How to Prevent Acne: 3 Ayurvedic Tips to Manage Pimples

How to Prevent Acne: 3 Ayurvedic Tips to Manage Pimples


Anyone with acne or pimple problems knows how much of an effort it can be to try to improve your skin. But while you’re trying to calm the acne you have, you also need to prevent new ones from growing. Pimples or acne can emerge anywhere on the skin, but they most frequently occur on the face. While acne is not severe health intimidation, it is notable in an emotional and social sense. If you have acne or pimple-related issues, often you feel less confident about yourself, and this can not only influence your social life but also your productivity at work. 


Ayurveda understands that acne is the consequence of an irregularity between Vata, pitta, and Kapha doshas, and an indication of contaminants inside the body. Relaxation from stress, an efficient detox routine, and a well-balanced diet will support your body to react better and quicker to these acne problems. 


Ayushakti Brings You 3 Ayurvedic Tips to Manage Pimples

  1. Ayurvedic Herbal Mixture

Take some coriander seeds, amla, fennel, basil, and turmeric in equal parts. Grind them thoroughly into powder form. Take one teaspoon of this powder 15 minutes before lunch and dinner with a glass of lukewarm water. All of these magical seeds and herbs are stuffed with antioxidants that eliminate inflammation underneath the skin.


  1. Potato

Potatoes are beneficial in healing and curing acne, fighting off bacteria, and also giving a natural radiance and flush to the skin. Peel off the potato skin, rinse it with water thoroughly, slice tiny disks from a potato and massage your face mildly with it. Make sure to use a separate piece of potato slice on separate parts of your face to avoid spreading germs.


  1. Sesame Seeds

While the oil obtained from these seeds has been used for healing cracks on the skin and maintaining the skin smooth and supple. Its paste can also be used for acne. Make these seeds into a fine paste for application on the face. Take a spoon full of sesame seeds, soak them overnight and grind them into a smooth paste the next morning. Apply this paste on the affected area and wash your face with lukewarm water after 10 to 15 minutes.


Sesame is filled with vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients substances that are necessary to the body. As an antioxidant, it can fight signs of aging and shield the skin from the sun’s severe rays. Sesame also exerts an anti-inflammatory effect that benefits reduce acne infection.

Here's an Ayurvedic Face Pack for Acne:

Fine powder of,

  • Coriander seeds                         ½ tspn
  • Sandalwood                                1 tsp
  • Vacha (Calamus root)                 ½ tspn.
  • Nutmeg                                     ¼ tsp
  • Multani Mitti                               2 tbsp
  • Sandalwood oil                           3 drops.
  • Turmeric                                    ½ tspn
  • Triphala                                      1 tsp


Water to make a paste.


Boil water. When it begins to boil, take the steam on your face.  Cover your head properly with a towel while taking steam.


Apply the pack after taking steam every day or every alternate day.  Wash it with cold water.


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Author of the Blog: Dr. Rajeshri Mehta

Expert Review By: Dr Smita Pankaj Naram

Co-Founder, Ayushakti Ayurved Pvt Ltd