It is an inflammatory condition of the sebaceous glands and hair follicles which primarily targets teenagers. Common symptoms are blackheads, pimples, small superficial sebaceous cysts and scars affect your forehead, temples, cheeks, chin, chest, back and in rare cases the whole body. Main causes are irregular hours of eating, excessive consumption of starch, sugar, fried & fatty foods.
The main herbs used in the treatment are Cinnamom, Sandalwood, Turmeric for local application Neem (Azadirachta indica) Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia). Avoid excess meat, sugar, tea or coffee, condiments, pickles, soft drinks, candies, ice cream, refined and processed foods. Have lots of lemon juice, corriander soup, mint juice & water. Go for a fat-less diet with plenty of green salads and fruits. Apply crushed orange peel or paste of fenugreek or a mixed paste of sandalwood & turmeric on affected area. Wash your face with lukewarm water, with a Neem based soap thrice a day.