Natural Ayurvedic Home Remedies for Freckles (Dark Spots)

  • Freckles are dark spots on the skin
  • They occur mostly on the face, around the nose
  • Medically harmless, freckles are common amongst fair skinned people
  • Hereditary factors
  • Constant exposure to sunlight
Simple techniques
  1. Natural home remedy using banana and mint leaves

    1. Mash 1 ripe banana
    2. Add 2 tsp of crushed mint leaves
    3. Apply this paste on the freckles
    4. When pack begins to melt, wash it off
  2. Natural home remedy using lemon juice, salt and honey

    1. Take 1 tbsp lemon juice
    2. Add a pinch of salt
    3. Add 1 tbsp honey
    4. Apply the mixture on the freckles
    5. Leave it for 10 min
    6. Make sure that this doesn't enter the eyes
    7. Wash off with normal water
  3. Natural home remedy using potato and buttermilk

    1. Soak potato slices in buttermilk
    2. Rub the slices on the freckles for 5 min
    3. Repeat 3 times a week

These remedies are based on the principles of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian science of healing, and are completely natural, non-invasive, and can be prepared at home. Consult your doctor if the symptoms persist. Refer to the terms of use.

Dr. B.N. Sinha

Ayurveda Expert,

Dr. B.N. Sinha has been a practitioner and an avid patron of Ayurveda for 20 years now. He specializes in lifestyle disorders and chronic disease management. Due to his keen focus on spreading awareness about his discipline, Dr. Sinha has played a pivotal role in several educational institutions. He retired as Dean, University of Delhi, Principal A & U Tibbia College, New Delhi.

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