Skin conditions are some of the most disturbing and uncomfortable conditions mainly because everybody around you knows your problem. Common skin conditions include acne, warts, age spots, eczema, pimples, rash and skin breakouts. Some skin conditions may be very painful causing constant scratching of the body. People with skin problems can get so desperate that they can use any remedy to solve the problem. However, some remedies can be quite expensive; others can only provide temporary solutions while others can be dreadful by causing further damages to the skin. You can avoid all these disasters by solving your skin conditions with natural remedies. These remedies are usually easy to apply, cheap and do not have negative effects.
The most important way to start solving any of the common skin conditions with natural remedies is to identify the cause of the skin condition. This may be your diet, lifestyle or hormonal imbalance.
Home remedies for common skin conditions
Most skin conditions are inflammatory conditions. To solve this kind of conditions, you have to avoid certain foods and increase intake of those that will help in preventing negative inflammation. Some of the foods that you have to eat more so as to improve skin health include avocado oil, coconut oil, argan oil, rosehip oil, olive oil, vitamin E oil, geranium, nettle tea, licorice tea, chamomile tea, lavender, healthy probiotics, fruits, vegetables, flaxseed, nuts, sea fish, hemp seeds and chia. You should also avoid processed foods and sugar because they normally accelerate inflammation of skin conditions and may lead to kidney stones , a serious health condition. Find out how to fight kidney stones from my earlier article on dietary supplements to prevent kidney stones.
2. Use of herbs
Herbal remedies are also very effective in solving skin conditions. Some of the herbs you can use include aloe vera, calendula flower, arnica flower, comfrey leaves and roots, tea tree leaves, chamomile, and cayenne. Each of these herbs contains different active ingredients that may produce varied reactions depending on the sensitivity of the skin. The herbs are also prepared, applied and used differently. If you select a certain herbal remedy, find out how it is used for better results. Other natural products you can use are pure natural honey, bananas, garlic, and apple cider vinegar.
You can also solve common skin conditions naturally by exercising regularly, avoiding or quitting smoking and managing stress. Exercise helps in flushing out toxins through the skin by sweating, and it also reduces stress which is a major risk factor for skin conditions.