Tincture of calendula, or marigold, as the bright orange flowers are also called, is used to treat many diseases. It is no less in demand in cosmetology, in particular, the product is optimal for getting rid of acne.
Alcohol tincture of calendula has an anti-inflammatory and disinfectant effect, so the drug is the best suited for combating skin rashes. Medicinal calendula is characterized by a wound-healing effect, tinctures based on it help to cleanse the skin, cope with acne, blackheads. Pharmacy product helps to accelerate cell regeneration.
Applying calendula tincture for acne
On the basis of calendula, not only tinctures are prepared, but also decoctions. They can be used to prevent acne for people with dry, normal skin. If the skin type is defined as "combined", "prone to oily", a tincture of flowers on alcohol or vodka is recommended. You can make the mixture yourself, but it is safer to use a ready-made tincture purchased at a pharmacy.
Honey lotion with calendula tincture is indicated for use only if you are not allergic to honey.
There are several ways to use calendula tincture for acne. The most common variant of acuminatum burning of rashes, the drug perfectly removes inflammation. Apply tincture on pimples with a cotton swab and leave the liquid to dry. The method accelerates the healing of scars, it must be used at least two to three times a day. You can also apply compresses - cotton pads dipped in a tincture of medicinal calendula.
Lotions and masks for acne with calendula tincture
Lotions with calendula tincture have a beneficial effect on the skin. The recipe for honey lotion is widely known, for its preparation it is necessary to mix 2 teaspoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of tincture. The mixture is kept for a day in a dark place, it is necessary to wipe the face with lotion with honey twice a day. This lotion is suitable for the treatment of acne and can be used as a compress.
Despite the high efficiency in the treatment of acne, calendula tincture should not be used constantly and often, the remedy can dry out the skin.
A medical mask with calendula tincture on alcohol will help to cope with acne, heal wounds. For her, you will need to enter the same amount of flour into one tablespoon of alcoholic tincture. You need to mix the ingredients so that the dough turns out to be liquid, if necessary, you can add a little boiled water. The mask should be similar in consistency to sour cream. The resulting mixture must be applied to the cleansed face for 15 minutes, then the dough mask is washed off and the skin is rubbed with a suitable lotion.