acne natural treatment

Foods That Can Eliminate Acne

For women, the growth of acne in the face area must be very annoying.  However, you should treat acne the natural way, not with squeeze, if you do not want to bear the risks. You are what you eat, the old saying goes. Well, here are some sources of preventive acne foods that you can try.

Olive oil

Many people ask weather olives are good for acne. Olives or olive oil is a good source of beneficial monounsaturated fats. Fatty acids are needed by the body to help nourish the skin and prevent acne. To be healthier you can consume olive oil with a combination of green vegetables. Anti-Inflammatory characteristics of olives also help reduce acne.


High content of water on cucumber is believed to clean the skin. In addition, vitamin C and high fiber content is able to remove acne scars and inflammation on the face.  cucumber also has a soothing effect.


You can suffer from acne if you have low gastric acid content, for that food with high probiotic content such as yogurt can normalize the digestive tract while preventing acne.


Fish is know as a natural source of omega-3 and 6 fatty acids, making it a remarkable choice for individuals with acne-prone skin. These beneficial acids play a vital role in reducing skin inflammation. Numerous studies have demonstrated that individuals who incorporate substantial amounts of fish and seafood into their diet experience fewer acne symptoms, further highlighting the skin-clearing potential of this nutritious food.

Green Tea

Tea is a natural ingredient that serves as a detox for the body by helping to eliminate infections, restore skin stamina to keep it shining, and help brighten the skin. The antioxidants in green tea can be protective of the skin and can flatten the skin tone. Green tea is also very good for the recovery of post-sickness conditions, and can effectively help cure acne.


It might not be a main ingredient in your drugstore acne medication, but garlic makes a great natural remedy to banish unsightly blemishes. Its antioxidants kill bacteria, so rub a sliced clove of garlic on the pimple for an effective topical treatment. You can also puree the garlic and apply on the acne.


Dr Sara Rauf

Consultant Paediatrician and Certified Aesthetic Physician, MBBS, MRCPCH (UK), Level 7 Diploma in Aesthetics Injectables (UK)

Dr Sara is an experienced Paediatrician and is a member of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health UK. She also has special interest in Medical Aesthetics and has Level 7 training in Aesthetics Injectables from London, UK. She has a vast experience of both non-invasive and invasive medical aesthetic procedures and is an expert in managing Aesthetic emergencies.