Vitamin A is not just essential for the health of eyes, but also good for your acne treatment. Maybe only a few of us know that deficiency of vitamin A can cause acne. Vitamin A itself can be found in carrots, bananas, orange, egg yolk and milk. You can also find this Vitamin in animal-based food such as cheese, egg, milk, etc. Keep reading to find more about benefit of Vitamin A for acne treatment.
Benefit of Vitamin A for acne treatment:
a. Natural inhibitor to sebaceous glands.
When your body has enough amount of this vitamin, it will be an inhibitor to sebaceous glands. And the result, production of sebum will be much reduced. As we know, sebum and dead skin cell contribute to cause acne.
– Vitamin A is very helpful to control acne formation and to improve your skin health and to get rid toxin out of your body.
– This vitamin has a very powerful anti oxidant that gets rid of oxidative stress which is caused by free radicals.
c. Vitamin A helps face pores remove dead skin cell.
d. Vitamin A regulates the production of oil that blocks the face pores.
However, there are things that you should note:
a. Zinc is needed to absorb Vitamin A and help it prevent acne.
b. The daily value of Vitamin A for an adult is 5000 IU. Over dose Vitamin A can cause menstrual problem, liver toxicity, dizziness, vomiting headaches, and nausea.
c. Don’t combine Vitamin A medications with other acne cream since it can lead to dryness.
d. Don’t take vitamin A supplement orally if you are pregnant.
e. Beside Vitamin A, don’t forget to include minerals, Vitamin E, omega, and other nutrition in your diet plan to prevent acne.