5 plants that will make your skin glow naturally
May 12, 2022, 4:20 p.m.
2 minute read
Natural and herbal skin care products dominate the market because most of us want to play it safe when it comes to our skin.
But why invest in expensive herbal and organic skin care products when the ingredients they contain can be easily grown in your own garden or patio.
Here are five local herbs that will naturally give you healthy, glowing skin.
The salicylic acid in mint helps ward off pimples and also soothes inflamed and irritated skin.
Make a paste of fresh mint leaves and mix it with cucumber juice and honey.
Apply it all over your face, wait 15 minutes, then rinse with cold water.
Be sure to water your mint plant regularly to keep the soil moist.
The aloe vera plant is the most popular plant for the skin. Everyone knows what a wonderful item this is.
It is packed with anti-aging vitamins and minerals and helps build new skin cells.
You can take fresh aloe gel and apply it directly to your face as a moisturizer.
Make sure the plant gets enough sunlight and water it at least once a week.
Packed with antioxidants, vitamins, and antimicrobial properties, curry leaves help reduce acne and breakouts and make your skin glow and radiant.
Mix curry leaf paste with honey and multani mitti. Apply it on your face, wait 20 minutes and rinse with water.
Avoid overwatering your curry leaf plant. Water every two to three days in the summer and weekly in the fall.
With antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, lavender soothes your skin and prevents dryness, itching and inflammation.
You can infuse dried or fresh lavender with your skin toner, moisturizers or facial steamers to improve blood circulation and relax your skin.
Prune the leaves of your lavender plant and make sure it has adequate air circulation and good drainage as lavender is sensitive to excess humidity.
Loaded with vitamin C and anti-inflammatory properties, holy basil helps soothe skin irritations, reduce acne, and brighten your complexion.
Prepare a paste of tulsi leaves, mix it with lemon juice and apply it on your face. Wait 15 minutes before washing.
Keep the plant in well-drained soil and water deeply at least once a week to let the roots grow deep.