Neem and turmeric have antibacterial properties and are effective in acne cure. Neem (Azadirachta indica) and turmeric (Curcuma longa) can suppress and kill bacterial activity is effective in treating acne rashes and acne bacterial infection.
Neem oil applied over the infected area is beneficial in curing acne. Turmeric powder mixed with either water or aloe vera gel can be applied over acne rashes.
Turmeric can also be used internally. It is a regular condiment/spice in Indian traditional cooking. It not only adds taste to the food, but also helps liver with removal of toxins. It also helps in killing bacteria and infection. It is therefore considered a blood purifier and detoxification agent. This also gives considerable advantage in treating acne inflammation.
Turmeric powder and neem oil together is also good combination for acne treatment. You can also crush a few neem leaves to make a paste to which you add a tsp of turmeric powder. Apply it over acne inflammation spots. Both have antiseptic properties and helps in controlling inflammation.
It takes only a few days for turmeric to show results in acne treatment. You can mix turmeric powder with coconut oil and apply the paste directly over acne inflammations. Allow it to dry and leave the dried paste on your acne inflammation overnight. Do this for two or three days and find considerable improvement in the condition of your skin.
Acne caused due to hormonal imbalances too is cured this way.