Best Kept Beauty Secrets

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Nature holds key to the best secrets in the world for happiness and wellness.These secrets were passed on  for generations and followed religiously.Some of course with the change in the pace of lifestyle couldn’t keep up but quite a few have sustained the test of time.
Water
Water is self cleansing in nature, helps to flush out toxins and maintain pH of your body.Its necessary for survival and great for skin.To sum up in four words: water helps to HYDRATE,ENERGISE,ANTI-OXIDIZE and DETOXIFY
Honey
Honey helps to get rid of ulcers,regulates blood sugar,heals burns,antibacterial,skin
elixir.Also known as liquid gold  and as quoted by hippocrates “Let Thy Food be Thy Medicine”
Rose
Rich in Vitamin A,B3,C and D; known to naturally purify blood.Rosewater is proven to be a natural moisturiser,cleanser and anti-inflammatory.Even the monks of San Lazzaro are known for their roses and more so for their rose petal jam that they make every May when the flowers are in full bloom.Consuming rose petals is great for your gut, rose petals preserved are usually sold commercially and consumed in pan leaf popularly known as “gulkand”.Add this super ingredient to your diet and notice the difference.Rose and Milk bath was quite popular amongst the queens and was known to make their skin supple and youthful.”No anti-ageing creams or botox solutions required”
Neem
Known popularly in Indian Ayurveda as “sarva roga nivarini”, neem is known for its anti-bacterial, anti-cancer properties.The root,leaves,bark,seeds,fruits,gum every part of this magnificent tree is useful to mankind.What a nature’s gift- a one stop solution to all skin problems, dryness,pigmentation,acne,pimples,dullness,infections , you name it.
Mud
The natural ingredients inside mud help cure eczema,psoriasis,skin de-colouration.The minerals inside mud increase the flow of nutrients within your skin.Indian Fuller’s Earth is great for skin, removing dark circles, gentle exfoliation and cooling to sun-burnt skin.Mud masks are becoming very popular these days because they have no side effects and are completely natural.
Gooseberry
Gooseberry is a superfood due to its high nutrient content-anatural immune booster ,great for hair and skin.It is a rich source of antioxidants, iron, vitamin A, C, fiber, potassium, magnesium, calcium, etc. It is effective to prevent cancer or tumor cell growth. It also improves eye health, improves hair luster, skin and  anaemia.
Turmeric
Turmeric is a powerful medicine that has long been used in the Chinese and Indian systems of medicine as an anti-inflammatory agent to treat a wide variety of conditions, including flatulence, jaundice, menstrual difficulties, bloody urine, hemorrhage, toothache.Kasturi Turmeric is sometimes referred to as Kasturi Manjal also and it is called as wild turmeric in English.Secret to naturally glowing,healthy skin.
ChickPea Flour
Chickpea flour is rich in fiber, iron, potassium, manganese, copper, zinc, phosphorus, magnesium, folate, vitamin B-6 and thiamine.Its a great base for home facial kit.Its your home Tan removal solution with no side effects at all.
Coconut
One of the richest source of saturated fats known to man.Its great for skin , hair and overall health.Be it coconut oil,milk,water,cream all of them are not only great to taste but also perfect for summer.Coconut water helps to control over-eating and balances the body by burning fat.Instant slimming solution at the price of a nickel.
Saffron
A little expensive but it holds within it immense potential for great skin and mind.Its a natural anti-depressant.Saffron is a stimulant tonic and quite effective to treat cold and fever.Saffron is proven to inhibit cells that have become cancerous, but it has no such effect on normal cells and actually stimulates their formation and that of lymphocytes.Anti-cancer and aromatic spice, definitely a must have in your household.
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Much Love
Akansha

 

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