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Here our Herbaceutical experts share with you the latest information on Herbal Medicinal Solutions and provide helpful advise on how to improve and mange different types of Acne and Rosacea skin related problems. Thanks to our resident Herbalist we also provide you with many helpful recipes for "do it at home" masks, cleansers, and skin treatments to make your skin the best it can be. Read the articles below to find out more. If you need specialized advise e-mail us at: Herbaceuticals@Herborium.com
The first step in getting rid of acne scars and marks is to let the skin heal itself while new breakouts are stopped from coming. Acne marks and scars are a result of deep lesions and repeated breakouts and can be prevented if acne symptoms are eliminated.
Women and men that have active physical lifestyles tend to suffer more with body acne due in part to more frequent perspiration/
When we try to understand the etiology (causes) of acne, hormonal imbalance is cited as one of the most common culprits for this skin problem.
There was a time when men's personal care products were limited to
shaving gear, cologne and deodorant. But judging by the boom in the
men's skin care market the days of men stealing their woman's
moisturizer are quickly disappearing.
For Rosacea sufferers the redness or blush can be made worse by the following stimuli: heat, exercise, stress, alcohol consumption, spicy foods, coffee, tea and chocolate.
In the Tang Dynasty, the famous doctor Sun Si-miao said that, when a person is sick, the doctor should first regulate the patient's diet and lifestyle. Certainly the combination of a change in dietary habits and herbal medicine can achieve remarkable results.
In winter dry cold weather can aggravate acne and rosacea. The combination of outdoor winds and indoor heating causes the skin to loose a lot of moisture. These extremes of temperature can especially aggravate the skin conditions.
Most Westerners feel like strangers to the healing apothecary herbs of China, yet some of these herbs such as honeysuckle, mint, gardenia, hawthorn, dandelion and quince grow in our own gardens.