Kasthuri manjal is also known as Cumma aromatic or wild turmeric. Among various turmeric varieties wild turmeric is best for external application. It is also effectively treats the skin ailments such as eczema, acne and insect bites. Unlike regular turmeric, Kasthuri manjal does not stain in the skin and it is very fragrant. It is only used for external applications. It posses strong anti-bacterial and anti-septic properties which is effective for acne treatments. The turmeric should be used with yogurt or milk, if one has sensitive skin. The people with oily skin can mix it with rose water.
Benefits: Orange peels have high amounts of vitamins C and other anti-oxidants. Orange-peel properties can maintain the natural balance of skin oils and tighten the skin by absorbing excess oil and removing dead skin cells. How to use : Mixing orange peel powder either with milk or rose water in equal amounts will produce a paste that can be applied in the face and body treatment.
A Rose is one of the best known plant especially in India,and has been prized for its beauty,fragrance and therapeutic properties. Benifits: The rose petal powder rejuvenates and tones the skin. It makes the skin soft, smooth and glowing. It is a natural cooling agent for eyes and body. It helps in curing skin infections, inflammation, swelling and prickly heat. How to apply: Oily skin – Mix with rose water to make a thin paste Dry skin - Mix with enough milk to make a thin paste. Apply to face and neck. Once dry (about 20 minutes), wash off with warm water and rinse with cold water.
Benefits: Multani Mitti makes an excellent cleansing mask and possesses highly absorbent qualities. It is rich in minerals and when applied to skin in the form of a paste, it helps improve circulation. How to use : Blend Multani Mitti and rose water together to make a new paste. Dab this wonderful preparation on your face mask helps to lighten and brighten your skin on continous use. This face mask is very good for oily skin.
Ingredients : Sweet flag , lavender berberies aristata, cassia cinnamomium macrocarpum curcuma zeodaria, hedychium, spicatum, mimusops, elengi, psoralea corylifolia linn, rose powder. How to use : Instead of soap use herbal bath powder Use atleast twice a week Make a paste with water and apply on your body and face wash with water.