How to Get Rid of Acne Scars Naturally?


Acne scars happen because of inflamed blemishes caused by skin pores which are glutted with excess oil, dead skin cells and microbes. The pore swells up and then creates a breach in the continuity of the follicle wall and then fills up leading to Infected material’s spill out into surrounding tissue which further creates deeper lesions due to this skin attempts to repair these lesions by forming new collagen fibers and the repairs happened aren’t as smooth and flawless as the original skin which creates scars. These scars may remain permanently if one does not follow proper treatment. Many chemical products can damage the skin, so natural remedies are the best treatment to get rid of acne scars. In this article, we have discussed better herbal products which not only remove scars but also improve skin health.

Acne Scars


Acne is a skin condition that occurs in humans when follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells. It causes whiteheads, blackheads and pimples which usually appear on the face, forehead, chest, upper back and shoulders. Acne is most common among teenagers, but it can affect people of all ages.


Acne scars are the result of tissue repair which is not as good as the original skin and after the eruption or disruption of acne it leaves a scar behind and it stays.

Why is there a need to treat acne scarring?

The reasons to get proper treatment for Acne scars are physical, emotional and social which includes the appearance and looks, elevated self-esteem and skin health.


There are mainly two types of Acne scars.

1. Atrophic or Depressed Scars

Atrophic scars are most commonly seen on the face. In this type of scar, a depressed scar sits below the surrounding skin. They are formed when adequate collagen is not produced while the process of wound healing is occurring in the body.

There are Three Types of Atrophic Scars

1. Boxcar

These are one among the Atrophic scars which are wide, U-shaped and have got sharp edges. They can either be shallow or deep.

2. Ice Pick

Ice pick scars are also a type of depressed scars, they are narrow, V-shaped scars that can go deep into the skin. They look like small round or oval holes and they are deeper into the skin tissues.

3. Rolling

It is a type of depressed scar and has wide depressions with typical rounded edges and an irregular, rolling appearance.

2. Hypertrophic or raised scars

These scars are most commonly seen in chest acne and back acne. They are above the surface of the surrounding skin and are caused by too much collagen produced while wound healing.


Coming to its management and treatment Ayurveda has excellent modalities to get rid of the scars and attain a blemish-free, radiant and glowing skin.

Herbal formulations and their dosage

  1. Jatyadi oil
  2. Manjishtha capsules
  3. Radiant skin hair nails Formula
  4. Natural Glow Powder

Herbal Supplements for Acne Scars

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1. Jatyadi Oil

Jatyadi Oil or Jatyadi Taila is a herbal oil used for wound and scar healing. It accelerates the wound healing processes and results in quick recovery from these wounds and the continuous application would help relieve scars. It helps in reducing itching, irritation and burning in the lesion. Jatyadi oil has varied benefits in open wounds, cuts, burns, abscess, eczema, blisters and non-healing wounds. This helps in healing scars and regularizes the skin texture and scars.

Usages: Apply locally on the affected area.

2. Manjishtha Capsules

It is the standardised herbal extract of Manjistha ( Rubia cordifolia ), which has a wide range of benefits attributed to itself. It acts as the best blood purifier. It promotes early wound healing and used in the management of many skin disorders. It helps in detoxification and purification of blood and helps in the treatment of skin ailments.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after a meal.

3. Radiant Skin Hair Nail Formula

As the name itself suggests it is the formulation for the management of any skin ailments and diseases. It helps to maintain the health of skin and is used in the management of many skin disorders such as acne, psoriasis, lichens and many more. It helps to maintain the elasticity and finesse of the skin tissue.

Dosage: 1 capsule twice daily with plain water after a meal.

4. Natural Glow Powder

It is an offering from Planet Ayurveda, a scrub powder to waive off the impurities from over the skin and assists in maintaining healthy skin and it helps to balance all the three doshas. Scrubbing provides better and healthy blood circulation and also flushes out toxins.

Usage: Scrub on the scars on alternate days.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.