It is week 4 of #OpenNTalk Blogging league, and I am feeling little nostalgic, as this is the last week. I am sharing the amazing healing and curative power of natural substances with this series.
And in today’s post, I will share again something that is completely natural and purely magical. and it is our very well- known tree “Neem”.
Neem Hair Pack
- · Bunch of neem leaves
- · Water
- · Grinder or mortar pestle to grind the leaves
- · This hair mask is very effective in treating dandruff. It relieves dryness, itching and scalp irritation.
- · It also helps in promoting hair growth.
- · It improves the general hair health and turns the dull, dry hair to soft and smooth.
Neem Face pack
- · Dried neem leaves (10-12) or 2-4 teaspoon Neem powder
- · Mortar pestle or grinder
- · ½ teaspoon of turmeric
- · Rosewater
- · Honey or fuller’s earth (optional)
- · Take a bunch of dried neem leaves or neem powder in a bowl. Crush neem leaves gently in mortar pestle to make a smooth powder.
- · Add rose water, few drops of lemon juice and honey or fuller’s earth (if you have dry skin use 1 teaspoon of honey and if you have oily skin use 1 teaspoon of fuller’s earth)
- · Add ½ teaspoon of turmeric and mix well to form a paste.
- · Wash the face and apply evenly this face pack on face for 15-20 minute.
- · Rinse off with cool water after the face pack dries.
- · Repeat this procedure at least 2-3 times a day to get the best result (clear skin).
- · This pack kills bacteria and highly beneficial for acne-prone skin.
- · It helps in healing blemishes.
- · It hydrates the skin and provides deep nourishment to the skin.
- · Neem leaves
- · Water
- · Boil the bunch of neem leaves in 3-4 cup of water
- · Boil it until solution become lukewarm
- · Strain off the solution
- · Neem concoction s ready to use
- · This concoction is used to gargle.
- · Using this concoction helps in deep cleaning of the oral cavity and helps drive the existed bacteria.
- · It also works as a “Natural whitener” for teeth ( when used regularly)
- · It also helps to ensure that your teeth will stay in healthy condition for a long span of time.
- As another option, you can use neem twigs as the toothbrush to prevent gum disease and maintain oral health.
- · 3-5 neem leaves ( you can use fresh or dried leaves)
- · 1 cup of water
- · Saucepan
- · Honey, lemon or other spices (like cardamom) according to taste
- Boil 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Put neem leaves in a cup and pour the warm water in it. Steep for 5-10 minutes, neem tea is ready to use. You can flavour your tea with your choice of flavouring including honey or lemon juice.
- As neem has incredibly bitter taste, it is always blended with other herbs or spices in Ayurveda medicine.
- · This tea is great for digestion and help in relieving constipation and other digestion issues.
- · It helps in weight loss.
- · It keeps your internal system clean, by purifying the blood.
- This tea is not safe for pregnant women, lactating women, and children and for couples who are trying to conceive. It may interact with some medication and may cause some side effects if taken in large quantity. Always take professional medical advice before starting using it.
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