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Scars Herbal Treatment, Prevention, Symptoms, Causes, Cured By

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Scar is not a disease, but a natural process of the body to heal a wound and regenerate the new skin. It may occur anywhere and is formed of fibrous tissues. The body needs collagen to regenerate the damaged skin. A Scar is a healing stage after an injury or a wound.

Causes of Scars

If not treated properly, Scar will not go away and may remain forever.

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Materia Medica for Scars

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Helichrysum Essential Oil acts well to overcome scars. It heals and fades the appearance of scars.
Mix 10 drops of Helichrysum Essential Oil in 2 tablespoons of any skin friendly carrier oil ( like; Jojoba Oil, Olive Oil ). Apply it over scars with the help of cotton. Do it twice a day.

Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari ) for Acne Scars

Aloe Vera ( Gheekumari in India ) is a rich source of Polysaccharides. Polysaccharides have Anti bacterial and Anti fungal properties. These properties help to expel toxins from the skin and reduce scars. It enhances regeneration of damaged tissues and boost the healing process.
Take a fresh Aloe Vera leaf. Apply its gel directly onto the Acne scars. Leave it on the skin for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash off. Repeat it twice a day for a week.

Argan Oil for Acne Scars

Argan oil is rich in Vitamin E. It removes damaged cells and helps to regenerate new cells. It helps to reduce scars and smoothen the skin.
Take 2 to 3 drops of Argan Oil. Apply on the face. Massage for 5 to 10 minutes gently in circular motion. Repeat 2 times a day for a week to fade away the scars due to Acne.

Honey ( Shehad ) for Acne Scars

Honey ( Shehad in India ) possesses strong Anti bacterial property. This property inhibits bacterial growth which causes Acne. It moisturizes the skin and removes Acne Scars.
Take a teaspoon of Honey. Apply directly on the scars at night. Leave it overnight. Rinse off with water next morning. Repeat daily for a week to reduce Scars.

Lemon ( Nimbo ) for Acne Scars

Lemon ( Nimbo in India ) is rich in Citric Acid. Citric Acid is Alkaline in nature. It helps to remove Acne Scars and lighten up the skin.
Take 1 teaspoon of fresh Lemon juice. Apply to the scars. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Repeat daily for a week.
OR : Add 1 teaspoon of Honey in Lemon juice. Honey will help in moisturizing the Skin.
Azadirachta Indica ( Neem in India ) has Anti bacterial property. It helps to kill Acne causing bacteria and detoxifies the blood. It helps remove scars and improves the skin's texture.
Take a handful of fresh Azadirachta Indica leaves. Grind with 1 to 2 teaspoon of Rose water to form a thick paste. Apply this paste on the face. Leave it for 25 to 30 minutes. Wash off. Repeat it 3 to 4 times a week for a month.
OR : Take a handful leaves of Basil and Neem. Let them dry in shade. Make a paste by adding rose water. Leave it for 10 to 15 min. Rinse it off with cold water. Daily application will help in reducing the Scars.

Tomato ( Tamatar ) for Acne Scars

Tomato ( Tamatar in India ) is a rich source of Vitamin A. Vitamin A helps to heal the skin and remove scars due to Acne.
Take a tomato. Grind it to form a paste. Apply this paste to the face. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash with water. Repeat it 2 to 3 times a week.
Coconut water ( Nariyal ka Paani ) contains Lauric Acid. Lauric Acid helps to get rid of Acne Scars. It makes the skin smooth and marks free.
Take a cup of fresh green Coconut Water. Dip a cotton ball in it. Gently wipe all over the affected area with the cotton ball. Repeat for 4 to 5 times a day. Rinse with water. Repeat this process 1 to 2 times a day for a month to get scar free skin.
Apple Cider Vinegar ( Seb ka Sirka ) contains Malic Acid. Malic Acid helps to exfoliate dead skin cells and stimulates the development of new cells. It helps to soften and smooth the skin texture.
Take 2 to 3 tablespoons of Apple Cider Vinegar. Add 2 tablespoons of water in it. Stir well. Take a cotton ball. Soak in the solution. Rub the cotton ball on the affected area in circular motion. Repeat the process 2 times a day for 2 to 3 weeks.
Baking Soda ( Meetha Soda in India ) gently exfoliates the skin. It helps to remove dead tissues from the skin and encourages development of new tissues. It helps to get rid of acne marks and scars.
Take 2 teaspoons of Baking Soda. Add a few drops of water to make a thick paste. Apply this paste on the affected Skin. Massage gently to remove dead cells. Let it dry. Rinse off with water. Apply some natural moisturizer like coconut oil or olive oil. Repeat this process daily for 2 weeks to reduce Acne marks.

