Thursday, March 12, 2015

Herbs Good For Your Skin

Herbs are good for your skin and helps to treat many skin conditions.

The following herbs are good for skin care -

Basil Leaves
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Basil

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is rich in antioxidants and acts as a mild astringent. This herb has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties that helps to prevent the skin from being infected and breaking out.

Basil deep cleanses the skin, helps to kill germs that cause acne and helps to treat oily skin.

Due to it's high antioxidant content this herb helps to fight against the premature aging of the skin.






Elder Flowers
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Elder Flowers

Elder flowers were used down the ages to cure skin inflammation. This herb has mild astringent properties and helps to soothe dry, inflamed skin. This herb is specially suited for sensitive skin.








Hibiscus Flower
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Hibiscus

Hibiscus is rich in antioxidants that protects the skin cells.This herb helps to keep the skin firm and elastic. It helps to smooth out wrinkles on the skin. Hibiscus is rich in mucilage that helps to keep the skin hydrated.





Lady's Mantle
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Lady's Mantle

Lady's Mantle is good for dry, sensitive skin. This herb soothes, cleanses and moisturizes the skin. Lady's Mantle helps to soothe itches and helps to treat skin conditions such as eczema.








Calendula
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Calendula is a skin friendly herb. Calendula heals inflamed and injured skin.  This herb is very effective to treat chapped skin, rashes, age spots, stretch marks and burns. 

Calendula heals the skin and helps to erase scars and other blemishes. This herb also helps to stimulate the production of collagen.