This post is a continuation of a our previous post on 17 Herbs for healthy and glowing skins. Read on to learn other herbs that you can use for your skin to glow and remain healthy. The aim is to be able to chose any of the herbs your prefer or you are familiar with.
Best Herbs for healthy and glowing skins contd.
Cucumber is a green fruit that contains a lot of water. The cucumber is rich in vitamin C, which makes it a good choice for your skin.
Cucumber is suitable for all skin types and it can be used in many ways to get glowing skin. Here are some tips on how to use cucumber to get glowing skin:
Cucumber contains hyaluronic acid that helps hydrate the skin and make it softer. Soak cucumber slices in water overnight and then apply them on your face or body before going to bed so that they stay moist all night long.
Apply fresh cucumbers directly on your face when you want to lighten spots or acne marks because it has an antibacterial property that can help reduce redness as well as inflammation caused by these spots/marks on your face (it’s not recommended for sensitive skin types though). Just make sure that you do not apply too much pressure on the affected area because it could cause irritation
It is one of the most common ingredients used in Indian beauty products. It has a cooling effect on skin, lightens dark spots and acne scars, helps in smoothening the skin, reduces inflammation and promotes cell regeneration.
Cucumber is a fruit that is rich in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It is also packed with natural ingredients that help to improve the glow of your skin.
Cucumber has been found to contain high amounts of vitamin C and folate which are essential for healthy skin. Vitamin C helps to brighten the skin, while folate helps to promote cell growth and keep your skin looking young.
The other active ingredients in cucumber include water and persimmon, which has been shown to have anti-inflammatory properties that can reduce redness and irritation on the skin.
Cucumber is one of the best skin toners. It helps in tightening pores, reducing acne and clearing acne scars. Cucumber is a rich source of vitamins and minerals that can help to fade dark spots, hyperpigmentation and other skin blemishes.
Cucumber is rich in vitamin A, which is essential for healthy skin. Vitamin A helps improve the condition of your skin by preventing dryness, cracking and irritation. It also maintains healthy collagen production and this helps in keeping your skin firm and youthful looking.
It fights off free radicals that damage the cells of our body. Free radicals are generated naturally by the body but they can also be created artificially through pollution or smoke from cigarettes or cigars. Free radicals damage cells by binding with DNA causing mutations which leads to cancer formation.
Cucumber contains cucurbitacin, an anti-inflammatory agent that helps to reduce inflammation associated with pimples. It also contains essential oils that have antimicrobial properties that help kill off any bacteria that are causing your bumps or blemishes!
How to use
For dry and rough skin, rub the cucumber over the face and body until it becomes soft. Then wash it off with warm water and pat dry with a clean towel.
You can use cucumber slices or strips to apply on your face after cleansing it with warm water and pat dry. Massage gently for about 10 minutes and leave it for about 20 minutes before rinsing it off with lukewarm water.
You can also use it as a mask by soaking cucumber strips or slices in water overnight and then removing them in the morning when they are ready to be applied on the face.
7. Garlic (Allium sativum)
We all know that garlic has the ability to fight free radicals and increase blood circulation in the skin. It is also known for its antioxidant properties which help in fighting against wrinkles and blemishes.
Quality garlic extract can provide added benefits for glowing skin. Garlic contains allicin, which is an active ingredient that helps boost collagen production in our body. This helps create stronger and healthier skin cells to give you a radiant glow.
Garlic is an excellent source of vitamin B6 and manganese. It also contains selenium, zinc, calcium, iron and magnesium. Garlic has been found to be a powerful antioxidant that can help protect your skin from the damaging effects of pollution and the sun.
Garlic is an excellent source of antioxidants that fight free radical damage and protect your skin from premature aging.
When applied topically, garlic is a powerful antibacterial agent that can rid your body of harmful microorganisms in the form of bacteria and viruses. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce swelling and redness associated with acne and other inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis. Garlic also has antioxidant properties that help protect against free radical damage caused by environmental toxins like UV rays.
Also read Fifteen (15) benefits of using herbs for healthy and glowing skins.
How to use
- Take a raw garlic clove and crush it with your fingers.
- Add some lemon juice to it and mix well.
- Apply this mixture on your face and neck in a circular motion for about 5 minutes before rinsing with warm water thoroughly.
- Repeat this twice daily for best results
Turmeric is a yellow-orange spice that is used for its therapeutic properties. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties that help in treating acne and psoriasis. You can make tea from this herb or add it to your meals. It also has anti-cancerous properties and helps in controlling blood sugar levels.
Tumeric is has been used for centuries to treat hay fever, boost metabolism, aid digestion and more!
Turmeric has been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine to treat inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema and psoriasis. It is also said to have anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric also aids in wound healing by strengthening the skin’s barrier function.
