5 home grown plants for an improved skin health

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Growing medicinal plants in your garden not only beautifies your garden with its pleasant smell and aura but gives you the opportunity to use them for an amazing skin and health. The best part about growing them in-house is you can take care of the purity of the plants and use them unadulterated.

Let’s look at some plants that can be grown in your house garden and provides great medicinal



1. Aloe Vera:

This is one of the best plants to be grown in your house and is amazing for your skin. Aloe Vera is full of vitamins and minerals and countless stuff good for your skin. It hydrates and moisturizes the skin as well as is anti-inflammatory in nature. The Aloe Vera gel is used for healing acne, sunburns and as well as a cooling gel in summers. Growing techniques: Plant it in a small pot with and place it where there is enough but indirect sunlight and air. Water this plant deeply but allow the soil to dry 1-2 inches deeply before watering. Make sure to have a drainage hole in the pot since the roots of this plant tend to rot when exposed to excessive wet soil. Except all of these, Aloe Vera is not a very low maintenance plant but hands over a very fruitful result.


2. Mint:

Mint as a plant is a great natural care for pimples and acnes thanks to its salicylic acid. It also helps in soothing itchy and infected skin. Mint oil acts as a good antiseptic as well as Mint juice is an excellent cleanser. It takes care of the Oral health by restricting harmful bacteria to grow inside the mouth and keeps the tongue and teeth clean. Mint also acts as a great appetizer and promotes digestion. The strong and effective aroma of mint helps in feeling better during nausea and headaches. Growing techniques: Mint plants grow best when planted in a crowd less area or left alone. Other than that, this is a pretty low-maintenance plant except make sure to water it regularly to keep the soil moist. Try to place it somewhere where it receives the morning sunlight and the afternoon shade.


3. Lavender:

This sweet smelling plant is an amazing treat to the skin. Lavender is an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic plant which soothes and calms the irritated, inflamed skin. Lavender flowers or sprays can be used as a toner which brightens the face the entire look along with giving a beautiful smell. Growing techniques: Lavender plant is sensitive to humidity and excessive moisture hence just make sure to provide good drainage and air circulation while planting this plant. Maintain the right temperature, sunlight, and water level. Allow the soil to dry out and water sparingly.


4. Rose :

More than just a beauty with thorns, Roses are great for maintaining health and beautiful skin. It contains Vitamin C which is very good in rehydrating and soothing aging and mature skin. Rosewater makes a great toner as well as eases the feeling on skin rashes and pimples. Growing techniques: Remember to water the roses regularly in order for them to bloom beautifully. Keep the soil moist but not wet. Use the normal compost for growing this plant and avoid using any kind of growing fertilizers.


5. Coriander or Cilantro:

Everyone would agree that the Cilantro leaves are a great pampering to our taste buds but the herb’s antiseptic and antifungal properties to avoid skin allergies cannot go unnoticed. Cilantro leaves mixed with lemon juice paste can be used as a treatment to whiteheads and blackheads. Growing techniques: Grow this plant in a sunny location with well-drained soil. Make sure to have a little shade for the plant during the hottest part of the day. These herbs are easy to maintain, easy to grow and carry a high medicinal value. Create your own Medicinal herb garden and get a healthy skin and healthy life as a return gift!



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