When you wake up to a pimple or blemish that wasn’t there the night before, it’s a pretty terrible feeling. Besides the way they look and the physical discomfort they sometimes cause, there’s the accompanying bother of never knowing when they’ll disappear and how long they’ll stay.

As you can probably imagine, it’s all the more so upsetting when acne leaves behind a more permanent scar. Pimples are bad enough for the few days or weeks that they last, and certainly shouldn’t last any longer than necessary.

Ayurvedic medicine includes hundreds of traditional Indian remedies, all of them natural, safe, and tested throughout the ages. There are even some to treat acne scarring! Here’s a quick look at some simple recipes by Homeveda:

Skin Care: Acne Scars — Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies

Ayurvedic remedies are established and long-trusted in many Indian communities, but they were more recently introduced to western countries. If you’ve tried any ayurvedic remedies before, let us know what you think! Did they work well? Or not at all? Leave your thoughts in the comments section.