The desire to look young and healthy has been existed since centuries. For instance, ancient Egyptians were willing to soak themselves in mud because they were sure it could tighten their skins. While in ancient Indonesia, people believed wells or waterfalls contained mystical ingredients that helped people stayed young.
Sadly, the desire to remain ageless usually is not accompanied with enough knowledge, thus makes people take wrong paths. They take risky ways or therapies just in order to get instant results. There is an alternative with minimum risk to rejuvenate skin and prevent wrinkles by using natural ingredients. Of course, it takes times and patients when we use this method. But, it is safer and cheaper with last long benefits.
There are various natural plants and fruits that can help rejuvenate your skin and maintain its health. Those herbal are turmeric (Curcuma domestica), lemon (Citrus aurantifolia), cucumber (Curcumis sativus), betel (Piper betle), pegagan (Centella asiatica), sambiloto (Andrographis paniculata), ginger (Zingiber officinale), Aloe Vera and aromatic ginger (Kaemferia galanga).
Dr. Michael from Herbacure mentioned that these natural plants can be used to make us look ageless outside and inside. These herbal plants contain natural antioxidant that can refine and tighten skin and astringent that can minimize skin pores.
There are certain indicators of ageless skin: fresh skin, maintained elasticity, minimum black spots, bright and clean skin. Besides that, healthy, thick hair with minimum grey hair. And, it is also important: healthy physical and mind.
Ginger is the most popular herbal. In Indonesia, people make various traditional beverages using ginger as the main ingredient such as wedang jahe, ronde, bandrek or esteemje which is made from milk, egg, honey and ginger to make body warm.
Besides that ginger has other benefits such as to cure dry cough and throat ache as well as tonic. It is also useful to improve appetite by stimulating intestine and mucous membranes of colon. This benefit is useful to rejuvenate skin from the inside. Healthy intestine means good metabolism.
We consume ginger with various ways, brew it with hot water or boil it, or we use the powder as an ingredient to make cakes.
Lime has high citric contents even ten times higher than citric in orange. Its citric reaches 55.6 gram per kg. This citrate is used in cosmetic industries to maintain skin and hair. Besides that, it also has high vitamin C, the powerful antioxidant that can prevent wrinkles and dull skin.
You can use this fruit easily. You can try to apply the juice on your skin or use it as mask’s ingredient.
Its andrografin, andrografoloid, and panikulin contents are natural antibiotics. These substances help body from the inside to reduce the risk of aging and protect body organs from free radical effects.
Sambiloto extract can improve body immune system defense to fight infection that reduces organs’ qualities in body including skin tissues. Normally, this ingredient is used in the form of powder or extract of leaves, roots, and flowers.