How to Get Rid of Pimples Using Plants (Herbal Medicine)

Mary Smith
By Mary Smith. Updated: March 23, 2022
How to Get Rid of Pimples Using Plants (Herbal Medicine)

The use of medicinal plants for pimple treatments are the answers to many people's prayers. Antibacterial plants that help to kill germs are a great way to get rid of pimples fast. There are also plants known to clean the affected area well, helping to regulate the skin’s oil production.

Are you wanting to know how to get rid of pimples fast overnight and naturally? If so, this oneHOWTO article is for you! Keep reading here to discover how to get rid of pimples using plants.

You'll need:

  • Horsetail
  • Arnica
  • Echinacea
  • Evening Primrose
  • Basil
  • Lavender
  • Neem

Steps to follow:


Horsetail can be very beneficial for eliminating pimples, since their high silicon content helps regenerate the skin. Treatment with this plant will be to soak 100 grams of horsetail and about 8 drops of lemon in a litre of 40% alcohol. At the time of application, dilute it by 50%. Use this liquid twice daily for 1 month.

Find out more about the pimple killing plant in our article where we discuss the healing and medicinal properties of horsetail.

How to Get Rid of Pimples Using Plants (Herbal Medicine) - Step 1

With arnica, you can wash the affected area with an infusion made from the plant. The proportions are a teaspoon of arnica per cup of water. Apply gently with cotton pads to the affected area.

Did you know that arnica oil is also great to get rid of acne scarring? Take a look at how to make homemade arnica cream.


To help get rid of pimples fast you can also use echinacea. Use the sap of the fresh plant and dilute it with a little water. To apply it, you can use gauze and put it lightly on the affected area. It will help prevent infection.


Evening primrose, applied topically, can also help to reduce blackheads, pimples and all general inflammation caused by acne.

For more on using this plant to remove acne, read how to use evening primrose for acne.


Basil is a great antiseptic, great for getting rid of pimples overnight. Mash a few stems of basil and place them on your face like a face mask, make sure to do a patch test beforehand!

For more, read about the benefits of basil leaves for skin.

How to Get Rid of Pimples Using Plants (Herbal Medicine) - Step 5

Not only does lavender smell lovely, but is also has a great anti-inflammatory calming effect. Dilute some lavender oil with a carrier oil and apply to your skin after a good wash.

Read how to make homemade lavender oil.


Neem is another great herb to fight against acne. Neem oil contains antifugnal, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties great for getting rid of pimples fast.

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  • Remember that you should always consult a professional to see whether the case is serious.
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