One of the simplest but most effective home remedies for pimples is made by pounding orange or pomegranate peels and mixing them with water. Apply the mixture to the skin for at least half an hour. Substitute the water with lime juice for an even more effective treatment.
Mix three teaspoons of dried basil leaves with one cup of water and boil it for 20 minutes. After letting it cool, apply the mixture to the blemishes and leave it for at least half an hour.
Crush fenugreek leaves and add just enough water to create a paste. Apply the paste to the affected skin before bed and wash it off with warm water first thing the following morning.
Some people swear by rubbing raw garlic over a breakout spot several times over the course of a day, claiming that it clears up the skin.
Another way to use garlic to treat pimples, which is less smelly, is to eat three raw garlic seeds, which purify the blood, every day for a month.
Grate cucumber and place it over the pimples, then relax for 15-20 minutes. If you don’t have cucumber, rub ripe tomato pulp or raw papaya juice over the skin.
A zit-zapping juice can be made from coriander or mint. Mix one teaspoon of coriander juice or mint juice with a pinch of turmeric powder. Apply the juice to the affected area before going to bed, after thoroughly washing the skin.