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Women's Health


Skincare Overview 

 

Proper skin care is often a confusing topic for many people, because they don't know exactly what's best for their own skin. There are many different skin 

types though, and that's why you'll see different recommendations and comments in advertising or people's experiences.

There are some basic, common things you to do to naturally care for your skin though, and the most important one of those is to drink extra water. Water helps hydrate your entire body, and it's used by every cell in your body as well. If you're not drinking enough water unfortunately, your skin is one of the first places this will show. When you drink plenty of water though, your skin usually becomes plumper and fuller, healthier and younger looking, and acne or other blemishes clear up naturally.

There are several herbs which are quite helpful for skin care though. Chickweed for instnace, is an edible plant which can be used as either a vegetable or tea. It's high in Vitmain C, calcium, magnesium, and potassium.

Chickweed is considered one of the best herbs to use for skin related problems, and as a bonus, this herb has a large variety of other uses too. It can be taken internally to help reduce your appetite and help with weight loss for instance, plus it can help relieve constipation. This herb also a good blood purifier too. It can help carry toxins from the blood, dissolve plaque in the blood vessels, and dissolve fatty substances inside the body too.

Chickweed is also a contact healing herb, which means it starts soothing and healing on contact - inside and out.

This herb is frequently used for poultices, salves, and ointments externally. It helps decrease pain and swelling, and is quite helpful for a variety of skin rashes, sores, and disorders. Soaking in a Chickweed bath can help with boils and burns, and using it as an acne wash will help reduce acne flare ups too.

Dandelion is another excellent herb used to treat skin conditions or problems. This herb is usually taken as an internal supplement instead of being applied externally or used as a bath or soak.

The same wild yellow dandelion weed that grows out in your yard is the herb we're talking about here. It also is quite high in vitamins and minerals, and can be used as a food or drink. In fact, many people pick dandelions and add them to their salads regularly. Dandelions actually contain more iron and calcium than spinach does.

Dandelions are excellent herbs to use for anemia problems, low blood pressure, and to help with weight loss too. It's used to treat various skin disorders such as scurvy and eczema, and probably works so well at this because it is a powerful liver cleansing herb.

This herb also does an excellent job of supporting the female organs, and opening the urinary passages too.

Note: Some statements in this article may not be approved by the FDA. This article is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as professional medical advice.

 




Note: Some statements in this article may not be approved by the FDA. This article is for informational purposes only and should not be taken as professional medical advice.

 

 

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