Dry and scaly skin, acne and blackheads are so common that there’s hardly anyone who hasn’t suffered from them at some point of their life. If you having acne problems at the moment, you should know that there are some natural remedies which might help. The remedy we’re showing you in this article can prevent acne breakouts, but also hydrate your skin, resulting in smooth, flawless and radiant skin. Besides treating acne, this remedy can also relieve under eye bags and dark circles under the eyes.

The only problem with the remedy is that some people can have an allergic reaction if their skin is hypersensitive or prone to allergies.

The treatment uses tulsi (holy basil), a plant with strong religious and symbolic meaning for the Hindu people. Besides its religious values, holy basil provides numerous health benefits and is especially great for the skin. It has powerful antiseptic and deep-cleaning properties that can prevent numerous skin conditions, which is why it’s often used in many beauty products. Not only it works on your skin, it is great for your hair as well.

Here are some of tulsi’s health benefits:

Treats eczema

Treats acne and pimples

Antibacterial skin treatment

Deep skin cleansing

Moisturizes your skin

Improves skin quality

Improves hair quality

Some doctors recommend tulsi juice to people suffering from scabies and eczema.

Tulsi leaves tonic for prevention of acne breakouts

Chop a couple of tulsi leaves then cover them with half a cup of hot water. Leave the tea to infuse for a while, then strain it and add a tablespoon of Aloe Vera gel. Apply the mixture on your face by rubbing gently and massaging in circular motions for 10 minutes. In the end, rinse it off with warm water.