The skin ages because of internal and external factors. Internal factors may be listed as the inability of the skin to retain moisture, low elastin production, new skin cells, etc. External factors include lifestyle choices and surrounding environments such as smoking, prolonged exposure to the sun or extreme cold, stress, lack of exercise etc.
Ayurveda has deeply touched the problem of skin aging. It is said that premature aging of the skin is due to worsening of vata dosha, which naturally increases with age.
There are a number of factors that determine skin care, including the correct balance of moisture, the effective functioning of the metabolic mechanisms that coordinate all the chemical and hormonal reactions of the skin, and finally an efficient circulation of blood and nutrients to the different layers of the body. skin.
The health of the following three types of body tissue is particularly reflected in the skin: food liquids, blood and muscles. The nutritive fluid nourishes all the tissues of the body and helps the care of the skin; blood is associated with liver function and purifies the skin; and the muscle provides skin firmness.
Simple tips for an anti-aging ayurvedic treatment
- Get up early, make sure you have adequate protein intake.
- S engage in sports performance and taking antioxidant supplements that nourish the body.
- Staying calm with the help of oral medications, massages, yoga, relaxation techniques, recreation and laughter usually lowers high blood pressure and prevents the effects of anti-aging.
- You can also do panchakarma and rasayana treatments in a true Ayurvedic center.
- Shilajit (mineral pitch) helps purify the blood because of its antimicrobial action and is very effective in heart-related diseases as it is a moderator of pitta.
- Avoid eating excess sweets. Consume skim or low fat milk and low calorie dairy products.
- Non-vegetarian foods such as chicken, fish and eggs should be consumed in moderate amounts if they can not be avoided completely.
- Avoid hydrogenated vegetable oils, excess oil and ghee in the kitchen.
- Grill or cook food instead of frying, steaming vegetables and boiling.
- Avoid sleeping at night, sleep at night after an hour of dinner.
- Do not consume excessive alcohol and avoid soft drinks and water shortly after a meal.
Home remedy for anti-aging treatment
- The basil grass or Ocimum Sanctum (tulsi) has effective anti-aging and anti-oxidant properties. The traditional Ayurvedic method is to boil fresh tulsi leaves and water until halved. Then drink the resulting water. The other way Ayurvedic to have basil leaves is to eat crushed grass when it cools.
- Sleep enough. Try to sleep on your back as this prevents the formation of wrinkles. Sleeping on the sides can cause wrinkles on the chin and cheeks and sleeping with the face down causes a wrinkled forehead.
- The application of a fresh aloe vera gel on the skin helps to keep the skin rejuvenated.