Are you hearing of nelumbo nucifera for the first time? What? You have never heard of the lotus—India’s national flower? Yes! Nelumbo Nucifera is the botanical name of lotus! This beautiful flower is not only India’s national flower but is also the national flower of Vietnam. In fact, lotus has religious and cultural significance in many Asian cultures. Here in this post you will explore many benefits of lotus root.
In our country, we consider lotus as a sacred flower. Hinduism, Buddhism, and many other major religions of the world consider lotus as the sacred flower, which holds an important religious significance. The other names for lotus are ‘Kamal’
Lotus Benefits For Skin:
Rich in Antioxidants:
Rich in antioxidants, the fragrant Nelumbo nucifera acts as a skin conditioner.
Acts as a Moisturizing Agent:
Its properties intensely hydrates and moisturizes the skin and helps in increasing skin elasticity and complexion, erasing fine lines, fading brown spots and wrinkles.
Heals Flaky and Dry Skin:
Nelumbo nucifera is added as the leading ingredients in many cosmetic and skin care products. It provides instant hydration to the skin. So, if you feel your skin is flaky and dry then use this herbal hydration to get that enviable glow.
Neem is a power ingredient when it comes to skin care. It is an essential ingredient in Ayurveda as it contains nimbin, nimbinen, nimbolide, nimandial, nin binene and a bunch of other beneficial compounds that have antifungal, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties all of which are extremely beneficial for your skin.
Here are some benefits of Neem that will keep your skin fresh and glowing…
Neem leaves moisturise your skin and make it soft and supple. It’s anti-fungal properties also helps lighten scars and pigmentation that are caused by acne. Neem leaves are also known to cure pimples on your face. Make a decoction of neem leaves and apply it on your pimples for a smooth skin.
For skin toning
Neem leaves can be used to make a toner for your skin. It also helps clear scars, pigmentation and cracked skin.
For hundreds of years, people around the world have linked turmeric to healing properties and cosmetic benefits. The bright, yellow-orange spice is related to ginger. It’s available as a ground spice or in supplements and other beauty and dermatology products.
Turmeric gets its health benefits primarily because of curcumin, a bioactive component. Curcumin has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties that can help wounds heal by decreasing inflammation and oxidation.
It also lowers the response of your body to cutaneous wounds. This results in your wounds healing more quickly.
Studies have found that turmeric can positively affect tissue and collagen as well. The journal Life Sciences recommends applying curcumin as an optimized formula to best work on skin wounds.
Enhances Skin Quality
Imbued with potent antioxidant, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties, Haridra offer activity that helps to manage a host of skin disorders. It also plays a quintessential role in treating oxidative free radical damage and managing inflammatory conditions like skin eruptions, scars, cracked skins and sores in heel. Haridra blemishes and actively increases the radiance and bestows a rejuvenated skin.