The ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) score showed that out of 159,277, turmeric is the fourth richest herb in antioxidants.
It contains curcumin, which has the ability to prevent and relieve health conditions. Curcumin penetrates in cells and reduces free radical damage.
Turmeric has strong antimicrobial, astringent, antioxidant, moisturizing and anti-aging properties. When combined with other ingredient it provides a long-term effect in reducing wrinkles.
It also regulates the function of sebaceous glands, and thus helps people with oily skin. Turmeric nourishes and rejuvenates skin, and provides a healthy complexion.
Turmeric face mask
- 1 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 tsp organic yoghurt
- 1 tsp raw honey
Stir a teaspoon of turmeric powder into the yoghurt and add in honey. Apply the mask on your face and leave it on for 20-30 minutes.
Rinse off with lukewarm water. For optimal results, apply the mask 3-4 times a week.