How To Use Honey For Acne Scars

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Is honey good for acne?. Honey is an miracle food which has been used since ancient times for treating acne and a horde of other ailments. Honey has a long benefit list as it can solve many problems as well as they are very useful in treating burns, cuts, wounds, ulcers  and even boosts our immunity system. Honey contains all the essential nutrients and other ingredient such as vitamins, minerals, and strong anti biotic and anti inflammatory effects which not only help in killing the bacteria found in chronic wounds but also useful for treating allergies.

Honey is one such element which is known to be used by the queen Cleopatra of ancient Egypt for her daily beauty bath in a tub full with milk and honey.In this article we discussing about how to use honey for acne treatment.

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How Does Honey Work In Treating Acne?

There are many reasons which make honey a suitable option to opt for treating acne problems naturally.

• First of all, honey foremost helps by killing the acne causing bacteria so that it could not spread. Honey has capacity to absorb water even from the bacteria which eventually kills the bacteria as bacteria also need water to survive.

• Secondly, honey is relatively acidic which prevents the growth of bacteria. It also reduces the redness caused by the acne because of the anti-inflammatory property of the honey.

• Honey’s anti-bacterial property makes it a perfect remedy for killing the bacteria from outside and as well as from inside the skin.

• Besides treating acne it is very useful in detoxifying our body.

• Taking honey with a drink or applied directly on the skin is helpful in healing the acne pains.

• Consuming honey religiously cleans our blood boosting the body metabolism power and helps in rejuvenating the immune system from further acne bacterial attack.

The best recommended honey for acne treatment is Manuka honey which comes from New Zealand and Australia.

Manuka honey is best for acne because of its additional content of antibacterial property which is often lacked by most of the other honey types.

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How To Use Honey For Acne Treatment?

The most common and easy method to use honey for acne is to directly apply it on the face as a mask or include it in other facial packs. Beside this one can take honey as a dietary supplement to keep the skin healthy from inside out.

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Honey becomes more effective when it is mixed along with other natural ingredients such as aloe vera, apple avocado, cucumber, apricots, carrots, figs, grapes, lemon juice, mango, milk, melon, papaya pear, peach, pineapple, strawberries, orange, yogurt, wheat germ, egg, sandalwood, tea tree oil, Fuller’s earth powder or with light/heavy cream.

Raw and unprocessed honey is recommended more because the benefits of all the pollen’s and other goodies get removed while processing. Local grown honey is even more beneficial as they remain full with all the pollen’s. Eating these pollen’s helps in reducing the allergic reactions by slowly building up the resistance power.

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Honey Face Masks:

strong>• Apple Honey Mask:

Blend a medium sized apple in a blender to get a pure pulp. Add 2 tablespoon of honey in it and again blend it to get an even mixture. Apply this freshly prepared mixture on the entire face and keep it on for 15-20 minutes. Wash it off with plain water and pat dry.

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• Cinnamon Honey Mask:

Take a tablespoon of honey in a pan and heat it a little bit to make it more liquidity. Add a pinch of cinnamon powder and mix them well to form a uniform paste. Apply this paste on the acne’s or on the whole face and wash it away with water after keep in this mask for 15-20 minutes.

Applying a face mask on a regular interval becomes difficult for many of us. So we can alternatively try some other ways too for taking the honey benefits.

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A glass or cup of honey-water taken every morning provides the same benefits. It is even recommend to begin a day with a spoonful of honey in a glass of lukewarm water. Adding a whole lemon doubles up the honeys benefits.

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Other way of honey intake is by putting a spoonful of honey on toasts, pancakes, muffins or on your other favorite dish. One can even drink a cup of green tea with a tablespoon of honey in it.

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