Beauty Treatment | How Turmeric Is Beneficial For Skin?
Turmeric is one of the most common spices which are used worldwide. This spice has several uses and in India and China it has been used for the cure of much type of diseases. This yellow color spice is the part of the ginger family. This spice derived from the roots of the curcuma longa plant. This spice has native to South Asia. This is the most common spice in India and it is treating as the chief ingredient in Indian culinary. It is most famous by the name of “Haldi” in India. It is vastly used as a spice in curries and other South Asian cuisines. However, turmeric is used by beauty experts for centuries and especially in India. One of the most famous rituals which is performed before a day of marriage in India which is called ad “Haldi Ceremony”. In this ceremony the friends and family member will apply the paste of turmeric on bride and grooms face and entire body. It has been believe that applying turmeric before a day of marriage will help to glow the skin of bride and groom. Although, turmeric has several properties which is not only used to prepare curry only but it can help to cure many type of diseases, infections and all type of skin allergy. So, now we are going to know more about how turmeric is effective in providing glowing and flawless skin?
- Acne- Turmeric is very popular to treat acne because it has antiseptic and antibacterial properties which fight against pimples and breakouts to provide a youthful glowing skin. To treat your acne, you can prepare a paste by mixing turmeric powder, sandalwood powder and lemon juice. Apply directly on your face and rinse it after 10 minutes with lukewarm water. To treat acne scars make paste with turmeric powder and plain water, apply directly to affected area and rinse after 10 minutes.
- Facial hair growth control- Using turmeric everyday on the face will help to prevent hair growth on face.
- Cracked heal- Turmeric helps to heal your cracked heel. Make a paste of castor/coconut oil and add a bit of turmeric powder. Apply this on your cracked heels and areas where your skin has become excessively dry. It’s not only effective in healing the cracked heels faster, but it also helps to make the heels softer.
- Inflammation- Turmeric contains anti-inflammation properties which is very effective to treat skin inflammation. You can find several ways to prepare the mask for skin inflammation and some of them have given here. For skin inflammation, you can prepare a paste with turmeric powder with organic almond oil and apply directly to the affected area of your body and leave it for 10 minutes. Wash after 10 minutes with plain water. You can also prepare the above written paste by just replacing almond oil with organic honey and apply the same way as you read above. If you want then you can add sesame oil with turmeric powder and apply the same way. As you know sesame oil is a great source of antioxidants like turmeric and it can observed by skin very easily.