Acne is known as Yuvaan Pidika in Ayurveda and Acne in Modern science. The imbalance of the Tridosha of the body ( Vata Pitta Kapha ) causes skin disease like Acne. The main sites of acne is Face , Chest , Back , Upper arms. It is found more in adolescence age due to over active oil glands and changes of hormones. The pores becomes blocked due to oil released by the body ,the dead skin and bacterial infection all are the reasons for acne to occur.Ayurvedic Concept
Vata gets vitiated due to unhealthy food (Aahaar) , wrong life style ( Vihaar ) , faulty daily routine ( Dicharaya) ,then it aggravated Kapha and Pitta which give bad effect to Blood ( Rakt Dhatu ) .
Dushit rakt dhatu causes more oil secretion ( kapha ) from the skin , which causes blockage of pores and acne are formed.Pitta Vitation acne are Red Soft and Small and tends to aggravate in Hot weather.Kapha Vitation Acne are sticky and purulent , the lesions are pale , hard , cystic and tends to aggravates in Winters.
Acne Flare up Conditions
More in teenagers,
Wrong cosmetic usage
Hormonal problems in boys and girls of adolescence age
Medicines like Oral Contraceptives, Steroids , Antibiotics
Wrong choice of face wash, soaps, not cleansing the oil from face
Emotional Stress , Polluted Environment , Fatty – Oily Food
Hormonal Changes during Pregnancy , Menopause and during menstruation.
Types of Pimples
White Heads – Very small and remains under the skin
Black Heads – On the surface of the skin , clearly visible
Papules --Small bumps on the surface of the skin
Pustules – Read at base and Pus on the surface
Nodules -- Lagre , Solid , Painful clearly visible on the surface of skin
Acne Vulgaris or Cystic Acne – Pitta and kapha aggravation causes this acne .Large and pus in side due to over consumption of spicy food , oils , seafood , coffee , alcohol .
Acne Rosacea -- Red rash on the nose and cheeks looks like burn of skin due to sun . The aggravation of the pitta causes this problem
Ayurvedic Treatment :
The treatment is to balance the Dosha of the body by adopting right medicine, correct life style , according to the constitution of the body.
Oral Ayurvedic Medication ::
Anti Acne Face Packs ::
Herbal face packs are necessary to nourish the skin , it exfoliates the dead skin , dirt, pollutants , harmful bacteria, it deeply penetrates into the skin and removes all acne causing elements from the skin and rejuvenates it.
It reduces the acne scar , removes dead skin , provides relaxing and soothing skin
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