Summer - a time of year when all around grows, blossoms, ripens, will sing and greens ... a sin not to take advantage of the gifts of nature that seem specifically designed to give us strength, health and beauty. We all know that the berries, fruits, vegetables, herbs and flowers can be successfully used for cooking at home masks, lotions, tonics, ointments and other means. And, of course, unpretentious green stuff - dill and parsley - which grow on virtually any country, in any garden. The taste and aroma of these herbs make modest and tastier any dish, any salad. The healing properties of these plants always provided a place of honor in the human diet - and "green medicine chest" and "green purse."
And it is quite true - regularly eating parsley, dill, we are strengthening health and the appearance we can act immediately in two ways: internally and externally. Two tablespoons of chopped herbs (1: 1) contains about a third of the daily requirement of pro-vitamin A, two thirds of the value of vitamin C, a large proportion of iron. And elements such as titanium, boron, copper, arsenic, which, of course, refer to the poisons in small doses, are able to restore the human body after a serious illness. Furthermore, in the parsley and dill contains vitamins B1, B2, folic acid, and salts of potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, enzymatic agent, including inulin, which regulates the exchange of blood glucose. And all this wealth in an easily digestible form.
Regular consumption of green dill and parsley in a food has, in itself, beneficial and ozdoravlivayusche affects the skin, to the hair. And for many centuries of practice at the beautiful half of humanity has collected many recipes use parsley, fennel seeds and externally, for cosmetic purposes.
What is so good parsley as a cosmetic?
The list of its useful features is quite impressive:
- Promotes the healing of wounds, burns and ulcers, acts as a disinfectant;
- It relieves redness, irritation and swelling;
- Lightens the skin;
- Refreshes and tones the skin;
- Protects the skin from wrinkles, especially good cock to care for delicate skin around the eyes;
- It helps to get rid of blackheads and pimples.
Infusion of parsley
It used as a toning lotion and give fresh face, as compresses for swelling eyelids. A tablespoon parsley pour boiling water (200 ml), and insist. When the temperature drops to the infusion room, filter it through cheesecloth, - the infusion is ready for use. Can strained broth pour into molds for ice and freeze. If every morning to wipe the face of such a cosmetic ice, the facial skin is noticeably posvezheet, lighten, and fine lines smoothed.
Rejuvenating mask for dry skin
Two teaspoons of fat-free yogurt mixed with a teaspoon of decoction of parsley, a teaspoon of any vegetable oil and a teaspoon of lemon juice.
Apply to cleansed face for 15-20 minutes, rinse with cool water.
, Prepared from crushed and potolchennyh fresh leaves and a few spoonfuls of yogurt. The mask is applied on the face for 15 minutes, then wash off with warm water or broth chamomile.
in the chopped parsley (50 g), add 200 g of honey, stir and put on preheated skin after a shower. After 10-15 min., Rinse with warm water.
If the hair has become dull and weak, curly parsley will give them strength and shine. Fresh parsley (50 g), pour boiling water (500 ml) and keep on low heat, maintaining the boil for 15 minutes. After cooling, the broth of strain, and conditioner is ready.
Parsley and take care of the beauty of our teeth, in any case, Canadian experts from the University of Toronto argue that, sprigs fresh parsley every day is enough to prevent tooth decay. This is especially important for areas with a reduced content of fluoride in water. Petrushka is very rich in fluoride tooth enamel and helps to resist decay.
Chopped parsley - a good remedy to relieve the pain of bee stings and mosquitoes.
From acne and acne help fresh parsley juice. Green mince or juicer. Lubricate the affected places parsley juice 2-3 times a day for a month.
A place of honor among the green takes beauticians and dill
This fragrant herb, like parsley, rejuvenates, removes freckles and whitens, freshens the skin, relieves swelling under the eyes, struggling with pimples and blackheads.
Mask for oily skin
Fresh apple grate and mix with chopped dill can be added here and parsley. Spoon yogurt or low-fat yogurt will play the role of thickener. Apply mask to cleansed face and hold for about 20 minutes, then wash with cold water.
Mask for oily skin dill yeast
Dissolve 25 g of fresh yeast juice with fresh dill. Apply the mixture on your face and neck with a thick layer. After about 15 minutes, when the mask is dry, and you will feel taut skin, you wash it with warm water.
The mask for aging skin
Mix equal amounts of aloe juice and dill. Face and neck rub infusion of green tea. When the skin is dry, apply the mixture on her dill and aloe sliding movements. Use your fingertips to gently hammer the mixture into the skin. This procedure should be done 10-12 times a day.
Lotion withering wrinkled skin
If there were visible signs of skin aging, try the morning and evening wash the face infusion of fennel with a salt solution (1/2 teaspoon of salt in a glass of water). Salt is better to take the sea, but you can ordinary table.
Good tones and tightens the skin frozen cubes infusion of fennel and limes. A tablespoon of dried dill should be mixed with the same amount of lime flowers, pour a glass of boiling water. Cooled infusion pour into molds, and freeze wipe face with ice cubes.
We take care of "the mirror of the soul"
Intense pace of modern life have a negative impact not only on the skin, but also on the health of the eye. The eyes are usually tired from work at the desk in poor light from long reading or sitting at the computer. If you look extinguished, and eyelids were red and swollen, - get help dill and parsley.
From fennel seeds, it is possible to make a good infusion of eyewash. A teaspoon of seeds pour a half cup of boiling water for at least an hour, drain and flush eyes this infusion.
From the swelling eyelids help compress the mixture of dill and parsley. Fresh chopped parsley and dill, mix, and just apply for ever. Top can be covered with wet gauze or thin cloth. Relax for 15-20 minutes, in silence, with his eyes closed, and the light is better to remove.
If you add chopped greens a little sour cream and the mixture vzobёte, you get a kind of cream that also can be applied on the eyelids. 20 minutes is enough to remove the swelling eyelids and remove bags under the eyes.
Typically, the skeptics claim that, in this age of supertechnologies, funny and frivolous use all of these old wives' recipes - teas, Napary, homemade creams and masks. Fuss, saying that a lot - little help. Well, with creams can and does a lot of fuss, but the masks and lotions do not require a lot of preparation for your time and effort.
Home cosmetics often, not only as effective as branded, but exceeds its quality and results. And most importantly - it is always fresh and contains no parabens, dyes and flavors of doubt, or the components that cause you an allergic reaction. Well, besides doing makeup with your hands of these fragrant aromatic herbs it is not only useful, but also just nice!