Category: Anti-Aging

How To Get Soft And Glowing Skin With Saffron Almond Body Butter Cream

Overview

Skin is the body’s largest organ and like other organ it needs to be treated properly. Skin aging is a complex biological process .With ages, we all go through skin damage and have to face wrinkles, dullness, brown spots, fine lines etc. There are structural and physiological alterations and progressive changes in each layer of the skin with time. The skin looses elasticity and starts sagging. A loss of fibrillin positive structure and collagen contributes to formation of wrinkles.

Most of the damage to the skin is done by the sun exposure and use of wrong products on the skin. Other common causes of skin damage are pollution, exposure to toxins or chemicals or any kind of radiation. Falling estrogen levels and genetics also plays an important role in aging. Free radicals are the main destroying factors of the skin.

We all want to look younger and feel beautiful with a fresher looking skin. Skin’s health and beauty is considered to represent the overall well being and health of the individual.

SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM

SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM

Planet Ayurveda offers SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM to pamper your skin with natural treats. The cream is manufactured in the serene location of the Himalayan Mountains in a GMP certified unit.

The Planet Ayurveda’s SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM is manufactured using Shea Butter, Almond Oil, Saffron Extract, Sunflower Seed Oil, Olive Fruit Oil, Vitamin E, Moavis 1995, Ginol 1618, DM Fluid 350 CST, Dry Flo TS, Iscaguard PEG and DM water.

Ingredients

  • As the name suggests, the main ingredient in this cream is Saffron which is extremely rich in manganese. It is used in many beauty products as it helps to moisturize, heal and protect the skin. It has anti bacterial properties so this spice imparts exceptional beauty benefits to the skin. It helps in treating ache and is known for being a natural solution for dull and dry skin.
  • The next important ingredient used to make this product is Almond oil, which is a mild, hypoallergenic oil, can be fully absorbed by the skin .It is rich in vitamins, is light in texture and helps in deep cleansing of the skin. Almond oil helps in removing tan and undereye dark circles, relieves eczema and Psoriasis, treats skin rashes, reduces fine lines and aging and also helps with muscle pains.
  • The third and most important ingredient being used is Shea Butter which is known for reducing any kind of inflammation. It helps in the smoothening of skin and moisturizing it. Shea butter gets easily absorbed in the skin and is able to heal the skin quickly.

Buy SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAMSunflower Seed Oil

  • Sunflower Seed Oil that is another important ingredient in the product which is rich in Vitamin E thus helps in protecting the outer layer of the skin from environmental damage and infections. Vitamin E also helps in lowering skin redness and roughness. It shows excellent results due to its anti inflammatory and anti bacterial activity. Sunflower seed oil is high in omega 6 fatty acid and helps in postponing aging.

Olive Fruit Oil

  • Olive Fruit Oil has fatty acid content thus it keeps the skin hydrated. It prevents pimples and clogging pores, moisturizes the skin, prevents premature skin aging, treats sunburn, reduces the appearance of stretch marks and works as makeup remover.

Product Description

  • The SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM provides the most needed hydration to the skin thereby giving it radiant appearance and a refined complexion that everyone wants.
  • It nourishes and moisturizes the skin giving you a perfect smooth skin which is soft to the touch and glowing. It is a remedy for dry, dehydrated and damaged skin.

How To Use

  • The SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER CREAM is applied by massaging it all over the body. It can be applied twice a day.

Benefits

  • The product works equally well on all types of skins from normal to sensitive skins. It helps with providing all day hydration to the skin thereby it is recommended as a solution to dryness , dullness , uneven texture, loss of firmness and elasticity .

THE SAFFRON ALMOND BODY BUTTER has been prepared according to the Ayurvedic principles by MD Ayurveda expert Dr. Vikram Chauhan in India. The product is devoid of any harmful sulphates, parabeans and chemicals .The colors and ingredients used are natural plant extracts emitting natural aroma and soothing effects on the skin.

Tips

  • It is advised to increase the intake of anti aging antioxidants in diet like vitamin E, Vitamin C and Selenium. Vitamin E is also anti inflammatory and very useful for healthy looking skin. Vitamin C plays a strong role in collagen production and also protects the skin from sun burn cell damage. Selenium is known to protect skin, help with menopause symptoms and also prevents heart diseases. It also supports cognitive function.

Lifestyle Changes

We cannot run away from aging but there are some simple lifestyle changes that can help in slowing the aging process. These include:

  • Eating fresh fruits and lots of green vegetables rich in vitamins
  • Quitting smoking and alcohol
  • Staying out of the sun and drinking lots of water
  • Exercising regularly and also meditating to relieve stress.
  • Avoid eating processed sugar as it weakens the skin’s collagen.
  • Using Coconut oil helps to reduce wrinkles and fine lines by strengthening the connective tissues and skin and exfoliating the outer layer of the skin.
  • Other oils that are helpful in improving skin complexion are organic sesame oil, jajoba oil.

It is very important to start the day with sunscreen, remove all makeup and wash the face before going to bed. It is good to apply a moisturizer before going to bed.

Management of Osteoporosis in Ayurveda – Natural Treatment

Introduction

Osteoporosis, which is also known as brittle bone disease is characterized by fragile, porous and easily breakable bones. According to WHO, osteoporosis holds the second place after heart diseases among the most popular diseases. October 20th is regarded as World Osteoporosis Day.

A bone mineral density less than – 2.5 is considered to be chronic osteoporosis.

