Cosmetics and plant hormones
 Since ancient times, many medicinal plants that grow in our gardens and in the cottages, not only successfully used in the treatment and prevention of various diseases, but also for cosmetic purposes. Moreover, always with an excellent result. What is the reason?

In addition to vitamins and minerals, plants contain so-called plant hormones. The action of these hormones, vital energy filling every cell of the body, can not be overestimated - they make our eyes shine, shine and strength to hair, skin elasticity. But even 40 years ago to plant hormones, no one spoke, though it has long been widely used plants and a variety of drugs are in cosmetology for the preparation of lotions, creams, shampoos. Just at that time a cosmetic effect of their use due to the high content of polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamin F, E and biologically active substances. Of course, now we do not reject the value of these components, but with the opening of many processes phytohormone effects of herbal medicines have become much clearer.

  Phytohormones are different, and every year the number of
"found" and investigated increases, and everything
become more apparent to us the mechanisms of the beneficial effects
Plants in our appearance and health. Some phytohormones
normalizing the hormonal balance of the body, including the skin - this fitoekstrogeny. Just they considered themselves attractive for cosmetics: flavones, isoflavones, isoflavones, lignans, coumestans and others.

  Scientists came to the conclusion that the chemical structure they are not much
They differ from human estrogen.

  Phytoestrogens are extremely rich green corn, red clover, hops, beans, cereals, citrus fruits, spinach, carrots, broccoli.

  By the way, not so long ago a very valuable phytoestrogen - resveratrol - found
in the skin of red grapes. Not surprisingly, it has long been considered
helpful wiping face crushed grape skins.
Important for cosmetic purposes, and other types of plant hormones: stimulating growth and wound healing.

  It is difficult to list all the plants containing a treasure - they are already
There are more than 70 species, our friends and allies in the pursuit of beauty, perfection and health.

  Sage, for example, which is used in diseases of the throat due to its pronounced anti-inflammatory effect, it can be successfully used as part of lotions for the face and body. It is perfectly tightens pores, tones the skin.

Extract from rosemary significantly improves blood flow, gives the skin elasticity, and, in addition, rosemary is very useful for hair - stimulates their growth and fights dandruff.

Even something as simple and familiar to us the plant is a sunflower can provide great help in the struggle for beauty. After all, oil obtained from its seeds (not fried), normalizes hormonal balance of the body, binds harmful substances - that is very important for appearance and health. Well, more sunflower oil nourishes and moisturizes the skin, restores the activity of its cells.

  More worth mentioning is wonderful in every plant, as parsley - tinctures, teas, lotions with parsley perfectly refresh, whiten skin and remove even the early wrinkles.

  Do not forget about the beautiful fragrant plants such as hops.
The beneficial properties of the essential oils contained in it are known, probably many. They have a calming and anti-inflammatory effects. These oils are useful for the skin, and especially - for the hair. Under the influence of the hops they become strong, shiny, healthy.

  You can talk a long time about the health properties of various plants and including plant hormones. But what else is important: natural plant hormones, especially when external use, harmless to our body, in contrast to the artificial hormone treatment facilities; they are well absorbed by the body and do not accumulate in it. And yet, for the young girls, who with their hormones all right, creams with a high content of estrogens are not suitable, but the potions and lotions, in which the content of phytohormones are very few, will be useful to everyone.
Author: Olga Travleeva