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Milia: Part II (Best ways to treat Milia)

Milia: Part II (Best ways to treat Milia)

As we mentioned in the previous article, Milia are white noodles that may occur on the face or neck at any ages.


Milia is more common on the face and especially around the eyes.

Milia may be due to excessive skin oil, hormonal disorders and etc.

As mentioned, Milia is not harm the body. It is only considered for beauty reasons. That’s why many people with Milia are looking for a way to treat it.


Milia does not require special treatment for infants and usually disappears spontaneously within weeks after birth.

Natural treatment

One of the principles of keeping your skin healthy and beautiful is to keep it clean. So daily washing with proper solutions and cleansing the skin can help you.

Apple vinegar


Applying apple vinegar can shrink the pores of the face and reduce Milia.

Sugar and lemon


Sugar is commonly used in natural scrubs to peel the skin. Using lemon juice with sugar helps to make the skin brighter. Facial massage with this scrub is very effective to treat Milia. To get a better answer, apply this scrub two to three times a day and massage your skin with circular motions.



The anti-inflammatory properties of cinnamon make it an integral part of acne masks.

Tea Tree Extract


The extract has antibacterial properties and is also used in acne creams. This extract can also be used to treat Milia.

Green Tea and Aloe Vera


They have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and it can be effective in treating skin problems such as Milia.



Honey is one of the best moisturizers of the skin, and its can soften the skin and help to reduce Milia.

Some medical treatments of Milia


If natural remedies do not work for you. You may need to take medication to resolve your problem. Talk to your doctor first and make sure of the method you want to use.

Your doctor may prescribe one of the following treatments for your skin:

  • Use a sterile needle to drain a cyst that should be done by a doctor.
  • Chemical peeling products like Retinoids and in various forms.
  • Laser therapy
  • Surgery for large cysts.

Reference: Verywellhealth

Collected by: Dr. Sara Bakhshaei


About Sara Bakhshaei

Sara Bakhshaei
Dr Sara Bakhshaei is a PhD. graduate Agroecologist from the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. She has done researches in some agricultural and health fields such as Plant Ecology, Agroecology, Data Analysis, Crop production, LCA and Pharmaceutical effects of medicinal plants. She completed her researches as an Internship period in IFF institute(Institute of Social Ecology) in Vienna, Austria. Since 2016 she works as a senior researcher at Parsiteb herbal pharmaceutical company. She has 8 years of work experience as a university lecturer in Iran and published more than 100 articles in her research fields. Now she continues her study in the field of Phytomedicine at the Boku University of Vienna.

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