Silk and velvet

Almost during the exhausting summer heatDream of a winter cold and a refreshing breeze. But when the long-awaited cotton wool season begins - from November to February, they begin to notice that their hands began to peel off, on the face suddenly there was irritation, again began to annoy dandruff. Those suffering from skin diseases - eczema and psoriasis - are aggravated by diseases. What to do?

On the vine

"Start a winter day with a cup of tea withCoriander, bringaraj and dashamula (they can be easily found in any ayurvedic store) to balance the dosha, "advises Cynthia Koppl, director of the Lotus Health Center in Capitola, California. Coriander and bryngaraj have anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties and help to get rid of dandruff. You can also prepare coriander tea by adding one teaspoon of coriander to the boiling water. By the way, dashamulu - a mixture of ten rastolchennyh roots of plants - called "ayurvedic aspirin" and used as an antipyretic.

Koppl recommends rinsing your hair with infusionAmalas: for two tea cups of boiling water one teaspoon of amal. After the water has cooled, strain the infusion through the paper filter (for the coffee machine). Amala not only strengthens the roots of hair, but also gives the hair a pleasant chestnut shade.

Blondes can also make such a mask for hair: To one egg yolk, add half a teaspoon of lemon juice and two drops of camphor. Apply the solution on the scalp for about ten minutes, then rinse with warm water.

On a teaspoon

"People with eczema and psoriasis, rarelyObserve the diet, can delay with food or forget about it. Digestive fire, which "did not put out on time, is one of the main causes of skin diseases," Koppl said. - Try to eat at least three times a day and make sure that dishes with basmati rice, beans, soups and steamed vegetables appear on your table as often as possible. " From spices choose cumin, turmeric and coriander - they help balance doshas. Try to make tea that improves digestion: take a teaspoon of coriander, turmeric, red sandalwood and an eighth teaspoon of cumin for a cup of boiling water.

If in the winter you have started exacerbation of eczema,Try to do the following: take a teaspoon of sandalwood and pour it with a little water to make a thick paste. Apply it to the affected skin and leave it for twenty minutes, then rinse with cool water.

Before taking a bath or shower, apply sesame oil to the body. Try to keep in your diet always linseed oil and hemp seed oil, rich in omega-3 fatty acids.

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