For a perennial plant species found mostly in North America and eastern Asia, one would not expect less from Ginseng. It thrives w l in cool climate, probably because of how “cool" it is. Ginseng presents its f in two true types, the American ginseng and the Asian which is also referred to as the Korean ginseng. This herb is dated back to be used in traditional Chinese medicines. It is a very expensive root. Ginseng however advantageous has not yet been given the standard dosage to be used for any health condition. Ginseng has very significant benefits to the skin. Most popularly it is known as an anti-aging ingredient. It can give very firm and tight skin. It also have the ability to naturally balance oils thus is good for all skin types. Ginseng brightens and lightens the skin and reduces the appearance of wrinkles. It is also known to treat dark circles and skin diseases.
DIY homemade ginseng mask recipes
1. Ginseng powder mask
- 1 ginseng powder tea bags
- 1 cup boiled water
- Cotton ball
- Mixing bowl
Dissolve the tea bag in the hot water. Leave the mixture at room temperature until it cools. Soak the cotton ball with the tea. Apply gently all over your face. Leave it on all day or wash off with warm water and apply your favorite moisturizer.
2. Milk powder and ginseng root mask
- 1 tablespoon Milk powder
- 2 tablespoons ginseng powder
- 1 tablespoon Warm water
Mix the ingredients in a bowl to form a thick paste. Apply using a cotton ball gently on your face. Leave it for maximum 10 minutes to dry. Rinse off with warm water and apply moisturizer.
3. Turmeric lemon and ginseng mask
- 2 tablespoons ginseng
- 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
- A tablespoon lemon juice
Mix the ingredients in a bowl. Apply gently on skin and leave to dry for maximum 5 minutes. Rinse off with warm water.
As we have already gone through the skin benefits of ginseng as a herb on its own, we will now go through why we are using the other ingredients in the different face masks. Turmeric is mostly referred to as the y low magic herb. It corrects oily skin to normalcy, protects the skin from sun damage and is also an anti aging treatment because of its anti inflammatory properties. Lemon juice is the perfect dermatologist for any skin. It works as a skin brightener, lip exfoliate and also because of its antibacterial properties works as a treatment for acne. It also moisturizes the skin when mixed with essential oils like sunflower oil. Lemon juice is also used to bleach knees and bows. Amazing right? Lastly milk powder or generally just milk, this is an ingredient which is not very famous as a skin treatment but it works. Milk is a rich house of vitamins that enhance your skins beauty. It contains vitamin A which h ps solve dry skin issues. It also contains lactic acid which h ps unclog your skin pores and get rid of the microbes responsible for it. With all this rich ingredients there is nothing holding you from yourjourney to beautiful skin.
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