Monsoon is synonymous to seasonal disorders, illnesses and skin issues. Experts say that the moisture-laden environment is usually the biggest cause rashes, itchiness and infections, etc. Ayurvedic medicines with their natural properties heal skin problems and provide for instant relief and protect your skin against harmful diseases. Wellness professional Dr Manoj Kutteri and ayurveda practitioner Dr Aneesh Manoharan share tips to help you deal with it.
USE THE NATURAL HEALING PROPERTIES OF ALOE
The unavoidable moisture in the air during this season makes the skin itchy, greasy, and prone to infections. Ayurveda practitioner Dr Aneesh Manoharan says, “Aloe vera has antiinflammatory properties, soothes the skin and is naturally healing. Fresh aloe vera gel with its antiinflammatory properties treats the itchiness and infections for healthy skin. It prevents breakouts too while giving a fresh feel to the skin.”
TREAT INFECTIONS WITH NEEM
The goodness of neem has been known since ages. It is antibacterial, antiviral and anti-inflammatory herb. Wellness professional Dr Manoj Kutteri states, “Neem treats infections like acne, pigmentation, rashes, etc while controlling the moisture of the skin. Having neem water baths, applying neem oil on infections and even a few leaves in your food can help keep your skin healthy by giving your body a natural antibacterial treatment.”
BOOST YOUR IMMUNITY WITH TURMERIC
Haldi or turmeric is one of the most renowned ayurvedic remedies to heal the body from within. Turmeric soothes the skin, cures the problems like acne, pigmentation, etc when applied as a face pack on the skin. “Mixing turmeric with milk or adding it in food boosts immunity and gives a natural cleanse to the body which shows on the skin too,” says Dr Manoharan.
GO FOR A CLEANSE WITH AYURVEDIC TEA
Ayurvedic herbal tea brewed with herbs like green tea, ginger, lemongrass, tulsi, chamomile, etc gives the body a cleanse. “One of the reasons for skin problems during the rainy season is an improper diet that includes fried foods, junks, and spices. With ayurvedic herbal tea, the body gets cleanse which further cures a lot of skin diseases. It is also a great remedy for cough and cold during monsoons,” states Dr Kutteri.