Temulawak Series part (3): Temulawak for a Timeless Beauty"No women want to look ugly. However, to be beautiful sometimes come with a price. Then they resort to pricey body care products. Some other even are willing to take risks by doing facial surgery to look pretty. Meanwhile, our elders give affordable and easy-to-find temulawak as a natural care for your beauty"
Published by : administrator - 13/01/2020 09:07 WIB
2 Minutes read.
Temulawak/Java ginger (Curcuma zanthorrhiza) has awesome properties for your beauty. Along with its ability to maintain body stamina and treat various diseases, here are the benefits of ginger for beauty:
Gets ride of Acne
The anti-bacterial and anti-viral contents can kill bacteria on the face. The anti-inflammatory effect can also relieve acne inflammation and dry pimples quickly.
Smoothes and Tightens the Face
The nutritional content can fulfill the nutrition’s needs of the face, so that it will always be healthy, smooth and toned.
Removes Black Spots
The nutritional contents accelerate the regeneration process of facial skin cells, so that black spots fade faster.
The antioxidants ward off free radicals on the face. So that the face remains healthy.
Its anti-inflammatory and anti-pigmentation properties help the face to avoid the pigmentation process.
The nutritional and mineral content can block the intensity of sunlight on the face. So as to prevent premature aging.
You can use temulawak in 2 ways, namely as a mask and jamu. The following is a recipe for temulawak facial mask:
- 2 jari (about 2-5cm) temulawak
- ½ lime
How to make:
- Blender ginger until smooth.
- Add lime juice and mix well.
- Apply on face and let stand for 15-30 minutes.
- Rinse with clean water.
- Do it once a week for satisfying results.
Meanwhile, here is a recipe of jamu temulawak:
- 2 jari of temulawak, wash and cut into thin strips.
- 4 glasses water
- Honey to taste
How to make:
Boil temulawak with water
Wait until the water subside into a half
Filter the water and let it cool down.
Drink twice a day, in the morning and evening.
Facial treatments with natural ingredients are a long-term treatment and the results will not give you immediate results. But it’s worth it and, the most important, it’s safe for your skin.
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You can read the various benefits and recipes of jamu temulawak in these next article.