Sometimes it pays to order your plants online rather than popping out to your local garden centre, simply because they’re fresh, sure to look beautiful and believe it or not, are fantastic when it comes to home beauty treatments.
Yes, you read the phrase “beauty treatments”!
So, it’s time to get your green fingers out and grow some of the best plants that are sure to keep your beauty intact throughout the year…
Here are the top five plants that you never knew contained such surprising beauty benefits that guarantee that stunning glow in your cheeks, even during the cold winter months.
Curry Leaves(Kadi Patta)
Homemade curry leaves hair oil made with fresh curry leaves and coconut oil is very good for premature greying and for strengthening the hair roots.
A mixture of curry leaf powder, multani mitti powder, rose water and few drops of rose essential oil makes an amazing face mask that prevents fine lines and brightens the face instantly. Try to make your own curry leaf powder by sun drying and grinding it to a fine powder.
The leaves of drumstick can moisturise your skin, cleanse your skin and also nourish it with nutrients.
The oil extracted from drumstick leaves is good for your scalp and hair. Using it regularly can solve your dandruff issues and split ends. It strengthens your hair follicles as well as the scalp-tissue. As it also contains Vitamin E which is an anti-oxidant, the flow of blood on your scalp can be greatly enhanced.
In fact, due to its cleansing abilities, the seeds of drumsticks are used in certain cleansing lotions. It can protect your skin from the harmful effects of pollution.Drumstick leaves are rich in anti-ageing agents. They can first cleanse your skin and protect it from free radical damage. This helps in preventing wrinkles. You can use their paste as a face pack.
This is one of the most common plants associated with beauty benefits, in fact, you no doubt have at least one moisturiser or shower gel with this beauty in.
The reason it’s so great for maintaining that beautiful smile is because it contains an antioxidant that aids in soothing skin, which is why it’s often found in after sun products and is great for treating eczema and stubborn acne.
Neem leaves are used to make face washes and creams for oily skin that are prone to acne. The face packsand face masks made with neem powder, neem leaves or neem oil arebeneficial to get rid of blemishes, pimples and cure other skin infections.
Neem bark are healthful for your pores and skin in addition to locks. Neem is known as a classic blood purifier agent.
Take around 10 tulsi leaves and half a teaspoonful of milk powder. Grind the tulsi leaves with some water and add the milk powder to form a paste of medium consistency. Apply this paste on the face and let it dry for 20 minutes.
Rinse the face with plain water. This tulsi face pack is excellent for brightening the skin. It adds an instant glow on the skin and skin feels instantly brightened due to the lactic acid and tulsi in it. This can be done 2 times a week and it’s good for all skin types including the sensitive skin as well.
Recommended Planters : Planters by Size
Choose planters according to size required for your plants for various purposes and locations.
Buy ready to use nutrient rich soil:
In general use a soil-based compost placed over a generous layer of drainage material such as earthenware crocks, pebbles or gravel. Water and feed regularly, especially while plants are bearing flowers and fruit, when a high-potash fertilizer is recommended.
Buy Decorative Pebbles :
Decorate planters or garden landscapes with these decorative pebbles :
Using pebbles in a garden brings different colours and textures to the garden. Pebbles can also fill up otherwise empty space in the garden, leaving a visual that might be considered more interesting and aesthetic than simple dirt, soil or mulch.