Cosmetics is of great importance to the care of the person. It is designed to rejuvenate, restore, cleanse, nourish and hydrate the skin. In pursuit of beauty, many try to buy the most expensive tools.The alternative to these cosmetics is conventional products, are there any Housewives. These include fruits and vegetables, berries, medicinal herbs, dairy products, honey.
People’s makeup, you can effortlessly prepare at home: ice cubes, lotions, tonics, scrubs, sunscreen . The advantages of folk recipes for the face that they are natural, cheap and time-tested.
Recipes for ice cubes for face
Medicinal herbs is not the only possible raw material for ice cubes. You can use berries, juices from fruits and vegetables, non-carbonated mineral water. In order to choose the right liquid, you should know the features of the skin. So, for dry face can be cooked with a decoction of chamomile, calendula, mint or flax. Take a tablespoon of crushed flowers, pour them a glass of water. Leave for a few hours. For use exclusively with ice cold infusion.
Oily skin useful to wipe citrus juices (orange, lemon, grapefruit). Juice connect with water in a ratio of 1:1. Herbs for oily skin it is recommended the mother-and-stepmother,thyme, yarrow. They are characterized by antiseptic action and ability to affect blood circulation in the capillaries. Continue reading
The benefits and harms of pumpkin seeds is analysed by scholars for a long time. The product is recommended for use to children, but it really need to apply?
In folk medicine, the seeds were used to treat men’s and women’s diseases since the 17th century. They have a positive impact on the functioning of the prostate and reproductive system.
Homeland of the plant is Latin America, where seeds were first used in cooking. Thus, in practice, have been tested useful properties of the product in the treatment of intestinal diseases, liver and kidney.
Pumpkin seeds for good health
Pumpkin seeds are used to strengthen the immune system. They contain minerals, vitamins and trace elements also some rare acid that can destroy cancer cells.
As a result of clinical studies of pathogenic properties of the product were found, therefore it is considered that it has no contraindications for use. Nevertheless, harm pumpkin health, there is, what shall we talk about a few below.
Use pumpkins to normalize blood pressure with 18th-century people are used to it, stradajosie hypertension. In its composition contains substances that are capable of tone the vascular wall and, thus, to treat high blood pressure. However, when the disease should be perfectly matched to the dose of the product, which won’t be too hard to drop blood pressure. Continue reading
Bearberry, or UVA URSI is a small evergreen shrub, native to Europe and the USA, which for many centuries was treated for bladder infections and kidney, urolithiasis. For medical purposes use the leaves, which contain glycosides (arbutin, methyl-arbutin), flavonoids (quercetin, isoquercetin, hyperoside, myricetin, myricetin), tannins pyrogallol group, organic acids (Gallic, ellagic, ursolic, malic, formic and protocatechuic and others).
Leaf extract has a therapeutic effect due to containing (10%) in the glycoside arbutin, which, under the influence of the enzyme arbutus is hydrolysed (decomposed) in the body to hydroquinone and glucose. Hydroquinone has an antiseptic effect and also as a result of irritation of the renal tissue has a diuretic effect. Another glycoside methyl-arbutin in the hydrolysis cleaves the methyl ester and hydroquinone.
The antibacterial effect of hydroquinone especially pronounced against Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus aureus) and E. coli (Escherichia coli) .
Arbutin causes mild diuretic effect. The plant also has anti-inflammatory and astringent properties due to tannins (tannins).
The use of bear ears helps cleanse the urinary tract from bacteria and products of inflammation. Continue reading