Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Skin Care with Herbs - Treatment for Oily Skin, Sun-burns, De-hydration of Skin

Summer is at its fag end. Take care of your skin. Dehydration of the skin is a major concern with all of us. Apart from this, we have to deal with oily skin, breaking out of acne and sunburns. drinking plenty of water of course is important bt not sufficient. Rehydration should also be done through plenty intake of fresh fruit jusices and other fluids. herbs are a good source of nourishment during summertime and there are some which are particularly good in protecting the skin from the harsh summer sun. The natural healer, Aloe, is a fantastic herb for skin nourishment.

In fact it is believed that Egyptian queens rated it highly as a beauty therapy. Aloe is a powerful healing agent against wound burns and skin infections. The pulp of Aloe can be used as a face pack along with turmeric to help reduce oiliness and suntan. Drinking 10 ml aloe juice daily also helps cleanse your skin.

And what about the terrible burning sensation and redness of eyes. Here again the pulp of aloe leaf placed on each eye can help cool the eyes and rid them of this sensation.
Courtesy: Indian Express

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