Top 6 Remedies to Cure Acne using Unani Medication
Acne is derived from the Greek word Akme meaning spot. Acne is a skin disorder characterised by blackheads, black spots, scars, pimples, pinheads, blemishes etc. Acne commonly occurs during the time when puberty is reached because at this time Sebaceous glands are particularly active in abundance. Acne tends to disappear as time passes by. Acne is caused mainly due to excessive oil secretion under the skin. In this article we shall look into some Unani Medicines that will help in the treatment of Acne vulgaris:
The bones of Cuttle Fish are useful in treatment of Acne vulgaris. The paste is prepared by preparing a paste of grinded cuttle fishbone with water. Applying the paste over the pimples/acne for a week will lead to good and fruitful results.
Mixture of Apple and Honey
A mixture of gyrated apple (10 grams) and one tablespoon of honey is made into a paste. This paste is applied on the face for about 15 minutes before washing with clean water. This is also a Unani Cure for pimple that gives results in very less time.
Almond powder and Castor oil
Almond nuts are grinded to powdered form and are mixed with castor oil to make a paste. This paste is applied on the face for about 15 minutes before washing with clean water. This paste is a Unani medicine that helps in controlling the acne forming on the face.
Mixture of oat meal, honey and water
A paste is prepared from 2 tablespoons of oat meal, one tablespoon of honey and one tablespoon of water. Apply this paste on the face for about 10 minutes and then wash it with clean lukewarm water. This Unani Cure advantages us by providing an effective remedy against acne.
- A fine powder made of the ingredients dried grind of orange, egg shell, tragacanth gum, barley, gram, lentil, starch, kernel of sweet lemon seeds and kernel of almond (having 6 grams of each) is mixed with water. The paste thus formed is then applied on the face at night before going to bed. The next morning wash the paste off the face. This method is effective and better than most other Unani cures for Acne vulgaris.
- 4 grams each of fumaria indica, Taphrosia, Jujube Fruit (5 nos), Globe flower and Chirata are mixed. The mixture is then boiled in about 200 mL of water. The mixture is strained and then sugar is added to it to sweeten it. This mixture is then consumed twice a day before going to bed at night and after waking up in the morning. This Unani medicine is very advantageous to be consumed for treatment of acne vulgaris.
Acne vulgaris may also occur as a side effect to medications like steroids, birth control pills, anticonvulsants. In such cases, it is advisable to consult a doctor before proceeding onto consuming Unani medications. Facial skin being a sensitive skin must be treated with utmost care and hence appropriate advice of doctors must be taken before proceeding to using any form of treatment.