Let's agree, we all desire to get healthy and glowing skin but many of us lose our natural skin glow due to our hectic schedule. Work stress, insomnia, pollution, dirt, unhealthy diet and more, these are a few factors because of which most of us are incapable of achieving the luminous glow we've dreamt of. Using good skin care products and following a beauty regime is mandatory. But apart from a beauty regime, one must also consume food to make the skin glowing and healthy from within. There's a popular saying, ''Your skin is what you eat''. Well, yes! The healthier the foods are that you consume, the better your skin will look.
Considering this, here we bring you a list of 5 herbs and spices you must include to your daily diet. These ingredients have been passed down by our generations and will help you get a natural and healthy glow. So, let's get started.
Here's A List Of 5 Herbs And Spices:
Turmeric, or as we call it 'haldi', needs no introduction in the health and beauty world. From detoxification to controlling blood sugar, purifying skin and more, this Asian root spice is definitely a magical ingredient. So, here we bring you a turmeric drink that works wonders for your skin and of course overall health. Find the recipe of orange, tumeric and ginger detox drink here.
Ashwagandha, the magical herb, is considered to be nature's gift to mankind. For centuries, it has been used to treat people for their day-to-day woes such as stress, anxiety, exhaustion, lack of sleep and more. With an abundance of antioxidants, ashwagandha helps in protecting the skin against free radical damage and slowing down the ageing process by firming up your skin for a more youthful look. Click here for the recipe of ashwagandha tea.
Popularly known as the 'queen of herbs', holy basil or Tulsi makes for the most sacred herb in India. It is widely used in culinary practices. Besides, Tulsi works like magic on your body, whether eaten raw or in any detox drink. Tulsi clears the pores on your skin when mixed with milk you can flaunt young and glowing skin tone.
Ginseng root is one herb, which can be used to make tea, which has a host of health benefits. It is used by Koreans to make a number of drinks including ginseng wine and ginseng tea. According to the book 'The Miracle of Herbs and Spices' by Dr. Bahram Tadayon, Ginseng contains anti-ageing properties for the skin, due to the presence of free radical-fighting antioxidants. Click here for the recipe of Ginseng tea.
Cinnamon is an extremely powerful antioxidant that protects you against the damage caused by free radicals. Find the recipe for cinnamon tea here.
Try these herbs and spices, let us know how they worked for you in the comment section below.