Does Manuka Honey Help Acne Scars And Acne

Acne can be a devastating problem that concern lots of people. There are many methods that are used to treat acne. One of them is the manuka honey. It is an unconventional method. The treatments that are generally given are based on chemicals and have very bad side-effects. Manuka honey is a natural ingredient that exploits natural dominant factors which are being used widely for a lot of skincare products as well in many critical medicinal procedures, mainly due to its exceptional antibacterial factors of which no bacteria has shown any resistance to.

The Manuka honey is produced by bees that get nectar from the Manuka bush in New Zealand. It has been observed that this type of honey have powerful antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, antiseptic, and antifungal properties that are not found in regular honey. Manuka honey is different from other types of honey as it does not lose its effectiveness after being thinned; it spreads deep in the skin. You have to look for unique Manuka Factor that is high in rating and it means that it is high in strength and effectiveness. To get the best effect of this treatment you should have raw, active honey that has not been processed. Those who are buying the products that are marketed with munaka honey as an ingredient should look for products that contain at least 5% honey so that it is effective; else it won’t have any effect on acne
Although Manuka Honey is marketed in lots of skin care products along with acne lotions, it is used extensively in hospitals over the world. In its raw natural form this honey offers better results.
There are many methods through which manuka honey is used to get rid of acne scars. One such method is the relaxing manuka bath. Through this the pores of the skin are opened and the skin nourishes it with important nutrients and cleansing it. It also assists in sanitizing any infections present. For this you have to add 100-200 grams of Manuka honey to warm bath water once the honey has dissolved just unwind and relax. You may even wish to rub the Honey over regions that are affected while in the bath then relax as the honey slowly washes off and dissolves into the water.
The Manuka skin clarifier is very suitable for facial acne. Though, it may be a bit sticky and unpleasant, but it does miraculous work for acne infections. For this you have to mix a half cup of warm water to ¼ of a teaspoon of salt so it will soften the skin. Use cotton wool or a facecloth and immerse in the salt mixture and apply to the affected area for 2-3 minutes. Then, using a swab, apply the honey directly affected area and allow soaking for 10 minutes before rinsing and pat it dry. They honey will help fight any infection present, which is contributing to the problem, and also closing open wounds and shielding it from further contamination.

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Great insight. Relieved I'm on the same side as you.
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