4 Ways To Use Camphor To Get Rid Of Acne
By: Kratika Mon, 15 Aug 2022 3:26:22
Camphor or ‘kapur’ as it is most commonly known, is a very easily available ingredient in Indian household. It has religious uses and also used in cooking as well. In addition to that, do you know, camphor has awesome benefits for our skin as well? Camphor is particularly popular for DIY acne treatment remedies. Here in this article, we’ll talk about few simple acne treatment remedies by camphor.
Camphor is most commonly found in block or tablet form. However, camphor oil and camphor powder is also available in the market. The best thing about acne treatment by camphor is not only it kills acne causing bacteria, but also gives relief from redness, swelling and irritation on the skin. So, check out below simple acne treatment remedies by camphor.
# Apply Camphor Paste
Add a pinch of camphor powder to some water and make a paste. Apply it directly over the acne and keep it on for some time. Wash off with plain water and reapply this easiest anti acne remedy with camphor daily.
# Camphor and Basil Face Pack to Cure Acne
Get a handful of fresh basil leaves and crush them into a paste, with the help of a pestle and mortar. Add 2-3 drops of camphor oil to basil leaves paste and mix together.
Apply the resultant mixture directly on the acne and wait for few minutes. Wash off with plain water. Reapply this anti acne remedy with camphor and basil 2-3 times in a week to get acne free, clear skin.
# Anti Acne Face Pack with Camphor, Turmeric, Sandalwood and Rose Water
In a bowl, take a tsp sandalwood powder. Add a pinch of camphor powder and turmeric powder to this as well.
Finally add some rose water and mix everything nicely to make a paste. Apply it on the face and keep it on for 15-20 minutes before washing off with plain water.
Reapply this anti acne face pack with camphor, turmeric, sandalwood and rose water 2-3 times in a week.
# Camphor, Tea Tree Essential Oil and Jojoba Oil to Remove Acne
Add 2 drops of tea tree essential oil to 4-5 drops of jojoba oil. Add few drops of camphor oil as well. Mix everything together and apply this oil mixture all over the face.
Gently massage for few minutes with your fingertips. Leave it on the skin for 15-20 minutes and wash off with a mild cleanser. Reapply this anti acne treatment with camphor, tea tree essential oil and jojoba oil daily.