Acne

 

ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE

 

Adams, Rex  Miracle Medicine Foods  Parker Publishing  
Zinc supplements, zinc oxide cream, and vitamin B6 ointment, and vitamin B6 supplements may help reverse acne.

Arginine & cysteine help reduce acne & boils per Erdmann in The Amino Revolution  Warning.  Take Ornithine with arginine if you have herpes.  Equal dosage. www.amazon.com
Health News Volume5#19 Aloe Vera  Miracle Food Cures from the Bible by Dubin info@successcentreonline.com Ask for 1 newspaper Vol 5#19 www.phdirect.com    http://cactusbymail.com/otherfunstuff.html
Ice - http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/skin-icing-natural-anti-aging-skin-technique 10/12/2015
Khalsa MD in Food as Medicine says to mix tumeric & water & paste onto acne lesions. 
Many MD's recommend cucumbers for acne. www.drdharma.com  
Warning; stay clear of author's "spiritual" recommendations.
Koch, Karen  M  Gift of Nature - Whole Leaf Aloe Vera published by Total Health Science Press 
Aloe Vera is a superior product for face restoration and can be applied directly to the skin + taken internally.
Aloe Vera contains 15 nutrients - 8 vitamins, 13 minerals, 13 enzymes, 20 amino acids, fatty & uric acids, 5 saccharides, anthraquinones, steroids &  3 sterols, lectins, lignins, gibberellins, saponins, and salicylic acid (aspirin). 
Recommended topical treatments are alpha hydroxy acids or tree tea oil.
Fall 2002 Natural Medicines in Clinical Management  Oral supplements that may help are chaste berry, guggul, brewer's yeast saccharo-myces boulardii or zinc. www.naturaldatabase.com
Topical niacinamide (4%)  in a gel base may help propioibacterium acnes (P acnes)  www.kurtgreenberg.com
Vitamin B5 (pantothenic acid) is being used to treat acne vulgaris by Dr. Lit-Hung Leung in Hong Kong.  Leung prescribes 10-20 grams daily in divided doses for 2 weeks to 6 months, depending on need.  In addition a 20%  B5 cream in applied to the face 4-6 times daily. 2/1998 Alternatives for the Health Conscious Individual newsletter of Dr. David G. Williams
 

WARNING

 
Accutane for acne causes severe birth defects 3/1/04 Wall St Journal www.wsj.com
 
Hernandez, Carla - Wise Roots Nutrition - 3/2015 - http://www.thehealthyhomeeconomist.com/histamine-intolerance-fermented-foods-acne/ Although fermented foods are typically a superior item to include with each meal to maintain intestinal flora balance, it "may be an important" to reduce" consumption of fermented foods" for "those prone to skin breakouts" or for those "those with histamine intolerance" at least during the time of those breakouts, such as menstruation, adolescence, when other remedies are not working.  Editorial suggests other or related omissions during this season.
 

Progesterone -http://www.druglessdoctor.com/_blog/Skin_and_Nail/post/Seven_Steps_for_Dr_Bob_%E2%80%9CApproved%E2%80%9D_Skin_/
Teenagers avoid milk if u r having problem with acne due to hormone progesterone in lactating cows.
http://www.scribd.com/doc/14427096/The-health-consequences-of-consuming-cows-milk
http://nutritionfacts.org/topics/acne/
http://www.vegetarian.org.uk/campaigns/whitelies/wlreport07.shtml
The use of raw unpasteurized milk especially that of goats is on the rise. 
Additionally the majority of farms use antibiotics and unnatural feed which can be a hazzard both to animal and man.
Dr. Bob's Men's Health - The Basics - Part 1 +
Dr. Bob's Men's Health - The Basics - Part 2 
@ http://www.marilynandsarah.org/tv/watch/ 10/2016 - Recent broadcast with Dr Bob is just for men and showcases the benefits of (organic) avocados and of NO milk unless it is organic (and/or raw/unpasteurized/fermented - kefir) because dairy animals are lactating, producing hormones not beneficial to males especially during time of teen acne.