Turmeric contains large amounts of curcuminoids that have anti-inflammatory properties that can help reduce redness and irritations caused by acne breakouts as well as help reduce inflammation caused by eczema or psoriasis. Turmeric also contains essential vitamins A, B1 (thiamine), B2 (riboflavin), C and E which are all essential for healthy skin cells to function properly.
Tumeric is also an herb that contains antioxidants, which protect our cells from damage caused by free radicals.
Turmeric can also help promote healthy hair growth and improve overall complexion.
Also read Ways to maintain healthy and glowing skins.
9. Oregano Oil
Oregano oil pepper is a blend of several organic herbs that helps to stimulate circulation in the body and boosts immune system health. It can be used as a facial toner or mixed with other oils like jojoba oil or coconut oil in order to give a subtle glow to your skin.
Oregano oil is a great source of essential oils, which have antibacterial properties. It helps in reducing acne lesions and pimples by killing bacteria present on the skin surface. It also has anti-fungal properties, which help in preventing fungal skin infections like athlete’s foot or candida albicans infections (which cause dandruff). To use this oil, apply it directly on the affected area twice daily.
Oregano oil peppermint is a powerful antioxidant that helps fight free radicals in the body. It also helps relieve pain associated with arthritis and joint pain.
10. Basil (Ocimum basilicum)
Basil is a member of the mint family, which gives a cooling effect to the skin. It has been used for centuries to treat the common cold. Its antiviral properties help to relieve congestion and sore throats. Basil is also antibacterial, which means it helps fight off infection when applied topically. Basil is an effective anti-fungal herb that helps control fungal infections such as athlete’s foot and ringworm.
Basil is an herb that has a variety of uses, but one of its most important is to help with acne. Basil contains a compound called apigenin, which helps reduce inflammation and redness in the skin. The antioxidant properties of basil also help protect your skin from free radicals and help clear up blemishes and make your skin look refreshed.
Its antioxidant content helps alleviate skin problems such as acne, eczema and psoriasis. It also boosts your immune system and helps you fight off infections.
11. Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis)
Lemon balm is a powerful anti-inflammatory herb that reduces swelling and pain associated with inflammation in the body by blocking the enzymes that cause inflammation from working properly. Lemon balm also relieves muscle pain due to strains or overuse. This makes it an excellent herb for athletes who seek relief from sore muscles after workouts or during exercise sessions
Lemon balm has a high concentration of vitamin C, which helps to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. It also contains anti-inflammatory compounds that can help with redness and inflammation caused by rosacea or other forms of acne. Lemon balm’s essential oils also have antibacterial properties that can help fight blemishes and prevent new ones from forming.
Lemon balm is one of the top ingredients used to treat acne. It’s known as an antiseptic and has anti-inflammatory properties that make it helpful for treating mild to moderate acne. Lemon balm can be used as a tea or taken as a supplement by itself or combined with other supplements like cinnamon or turmeric.
It also contains anti-aging properties because of its high vitamin C content.
Lemon balm has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe skin irritation. It also has astringent properties that tighten the pores and reduce oiliness. This makes it perfect for oily skin types.
Sage has been used for centuries to treat wounds, infections, and inflammation due to its astringent properties. It also contains essential oils that have antiseptic properties and can help prevent pimples from forming in the first place.
Sage is a powerful herb to help treat a variety of skin conditions. It contains salicylic acid, which is an antioxidant that helps to prevent damage from environmental toxins and fight cell damage caused by free radicals. Sage can also reduce inflammation, improve circulation, and reduce pore size.
It is a natural antiseptic that fights germs, bugs and bacteria in our body that cause acne breakouts. This herb also helps clear acne scars, fade dark spots and reduces fine lines around the eyes.
Sage has been shown to help with acne too, thanks to its high concentration of antioxidants called flavonoids. These can help protect skin from free radical damage caused by UV rays and environmental toxins like cigarette smoke or pollution.
13. Cilantro (Coriander) Seeds
Cilantro is known as the “herbal Viagra”. It contains chemicals that are similar to those found in the male hormone testosterone. This can help with your libido and sexual performance through improved circulation and blood flow to your genitalia. It can also help with hair growth by stimulating hair follicles, which means more hair on your head!
Cilantro seeds are great for treating acne, inflammation and acne scars because they contain allantoin which helps reduce inflammation and redness while helping to soothe dry or irritated skin while encouraging cell regeneration.
Cilantro is packed full of antioxidants like beta carotene (vitamin A), manganese and zinc. These nutrients help to protect against free radicals caused by UV rays from the sun. This can help prevent premature signs of aging including wrinkles and sunspots.
Cilantro is rich in vitamin C, which helps to keep your skin healthy and supple. It also contains antioxidants that brighten your dull skin tone.
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Originally posted 2022-07-30 03:04:05.
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