Acne occurs when the glands secrete too much oil. Normally the oil flows from the glands
to the skin's surface, but if the dead skin cells accumulate, they can clog the pores. According to Chinese medicine the skin reflects our internal health. Acne is sometimes also an indicator of toxic conditions. Too much waste
products collected in the kidneys, lungs, or intestine or due to allergies, high fat diet, emotional problems, pollution.
Sudden appearance of acne in adulthood may be a sign of hormonal imbalance or drug toxicity (usually from
steroids). Get a medical checkup to rule out these possibilities.
Clean the skin regularly with soap and water as well as with the special acne formulas containing benzoyl peroxide.
Essential oils recommended are the anti-inflammatory oils that are effective against acne such as benzoin, eucalyptus, patchouli, lavender, tea tree. These oils
can ease pain and discomfort and reduce swelling.
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