CAUSES

  • Inadequate calcium intake
  • Menopause and ageing
  • Tobacco consumption
  • Alcoholism
  • Excess consumption of carbonated beverages & coffee, salt & chocolate
  • Inactivity
  • Prolonged use of anti inflammatory corticosteroids
  • Inherited factors
  • Health conditions like rheumatoid arthritis, hyperthyroidism & Cushing’s syndrome

Osteoporosis

SYMPTOMS

  • Osteoporosis is generally asymptomatic. Increased risk of fracture is the main characteristic due to low mineral density. Delayed union of fractures can also be noted.
  • Females are more at risk as compared to males. Estrogen (females) plays a crucial role in keeping bone mineral density. In males this role is taken care of by testosterone.
  • Towards menopause and aging, hormone levels decreases owing to bone demineralization.

DIETARY MANAGEMENT AND HOME REMEDIES

Adequate calcium & vitamin D and optimum protein intake are the cornerstones of dietary management.

  • Milk & milk products – milk, paneer, curd, soymilk etc.
  • Lean chicken and eggs
  • Berries & cherries – strawberries and blue berries
  • Green leafy vegetables – spinach, water cress, spirulina, turnip greens, kale. Kale is regarded as the king of vitamins.
  • Green vegetables – broccoli, cabbage, green peas. Cabbage is abundant in vitamin k, vitamin c and calcium.
  • Sour fruits – orange, kiwi, grapes, plums. These are rich in vitamin c. Vitamin c aids in calcium absorption. Plums are best when used in dried form (prunes). Prunes have high concentration of polyphenols (anti-oxidants) which can prevent fractures and maintain adequate bone density.
  • Omega 3 fatty acids – fish oils, salmon, sardine, walnuts, hemp, chia seeds. Omega 3 fatty acids help to keep the bone strength.
  • Seeds – pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds
  • Sesame seeds – high in calcium content. It contains magnesium, manganese, vitamin k and vitamin D. Snack on a handful of roasted sesame seeds anytime a day.
  • Apple & apple cedar vinegar – these are rich in antioxidants like polyphenols and flavonoids. These allow the body to retain calcium. Try to include the skin while eating apple.
  • Pineapple – rich in manganese, which is vital in preventing osteoporosis.
  • Virgin coconut oil – this brings magic to women with estrogen deficiency. Virgin coconut oil helps to reverse and stop the loss of bone density. Have 3 tsp of virgin coconut oil daily.
  • Almond milk – they are rich in calcium, magnesium, manganese and potassium. They are also rich in antioxidants. Keep 1 cup of almonds at water overnight. Peel off the skin and blend well with 2 cups of water. Add a dash of cinnamon and honey. It can be taken twice a day after staining.
  • Coriander – it is rich in calcium, magnesium, iron and potassium. 2 tsp of coriander is boiled with 1 cup of water. This is cooled to room temperature. It can be taken twice daily with honey.
  • Green tea – rich in antioxidants and can be taken daily.
  • Food to avoid – sweets, carbonated beverages, alcohol, excessive salt, coffee, artificial colors, sweeteners and canned foods.

EXERCISE AND OSTEOPOROSIS

  • It is a fact that exercises increase bone density.
  • It is a natural process that bone density will decrease with age.
  • It is better to keep your bone density intact before old age.
  • As we all know, prevention is better than cure.
  • So start exercising from today.
  • Male bones are skilled to increase its bone mineral density till the age of 33 and for females it is 28.
  • Weight bearing exercises are best suited for osteoporosis. Aerobics, brisk walking, jogging, skipping, climbing stairs, hiking, tennis etc can be added to the account.
  • All exercises should be done in accordance to your strength and tolerance level.

YOGA POSTURES FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

Yoga Postures for Osteoporosis include

  • Padangusthasana
  • Adho mukha svanasana
  • Uttitha hastha padangusthasana
  • Uttitha parsvakonasana
  • Uttitha trikonasana
  • Ardha chandrasana
  • Parivrtta parsvakonasana
  • Uttanasana
  • Urdhwa dhanurasana
  • Veerabhadrasana

Practice yoga under the strict supervision of a trained yoga instructor.

Soorya Namaskara

Ayurveda also mentions to practice soorya namaskara daily in the morning.Exposure to sunlight for at least 20 minutes a day is recommended for vitamin D, which aids in calcium absorption in the body.

OSTEOPROSIS AND AYURVEDA

  • In Ayurveda view point, osteoporosis comes under the category of vatika roga. When the vata aggravates in the body (due to imbalanced life style and ama dosha), it accounts for the DHATU kshaya (asthi kshaya) in the body.
  • Santarpana therapy (nutritive therapy) is advised in these conditions. Also it is mentioned in Ashtanga Hrdaya sutra stana that decreased state of asthi dhatu is to be treated with vasthi (enema) using milk, ghee, and tikta rasa dravyas (bitter taste drugs)

Natural Treatment for Osteoporosis

Medications Used Are

  • Bone Support – capsule consisting of boswellia serrata (asthishringala), laccifera lacca (laksha), moringa, arjuna (terminalia arjuna), and pravala pishti. Boswellia is an excellent choice of remedy for fractures. It is a natural pain killer and fastens the reunion of bones. It helps to inhibit the bone mineral density loss. Laksha is mainly used to increase the bone density.
  • Lakshadi Guggulu – it helps to calm down the aggravated vata and is excellent for fracture healing. It also helps to reverse the bone density loss and helps n the Management of Aches and Pains associated with osteoporosis.
  • Pravala pishti, akik pishti, Mukta pishti, giloy satwa, Jahar mohra pishti etc are also used. These can be used for Natural Calcium Supplement, which helps to strengthen the bones and joint.
  • Arjuna Capsules – terminalia arjuna bark extracts are used to prepare this capsule. 34% of calcium carbonate is present in arjuna. Also it contains sodium and magnesium. Arjuna has powerful healing properties.