Essential oils anti-acne
Here are a few that help to fight against acne:
Wood oil Ho
The essential oil of Ho wood is recommended to treat respiratory tract infections. It allows fighting against flu, nasopharyng it is and bronchitis. It is also effective against various gynecological infections such as vaginitis and urinary tract and cystitis. It even fights against impotence. Its antifungal also eliminates all forms of fungi and mushrooms. It removes pimples and eczema dries quickly and wounds. Acting on the immune system, this essential oil fights fatigue, depression and burnout.
The use of essential oil timber Ho is strongly discouraged during the first trimester of pregnancy. For the last two quarters, it should consult the advice of an aromatherapies’. Do the same before use in nursing women and young children. In any case, avoid using pure. Even if you dilute, use as a dispersing essential oil is not directly soluble in water. Avoid contact with mucous membranes, eyes and nose. If you are at risk of allergies linalool, place a drop of the product in the elbow and leave for ten minutes to detect any abnormal reaction.
The essential oil of rosewood has antibacterial, healing and astringent. It is a powerful regenerative tissue that helps reduce marks and acne scar. The HE rosewood helps to maintain balance fat from the skin as well as its elasticity.
The use of this oil is particularly indicated for the treatment of acne in people with excessively oily skin. The rosewood oil helps reduce sebum production when applied topically limiting rashes associated with oily skin. In addition, the woody smell is very pleasant.
Attention! This essential oil is not recommended for people whose skin is dry.
The antibacterial and antifungal properties of essential oil of tea tree have been widely demonstrated and are one of the major remedies aromatherapy against pimples of acne and blackheads.
A recent study compared the therapeutic effects of a product containing 5% essential oil of tea tree with another product containing 5% benzoyl peroxide. Applied topically on acne-prone skin, the two products provide an equivalent curative. It is for this reason that HE tea tree is often used as a substitute for benzoyl peroxide in the most natural treatments for acne
The bergamot essential oil has purifying, antiseptic and regenerating tissue. HE The bergamot is often used to help treat skin problems such as eczema, dermatitis, seborrhea and psoriasis.
Patricia Davis, a renowned aroma-therapist, recommends his patients often use bergamot oil to treat acne. Thanks to its antibiotic properties, it says, bergamot oil can significantly reduce the bacterial population responsible for skin acne breakouts.
Attention! This oil contains the bergapten that promotes pigmentation of the skin. Do not expose to sunlight or UV rays (unless you have previously applied sunscreen) because this oil is photosensitizing!
The essential oil of clove has anti-infectious, antibacterial and slightly anesthetic. Clove essential oil contains 73% eugenol, a volatile organic compound. Aromatic was used by natural healers long before the Christian era. Eugenol is always recommended to naturally treat acne cysts, toothaches and bad breath.
It is obvious that if you have severe cystic acne, this remedy is not appropriate. It will turn to a dermatologist for nodules and cysts are severe forms of acne breakouts and can easily leave scars.
By cons, if some acne cysts appear only occasionally (in some women, a few days before menstruation), the essential oil of clove can give good results. In this case, make a local application the night before you go to bed. Do not exceed two applications per day!
The essential oil of lavender has antiseptic, antibacterial, analgesic, anti-inflammatory, healing and soothing. Also having seborrhoeic properties, you will understand why HE lavender is ideal for acne.
Due to the high proportion of linalool that it contains essential oil of lavender is also excellent for promoting healing.
Can I apply PURE essential oils on acne-prone skin?
The golden rule is to never apply undiluted pure essential oils directly on the skin. Why? Essential oils are highly concentrated substances and powerful. They can irritate highly sensitive skin. Some oils are photosensitizing. Some people may produce an allergic reaction.
Always test prior 24H in the elbow to ensure that your skin does not have an allergic reaction in contact with the oil.
Some people use oil of pure tea tree and apply with a cotton swab buttons ONLY avoiding contact with the skin. In this case, do not overdo the number of applications and be careful!
Dilute essential oils!
Essential oils cannot be diluted in water. Diluted in what is called carrier oil. This oil must be of vegetable origin. IT may be oil, grape seed oil of sweet almonds, etc…
DILUTE Just 2 or 3 DROPS OF ESSENTIAL OIL 30 ML IN SUPPORT OF OIL.
There are advantages to using OIL Jojoba oil as support when it comes to treating acne. Why?
This is not like other oil because it is rich in liquid wax esters. His touch is not fat. It is a very stable liquid wax does not deteriorate easily. It has moisturizing creating non-greasy film that preserves the natural moisture of the skin.
Jojoba oil also has antioxidant properties and acts as a natural emulsifier with sebum secreted by our skin. Result: It helps to gently cleanse skin pores. This oil has the advantage of being rapidly absorbed by the skin and acts as a natural sunscreen equivalent protection.