Clear skin is the essence of great physical appearance and not only for our looks but as well as for other body functions that it is in charge of. Skin is a part of the body that is highly exposed to the external factors like the UV rays of the sun and acts as a protective barrier for the other body cells. Additionally, it protects the body from the influence of the bacteria and viruses.
Healthy skin contributes to maintaining body temperature at a constant level and thus allowing for the body to better respond to the changes that are around us. The skin is commonly being affected by skin conditions like warts, moles, blackheads, age spots, or other ski issues. These are inevitable at some point in our lives as a result of our current health condition, diet or stress. However, there are natural ways to treat them which can vary in severity, pain and manifestation of symptoms.
The reason for their occurrence can be the current health condition of the body but as well as they can occur due to genetics. Skin conditions that are minor and not life-threatening can be easily treated with some of the natural remedies that have been traditionally used for ages.
Traditional Natural Remedies for Your Skin
- Rosehip oil from Chile for the removal of moles
Moles can appear on the skin as a result of high sun exposure or simply having bad genes. Nonetheless, they can be easily treated with this remedy: soak a cotton ball in rosehip oil and then dab it on the afflicted skin areas. Secure it with a bandage and leave it to act for a few hours. Follow this treatment every day till the skin condition is completely gone.
The rosehip oil demonstrates depigmenting effect which is very helpful in naturally removing the moles on your skin.
Castor oil and baking soda mixture is also very effective in the removal of moles. They can lighten and remove the moles. Prepare a poultice with this combination and leave it to work for a few hours. Repeat the treatment as much as needed.
Take one garlic clove and cut it in half and then with it gently rub it on your mole. Secure the area with a small bandage and let it act for a few hours. After that wash it off completely and moisturize the area where you have used the garlic. This treatment will lessen the mark of your mole by making it brighter.
- Honey and banana for eliminating warts
The papillomavirus (HPV) is the main culprit for the occurrence of warts and they are commonly treated cryogenically or by using salicylic acid. However, the use of banana and honey can be also very helpful.
This natural bee-product reveals powerful antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties that will be very effective against warts. For that purpose, apply honey straight onto the wart prior bedtime and then cover the area with a bandage. Allow to stay during the whole night and repeat the treatment till it is completely gone.
Use the banana peel on the wart by rubbing it every night before going to bed and secure it with small bandage. In just after two weeks of application the wart will be gone.
- Castor oil and baking soda for the removal of stains
Skin friction may leave stains on the eyelids, neck, chest and underarms, but these spots can be removed with a combination of castor oil and baking soda. Apply the resulting mixture on the afflicted skin area and leave it to act for a few hours. It will be in a form of bandage which will help in the clearing of the stains and their removal. Repeat this treatment till it fully disappears. This combo is well-known for its whitening properties.
- Onions and lemon juice for age spots
The common reason for their appearance is the age factor, but it can be also as a result of liver issues or excessive sun exposure.
Crush some onions in order to extract the juice of this plant. Then, rub it on your spots and let it act for 10 minutes prior washing it off with cold water.
Use freshly squeezed lemon juice on your stains by using a cotton pad and after that wash it off completely the next day.
Note: Be aware when using these natural remedies not to deal with a serious skin condition and in order to be on the safe side make sure to consult your doctor prior their use.