Skin infections may be due to fungal, bacteria, or viral infections, skin allergies, or an exposure to direct sunlight. Any skin lesions may expose it to an infection, which is why you should know the underlying cause and ask your doctor for the suitable treatment.
Acne is one of the most common skin infections, which is not contagious and affects all age groups, but the rate of acne is higher in women than men because of the hormonal changes that occur to them.
• Eat fruit and vegetables rich in vitamin C, and E such as strawberries, pumpkins, olive oil and pomegranate for their enormous ability to cleanse the skin and moisturizing it and their antioxidant properties.
• Eat foods containing omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon, sardines, and flaxseed for their Anti-inflammatory properties.
Herbal and Dietary Supplements:
• Omega 3: Be sure to take supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids such as flaxseed and its oil.
• Use honey on your skin as an anti-bacterial and antioxidant to protect the skin from excessive sunlight exposure and to prevent the destruction of the skin cells.
• Propolis: Used internally and externally as an anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, anti-bacterial or anti-fungal.
• Aloe Vera gel: Use the aloe extract externally on sites of inflammation.
• Use tea tree oil extract and grape seed extract on your skin to treat bacterial and fungal infections.
• Echinacea: Helps the skin to resist infection and protects it against eczema.
• Thyme: Antifungal that can fight skin infection.
• Chamomile: Relieves skin infections when used externally.
The instructions and recommendations mentioned in this diet are general guidelines and do not take into account differences between individuals. Any health condition should be treated by a specialist and we advise you to consult your doctor before taking any product that may affect your health.