Freckles are visible dark spots that appear on the skin and are most common amongst the fair skinned people. Though they are harmless, they affect the way you look as they normally appear on the face mostly on the areas surrounding the nose.
Freckles are hereditary but many also occur due to over exposure to sunlight and hormonal imbalance. Freckles can be seen on both men and women and are signs of serious skin damage. Professionally freckles can be removed but that process involves a lot of expense. So, it is best to use herbs for freckles. Some of the useful herbs and their usage include:
Best Herbs For Freckles
Lemon is a very effective herb for the treatment of freckles and brown spots. Lemon juice is mildly acidic in nature and has skin lightening properties that can bleach the dark spots effectively.
Take few teaspoons of fresh lemon juice and apply this juice on the affected area with the help of your finger tips. Massage gently for 15-20 minutes. Rinse using warm water. You can also mix sugar to lemon juice and apply this on the affected area using a soft brush.
Horseradish is also a good herb for freckles. Horseradish juice also lightens the skin if the juice is dabbed on the freckles every day for about 10-12 minutes. Else, take a horseradish and grate it to get very thin slices of the same.
Add the juice of one lemon and mix them to make a smooth paste. Apply this mixture on the affected area and allow it dry. Rinse afterwards using cold water. Repeat this procedure daily for about a week to get desired results.
Though normal onions can also used as an herb for freckles, it is best to use red onions. Take 1-2 red onions and slice them into thin pieces.
Rub these slices gently over the entire affected areas at least 2 times daily until the freckles disappear completely. You can also apply the juice of red onion on the freckles. For best results, add a teaspoon of vinegar to the red onion juice. After a week or two, you will have flawless skin.
For this herbal remedy you will need sesame seeds along with turmeric. Both the quantities should be the same. Make a smooth paste using raw turmeric, sesame seeds and a little water.
Massage this paste on the affected areas well and let it dry for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off the paste using cold water. Make sure of applying this paste once every day for 1-2 weeks at a stretch. You will soon find your freckles fading away.
Take 10-15 mint leaves and crush them. Mash a ripe banana. Mix both these ingredients to make a paste. Apply this paste on the affected area gently. Let it stand for some time.
Soon you will find the pack melting, wash off using cold water. Use a soft towel to dry your face. Repeat this procedure at least once every day for about a week to have noticeable changes. These few herbs are really effective for the treatment of freckles. Follow any one of these procedures to have beautiful skin.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.