Hormonal acne is a type of acne caused due to hormonal fluctuation. Hormonal acne is usually painful and cystic and tough to get rid of because the culprit is internal and not external. You cannot entirely get rid of the acne quickly as it will gradually go away and might take years. What you can do is use some home remedies and few products to keep acne in control. The best home remedy is having herbal teas! Below are 2 wonderful tea recipes to help you clear hormonal acne quickly:
MATCHA GREEN TEA
- Matcha green tea has high amounts of anti-oxidants. It helps to keep the skin away from any type of diseases or even hormonal acne and also protects you naturally from harmful UV rays. More: Benefits of drinking matcha tea >>
- Matcha tea cools the body and reduces inflammation. It also reduces the intensity of inflammation on skin due to hormonal acne.
- Matcha green tree have soluble dietary fibers which helps to ease the digestion process and also treats constipation easily. Healthy tummy equals to clear skin.
To make this matcha green tea, all you need is 1 teaspoon of organic high quality matcha green tea powder and 1 cup of hot water.
To make this tea, add 1 teaspoon of the matcha green tea powder in a cup and pour in little water. Whisk it to make a smooth paste and add in remaining water and whisk thoroughly to make the liquid frothy. Your matcha green tea is ready to be consumed! Have this in the morning every day.
- The antioxidant effect of spearmint-parsley tea can help prevent oxidative damage to the skin. In this way, it can protect the skin and prevent the formation of acne lesions. More: Herbal teas to clear acne >>
- Spearmint tea can also prevent stress-induced acne through its anxiolytic and antioxidant effects.
- Spearmint has cooling effects that reduces heat-induced hormonal acne which usually occurs before menstrual cycle.
To make spearmint tea, all you need is spearmint leaves (dried or fresh), honey and 1 cup of hot water.
To make this tea, boil 1 cup of water. Add spearmint leaves to a vessel and pour water over it and let it steep for 10 minutes. Strain and add honey. Have this in the morning every day.
**NOTE: Use all organic ingredients to reap maximum benefits.