Wild Turmeric has long been used as a natural beauty product and household remedies for several problems. It is known to have antibacterial properties. Regular application of wild turmeric pack on the face may help in reducing dark circles, blemishes, acne, improving complexion and providing soft & glowing skin. It removes unwanted facial hair naturally.
Also known as Kasthuri manjal. It is widely used as a bath powder - prevent skin diseases and does not strip of skin's natural oils. It improves the colour and complexion of the entire body. Wild turmeric can also be used on babies, especially baby girls. It helps in preserving your skin against the harmful UV rays of the sun.
Wild turmeric can also be taken orally. This spice is well known for its detoxification which helps in blood purifying by flushing all the toxins out of your body. Wild turmeric acts as an appetizer. It increases the urge of eating and regulates the levels of stomach acids and provides relief from indigestion.
Benefits of wild turmeric powder:
Use wild turmeric along with honey to get glowing skin.
Use with rose water if you have oily skin.
The mixture of wild turmeric and coconut oil lowers the growth of unwanted hair.
Use it with buttermilk to reduce marks and wrinkles.
Daily usage of wild turmeric with red sandalwood powder would reduce acne. It also helps to remove stretch marks.
If you have sensitive skin, never use wild turmeric alone. Use it along with conditioning agents like milk, yogurt, etc
We can use Kasthuri manjal in the form of oil for hair and skin to prevent dandruff, fungal infection and itchy scalp, for drying acne, treating cracked heels, eliminating signs of ageing etc.,
How to make turmeric oil for face and hair
Place shredded fresh turmeric, almond oil/ olive oil in a small saucepan. Simmer over medium heat for about 5 minutes or until the turmerics have softened. Remove from the heat and cool to room temperature. Strain the oil to remove the turmeric. Do not use coconut oil; it will clog the pores and gives acne.
How to use turmeric oil
You can add turmeric oil to your existing conditioner or make a hot oil treatment with the oil.
Adding 2-3 drops to an electric diffuser. It helps in relief due to the discomforts of coughs and colds.
For a simple night skincare routine apply few drops of turmeric oil gently massage in the face where wrinkles and fine lines tend to be more around the mouth and nose and on the forehead and neck. helps not only to moisturize but also to promote elasticity.