Tulsi for Skin: How This Indian Herb Helps in Making Your Skin Acne-Free, GlowingMay 29, 2019 15:37
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Tulsi or holy basil, a common Indian herb with a plethora of health and beauty benefits, is widely considered a holy plant in India.
Consuming tulsi leaves or tea made out of them is considered to be good for health. Tulsi helps in improving heart health, treating common cold and sore throat, relieving stress, regulating blood sugar levels, protecting the liver from damage, aiding weight loss and boosting immunity naturally.
However, Tulsi's benefits are not only limited to health benefits. Holy basil has also been proven to be beneficial for the skin.
Benefits of Tulsi for Skin
Tulsi is rich in antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that act as detoxifying agents for your skin. Tulsi purifies and cleanses the skin from within bringing out the real glow. The leaves can also help soothe inflammation because of its cooling properties.
Holy basil is known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties and therefore helps keep acne at bay. This organic, chemical-free solution for your skin has purifying qualities and also helps prevent skin diseases.
Keeps Acne Away
Tulsi helps purify your blood from toxins and prevent acne and pimples. Rich in antioxidants tulsi can help make your skin clearer. You can make a natural toner by boiling tulsi in water and dabbing the cooled water on your face.
Treats Skin Diseases
Skin infections and diseases can be treated by using tulsi because of its antibacterial properties. Tulsi can help treat eczema and other kinds of skin infections. If you don't want to use tulsi directly, you can use tulsi oil or ointment. Drinking tulsi juice can also help abate scabies and eczema.
Lightens Scars and Marks
Tulsi can help lighten the appearance of scars and black marks as it helps kill the bacteria that lead to acne.
While removing dark spots from the face, tulsi can help you get a natural glow from within. Tulsi can help purify the blood and make your skin look clearer.
Closes Skin Pores
Open pores make you look aged. It is very important that your pores tighten to get youthful skin. Tulsi is known to have astringent properties that can help close open pores.
Tulsi is known for its cooling properties that can help reduce the itchiness on your skin if it is prone to it. A mixture of tulsi and lemon juice should do the trick.
By Sowmya Sangam