Last Updated on May 19, 2020 by Anselem
Many a time we have seen youngsters trying to hide their face because of tiny boils like growth on their skin.
This is acne. These are pus-filled eruptions seen on the skin mainly on the face, shoulders, and back. The cause of acne or pimples is excess secretion of sebum from the skin during the growing years, especially the teenage and adolescent years. Normally sebum is secreted to keep the skin moist and avoiding it from drying up. During teenage years excess sebum causes blockage of the hair follicles pores. This leads to bacteria breeding in these places along with the dead skin.
The underlying root cause of acne could be hormonal imbalance, stress, certain medications and wrong diet.
In this very article I’m gonna disclose the top most effective essential oil for acne/pimples.
HERE WE GO
Essential oils for acne are a natural treatment method.
How Do Essential Oils for Acne Help?
Normally people with acne tend to use chemical products or over the counter prescriptions which further irritate the skin and cause further deterioration of the acne condition. Essential oils for acne aids in the killing of the bacteria and hence saving the skin from acne. Essential oils for acne treatment is a plant chemical and extracted using steam from roots, stems, seeds, and flowers.
Types of Essential Oils for Pimples or Acne
1. Tea Tree Oil for Acne Treatment
The benefits of tea tree oil for acne can be seen in a few days after use. It is one of best essential oils for acne. This oil consists of antifungal and antimicrobial properties. When applied to the concerned area it helps in controlling of acne. For the mild and moderate spread of acne, this is a good option. The method of application involves taking 2 to 3 drops of tea tree oil on a small cotton ball and then applying it to the affected area. Tea tree oil can also be added to the face wash you use every day.
2. Lavender Oil to Cure Pimples
Lavender oil for acne includes a number of benefits. It acts on the central nervous system and the autonomic nervous system. Hence it can bring about mood changes which help in reducing stress levels. Excess sebum secretion is found to be somehow connected to stress levels. With its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, it helps in controlling the spread of acne. It also helps in lightening the dark spots and scars caused by pimples. It nourishes the skin and removes the dryness. Use of lavender oil was found to bring a decrease in blood pressure, heartbeat and skin temperature. 5 to 6 drops of this oil can be directly applied on the skin where there is a growth of acne and left to dry.
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3. Rose Essential Oil
Oil extracted from roses can be quite effective for use against acne. An essential oil extracted from roses can be applied on the concerned skin surfaces. Rose oil is known to kill P.acnes, E.coli, Staphylococcus and other kinds of bacteria. Hence it can be used to stop the spreading of pimples. The oil is supposed to have anti-inflammatory property.
4. Bergamot Oil
This oil smells like citrus fruits and has a bleaching effect on the skin. It aids in removing blemishes and dark spots caused by the acne. It is typically mixed with the base oil like coconut, olive or jojoba before applying on the skin.
5. Lemongrass Oil
This oil is extracted from the leaves and stems of the lemon grass plants. The oil is made by the steam distillation process. It contains both vitamin A and vitamin E which is effective for repair of dead skin cells. It also helps in lightening the scars caused by the pimples.
6. Juniper Berry Oil
Juniper Berry oil is a good home remedy for skin based infections. It contains antibacterial and antimicrobial properties which help in fighting skin ailments. It also helps in detoxification of the skin by removing toxins from it. It can be used by mixing it with the carrier oil or base oil and then applying on the skin.
7. GARLIC OIL
Garlic oil, is exracted garlic, this is by a simple process called “Cold pressed method“
Garlics are been infused in a carrier oil, to infuse it’s vitamins and minerals into the oil.
Why is garlic oil is good for acne.?
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