About the medicinal properties of these two great healers flora know everything. In viral respiratory diseases we inhale their vapors, drink medicinal infusions, compresses, helps when you cough medicine from baked onions ... etc. Of course, in this age of synthetic drugs, homemade potions on garlic and onions may seem anachronistic primeval.
But if you compare them to the relative safety of the long list of contraindications and side effects that accompanies almost any drug from the area of official pharmacology, there is something to ponder! Anyway, not too much "chemistry" we use? Of course, there are times when it can not do without, but for many others, from time to time arise, the problems it is possible to confine on household means-tested over the centuries.
The same applies to cosmetics. Shortage of cosmetics for every taste, purse, etc. not visible! But look closely at their composition, then there just is not ... And not always these components so harmless and friendly to our skin. So forget about the old recipes of beauty still not worth it.
Bow for the beauty of hair and skin health
Onion is considered to be an indispensable food. Its nutritional value is determined by a unique combination of protein, fiber, minerals, vitamin C and minerals. Onions has excellent disinfectant and antibacterial properties. And that's not it! His grades are rich in zinc. Namely, zinc is beneficial and rejuvenating effects on the skin. Silicon onions also abound that determines its impact on the hair.
Onion hair mask strengthen their roots and accelerate hair growth, with the sealed structure of hair, in addition, their regular use and prevents premature graying. The recipes are simple masks.
• Three tablespoons of onion juice (or gruel of freshly bow) rubbed into the roots of the hair 1-2 times a week. His head wrapped with a towel and then wash off the mask shampoo. On dry hair mask, holding an hour, if the hair is normal fat content is two hours, and then raised all three.
• For very dry hair two tablespoons of onion juice mixed with the same amount of castor oil or burdock. Then wrap your head for 40-50 minutes and rinse with shampoo.
• For weak and damaged hair, you can use the following mask. The grated onion, add the vegetable oil, egg yolk and honey - a teaspoon of each component. Apply this mixture on your head, wrap up warm and wash off after an hour.
It is useful to rub onion juice with cognac and broth burdock roots in the scalp, if you have dandruff. On one part brandy should take 4 pieces of onion juice and six parts decoction roots thistles. It is believed that after three treatments, you completely get rid of this annoying problem.
Rather decoction of it, is an excellent remedy for dandruff, but can also be used to strengthen the hair and coloring. For greater efficiency, mix onion peel with oak bark (1: 1), and that the hair coloring was more persistent, add a cup of broth to 2 teaspoons of glycerin.
Onion is useful not only for the hair, excellent onion masks
means of rejuvenation
skin, they refresh, nourish and smooth wrinkled skin.
Grated medium onion with a tablespoon of honey - a wonderful mask for dry aging skin. Rinse it desirable chamomile infusion.
It has anti-aging properties and a mask of young onions, boiled husk. Mashed onion, mix with sour cream and apply on face. After 20 minutes, the mask should be washed off with warm water.
You try every day to lower your hands for 5 minutes in onion broth, and you will be surprised how silky and tender will be your skin. Useful remedy for brittle nails - every day rubbing the nail plate slice onions, sprinkle with lemon juice.
In anticipation of spring, when many women, skin is covered with sweet and cheerful konopushki from which reason they are trying to get rid of all available methods will be important bleaching properties of raw onion. Poultice of grated raw onion and honey copes well with pigmented spots and freckles. His hold on the skin until the tingling.
Many refuse to use onion treatments for resistant smell remaining on the hair, but you can get rid of him, rinsing the hair after treatment with mustard.
But, moreover, onion smell vanishes completely in acidic medium. So after all the procedures onion is enough to wipe the skin with any citrus juice, serum or water with the addition of citric acid.
