Acne problems are caused by skin surface bacteria. Turmeric with strong anti-bacterial property helps to kill the bacteria and reduce the skin swelling. It can also help the acne area cool down and lessen irritation. Many have confirmed to the effectiveness of turmeric against acne.
Turmeric in liquid form has been proven to be most effective. Besides liquid, turmeric can also be purchased in pills and capsules form. Adding fresh turmeric roots (rhizome) into your early morning glass of warm water has its own set of health benefits.
There are currently growing number of people who like to use the spice for creating a facial mask, not only for treating acne but also for achieving healthy and gleaming skin. Turmeric can also be combined with yogurt, honey and lemon for skin beauty purposes. Once the turmeric facial mask is applied, you could leave it on for a few minutes before washing it off. For waking up to a wonderfully soft skin, you may have to leave it overnight. But please be cautious of the yellow stain it can leave on your skin and the pillow too!
Creating and Applying Turmeric Facial Mask
Take a full teaspoon of Turmeric powder, half teaspoon of raw honey and a teaspoonful of milk. Mix the three ingredients in a mixing bowl.
Apply the Turmeric Facial Mask mixture by pasting gently on pimples or you may opt of your entire face. Lie down for at least 30 minutes and wash it off with warm water to be followed with a splash of cold water. Dry your skin and applied your favorite moisturizer.
Turmeric Facial Mask Fights Acne & Turmeric Many Benefits
Turmeric is generally recognized as safe by the FDA as a food additive. Serious adverse effects have not been reported in humans ingesting substantial doses of turmeric curcumin. There might be a few side effects when taking turmeric supplements but it is rarely that people can develop a skin rash. Please consult your physician if you need clarification.
Turmeric is a spice of many health benefits. It is easily available and many have considered turmeric as a simple and useful herbal home remedy. This facial mask is affordable, simple to make and most importantly it is effective. Use genuine turmeric for best results.