Anise is a member of the Apiaceae family.Anise seeds are aromatic and have a sweet flavor, similar to fennel and licorice. It is a member of the family of plants that includes carrots, caraway, cumin, dill, fennel, and cilantro. It has a strong licorice-like flavor and scent. Benefits Anise seed is a potent anti-oxidant. Hence, it can prevent free radical damage to your skin. Anise seed serves as a skin moisturizer, helping to make your skin supple and smooth. It is anti-comedogenic, its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties helps to destroy acne-causing bacteria thereby giving you a flawless and smooth skin. Anise seed has anti-aging properties which works to reduce fine linesand wrinkles. It also helps your skin appear brighter and more lustrous. Anise seed helps to stimulate hair growth, repair damaged hair, ease dandruff and fight scalp infections such as lice, scabies, and any other scalp infection.
Camwood powder is a red powder that comes from the Camwood tree. Camwood has lots of minerals, vitamins, cicatrizing, astringent, antispasmodic, emollient, anti-aging, antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory ingredients, helping the skin and hair in various ways. Benefits Camwood powder has a very gentle exfoliating effect that is perfect for sensitive skin. Camwood is rich with cleansing and rejuvenating properties; and it has natural soothing and skin enhancing qualities, which is why it is an important ingredient in making skin care products. Camwood powder helps to even out skin tone, reduce the appearance of pimples, fine lines and wrinkles, revitalizes the skin giving it a youthful glow. It eliminates crow’s feet, improves the texture of the skin, inhibits the growth of ringworm, and clears acne, eczema, and minor skin blemishes. It relieves prickly heat and rashes, restores skin elasticity and relieves sunburn. It also serves as a natural dye in cosmetics
Carrot powder is made from pieces of carrot that have been dehydrated and then ground up finely. It could either be air dried or freeze-dried. Benefits Carrots are rich in vitamin A which acts as an antioxidant and helps to prevent wrinkles and fine lines. This vitamin aids the collagen production in your body. Collagen is a protein that helps maintain skin elasticity. The surplus of potassium in carrots helps to keep you moisturized from within. Beta carotene is an antioxidant present in yellow, orange, and green vegetables. Carrot is one of the vegetables that are rich in beta carotene. This pigment helps protect your skin against sun damage and makes your skin less prone to damage in the long run. The beta carotene in carrots will help keep your hair soft and shiny, also the presence of vitamin A and E in carrot helps to stimulate hair growth and make your roots much stronger.
Carrots are rich in vitamin A which acts as an antioxidant and helps to prevent wrinkles and fine lines. This vitamin aids the collagen production in your body. Collagen is a protein that helps maintain skin elasticity. The surplus of potassium in carrots helps to keep youmoisturized from within. Beta carotene is an antioxidant present in yellow, orange, and green vegetables. Carrot is one of the vegetables that are rich in beta carotene. This pigment helps protect your skin against sun damage and makes your skin less prone to damage in the long run. The beta carotene in carrots will help keep your hair soft and shiny, also the presence of vitamin A and E in carrot helps to stimulate hair growth and make your roots much stronger.
Chamomile is an herb that comes from the daisy-like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family. It contains anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidants, and mild astringent properties. Benefits Due to the presence of these properties chamomile is an excellent choice to reduce the appearance of blemishes. It prevents the blemish from growing, as well as reduces any inflammation and it helps to improve any swelling. Additionally, chamomile has been found to have lightening properties. Combined with its anti-inflammatory effects, it can be used to help improve the look of long-standing acne scars, it helps to even tone and keep your skin hydrated. Chamomile is a great source of antioxidants that helps to fight against free radicals that causes aging. Chamomile being a natural anti-inflammatory helps to offer relief to itching. The calming properties can also be used to help improve the pain and redness from sunburn and also helps to prevent sunburn. Chamomile also helps to remove under-eye circles.
