Yoga and Naturopathy for Pimples (Acne)

Pimple starts to develop when the plug begins to
break down. Inside the pore are sebaceous glands
which produce sebum. When the outer layers of skin
shed (as they do continuously), the dead skin cells left
behind may become “glued” together by the sebum.
This causes a blockage in the pore, especially when
the skin becomes thicker at puberty. The sebaceous
glands produce more sebum which builds up behind
the blockage, and this sebum allows bacteria to grow,
including the species staphylococcus aureus and
propionibacterium acnes, which causes inflammation
and infection. Propionibacterium acnes is the name
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of the bacteria that live on the skin and contributes
to the infection of pimples. Research suggests that the
severity and frequency of acne depend on the strain
of bacteria. Pimples can appear anywhere on the skin,
but they most often.
TREATMENT
Yogic Kriya: Shankha prakshalana, kunjal, enema
Asana: Paschimottanasana, chakrasana, sarvangasana,
halasana, matsyasana, pawanmuktasana etc.
Pranayama: Kapalbhati, Agnisar, Bahiya, Anulom
Vilom etc.
Bandha & Mudra: Apan mudra, Maha mudra, Tri
bandh, Viparit Karani
Meditation: It is always good as it brings brightness
by removing stress and toxins.
Diet Therapy:
Do liquid diet (fruit and vegetable juices, wheat grass
juice, coconut water etc.) fasting. Spinach and carrot
juice and wheat grass juices are especially good.
Having uncooked food (fruits, salad, sprouted cereals,
raw vegetables etc.) is good idea because of its fiber
content.
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Naturopathy:
Cleaning of stomach is the best treatment for pimples
for that take mud pack and enema (lukewarm Neem
(margosa) water) followed by hip bath and walk. Drink
water processed in green bottle with sun rays. Before
going to bed keep wet pack on face. Go for morning walk
and have sun bath. Take hot and cold fomentation on
face where pimples have cropped up. Take steam with
margosa leaves water for 5 minutes daily for a week.
Mix 2 drops of honey in 2 cups of curd to apply on the
face. To remove black circles and black spots mix basil
leaves juice and lemon juice in equal quantity together
and apply it. Keep your pillow clean.

Written by Yogaguru Dr Mohan Karki  

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