Natural Remedies for Common Skin Problems

By Kapiva Editorial

Here are some natural home remedies for common skin problems and to keep your skin healthy and glowing.

1.      Acne
Apply grated cucumber over your face, eyes and neck for fifteen minutes to treat acne and blackheads.

2.      Boils
Betel leaves are a valuable remedy for treating boils. Warm a leaf until it becomes supple and soft, and then apply it on the concerned area along with a layer of castor oil.


3.      Burns
Add coconut oil to a paste of fresh gel of aloe vera, blended with a pinch of turmeric powder and apply to the concerned area.


4.      Rash
Apply the pulp of cilantro leaf on the affected area. Or, drink coriander tea.


5.      Allergy-Related Rash
Mix a teaspoon of clarified butter and a pinch of black pepper. Take this orally, and also apply to the affected area.


6.      Itchy Skin
Apply mustard oil on the affected area.

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