5 Easy and Actionable Home Remedies for Pustules (With Causes and Symptoms)


Last updated on April 5th, 2021 at 03:52 pm

What are Pustules?

Pustules are a type of pimple which is filled with yellowish pus, oil, and cell debris.

Whiteheads and blackheads are smaller than pustules.

The skin is red or inflamed around pustules.

Everyone in life has had pustules.

Causes of Pustules:

  • It appears when we cross the teenage and early adult stages. Especially those who are going under hormonal changes. It comes from a simple pimple.
  • When sebaceous glands, or oil glands, become clogged and infected that time pimple comes up and turns to pustules filled with pus.
  • Bacteria develop more on block pore when sebum and dead cells accumulate. Which leads pustules further.
  • Indigestion, stress, wrong cosmetics use also a culprit to call pustules.
  • In some cases, side effects of medicines and dandruff head cause pustules.

Symptoms :

Pustules can appear anywhere in our bodies.

  • But some common spots arrive because of dirt, pollution, bacteria, and near oil glands. Face, chest, shoulder, back, underarms, pubic area.
  • The pimple top has broken and filling with white, yellowish pus.
  • the area is affected by a red color.

Now discuss some home remedies for pustules.

1. Tree Tea Oil :

Tree tea oil is an essential oil.

Benefits :

  • It has natural anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.
  • These properties will work on bacteria and swelled redness of pimples respectively.

Process :

  • The ratio of tree tea oil and water should be 1:9 drops.
  • Dilute it properly.
  • Dip a cotton ball into the mixture.
  • Apply to the affected area.
  • Repeat it 1-2 times per day.

2. Aloe vera :

Easy and Actionable Home Remedies for Pustules (With Causes and Symptoms)

This tropical plant is one of the great remedies for pustules.

It has a natural gel in its leaves.

Benefits :

  • It has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory substances.
  • Aloe vera contains lots of water. So consider as a good moisturizer.
  • Heals wounds and fights against bacteria.

Process :

  • Cut the gel from the leaves.
  • Apply as a moisturizer.
  • Repeats 2 times in a day.

3. Green Tea :

Benefits :

  • Green tea contains high antioxidants.
  • Reduce sebum production, which is the root of pustules.
  • Work on reducing inflammation.

Process :

  • 1/4 tablespoon of green tea and 20 ml water.
  • Boil it for 2-3 minutes.
  • Give proper time to cool down completely.
  • Apply this mixture with cotton balls.
  • Keep it on the affected area until dry.
  • Rinse with normal water.

4. Honey And Cinnamon Paste :

Benefits :

  • Both are amazing sources of antioxidants.
  • Fight on bacteria and reduce inflammation.
  • Wound-healing properties.

Process :

  • 2 tbsp and 1 teaspoon cinnamon powder.
  • Mix it.
  • Clean the affected area.
  • Apply the paste.
  • Keep for 10-15 minutes.
  • Rinse the mask off with water off.

5. Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV):

Benefits :

  • Ability to fight viruses and bacteria.
  • ACV acids slow down pustules.
  • Works on acne scars.

Process :

  • The ratio of ACV and water is 1:3 (more water for pimple prone skin)
  • Clean face.
  • Apply this mixture with cotton balls.
  • Keep this for 2-5 seconds.
  • Risen with water.
  • 1-2 times of repetition per day.

Please note ACV can burns skin and irritation.

So you need to dilute more water and less ACV.

Conclusion :

In this article, I have shared some home remedies for pustules.

So if you can take action for starting a beautiful lifestyle, you can surely start reaping the benefits within days.

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About the Author: Moumita Jana

Moumita is the Editor-in-Chief here at BlissLife. She is also the H.R. Head at Amazing Electronics. She loves to Cook and Travel the World in her leisure time.


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