Friday, September 25, 2009

Cucumber (khira)

Grated cucumber applied over the face, eyes and neck for 15 to 20 minutes has been found effective as a beauty aid and is the best tonic for the skin of the face. Its regular use prevents pimples blackheads, wrinkles and dryness of the face. Cucumber juice promotes hair growth due to its high silicon and sulphur contents, particularly when mixed with carrot, lettuce and spinach jice.

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Coriander (dhania)

A teaspoon of coriander juice, mixed with a pinch of turmeric powder, is an effective remedy for pimples, blackheads and dry skin. The mixture should be applied to the face after thoroughly washing it, every night before retiring.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Ash Gourd (safed petha)

The peel and seeds of the ash gourd, boiled in coconut oil, are useful in hair disorders. They lengthen the hair disorders. They lengthen the hair, prevent dandruff and dryness of the scalp.

Beet (chukandar)

A decoction of beets mixed with a little vinegar can be used externally to cleance sculf and dandruff from the head. For dandruff, the beet water should also be massaged into the scalp every night.

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