Dark Spots On Skin: Natural Home Remedies To Remove Them

Dark skin spots appear in the skin as a sign of some abnormalities in the skin. Dark skin spots do not seem to indicate a grave situation. However, when they appear in conspicuous places, they can do a lot to ruin one’s self-confidence as well as affecting the manner by which a person builds relationships with other people.

In some instances, especially when the condition is severe, a person suffering from the condition may feel like an outcast. As such, treatment for dark skin spots should be contemplated not only to restore a healthy body but also to restore one’s self-confidence.

Home Remedies To Remove Dark Skin Spots Naturally

There are number of approaches in treating dark skin spots. However, most of these methods are very costly, combining the application of very expensive creams and medication in treating these dark skin spots. On the other hand, some treatments involve the use of laser surgeries to repair the affected skin. These methods are beyond the reach of ordinary people, so a more cost-effective means has to be used.

Despite the hype that has grown recently around products with an almost-magical property to heal skin disorders, there are still tried-and-tested home remedies that are equally effective in the treatment of dark skin spots.

These remedies are not only cost effective they also do not cause harmful side effects that are likely to come up when using medications and other treatments.

The following are some of the home remedies you can use in treating dark skin spots:

  • Lemons. Lemons are proven effective in whitening dark spots because of the strong acid that it contains. Simply slice a portion and rub it or squeeze the juice into the dark spot and see it work in a matter of days. You can repeat the application as frequently as desired.
  • You can also try mixing honey and lemon. This aromatic mixture is known for whitening dark skin spots. Simply apply the paste on the affected area.
  • A mixture of cinnamon powder and honey. Just like in the previously mentioned mixtures, just apply the paste on the dark spot.
  • For those who would like to have an overnight relief, simply mix margosa powder, holy basil powder, and honey in equal proportions and apply the mixture on the affected part and leave on the skin overnight.


  1. CS said:

    I need your help, I have got dark knuckles on my elbow since last 3 months, I want to get rid of it, it was not visible initially, but now it is very much visible, what can cause dark knuckles on my elbow?, can you suggest me some remedies or cures for this.

    September 17, 2009
  2. SQ said:

    I can truly understand your problem as many women having dark knuckles on there elbows feel really shy to wear half sleeve shirts. So I would like to suggest you to use lemon and sour milk every day on your elbow and it will give you a really surprising result.

    May 16, 2010

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