Herbs and beauty
Herbs can be miraculous skin helpers! They can heal and preserve its health when eaten or taken as fresh juice or tea.
Any beauty treatment should start from within – by detoxication of the body.Regular breathing, appropriate diet, rest and body purifying herbal brews stimulate and accelerate elimination of toxins from the body. Herbal tea mixtures containing calendula and elder bush flowers, juniper tree fruit, nettle, birch and sage leaves will be effective. When applied externally, they can restore „disturbed“ skin balance and lost vitality, and preserve its beauty. Yellow, red and green are the colours of fruit and vegetables containing vitamin A, whose deficiency causes dry skin and in some cases even hyperkeratosis. It is important to bear in mind that vitamin A is not destroyed by boiling, making spring vegetable stews a rich source of vitamin A. B-complex vitamins are good for oily and acne-prone skin. Vitamin B3 eliminates skin scaliness. Vitamin B5 is important in case of chronic dermatoses. Vitamins C and E prevent skin drying. Rose oil deeply moisturizes and tightens the skin. Primrose oil moisturizes and calms. Jojoba oil is a true miracle for skin and hair care. Almond oil maintains skin elasticity. Avocado oil regenerates dry skin. St. John's wort oil prevents inflammations and heals. Passionflower oil calms and regenerates. Oak bark has antiseptic properties and is excellent for oily, unclean and allergy-prone skin. Wormwood is exceptionally effective for oily skin and aloe vera for irritated skin. Chamomile stops inflammatory processes, calms and lightens the skin. Milk nourishes and softens it, bee honey moisturizes, bee power moisturizes and regenerates. Plants or their extracts can be used as masks when fresh or with a little effort to prepare your own cream at home.