Probably not a single person who does not know the modest and lovely flowers - pansies. They decorate our flower beds and gardens, blooming in May and bloom until mid-autumn. In ancient times, they were called the symbol of reviving nature.
Single flowers are blue-violet, yellow-black, orange with one to three dark stripes on long stalks with two bracts.
In the forest, meadow, grow wild in the parks
Pansies have medicinal properties, they are used in cosmetology.
Herbs and flowers of pansies collected during the flowering and dried in the shade.
Pansies contain vitamins - A, C, tannins, glycosides, essential oils, macro and micro elements - zinc, selenium, potassium and others.
Ready raw tricolor violets are sold in pharmacies.
With a cold
1 tbsp. spoon petals pour 1 cup boiling water, heat in a boiling water bath for 15 minutes, cool, strain, take ½ cup 4 times a day.
Decoction of pansy wash for inflammation, dryness, itching, acne.
When skin diseases take a bath with the addition of petals of pansies.
For dry skin
1 tbsp. spoon of dried pansies petals pour 1 cup of boiled water, half an hour, drain, add 1 tbsp. spoonful of cream to moisten in the solution cheesecloth, folded in several layers and apply on face. As drying wet gauze again. Hold for 15-20 minutes. Wash with water at room temperature.
Broth pansies and moisten the skin before applying the cream.
Substances contained in pansies, improve the skin's ability to absorb the cream better and use its properties.
2 tbsp. spoon petals pansy pour 1 incomplete (to kaёmki) cup boiling water, cool, add 1 teaspoon of honey, 5 drops of lemon juice, 1 tbsp. spoon eau de cologne for oily skin and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of rose water for dry skin.
Use as usual lotion, store in the refrigerator.
Mask for oily skin
Grind fresh petals pansies, take 2 tbsp. spoon to grind and pour boiling water so that the water just covers the petals to stand up and put on the face with warm for 20 minutes. Wash with water at room temperature.
4 tbsp. spoons of crushed violet petals mix with 1 teaspoon of honey and add as much olive oil to get a creamy mass. Apply on face for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water, wash with mineral water without gas or boiled room temperature.
Mask for skin elasticity and smoothness
1 tbsp. a spoonful of chopped petals pansies pour ½ cup of boiled water, half an hour, drain, add 1 tbsp. spoon of starch and applied to the skin in several layers.
Wash off after 20 minutes of cool water.
Mask for irritable skin prone to flaking, contraction
2 tbsp dry petals pansy pour ½ cup of boiling milk, cover, to insist 1 hour, drain. Add chopped on a coffee grinder oat flakes, let them swell and apply slurry on the face.
Rinse with warm water.
The course of 3 weeks to 2 masks per week.
Grind rose pansies, take 3 tbsp. spoons and grind them with 3 tbsp. tablespoons soft cheese, add as much cream as to obtain a weight of the cream, apply on face for 20 minutes.
Remove with a cotton swab dipped in a broth of pansies, wash them. After 5 minutes, rinse your face with cool water.
2 tbsp. tablespoons chopped pansies mixed with 2 tbsp. tablespoons aloe juice and add a little fat cream or sour cream, mix well, apply on face for 15 minutes. Rinse with warm water and wipe the face with ice.
By the way, pansy - beautiful nail design element for the spring manicure! Here are some examples: