Best ways to use turmeric for a perfect skin
For thousands of year people around the world is benefited by a magical flowering plant of the ginger family(Curcuma Longa), namely TURMERIC. It is an ancient spice, a native of south east Asia and is a major part of Ayurveda. With a bright yellow colour and earthy mustard like aroma, turmeric is sometimes called Indian saffron or the golden spice.
The main active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin and hence turmeric has a powerful and strong antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effect. It is rich in vitamin c, vitamin e, calcium, copper, protein, fibre, etc and hence it is used to solve a wide variety of health problems.
Years after years turmeric treats diseases like diarrhea, jaundice, hepatitis, liver disease, headaches, bronchitis, colds, leprosy, fever, indigestion, abdominal pain, hemorrhage, flatulence, abdominal bloating, respiratory infections, and many more. Its active component and other nutrients also help in preventing and treating some major health problems like heart diseases, cancer, diabetes, alzheimer disease, depression, eye degeneration, help ease symptoms of osteoarthritis, maintains healthy cholesterol levels, maintains healthy metabolism, and also supports weight management.
With all the properties present in turmeric, it helps in improving, curing and treating a wide variety of skin conditions like removing dead skin cells, cures acne, treating uneven skin tone, removes sun tan, soothes burns, treats dry and cracked skin, cures stretch marks, delays signs of ageing, reduces scars and heals wounds, leaving behind beautiful and perfect skin.
Some of the best ways to use turmeric for a perfect skin are-
1. Turmeric with olive oil for young and fresh skin.
Olive oil contains fatty acids, vitamin E and K. Turmeric and olive oil both is loaded with antioxidants, which helps in maintaining the elasticity of skin. The combination of turmeric and olive oil helps in maintaining a supple skin. Mix turmeric powder and olive oil and message gently for 8-10 minutes and then wash off.
2. Turmeric with coconut oil for reducing redness and dry patches
Coconut oil has anti-fungal properties like turmeric and is also a great moisturiser. Mix turmeric powder with coconut oil and apply it on the required area. Let it sit for 5-10 minutes then with a damp cloth or cotton balls wipe it off.
3. Turmeric with honey for moisturising skin
The best natural moisturiser is honey. With the antibacterial and antioxidant properties the mixtures of turmeric and honey moisturises from inside, giving a healthy glowing skin. Apply this mixture and gently message for 10 minutes then wash it off.
4. Turmeric with aloe vera for treating acne
For acne aloe vera is a natures blessing. With its cooling and anti fungal properties when used with turmeric works best for acne, skin irritations and many more. Mix raw or powder turmeric with aloe vera gel and apply this paste on the affected area and leave it for 15 minutes. With a wet towel wipe it off.
5. Turmeric with milk for glowing skin
Milk is rich in vitamin B, calcium, alpha hydroxy acids and antioxidants. The moisturising and skin-repairing properties of milk benefits skin in many ways. Milk when paired with turmeric and applied on skin, nourishes skin cells from deep inside leaving a natural bright, soft and younger looking skin. Mix turmeric powder and milk, apply it on face and neck. Let it dry then wash it off.
6. Turmeric with lemon for even skin tone
The cleansing, bleaching and free radical fighting properties of lemon with its citrus base, makes it an agent that helps in skin lighten and better skin health. The combination of lemon and turmeric helps in lightening pigmentation and dis colouration, leaving an even skin tone. Mix turmeric powder and lemon and apply it on skin. Leave it for 10 minutes and clean it with water.
7. Turmeric tea for healthy, clear and glowing skin
With applying turmeric on skin, if we drink turmeric tea once every day it gives a perfect skin from inside and helps in maintaining the same for long time. Take a pan, add 250ml of water and bring it to a boil. Add half inch of raw turmeric to it and boil for 2-3 minutes. Let it cool down to room temperature. Add 1tea spoon of honey(optional) and drink it.
Let’s take these small and easy, but effective ways to keep skin healthy and perfect with the magical benefits of TURMERIC.
Best ways to use turmeric for a perfect skin