Cosmetics & drugs from medicinal plants
most frequently used infusions and decoctions - aqueous extracts from medicinal plants.For their preparation leaves, grasses, flowers, stems, roots, bark thoroughly pulverized.Warm pre enamel pot or bowl for 15 minutes in a boiling water bath, this dish sprinkled shredded plant material, fill with water at room temperature, tightly closed lid and, stirring frequently, heated in a boiling water bath: broths - 30 min infusions - 15min.Broth was cooled at room temperature for 10 minutes, and infusions - 45-60 minutes.Then strain through cheesecloth.The resulting liquid was added to the boiled water to the original volume.
Infusion of marigold flowers, rose petals, linden blossom, jasmine, St. John's wort is well wipe the face instead of washing, when the skin does not tolerate water, shrinks, scaly.
rose petals have astringent and tonic properties, they are used as fixing and styptic.To the greatest extent we are endowed with these qualities hardly drop buds.Collect them should be in a cool, dry mor
decoction of rose petals - effective means to gargle with angina, I catarrh of the upper respiratory tract.
compress helps relieve headache, migraine.2-3 tablespoons of rose petals infused cup of boiling water until warm.This wrap will soften and strengthen wrinkled, flabby skin.
lotion of rose petals (20 g per liter of water, boil, cool, strain) are used to narrow the pores on the face.
tseleben vinegar rose 100 petals grams per liter of vinegar infused within 8 days, infusion (a teaspoon per cup of water), rinse the throat with tonsillitis, catarrh, etc.
Want to try the honey of roses..? Pour 80 g petals half cups of boiling water, then in the low heat for 15 minutes, let it brew for a day.Then add 100 g of honey, stir well and simmer, stirring, over low heat, until the mixture is smooth.Pink Honey has healing properties, has a pleasant taste and unique aroma.
Lavender was part of the cosmetic products, helped Roman women maintain the beauty and freshness.Use it also as a sedative.Take a few drops of lavender oil on the fingertips and a circular motion gently massage the skin of the temples.Voltage and over-excitement will disappear.
If you have to work for long periods in the air, protect the face from peeling lotions of dried herbs: 3 parts lime-colored, 2 parts of chamomile, 1 part rose petals, mint leaves 1/2 of the mix, take 2 tablespoons of the mixture, poura glass of boiling water, cool.
With the ever pronounced facial sweating is useful to wipe the skin herb St. John's wort extract (1 tablespoon per cup of boiling water).
weathered, flushed face should not immediately wash with cold water.It is necessary to allow the skin to cool down, and then wipe the tea sleeping room temperature.
From tea can be prepared lotion for oily skin (it tightens pores).Boil a small amount of mineral water, tea, cool, add a few drops of lemon juice.Wipe the skin in the mornings and evenings.
mask from the infusion of fresh berries and leaves of black currant, strawberry, strawberry soften skin.
mask of berries and black currant leaves and has some whitening effect with pigmented spots, freckles, and increases metabolism in the skin that declines with age.
To prepare required 5-10 g leaves 200 g of water.In the finished infusion add 1 tablespoon of grape juice.
Moisten gauze (2-3 layers), apply it on your face for 20 minutes, leaving holes for the eyes, nose and mouth.After removing the mask, rinse your face with warm water .If you have dry skin after washing, be sure to apply a nourishing cream.Course - 15-20 masks twice a week.
masks can be used for pulp few strawberries, strawberry.It put on clean face for 15-20 minutes, then wash off.
Here are a few recipes.
Marshmallow root. broth is prepared at the rate of 2 tablespoons of chopped root Marshmallow 0,5 l of water.This broth moistened gauze and apply to face for 5-10 minutes, repeat 2-3 times.This procedure makes twice a day - morning and evening - instead of washing in inflammation of skin.
