Herbs of South Asia
Chandan or Sandalwood has been known for its skin-lightening and cooling properties. It helps prevent inflammation, reduction of acne, pimples and rashes on the skin. It also aids in soothing your skin after being exposed to the sun.
Neem is a well-known medicinal herb that is know for its anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties. It is known to penetrate deep into the skin and remove dead skin cells. It also opens up clogged pores which helps simulate natural oil production.
Moringa leaves contain anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that help cure any rash, blemish or acne on the skin. Reducing inflammation also prevents the formation of fine lines and wrinkles on your face.
Saffron is widely known for its skin-lightening properties as well as evening out skin tone. Its anti-fungal composition is an effective treatment for acne and pimples along with blemishes and blackheads.
Aloe Vera or Ghritkumari is one of the most used herbs with numerous health benefits. It is anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and cooling properties can provide a lot of relief from skin problems. The gel from this plant gives the skin a soothing effect leaving it rash and blemish free. Aloe Vera is great for helping skin heal after getting sun burn!