Showing posts from February, 2013

Rose Water for Refreshing Beauty!

Since time immemorial, rose water has been used throughout the world for its cooling and refreshing properties during  summers, as well as for its ability to smooth and brighten complexions . Rose water and rose oil are one of the oldest skin care and grooming products that  always found a place in every household.  Rose water is a well-known for its natural healing properties as a good anti-septic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory product. I t used to be added to baths as also to treat mild skin conditions. One of the examples is of  Cleopatra, who used it to keep her skin dewy and supple during her reign as queen of Egypt.  What is Rose Water? Rose water is a byproduct of rose oil collected through the distillation of fresh rose petals.  This water is called rose hydrosol or rose water .  How to Prepare Rose Water at Home? The benefits of rose water can be enjoyed by simply preparing it at home. This can be done by storing fresh rose petals in a jar filled with distilled water &

Natural Herbal Remedies for Dandruff!

Dandruff is one of the common hair related problem these days! This  may result from disturbed metabolic process of the body, improper diet, untidy hair, use of strong shampoo, insufficient rinsing of hair after wash, poor blood circulation and/ or excessive shedding of outermost cells of the scalp.  H arsh environment, chemical assaults, junk food and diet deficient in nutrients can further lead to hair related problems such as hair falling out, infection, itching and flaking over the scalp and dandruff.  Find in this post some of the natural herbal remedies to treat dandruff: For dandruff treatment, take coconut & castor oil in equal amounts and massage into the hair roots. Head massage pure coconut oil is also beneficial in dandruff. Soak fenugreek seeds (10g) for overnight and prepare a paste of the same. To this, add neem (margosa) leaves juice (5ml). Apply the mixture over the scalp and wash after an hour.. To 2 tbsp of coconut oil, add 1/2 tsp of lemon juice and massage on t