daily after meals with plain water.
2. Dermo Plan Syrup
It is a wonderful remedy for cleansing of blood that will get rid of toxins from the body and hence very helpful for acne. Indications of this formulation are pimples, dermatitis, rashes etc. It reduces the inflammation of the skin, therefore very helpful in the cases of painful acne. It also promotes healing in all types of wounds. Ingredients of the Dermo Plan syrup are Sariva (Hemidesmus indicus), Neeem (Azadirachta indica), Khadir (Areca catechu), Shahtara (Fumaria officinalis), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Haridra (Curcuma longa) and other herbs.
Dosage: 1-2 teaspoon twice daily after meals.
3. De-Grease Face Wash
De grease face wash will clean your face and remove the excess oil deposition that is the main cause of acne. It refreshes the skin without causing dryness of the face. Ingredients of the De grease face wash are Aloe vera extract, Green tea extract, Glycerin, Basil extract etc.
Method Of Usage: Wash your face with plain water, then take a small amount of the face wash on wet palm and apply gently on the face. Work up a lather and gently massage with fingertips. Rinse off and pat dry the face.
Instructions For Storage: Store in a cool and dry place. Keep out of reach of children.
NOTE: Discontinue immediately if irritation persists.
4. Anti Ageing Face Serum
For those who are looking for a solution to the dull skin appearance, the search ends here. This product will give your skin a boost and provide natural brighter look. It will also be very helpful in reducing the enlarged pores on the skin of the face. This product will neutralise the free radicals which can cause damage to the collagen and elastin resulting in ageing.
Dosage: Should be used at bed time.
NOTE: Do not apply to eyelids, if in case gets into eyes, rinse thoroughly with water. Discontinue immediately if rash or irritates the skin. Keep out of reach of children.
It could be concluded that to some extent the occurrence of pimples is a normal thing in puberty and it might last long for years even in 20s also. But it is better to take help from Ayurveda which is more reliable and gentle than harmful cosmetic products full of chemicals with side effects. Along with this a healthy diet and plenty of water consumption is also mandatory which will help the body to flush out toxins.
Dr. Vikram Chauhan
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