Temulawak can not only be used as an ingredient for making herbal medicine, but can also be used as herbal medicine skincare. Yes, the benefits of ginger for the face are now gaining popularity.
Quoted from healthline, Temulawak contains the active ingredient curcumin, which has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Several modern scientific studies have found the potential benefits of ginger for skin health.
Mothers can feel the benefits of ginger for the face by using products that contain these ingredients. You can also mix ginger extract with other home ingredients, such as honey, milk or coconut oil.
What are the benefits that you can get from ginger as a skincare? Here’s the review:
1. Make facial skin glowing experience
Temulawak contains antioxidants and anti-inflammatory components, which can give a glowing effect on the skin. To get these benefits, you can try making your own mask from ginger.
Mix a little Greek yogurt, honey, and ginger, then apply to the face. Leave the mask for 15 minutes then rinse with water until clean.
2. Overcoming acne
Although often considered trivial, but acne requires proper treatment so as not to get more inflamed. If mistaken, acne prone skin can actually become irritated and even more inflamed.
One of the natural things that can be used to treat acne is ginger. With its antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties, ginger is able to prevent the spread of bacteria and reduce the redness of pimples.
3. Overcoming dark circles under the eyes
The most common factors that cause dark circles under the eyes aka ‘panda eyes’ are heredity, excessive sun exposure, lack of sleep, and pigmentation. Well, temulawak can help overcome this problem, you know, Mother.
4. Moisturizing skin
Dry facial skin can make your face look duller. To help treat dry skin, you can use ginger extract.
Use a temulawak mask consisting of ginger extract and milk. This will help make the skin softer, hydrated and healthier looking.
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