Neem oil for acne
Neem oil is very effective for natural treatment of acne. Acne is mainly caused by bacteria and neem is antibacterial makes neem oil the best treatment for acne. Neem oil is available everywhere and it is very cheap too.Using neem oil directly is more effective than using neem soaps and neem scrubs. Always mix neem oil with coconut oil and apply it on the face.The ratio of neem oil to coconut oil approximately should be 1 tsp to 2 tsps of coconut oil. This is a very slow process but using it regulalrly will cure the acnes and fades the acne scars away too.It also prevents new acnes.The smell of neem oil is also very bad but when mixed with fresh turmeric (kasturi manjal) the smell is not that bad. Very yond neem leaves which are almost dark red in colour is very effective.Collect them and wash them and grind it along with the turmeric and apply it on the face. This cleans the facial skin.
- Make sure the leaves are tender other wise you will not be able to grind it to a fine paste.
- Organic turmeric is better.
- Equal quantities of homemade coconut oil and neem oil will make the neem smell not too bad.
- Start with 1/4 tsp for every 2 tbsp of coconut oil and slowly increase it to equal quantity of both oils.