Skin dryness is a common issue in the present day. Ayurvedic oils for skin prepared from naturally occurring ingredients can help in skin nourishment and help moisturize dry skin without harmful chemicals and additives.
Pavan Oil is a pleasantly fragrant rejuvenating oil, which is full of herbs like Licorice, Indian Ginseng, Indian Sarsaparilla, Turmeric, etc. It is widely used as an ayurvedic massage oil for Vata dosha. Sesame oil is also used in the formulation of Pavan oil which is why it is refreshingly light and nourishing. This nourishing oil for skin is helpful for those people who are facing issues like dry, sensitive, or flaky skin, and helps in maintaining soft and radiant skin, naturally.
Bala (Sida cordifolia Rt.)
The Bala is an Ayurvedic herb that is used for beautifying purposes. It is one of the crucial herbs that are present in the Ayurvedic oils for skin. This herb is vital for purposes like:
Boosting physical stamina,
Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera Rz.)
The Sanskrit word Ashwagandha is the combination of two words Ashva, meaning horse, and Gandha, meaning smell. In Ayurveda and Unani medicine, the root Ashwagandha is also known as "Indian ginseng." Here are the benefits of Ashwagandha.
Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD),
Trouble sleeping (insomnia),
White patchiness (leukoderma),
Preventing the effects of aging,
Laksha (Laccifer Lacca Exd.)
Laccifer Lacca is rich in properties like astringent, anthelmintic, coagulation modifier, anti-hiccup, antipruritics, anti-arthritic, anti-inflammatory, and antiulcerogenic. It is used to make Ayurvedic body massage oil because it is helpful to treat skin diseases. Along with that, it also stops bleeding in wounds and injuries, heals skin ulcers, wounds, and other skin problems.
Rasna (Alpinia officinarum Rt.)
This Ayurvedic herb is used to treat Vata disorders by sustaining a healthy level of Vata in your body. Vata is the main dosha that balances everything in the body. Skin problems are the main signs of imbalance Vata in the body. The following are the reasons why this herb is included in this Ayurvedic oil for skincare-
The anti-fungal nature of this herb helps to treat fungal infections of the skin.
Anti-oxidant properties help you to fight against infections and immune system-related problems.
This herb also helps to treat the issues correlated with the bone.
Its anti-cancerous properties reduce the risk of skin cancer.
It also works to keep your skin nourishing.
Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia Rt.)
This herb is also known as Indian Madder that is used for cosmetic preparations. It is beneficial for those who are suffering from skin diseases, menstrual problems, tumors, or skin inflammations. That is the reason why it is used to make Ayurvedic massage oil for skin.
Durva (Cynodon dactylon Pl.)
It is known as Durva grass or doop in Hindi. This plant is used as a traditional herb in Ayurvedic oils for skin. The properties of the herb are popular for better health. This grass is rich in calcium, phosphorus, fiber, potassium, and protein that is vital to keep your skin healthy and glowing. Underneath are some of the benefits of including this grass in Ayurvedic massage oil for the body.
Controlling blood sugar levels is the reason for dry skin.
Relievers oral problems
Good for women overall health
Great for the digestive system
Cure skin problems
Improves heart health
Keeps you active
Nourish your skin
Along with the above-mentioned ingredients, Madhuyashti, Kachura, Sariba, Devadaru, Akil,
Haridra, Karpoora, Thila thaila are some of the other herbs that are used to make Ayurvedic massage oil for healthy skin.
According to Ayurveda, overall health and well-being depend on your diet, lifestyle, and doshas. A human body is made up of three doshas and they are - Vatta, Pitta, Kapha. Imbalance in Vata is responsible for dry and flaky skin. Vata is the main doshas that have the ability to disturb the other two Pitta and Kapha dosha. That is the reason why Vata dosha is counted as the most powerful in all the three doshas. In Ayurveda, Vata dosha controls the basic functions of the body like how cells divide. This Dosha also controls the mind, breathing, blood flow, and heart function. There are a few of the things that can disturb Vata dosha in the body, and they are:
Eating again too soon after a meal,
Staying up too late
If you are facing problems like anxiety, asthma, heart disease, skin problems, and inflammations, it indicates aggravated Vata dosha.
Include fruits and vegetables in the diet that are high in fiber, antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Eat juicy fruits like watermelon, muskmelon, papaya, cucumber, grapes, peach, etc.
Drink enough water to keep your skin hydrated.
Consume juices of satu, sugar cane, pineapple, sweet lemon, or pomegranate.
Use pavan oil daily.
Do not use any artificial products that can harm your skin.
Eat food on time.
Take proper sleep.
Practice yoga to detox your organs, cleanse your blood and skin.
Meditate to relax your mind and soul.
The most important sustain healthy levels of blood sugar, blood pressure, or cholesterol.
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