Natural treatments are very helpful in slowing the aging process of the skin, by using certain plants and plant products with tonic, moisturizing and nourishing effects. The natural aging process starts at 20 years old when is reduced the production of collagen and elastin, two proteins that provide elasticity substances.
Aggressive factors that fasten skin aging are: disordered life, not enough hour of rest, smoking, using powerful degreasing cosmetics. Even the position of the face on the pillow during the night can cause wrinkles.
In this article you will find out how to use plants to stop aging and to reduce wrinkles. There are very effective: using herbal infusions for cleaning the skin and moisturizing the skin using creams and plant extracts.
Plants that stop aging and reduce wrinkles:
– compresses with infusion of chamomile flowers, sage leaves, marshmallow root decoction plus a tablespoon of honey and grape juice;
– compresses with warm olive oil applied on the cheeks, temples and forehead. Then rinse with cold water. This procedure have role in soothing and moisturizing and giving elasticity to the skin and supply the lack of protein and collagen;
– soothing and antiseptic compresses with infusion of cornflowers for wrinkles eyelids;
– poultices with grated carrots, cucumbers, apricots, strawberries, bananas and yellow melon. (100 g), mixed with boiled milk (50 ml), and boiled and cold water (50 ml). Apply the mixture on your face every night, for 2-3 weeks;
– prepare natural masks with grapes juice, strawberries, lemons, mixed with fresh cheese, honey and rose oil;
It is also effective a healthy nutrition rich in fresh fruits and vegetables, olive oil and nuts (all with an important role in protecting the skin of the oxidizing action of sunlight, that form free radicals in skin cells). Are indicated the aliments that contain sulfur like: cabbage, cauliflower, broccoli, parsnips, garlic, onions, leeks, mustard, eggs – which helps to preserve the skin elasticity.