Once poppies bloom in fields, gardens and flower beds. Now they can be seen not so often, but still poppies grown for its mature seeds, which are used for culinary, medicinal and cosmetic purposes. For home medicine and cosmetology useful and poppy petals.
In ancient Rome, the poppy was associated with the fertility goddess Ceres. The goddess roamed the world and never found peace and relaxation. Then the gods have grown concerned about the poppy flowers that would Ceres could relax and fill their hand. Ceres saw poppies, gather up a bunch and fell asleep. And when I woke up, I experienced great joy of the harvest, which saw around. Since then, abundant flowering poppy is associated with a good harvest.
In folk medicine, alcohol tincture or decoction of dried poppy petals are used in fatigue, insomnia, and as a general sedative.
Take them for coughs, pneumonia and gastric catarrh.
Poppy petals are collected in May - July, seeds - in August - September.
In India tonic febrifuge prepared from the leaves of the poppy.
Mack used in the food and cosmetic industries.
Houses can be to cook a lot of cosmetics from the petals and poppy seeds:
Moisturizing Lotion poppy
2 tbsp. spoon petals of red poppy and 1 teaspoon poppy grains pour 1stakanom boiling water in a thermos and insist 3:00, drain and wipe the face, morning and evening.
Lotion for dry skin
1 tbsp. spoon crushed poppy petals pour ½ cup of boiling milk, cover, to insist 2 hours. Drain, wipe face in the morning and evening.
2 tablespoons poppy petals pour a glass of boiled water, half an hour, drain. Soak in broth piece of terry cloth and apply on face for half an hour. Wash is not necessary.
The mask for aging skin
10 Grind poppy petals, pour olive oil 1 mm, grind well and apply on face for 15 minutes.
Rinse with warm water, wash with cool.
1 kiwi fruit peel, mash, mix with 1 teaspoon of poppy seeds, grind well, apply on face for 20 minutes.
Rinse with water at room temperature.
Mask for Combination Skin
Crush into powder 1 teaspoon poppy seeds, add 1 teaspoon of rice flour (can substitute wheat premium.). Add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 2 tbsp. spoon yogurt. All stir well and apply on face for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with cool water.
The course of such masks not only cleanse the skin, but will make it more elastic.
To improve the complexion
5 Grind poppy petals, grind, add 2 tbsp. spoons of yogurt, 1 tbsp. a spoonful of cottage cheese, 1 tbsp. a spoonful of carrot juice, mix well, apply on face for 15 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature.
5 Pour the hot cream poppy petals so that the liquid shut them into 2 fingers, push the lid for about an hour. Strain, add 1 teaspoon of honey, mix well and put on the skin in several layers. After 15 minutes rinse with lukewarm brew green tea.
After 5 minutes, wipe the face with ice or cool water to wash.
Mask for normal to oily skin
Grind and grind poppy petals 4-5, add 1 tbsp. rastёrtyh raspberries spoon, mix well, add 2 tbsp. spoon yogurt, apply on face for 15 minutes, rinse with water at room temperature.
To wipe the skin at night
2 tbsp. tablespoons poppy petals pour 1 incomplete (to kaёmki) cup of boiling water, leave for an hour, cool, drain, add to the part that will use 1 drop of olive oil.
If you wipe the face every night, the skin becomes soft and supple.
To remove the hair with any parts of the body
All plant poppy rhoeas-burn ash and rub it on the area of skin from which you want to remove hairs.