Green tea is very beneficial for the overall health. Due to its beneficial properties it is used for many purposes and health problems. Recent studies show that green tea is very effective natural cure for treating acne.
This tea has antibacterial properties and it is a natural astringent, so it`s very effective for treatment of acne. Compared to the benzoyl peroxide which is also very effective for eliminating this problem, green tea doesn’t make the skin dry.
Green tea for eliminating acne and how does it work?
Green tea contains high amounts of the antioxidant known as EGCG and polyphenols. These two substances eliminate the bacteria that cause acne and reduce the skin inflammation by attracting the toxins to the skin surface. Also it has astringent properties which reduce the production of libido, so it prevents from developing pimples and dries the already existing ones.
Recipe for anti-acne green tea lotion
For the preparation of the green tea anti-acne lotion put 3 bags of green tea in 4 cups of warm water for 20 minutes before you use it. Soak a cotton ball in the mixture and apply it on the affected area.