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Medicinal herbs and their use for skin care.

Herbs in cosmetics

Aloe tincture from the fresh leaves is used for washing of the skin with pustular rash. It is also used in the form of a preparation “Biostime” for acne, seborrhea, furunculosis, abscesses, etc.

Althaea officinalis ( leaves, roots) – is used topically as a decoction for washing at inflammatory diseases of the skin and irritation of the sensitive dry skin.

White willow ( bark of young branches) – externally in the form of a decoction used as a wash for seborrhea and acne.

Tilia cordata – externally in the form of decoctions for washing and compresses in inflammatory processes of the mouth, the freckles, the hair loss. for dry and normal skin.

Burdock (burdock, young roots) – externally in the form of decoction is ideal for the care of hair and skin, seborrhea, hair loss, dandruff, acne, insect bites. For washing the skin, use the juice of burdock.

Chamomile – outer :5 teaspoons of crushed flowers, pour a glass of boiling water and let stand in a closed vessel for 10-15 minutes, strain the cooled liquid. then use for compresses, rubbing, smudging, etc. in inflammatory and pustular diseases of the skin and mucous membranes, eczema, burns and chilblains, dandruff and seborrhea.

Scots pine (kidneys) – decoction is used for supplements into the bathroom and steam bath for varicose veins, skin aging and fatigue.

Viola tricolor is used as infusions for drinking and washing for acne, inflammatory skin diseases, eczema, chilblains.

Horsetail ( green shoots) is externally in the form of decoction is used for poultices for bruises and contusions. Also added in the bath for varicose veins and improve skin elasticity.

How to remove freckles on the face.

Recommended freckles herbs are applied topically.

Dandelion – used washing liquid part of the broth (2 tablespoons of raw boil for about 15 minutes in 300 ml of water) after straining and cooling.

Onions – recommend when there are freckles to wipe the face of fresh onion.

Parsley – 2 times a day apply to face fresh SAP from young leaves or apply a paste of cooked roots and greens.

Cucumber is squeezed from young cucumber juice to lubricate age spots 2-3 times a day for several weeks.