In this modern time we seemed to have ignored the wonders of nature. There are many skin care products that are coming out made with synthetic chemicals but the truth is they come with negative effects to our body. Ingredients that are beneficial not just to our skin but our entire body are actually found in nature’s chest.
Here are some nature’s treasures that are beneficial to our skin and our health.
Mother Nature’s Treasures
- Argan Oil – This oil is used in cosmetics and culinary. The oil is often referred to as the liquid gold of Morocco. The liquid gold is a natural extract of the Argan nuts. The Argan oil is packed with unsaturated essential fatty acids (Omega 6), phenols, vitamin E, Squalene and numerous antioxidants.The nutrients found in the oil are crucial to the skin’s development, repair and rejuvenation. The oil is effective in preventing skin aging and a powerful skin moisturiser. It also helps in preventing stretch marks and acne scars. It also benefits the hair and nails. For these reasons, it is no surprising that the liquid gold from Morocco has taken the beauty industry by storm.
The culinary world is also pleased with the Argan oil. Not only does the oil offer a refreshing nutty flavour it is also very beneficial to our health. Since it has a high content of unsaturated essential fatty acids or EFAs, it helps avoid development of cardiovascular diseases.
- Green Tea – Green tea is loaded with anti aging materials. It also is a potent antioxidant therefore protecting the skin from damages caused by free radicals. From the old days, India, China, Japan and Thailand have been using green tea as medicine. History suggests that this nature wonder has been used for more than 5000 years already. History indicates that it was China and India that first cultivated green tea.
- Tea Tree – Tea tree oil is a potent ingredient in repairing damaged skin. The tea tree oil seeps down to the cellular level of the skin which is why it is very effective in repairing or smoothing out skin that has already been damaged.In ancient times, the tea tree oil has been used as medicine. The tea tree oil has been used even in the old days for skin care. It is packed with antiseptic as well as antibacterial properties. Because of these properties the tea tree oil is used in treating burns, cuts, wounds, insect bites as well as infections. The tea tree oil also comes with antifungal properties. It is effective in treating ringworm, athlete’s foot and other common diseases caused by fungi.
- Blueberries – Packed with amino acids, vitamins, antioxidants and EFAs or essential fatty acids, these small berries are so potent! History tells that the extract from blueberries have been used in ancient medicine for many thousands of years. Blueberries rejuvenate the skin and help it heal faster. Blueberries are also packed with potassium, iron and Vitamin C.
Mother Nature’s chest is indeed full of treasures!