SKIN CARE IN AYURVEDA – A REVIEW
Vd.Tarannum Shafique Ansari,Vd Harish .B .Singh
Dept of kayachikitsa ,
Smt K.G.M.P Ayurved Mahavidyala,Mumbai 400002
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The concept of skin care is as ancient as mankind and civilization.Beauty of person gives perceptual experience of pleasure or satisfaction. Ayurveda never isolate the involvement of mental and spiritual well being from the concept of beauty.Ayurveda believe that toxic materials inside our body are responsible for skin disease and Shodhana (Purification) is the best therapeutic intervention to eliminate body toxins.Present scenario in context of beauty has been totally changed in every aspect. people are getting just beauty conscious but not at all health conscious. They need to know that a person’s beauty actually means beauty & health of the skin which is the largest organ of our body both in terms of weight & surface area. It is the skin that protects our body from the germs, bacteria & all other things spreading all around us. Due to change in lifestyle & less availability of time, people are getting habitual of these easy & less time consuming beautification procedures which in turn is harmful for skin .so it is better to prefer herbal skincare which is not only nourishes the skin but also helpful in various skin disorders like eczema and psoriasis. Ayurvedic literature describes over 200 herbs, number of minerals and fats to maintain and enhance the health and beauty of the skin. Today there is once again a revival of preference for natural products, and in recent years there has been a great upsurge in the study of Indian herbs Ayurvedic literature describes over 200 herbs, number of minerals and fats to maintain and enhance the health and beauty of the skin. Today there is once again a revival of preferencefor natural products, and in recent years there has been a great upsurge in the study of Indian herbs Ayurveda mentions various herbs and procedures for skin care which is much more economical , safe ,easy to use in present situation.
Keywords: Skincare, Beauty, Ayurveda
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