Potato ( Aalu ) for Acne Scars

Potato ( Aalu in India ) contains Vitamin C. Vitamin C boosts collagen production which helps to remove scars from the skin. Potato makes the skin firm and free from marks.
Apply fresh Potato juice on the scars daily for 2 to 3 weeks.
OR : Take a Potato. Peel its cover. Cut the Potato in slices and rub on to the affected skin for 1 to 2 minutes. Put a bandage on the scars. Leave it for an hour. Wash with lukewarm water. Repeat the process daily for 2 weeks.

Fenugreek ( Methi ) for Acne Scars

Fenugreek ( Methi in India ) has antiseptic, antiinflammatory and soothing effect on the Skin. It helps in removing scars and stimulates regeneration of new Skin cells.
Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of Fenugreek seeds. Boil them in a cup of water for 10 to 15 minutes. Let it cool. Strain. Use a cotton ball for applying this solution on the scars. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes. Wash with normal water. Do this daily.

Fenugreek ( Methi ) for Burn Scars

Fenugreek ( Methi in India ) lightens the appearance of the Burn Scars by exfoliating the dead skin cells.
Take 2 to 3 teaspoons of Fenugeek Seeds. Soak them overnight in a cup of water. The next morning grind them to form a paste. Apply the paste onto the Burn marks. Let it dry. Wash it off with water. Do this daily, results visible in 10 to 15 days of use.

Black Cumin Seed Oil ( Kalonji Ka Tail ) for Scars

Black Cumin Seed Oil ( Kalonji in India ) contains Thymoquinone and Vitamin A. These nutrients helps in regeneration of new skin cells and make the skin softer. It helps to fade spots and burn marks.
Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of Black Cumin Seed Oil. Apply directly onto the affected area. Massage gently for 5 to 10 minutes. Repeat it 2 times a day for a month to get rid of Burn marks.

Malkangani Oil for Scars

Malkangani Oil clears your skin by removing all the unwanted Scars and marks. It rejuvenates your skin.
Gently massage with Malkangani Oil over the affected areas daily.
Mix 15 drops of Jojoba Oil with 2 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil. Apply this mixture on the affected areas. Repeat the process 2 times in a day.
It is an effective remedy for Acne Scars, Stretch Marks or Scars left after Accident and Chicken Pox.
OR : You may dilute the Tea Tree Essential oil with water too.

Olive Oil for Acne Scars

Olive oil is rich in Iron and Vitamins like A, B ( B1 and B2 ), C, D and E. These nutrients and Vitamins make the Skin radiant.
Apply Olive oil on the affected areas and do gentle massage for 5 to 10 min. Leave it over night. Next morning rinse it off with cold water.

Cocoa Butter for Acne Scars

Cocoa butter is a rich source of proteins, which helps in building the Skin cells.
Apply Cocoa butter on the affected scars and leave it over night. Wash it with cold water in the morning. It will not only heals the scars but also make your skin radiant.
Daily application shows good results.

Mint For Acne Scars

Apply fresh juice of Mint on the affected areas. Leave it for half an hour. It is rich in nutrients and have antiinflammatory effects. It will help in treating Acne, as well as Scars left after Acne.
Apply daily to get good results.

Rosehip Seed Oil for Acne Scars

Rosehip seed oil has anti aging properties. It protects the Skin damage caused by sun rays and rejuvenates the Skin.
Apply the oil directly on the Acne Scars and do gentle massage for at least 10 min. Leave it for half an hour. Rinse it off with cold water.