Chamomile. infusion of chamomile (2 tablespoons to 0.5 liters of water) can be used as a lotion for skin inflammation, exacerbation of rosacea (redness of the face, nose), acne.Rinsing hair so infusion gives it softness and shine.
Perfume industry produces creams which include the daisy.
succession. succession has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic effect.Its broth (2 tablespoons per 0.5 liters of water) is added to water for general baths, as well as in baths for arms and legs, used for lotions.
mixture of chamomile, sage, striped. Take 1 tablespoon of each herb to 0.5 liter of water and prepare the infusion.It is useful to rub at elevated greasy scalp and hair.Wash your head is recommended every 5-7 days.Infusion of a mixture herbs are also used for lotions and masks for oily skin of the face with acne, skin inflammation.
oak bark. decoction of oak bark (2 tablespoons per 0.5 liters water) reduces sweating of hands and feet.It is added to the bath at the rate of 0.5 liters broth for 4-5 liters of warm water.Baths for hands and feet should be done 1-2 times a week for 10-15 minutes.After the procedure should be carefully wipe his hands and feet with a soft towel, especially between the toes.
Have you noticed that you have a dandruff, hair quickly salyatsya, began to drop.Try rubbed into the scalp one of these compounds:
1 tablespoon of crushed horsetail and 1 tablespoon of arnica flowers pour two cups of boiling water, boil, let cool and then strain.Rub a day for an hour and a half before sleep;dig a bramble bush with its root.Grind root, add root coil.Prepare the broth and rub, as mentioned above;100 g of finely chopped leaves and 100 grams of nettle root pour half a liter of vinegar and half a liter of vodka in half with water and boil for half an hour.When the broth has cooled, strain.Rub on a daily basis.
Because herbs can be cooked water to rinse hair after washing .In June - July, when linden flowers, gather two or three handfuls of inflorescences, pour 2 liters of hot water, allow to stand for about forty minutes, then strain.This decoction is good for dry and normal hair.If the hair greasy and can be in the water for a gargle add the strained infusion of fresh or dried hop cones, nettle leaves and fruits of mountain ash (1 tablespoon of boiling water 3 cups).
If you want your hair lightened, become more shiny, mix equal amounts of chamomile flowers with sunflower flowers and barberry, brew as tea, boiling water, leave for 30-40 minutes, then strain and add to the water for rinsing.
summer is very useful to wash with water, which added extracts of lime blossom or raspberry leaves (1 teaspoon pour a glass of boiling water).After such washing, apply to damp skin cream according to your skin.Pre rub it between your palms and then apply gentle movements from the middle of the forehead to the temples, cheeks from the nose, from the inner corner of the eye on the upper eyelid to the outer corner, and then on the lower eyelid - to the nose.After 10-15 minutes, blot the excess cream with a paper towel.
If the facial skin is very dry, irritated, wipe it oil extract of Hypericum (1 part color to insist in 2 parts vegetable oil for 3 weeks).
can also do cosmetic facial mask of fresh crushed leaves raspberry, blackberry, viburnum, mother and stepmother. masks superimposed on a greased fat cream on the skin for 10-15 minutes.
For greasy, inflamed skin prone to acne especially useful mask of finely chopped leaves plantain (lubricate the cream is not necessary after that person).
If you are bitten by a bee or wasp, lubricate the bite fresh juice of marigold flowers (marigold) or attach crushed plantain leaves.
If elbows and heels become rough, do baths with clover broth for half an hour.Then it is necessary to lubricate the elbows and heels any fat cream.
When excessive sweating, take water extract of sage leaves (1 teaspoon of crushed leaves brew two cups of boiling water, infuse for 30-40 minutes, drain).Drink 1-2 tablespoons, 2 times a day for 2-3 weeks.
If sweating feet help bath with a decoction of oak bark, birch leaves fresh or horsetail.
Water sage tea helps to get rid of painful cracks at the corners of his mouth.Carefully lubricate them once or twice a day with a cotton swab.