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Herbs For Glowing & Gorgeous Skin

Dr Savita Kalgaonkar

Dr Savita Kalgaonkar

  Ramamurthy nagar, Bengaluru     Oct 28, 2017

   3 min     


Since herbs can provide shining & excellent skin, so artificial cosmetics are out & natural & herbal skin care products are in. Various herbs that have been researched ensure a smooth & a soft skin with natural radiance & in addition escape from many skin illnesses. In spite of the fact it is essential to know & keep away from the variables that might damage your skin. The old therapies of Ayurveda helps in nourishing & restoring various skin illnesses like skin inflammation, skin eruptions, acne etc naturally.

Here are a portion of the herbs for skin that are helpful for you to get soft & smooth skin with a natural glow:

1. Aloe Vera 

The extract or the juice of this herb could be an aid for your skin. Its powerful blood refinement properties are useful in curing many skin issues such as skin inflammation, swelling, blemishes & allergic rashes. Various beauty care products also contain Aloe vera as the main ingredient.

In Ayurvedic books it has been mentioned that the fresh juice of Aloe Vera helps in removing blemishes & improving fairness when applied on the face. This is on the grounds that Aloe vera is slimy & mucoid by nature & cold in action. It is bitter & has a pungent after taste. Hence as per Ayurveda, it is accepted to lessen the aggravated heat in the body, which is the reason for the majority of the skin issues. It is recommended to drink 10 to 20 ml of freshly pulled juice. Oral application of aloe vera juice is also good for the skin.

2. Neem 

Neem is also a natural cleanser which helps in flushing out the toxins from the body & hence clears the skin from skin problems like skin eruptions & pimples. It is prescribed both for external & internal utilization. The juice or the paste extricated from the crushed Neem leaves can be applied on the skin eruptions. Additionally the Neem leaves could be made into small balls, which when consumed on an empty stomach proves to be a superb blood purifier. As per Ayurveda, Neem is light in nature & cold in action. The taste is astringent & bitter. In this way, Neem also proves to be useful in diminishing the aggravated heat in the body. Also it is natural disinfectant & an injury healer. It is prescribed to have 10 to 20 ml of fresh neem juice. Additionally applied on the skin.

3. Turmeric 

Turmeric is another herb that has been connected with beauty. It works as an awesome beauty treatment. The application of turmeric blended with gram flour & sandalwood powder, supplemented with a little oil or butter, makes the skin gleaming & soft & additionally it expels all the blemishes. It is likewise prescribed to have a glass of milk with a pinch of turmeric in it as it has anti allergic & antiseptic properties which are a powerful cure for skin issues. It is suggested to have 1 to 3 grams of turmeric powder.

4. Sandalwood 

Sandalwood has restoring & anti-toxic properties. It is one of the main ingredients in many skin creams & beauty enhancing items. It demonstrates exceptionally commendable in curing heat related skin issues like hypersensitivities, roughness, itching & blemishes on the skin. You can apply sandalwood oil blended into coconut oil or sesame seed oil & massage well on the affected area to get alleviated.

5. Ubatan (ayurvedic preparation with various skin friendly herbs for bathing)

It has various around 5-7 skin friendly herbs which cleanses, nourishes and increases glow on skin with natural way and completely harmless.  In India, as tradition ubatan is ubatan is used as auspicious activity so practiced in all families on festivals and special days.  It is not related to any customs or traditions but its application enhances skin so used before festivals and all.


All these herbs explained here to make reader aware of  ayurvedic way to look at health.  Please avoid using before consulting an ayurvedic practitioner.


Tags:  Ayurveda,Home remedies,skin care,

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