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Information on Herbs for Normal Skin
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Fennel

It contains vitamin A and C, calcium, phosphorus and potassium. Fennel seeds have a pleasing smell and flavour and are extensively used in cooking and in various Ayurvedic medicines. It is widely used in skin products. It is used in facial steams as it cleanses pores and also acts as an anti-wrinkle.

Jasmine

Jasmine flowers are popularly used to make gajra to adorn hair. Jasmine can be used to add a light, perfumed flavour to tea and other beverages. It clears the blood from various impurities. It is cosmetic oil used widely in perfumes. Jasmine is good for skins that are hot, normal and overly sensitive.

Damask rose

The damask rose is used for making attar. It contains vitamin B, C, E and K. they are good for most skin types and also used in a wide range of cosmetics. Rose oil is also antiseptic and the leaves are a mild laxative. Rose vinegar cures a sore throat and relieves headache.

Marigold

The main constituents of the herb are carotenoids, resin, essential oil, flavonoids, sterol, saponins and mucilage. It is a bitter tonic that induces copious perspiration and is useful in killing intestinal worms. It is antiseptic and antibacterial in nature. Marigold flowers are used in various skin products and are excellent remedy for inflamed conditions of the skin.

Essential Oils for Normal Skin

Rose geranium oil

Rose geranium oil has a balancing effect on the nervous system and relieves depression and anxiety. It has a balancing effect on the adrenal cortex and is helpful in relieving stress. Rose geranium oil helps to balance the secretion of sebum and clears sluggish skins while the antiseptic and cicatrisant properties make this oil effective to help with burns, wounds, ulcers and other skin problems.

Lemon oil

Lemon oil may be very beneficial to the circulatory system and aids with blood flow, reducing blood pressure and helping with nosebleeds. It can help in bringing down fever; helps relieve throat infections, bronchitis, asthma and flu. It is also used for clearing acne, cleaning greasy skin as well as removing dead skin cells. Lemon oil can be used in a cream or lotion to clear congested skin.

Patchouli oil

It is effective for fungal and bacterial infection and is of great help for insect bites. It could also be used as an insect repellant. This oil is one of the most active and is a superb tissue regenerator, which helps to stimulate the growth of new skin cells providing a healthy glow to the skin. It helps rejuvenate the skin and stimulate the formation of new skin cells, while fighting infections.




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