Comfrey is a shrub that can grow up to 5 feet tall. It produces clusters of purple, blue, and white flowers, and it's famous for its long, slender leaves and black-skinned roots. Benefits Comfrey helps to soften hair, untangle hair, soothes an irritated scalp and adds shine to your hair. Comfrey also has a great content of allantoin which helps to soothe, tighten and make your skin firm. It helps to reduce the appearance of fine line and wrinkles and is also effective for oily skin.Comfrey is also great for sensitive skin. It has a mild cleansing property which makes it a good solution for removing dirt, oils and impurities without agitating.
Ginger belongs to the Zingiberaceae family, and it’s closely related to turmeric, cardamom, and galangal. The rhizome (underground part of the stem) is the part commonly used as a spice. It’s often called ginger root or, simply, ginger. Ginger can be used fresh, dried, powdered, or as an oil or juice. Benefits Ginger is packed with more than 40 antioxidants that are said to fight the telltale signs ofageing. Not only does ginger help your skin by flushing out toxins, it also encourages blood circulation. Ginger is also known for its effective antiseptic properties that work well to banish bacteria that cause pimples. Another benefit of ginger includes its ability to work its magic on scars that are caused, by pigmentation. The antioxidant properties of ginger are known to soften the skin and even skin tone.
Guava leaves contain antioxidants, antibacterial & anti-inflammatory properties and also helpful tannins. The chemicals in guava leaves like carotenoids, polyphenols, flavonoids & tannins can be very effective in treating different skin diseases. Benefits Guava leaves are very useful for people with acne and black spots problem. It effectively removes acne and black spots from the skin. Guava leaves contain an antiseptic that kills acne causing bacteria. Guava leaves has antioxidants that destroy free radicals, which usually damage the skin. In this way it protects your skin from ageing and also improves skin tone & texture. Guava leaves are very rich in nutrients as well as antioxidants, thus help in promoting healthy hair growth. Application of guava leaves on your hair makes it soft and lustrous and also increases its thickness.
The kola nut is the fruit of the kola tree (Cola acuminata and Cola nitida), indigenous to West Africa. The trees, which reach heights of 40 to 60 feet, produce a star-shaped fruit. Each fruit contains between two and five kola nuts. About the size of a chestnut, this little fruit is packed with caffeine. Benefits Kola nut contains vitamins that help to prevent hair loss and improve hair growth. It is also used for skin tightening.
Lavender, most commonly found as Lavandula angustifolia is an evergreen shrub that blooms elegant purple flowers with an extraordinary scent. Benefits The natural antimicrobial and antioxidant properties in lavender refresh and neutralize the skin, helping to clear bacteria and excess oil. Lavender as an added ingredient to skin care products is beneficial for the skin, helps to give a youthful glow and also help to equalize the skin’s pH balance. The antibacterial properties of lavender fight bacteria and help to clean out your pores. With the aid of anti-inflammatory properties, lavender helps to calm the skin and reduce the swelling that can accompany acne and other irritations. Lavender contains antioxidants that nourish your skin. The antioxidants improve the look of your skin by scavenging the free radicals that cause your skin to look dull and dehydrated. Dead skin cells are removed, and new skin cells are produced to form a healthy barrier against pollutants.
Neem is best known for its anti-aging properties. Due to its antioxidant properties, Neem protects the skin from harmful UV rays, pollution and other environmental factors. The vitamins and fatty acids in Neem improve and maintain the elasticity of the skin, reduce wrinkles and fine lines. Neem is also beneficial in fighting against fungal infection. Its anti-fungal and anti-bacterial properties keep the harmful bacteria and fungi at bay. Thus, it protects the skin and keeps the skin related diseases away. Neem also has anti-inflammatory property that helps reduce acne. The Neem oil is believed to relieve skin dryness, skin itchiness and redness. It also prevents pimples and skin blemishes.
Nettle seed has anti-inflammatory properties which is one of its well-known properties. It has natural ability to calm and soothe inflammation which makes it the perfect choice for helping to reduce redness and dry skin. Nettle seed has a number of protective antioxidants that help reduce free radical damage to the skin, providing anti-aging benefits. Nettle seed serves as a natural preservative in skin care products. It also has astringent properties that help to reduce the swelling associated with acne and razor nicks. Nettle seed for hair growth has a stimulating effect on the scalp, which helps to regenerate hair growth and reduce dandruff.