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Acne Pimples


Acne or pimples are a kind of skin disorder where the sebaceous glands become inflamed. The most common form of acne is acne vulgaris and is widely seen among teenagers as a result of the high activity of sebaceous gland during that age.

Ayurvedic View:

As per Ayurveda, the imbalance in Pitta and Kafha are the main causes of acne break out.


The common symptoms of Acne Vulgaris include:

– Cystic Acne

  • Oily skin
  • Large pores
  • Pussy pimples and deep scares

– Cystic Rosacea

  • Enlargement of blood vessels giving flushed appearance
  • Red rashes on nose and cheeks
  • Burning and excessive oiliness on the T-zone


The following are the main causes of Acne Vulgaris:

– Cystic Acne

  • Depression
  • Constipation
  • Consumption of too much sweet and oily food
  • Fats, sea food, alcohol and emotional stress also lead to cystic acne

– Cystic Rosacea

  • Diet comprising pizzas, French fries and junk food
  • Anger, tension, anxiety and stress
  • Hot weather conditions
  • Spicy & sour food
  • Canned or preserved food including sea food

Home Remedy and Common Herbs for acne:

If you have even one acne or pimple, then avoid using astringents, toners and other harsh substances on skin. For home remedy you can apply orange peels, lemon, garlic, cucumber or fenugreek on the skin directly in paste forms to dry out the oozing pimple. Try to avoid eating oily, spicy, and sour food if you have active acne problem. And use only such products on skin that say it is an oil free product.

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I was introduced to Ayurveda and Dr. Ritu Bharadwaj by a friend, when she was beleaguered by my constant complaint of returning dandruff. I thank her for doing so, as today just in 6 months I am relieved from the disease to a great extent.

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