If we were granted one wish most of us would want to look young forever, however aging is inevitable. Several factors such as lifestyle, genetics and environment play a crucial in how fast or slow your skin ages. This is one clock you can’t stop but can definitely slow down by adding flavourful herbs to your food. Adding these delicious herbs to your diet might reverse the effects of premature aging. Let’s find out what they are...
The yellow herb has been used in Ayurveda for a number of issues. Apart from curing cold, turmeric offers various skin benefits such as promoting blood circulation, reducing inflammation and reverse damage caused by UV rays. When applied topically it also has a brightening effect on the skin.
Long exposure to UV rays and pollutants causes oxidative stress, which damage skin cells and make your skin look dull and dehydrated. Adding basil to your food helps prevent wrinkles as well as make it look smooth and hydrated. It also helps rebuild the collagen depletion caused due to overexposure to the sun.
UV-induced sun damage is the number one cause of wrinkles, fine lines and dark spots. Including rosemary in your food will prevent photo damage as well as improve skin elasticity making it look supply and youthful. The easiest way to consume it is by having rosemary tea every day.
The protein collagen is what helps the skin maintain its firm and youthful appearance. As we age the levels of collagen keep reducing and with it reduce our skin’s elasticity. Cinnamon boosts collagen production, thereby preventing the signs of premature aging.
Clove has been used as an essential ingredient in Ayurveda for curing several ailments. It contains antioxidant properties that slow down the signs of aging.