Turmeric for Skin
Turmeric and its benefits for Skin
This article talks about usefulness of Turmeric for skin and how it can help with cleansing the skin impurities.
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It is a fact that most traditional medicines used for skin conditions like Acne, give temporary relief and the frequency of recurrence is more, as compared to herbal products. It is a known fact, to get lasting relief; always herbal products are preferred over traditional products. For example Turmeric is a good example of a herb that works wonders with skin when ingested orally or when applied as a topical application.
The science behind Turmeric and its uses for skin conditions-
Ayurvedic products give importance to constitution. Such approach has been proven more effective from ancient times and many of the Ayurvedic regimens have been widely accepted by the modern world.
Pharma products contain mainly the isolated active constituents of plants. During the process of isolating active parts, the most useful ingredients are lost. Hence the chemical compounds used are no longer natural and the chances of side effects could increase.
The active principles of herbs have also other constituents like gum, sugar, vitamins, inorganic salts and work like antioxidants. This in built antidotal mechanism protects the body from the ill effects of the environment and more. The medicinal plants possess some braking or balancing mechanism, which cannot be ignored.
Ayurvedic products when taken, for skin conditions like Acne give lasting relief, as the root causes are generally addressed. Products for skin conditions include the ingredients proven for blood purification activity. The laxative and diuretic ingredients remove toxic materials from the body and help to maintain a healthy skin.
In short one can conclude that herbs like Turmeric help skin conditions, detoxify the channels and remove impurities from the blood. This is the reason why these products are more efficacious than many traditional products.
Dr. Veena Deo is an Ayurvedic Doctor in India. All the information provided and on supplements above and opinions expressed above are her own and should not be construed as medical advice. This information is provided for educational purposes only.