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10 Benefits of Aloe Vera for Acne

Aloe vera is called “plant of life” or “miracle plant” and it is a succulent plant, not a cactus plant. It has potent healing properties. Acne is an inflammation of skin because of excess sebum. If the skin is not properly cleaned, then the excess sebum deposit between dead skin and pores, resulting in irritation and inflammation. Acne can be caused by many other factors like unhealthy diet, stress, hormonal imbalance, etc. Aloe vera contains saponin which is anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal, that helps in acne problem. Aloe vera juice for hair also helps to nourish cleans and protects your hair.

The 10 Benefits of Aloe Vera for Acne are as follows:

1. Aloe vera eliminates excess oil from the skin which causes acne. The shown method below is used to cure acne problem

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Combine two teaspoons of aloe vera juice with four drops of lemon juice, mix properly, dab on acne. Wash off after 10 minutes. If the skin feels dry, apply a light moisturizer.

2. Aloe vera has amino acids and carbohydrates and is also packed with flavonoids, carotenoids and catechins. The method below prevents acne and is anti-aging. It also moisturizes dry and damaged skin

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Combine aloe vera juice, glycerol, grounded oat flakes and water in equal amount and mix properly. Apply on acne, wash off after 10 minutes.

3. Aloe vera has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that guard the skin against infection

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Combine four tablespoon of aloe vera juice with two tablespoons of calendula tincture and ¼ cup of boiled and then cooled water. Wipe your face with this mixture every day for acne problem.

4. Aloe vera is rich in antioxidants; it also has vitamin E, vitamin C, and zinc

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Put aloe vera leaf in boiling water, cook for six minutes. Then mesh the leaf and mix with one tablespoon of honey and apply on acne. Wash it off after 30 minutes with cold water. Follow this procedure every day for better results or combine aloe vera and honey in equal proportion. Apply this on the acne affected area. Wash off your face after 20 minutes. If you want, you can use a light moisturizer after you dry your face. You can also put some rose water when you combine aloe vera and honey.

5. It consists of hormones called polysaccharides and gibberellins, which promotes growth of new cells. The below-given method is time tested and will give shine to your skin

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Wash Aloe vera leaf thoroughly. Then crush the leaf and boil for fifteen minutes. Let it cool completely, then strain and use the liquid to wipe acne

6. Aloe vera is soothing and decreases the inflammation and swelling of skin. The below given method for mask will not only soothe your skin but also moisturize and clears the skin

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

First combine half tablespoon milk and one tablespoon of sugar mix properly until sugar dissolves. Then add two tablespoons of aloe vera gel, again mix everything. Apply this paste on acne. Wash off your face after 30 minutes.

7. Aloe vera contains glycol-proteins which are used to decrease the redness swelling caused by acne. The below-given method is used to cleanse and heal the acne

Method to use aloe vera for acne.

Combine aloe vera juice and one tablespoon of clay, mix it properly and make paste. Apply on acne; wash off after 15 minutes with cold water.

8. Aloe vera mixed with apple vinegar exfoliates and rejuvenates the skin

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Combine apple vinegar with one tablespoon of aloe vera gel and little water. Mix and apply on acne and gently massage. Wash off the face after 20 minutes.

9. Aloe vera mixed with tea tree oil is a potent mixture to fight bacteria which cause acne

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Combine one tablespoon of aloe vera gel with four drops of tea tree oil. Apply on acne. Then wash it off after 20 minutes.

10. Aloe vera in itself is very useful for treating acne because of its anti- bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties

Method to use aloe vera for acne:

Take out gel from aloe vera leaf; apply directly on acne affected area. Keep on whole night, and then wash it off at morning.

OR

Combine aloe vera gel with water mix properly, and then apply on acne affected area. Wash off after one hour.

Before you start using any natural home remedy. It is always advisable to consult your doctor and then start.

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