Garlic in cosmetology
Garlic - the product is very rich in mineral nutrients, trace elements such as sulfur, sodium, calcium, selenium, silicon, phosphorus, iodine, potassium, etc. Plus essential oils, volatile, and vitamins. At the same time, he is considered one of the most effective natural antibiotics that can effectively resist various inflammatory and colds. Garlic can be successfully used for cosmetic purposes, primarily as an excellent remedy for acne pimples. It has a skin anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, soothing and softening effects.
The mask for acne with garlic
A few cloves of garlic and purify rub on a fine grater or we press a special press. Face cleanse and rub with oil. This is done to avoid skin irritation garlic juice. In an area with a thin layer of pimples impose gruel of garlic, top cover with gauze soaked in hot water. Keep the mask for 10-15 minutes, and then carefully remove it and we wash with warm water. The mask can be done twice a day - morning and evening.
Garlic Acne Lotion
Mix 5 grams of liquid honey, 5 grams of glycerol, 2 grams of borax, here is add a little garlic juice and 50 grams of water. Wipe problematic skin at night.
Baths for hands
Head of garlic purifies, divide into cloves, cut, pour the alcohol solution (1: 5) and insist for 3 days. Broth potato peels merge into a deep bowl, cool to room temperature. Add the broth in 5 drops of tincture of garlic, stir. Now you can use the broth as a bath for the hands. Keep your hands in the bath should be 10-15 minutes. Taking his hands, wipe them with a towel and brush nourishing cream.
Mask for nutrition and hydration skin
Mix one egg yolk, 2 ch. L. vegetable oil, 1 tsp carrot juice, 1 tsp Fresh cabbage juice, 2 tsp cream, 0, 5 tsp lemon juice. Add 1-2 drops to a mixture of garlic infusion. Apply with a cotton swab gently and gradually, at intervals of a few minutes. After 15 minutes, rinse with warm water.
Mask of wrinkles
The old recipe that used women in some countries to get rid of wrinkles. On low heat, they heated a mixture of garlic, the juice of white lily, white wax and honey in equal parts in the form of heat, a mixture as a mask.
The use of garlic in hair care contributes to their hair growth, fights dandruff, makes hair beautiful and healthy.
• The fresh thick decoction of the roots of burdock, add 2 drops of garlic juice (100 ml broth), let it brew for a few hours. This broth moisten the hair and rub it into the scalp.
Elixir of youth, beauty and health
Garlic and onions with known age-old times rejuvenator. Tibetan monks, Oriental and European physicians, healers, gave tribute to the properties of these plants and used them in their words. Here are some recipes:
Recipe for youth:
finely chopped 2 cloves of garlic and 1 teaspoon of pollen throw into boiling water or milk, then remove from heat, infuse for 10 minutes and then drink. Drink this infusion should be once a week over a glass.
Elixir for healthy skin:
10 medium onion 1 head of garlic and boil 1 liter of milk at least an hour. Add the honey. Take the elixir of one tablespoon 3-5 times a day.
take 10 lemons 1 liter of honey and 10 large heads of garlic. Garlic purify and grind in a meat grinder, squeeze the juice from the lemons, add the honey and stir everything. Close the lid and leave in a cool dark place for seven days. Take 1 per day on an empty stomach to 4 teaspoons, very slowly dissolving honey in your mouth.
All these elixirs, not only improve the condition of skin and hair, but also reduce the body's exposure to all types of cold-related diseases, strengthen the immune system. But taking them need to be careful, considering the contraindications, because, for all its benefits, and the onions and garlic - a fairly aggressive plants, and in addition to its useful mission, they can irritate the mucous membrane of the stomach, intestines, eyes, nose. Since garlic is contraindicated in those with gastritis with high acidity of gastric juice, gastric ulcers and other gastrointestinal diseases. Particular caution should be exercised in hypertensive patients and people with tachycardia.
And, of course, to the use of masks and lotions need to check the individual response of the skin. Apply a bit of money in the crook of the elbow or wrist after 20 minutes, remove and wait another 15 minutes. If the skin is not expected to have any symptoms of irritation - redness, burning, rashes, you can use these funds for the skin safely.