People are obviously familiar with acne. But are they familiar with rosacea? Though they look like the same, in fact, they are different. Older people tend to have this rosacea compared with the younger one. The good news is that rosacea can be treated by your own. You can use essential oils to treat rosacea. Before knowing the essential oils for rosacea, we have to know the details of rosacea. Most people are not aware that they have this condition.
What is Rosacea?
Rosacea is a condition of inflammatory skin which manifests in a red rash. This red rash can be found mostly on face area: nose, cheeks, and forehead though sometimes it also can be found on the chest. Because it manifests in a red rash, people often mistake it as bad acne. Rosacea does not produce blackheads or whiteheads while the acne does. The other difference is that rosacea does not appear in adolescent years. Most of the time, rosacea starts to appear during the thirties and forties of a person. Rosacea can turn into permanent thickening of the skin if it is left untreated. Rosacea is more likely to be found in women than men, but men who develop rosacea tend to have severe cases than women. Luckily, rosacea can be treated using essential oils.
How to Treat Rosacea
There are several ways to treat Rosacea including diet and vitamins and supplements. Using essential oils for rosacea is also one of those ways. As you may have known, essential oils are one of those ones for all natural remedies. They are good for relaxing your mind, improving your immune system, and protecting your body. They can be used in various ways. In case of treating rosacea, the best way to use essential oils is to apply it on your skin. Do keep in mind that you have to be careful in choosing the essential oils for rosacea because it may further damage your skin. You can dilute the essential oils with other based-oil like jojoba oil. Two drops of essential oils and one drop of jojoba oil is a well-diluted formula. Apply it carefully to where the rosacea appears. Avoid direct contact to eyes and mouth, you do not want to have other condition, don't you?
The best essential oils for treating rosacea is the one that has strong anti-inflammatory properties. You can use aura cacia essential oils for treating your rosacea.