Lavender Essential Oil for Acne Scars

Daily application of Lavender oil on Acne scars will help in treating them. It also helps in rejuvenating the damaged skin.
Take two tablespoons of Coconut Oil ( or any other carrier oil ) and add 24 drops of Hyssop Essential Oil in it. Mix them well. Apply half teaspoon of this blend over the affected area. Repeat the process two times a day.
It promotes healthy skin regeneration.
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Herbal Treatment For Scars 1

Scars due to Acne :
Egg white ( Ande ki Safedi in India ) contains Lysozyme. Lysozme helps to inhibit bacterial growth causing Acne. It makes the skin smooth.
Lemon ( Nimbo in India ) removes dead cells from the skin and fades Acne Scars.
Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of Lemon Juice and equal amount of Egg White. Mix them well. Apply it on the affected skin. Leave it overnight. Wash it off next morning. Repeat it daily for 2 weeks.

Herbal Treatment For Scars 2

Scars due to Acne :
Honey ( Shehad in India ) has Anti septic and Soothing properties. These properties help to regenerate new skin cells and moisturize the skin.
Lemon ( Nimbo in India ) is Acidic in nature. It helps to reduce the scars and marks occurred due to Acne.
Take 1 to 2 teaspoons of Lemon juice and half teaspoon Honey. Mix well. Apply it to the affected area. Let it dry. Rinse it off with water. Repeat daily for 2 weeks.

Herbal Treatment For Scars 3

Neroli Essential Oil helps to stimulate new skin cell generation. Rose Essential Oil helps to remove dead skin cells. Lavender Essential Oil helps to fade away the scars.
Take the followings :
Neroli Essential Oil : 2 to 3 drops
Rose Essential Oil : 2 to 3 drops
Lavender Essential Oil : 2 to 3 drops
Any Carrier Oil : 4 to 5 teaspoons
Combine all the above Oils. Apply on the affected area twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Scars 4

Take following ingredients in equal amount that is 1 tablespoon. This formula is affective for Acne Scars.
Almond Oil
Make a paste and apply on the affected area and leave it for 10 to 15 min. Cleanse your face with rose water before applying this mixture. Do it on regular intervals. Continue it for 1 month. You may able to see the changes in a month.

Herbal Treatment For Scars 5

Mix the following Ingredients in equal amount ( 1 tablespoon )
Tomato paste
Avocado paste
Cucumber paste
Potato paste
Make a face pack and apply on the Scars. Let it dry and rinse it off with cold water. Apply 2 to 3 times in a week to get better results.

Herbal Treatment For Scars 6

Take 1 tablespoon of filler's earth ( multani mitti ), a pinch of Turmeric powder, 1 teaspoon of Honey and 1 tablespoon of Lemon. Make a paste by adding Rose water into it. Apply this mixture on affected parts and let it dry. Rinse it off with cold water and apply some natural moisturizer like coconut oil and lavender oil. Repeat the process 2 to 3 times in a week.
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Fatima ( Pakistan )
19 Mar 2018
Due to excessive maturation i have acne from last 6 years and i have taken treatment from doctor but when i finished medicine my acne come back and due to severe acne and combination skin i got acne scar on my cheeks and rep marks of acne kindly tell me how to deal with this acne scars n red spots problem i used a cream about 4 years ago which one of my friend suggest me for acne n bright skin "medicame cream" i applied this cream 1 week and i got whiteheads all over my face from this cream i used to popped my whiteheads which have leave my skin with open pores kindly tell me what should i do please
23 Mar 2018
Dear Fatima
Try Staphisagria 0/6 LM Potency and take only 2 granules. You may get this from a Homeopathy shop. Do not take more than 2 granules and do not repeat the dose. Wait for 1 month and also study your symptoms.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Fatima ali
09 May 2018
For what i should take staphisagria??
Dr Iqra Khan ( Pakistan )
10 Sep 2019
I had acne which left behind the ice pick type of scars my Dr recommend me the silicon scar gel I used it 3 months. It reduces the scars what should I do please do suggest me herbal treatment for this issue

I wanna very thankful to you
12 Sep 2019
Dear Iqra,
There are a number of herbal treatments for Scars. You can use Cocunut water, Apple Cider Vinegar, Potato, etc.

Please read the Materia medica above. You can go with the procedure which is most suitable for you.
This advice is for educational purpose only. It is not intended to replace a doctor. Please consult your doctor before taking any herb.
Jonetta Hall
22 Dec 2019
suggest that when you click on a cure options it takes you to a site to purchase the herb or oil such as Amazon
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