You must have faced it, we do, and each one of us has one time or the other; the problem of acne on skin and face! Stop cribbing and crying and begin by trying these perfect herbal remedy for acne.

Tea Tree Oil

Just the 5% concentration of tea tree oil is so good for the skin as it targets the problem of acne on the skin and clears up the skin where it is infected the most. Mix 40 drops of witch hazel and to it add a few drops of tea tree oil. Now into the mixture put a sterilized cotton ball so that you can swab it upon the area and apply to the infected region.

Green Tea

The antioxidant and antimicrobial compounds present in it can help fight the problem of acne. To make the most of the goodness of green tea you can apply a green tea bag to the infected area; remember to cool it down first. You can also use an herbal green tea face wash.


It will help improve acne as if you apply it daily twice to the infected area. You can also prepare a mask with it by mixing a half cup of honey with 1 plain cup of oatmeal and leave it for about 30 minutes. And after 30 minutes just check, it should not be completely dry but only partially dry and when it then take it off completely.


Apple Cider Vinegar

Vinegar is laden with antifungal and antibacterial properties and you have to apply twice daily to the infected area and leave it there for it to start working on the skin. There isn’t any need for you to wash it as it will leave the skin happy and smiling free from all the scars and acne. But always remember to dilute apple cider vinegar in all cases as that will not let it harm the skin. Opt for raw, organic and 100% free apple cider vinegar just in case you want to fetch the best results.

Honey and mustard powder

Take a few seeds of mustard and grind it into a powder. Mix honey to the paste and apply it over the pimples, leave it for 15 minutes and then rinse it off later on. This is a magical remedy that will work on your pimples to make them vanish. After when you have applied and removed it, the mixture will leave your skin glowing as it has the natural goodness of zinc, vitamin, omega 3, 6 fatty acids, and salicylic acid.


Turmeric is the solution for the most terrible of the acne problems. You need to prepare a thick paste with water and turmeric powder (you can also add honey if you have dry skin). Make a thick paste and leave it on the infected area and cover each and every part of the face where there is infection. Allow the paste to sit for the next few minutes and then wash it off with clear water. In case if you have cystic acne then you need to add 3 tablespoons of turmeric to 3 cups of water till the solution is nice and thick.

Apply the thick paste on pimple and cover it with a gauge and let it dry and do not let it wash away. The antiseptic nature of the turmeric will just do magic on you pimples.

Salt Water

This one would sound weird as not many know about this but who do know and have tried it and are very much in love with this remedy. Take 1 teaspoon of salt and add 3 teaspoons of hot water to it. The solution would come down to the lukewarm temperature. All you have to do is dip a cotton ball into the solution and dab it onto the pimples. Do not let the solution sit for more than 10 minutes or else it will cause irritation to your skin.

A herbal remedy for acne is great when it comes to combating the problem of pimples.