Acne Cyst is a severe from acne that forms usually large and painful bumps beneath the skins. They are usually red or brown in color dependent upon the skin color of the affected person. This type of acne is potentially scaring and the pustule is hidden deep beneath the skin, as a result it is not recommended to try burst (pop) pimples.
Cystic acne is usually caused by hormonal changes with the over-production of oil in the skin glands. The gland becomes filled with oil a burst, after which the oil hardens to form a lump also causing inflammation. There are things which can be done to prevent or reduce cystic acne breakouts. A regular regimen of multivitamins will assist to metabolize oil. Zinc has the ability to regulate the oil glands, vitamin B5 is also important nutrient used to fight oil. When you have a breakout one of the first things you should remember is not to touch the cysts and drink plenty of water. Cystic acne tends to heal very slowly due to the fact that the infection waste is not discharged. There are several home remedies in combination with over-the-counter products which can speed up the healing process and reduce inflammation.
The following topical ingredient helps with the healing of acne cyst, benzoyl peroxide is one product which is effective in helping the healing process by killing bacteria found cyst. Clove oil contains; antiseptic, anesthetic, antimicrobial, and anti-fungal properties that also kills the cyst bacteria and stops them from spreading.
- Benzoyl peroxide method: Oil-free cleanser with tee-tree oil, Oil-free toner, Oil-free moisturizer, uncoated aspirin, 10% benzoyl peroxide gel.
- Clove Oil method: Clove oil and Olive oil.
- Detox method: 1 tsp powdered psylium husks, 1tbs milled flaxseed, 1tbs ground fennel seeds, 1tbs ground anise seeds.
Benzoyl peroxide method
- Wash face thoroughly with oil-free cleanser twice daily, dry face and apply oil-free toner and moisturize.
- Apply benzoyl peroxide to a clean face, before going to bed nightly.
- Crush aspirins in zipper bag with a small amount of water to create a paste. Apply to infected areas; allow to dry before rinsing off with water. Repeat until cysts have healed.
Clove Oil method
- Cleanse skin thoroughly with an antibacterial soap.
- Wait five minutes as skin has to dry properly before applying clove oil to allow for proper absorption.
- Mix together 20 drops of clove oil with 30 milliliter of olive oil.
- Apply to affected areas.
- Mix all ingredients together in a small bowl.
- Eat at least once daily for best results.
- You may add (sprinkle) mix unto salads, steamed vegetables and other dishes deemed suitable.
Tips and Warnings
- Ensure that the clove oil used is pure; however, do not apply clove oil directly to skin as it is very strong and may irritate skin.
- If none of the above methods seem to be alleviate the break out consult with a dermatologist.