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Skin and skin problems


I'm not a cosmetics specialist to talk about skin care. However, skin as well as all other organs is subject to aging . The difference is that on the skin, aging processes can easily be seen in the form of wrinkles and neoplasms, the amount of which increases with age. Another major skin problem is the inflammation processes , which include, but are not limited to, various pimples and pimples associated with infection , as well as sterile inflammations, whether autoimmune or caused, for example, by skin exposure to UV radiation. I am convinced that skin care from the inside is more important than applying anti-aging preparations from the outside.

Wrinkles and skin aging

Healthy aged guru of medical medicine James Duke
Healthy aged guru of medical botany Dr. James Duke.

Wrinkles are a typical external manifestation of skin aging that accompanies loss of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid. Collagen is a protein that is close to steel. For example, the tendons consist mostly of collagen. But collagen is also an essential part of the skin (therefore the leather strap can not be stretched). Elastin differs from collagen by being stretchable as a gum. Hyaluronic acid is a macromolecule that binds a large amount of water to form a solid jelly that gives the skin a tense and fresh look. When these structural molecules are lost, the skin becomes loose and wrinkles develop. Plastic surgeons fight wrinkles by stretching and injections of collagen and other materials. A more natural way is to protect your skin from aging with the right diet during life and with a sufficient intake of vitamins E and C. Vitamin C directly participates in collagen synthesis.

The ultimate goal of combating skin aging

Skin aging can not be stopped. Just as all the organs of the body age, the skin ages. The skin as a surface organ is even more exposed to aging effects than internal organs. The ultimate goal of fighting wrinkles and skin aging is not to rewind the time, but to look at your age better than we would look for in poor living. The goal is to have a good feeling from your own appearance. It is up to us if we choose to use aesthetic surgery. But the naturally preserved appearance of the skin at an advanced age is evidence that the internal organs of the body are even healthier.

Ginseng is traditionally known for its positive influence on the appearance and rejuvenation of the skin.

This is due to its effect on inflammation . It is known that many skin creams contain acetylsalicylic acid to limit inflamed sites and improve the appearance of the skin. Ginseng does the same from the inside of the other activation cascade of inflammation. In addition, Ginsenoside Rb 1 activates the synthesis of collagen I in human skin cells (fibroblasts). This effect of ginsenoid Rb 1 was dose-dependent and time-dependent ( Kwok2012gri ). This effect appears to be by activation of the PPARα receptor .

Several papers ( Lee2011ekr , Kim2011eta , Sohn2011ekr , Lee2011krg , Cho2013ekr ) show the efficacy of ginseng versus atopic dermatitis that has autoimmune implications .

Squirrel slows aging of the skin

Another adaptogen and herb TČM, Chinese herringbone ( Lycium chinense ) is also popular with us for its ability to slow tissue aging ( Cheng2015eup , Deng2003iea ). In vitro experiments have shown the effect of specific polysaccharides of the cubs against oxidative stress and aging of the cells at concentrations of about 3 g / l ( Xia2014iel ), an amount approximately corresponding to the consumption of small food from the fetus fruit. Squirrel has the ability to improve the skin's internal condition in aging mice and to increase the internal antioxidant potential of the skin ( Yi2013slb ).

Other natural anti-wrinkle agents

Similar to the scallops, other types of small berries have the ability to slow aging. Although natural polyphenols (flavonoids, anthocyanins) protect against wrinkles due to ultraviolet radiation ( Dzialo2016ppp ), they do not have the ability to repair the wrinkles already produced. Another option is the local application of cosmetics to the skin, including natural ones. Another option is collagen. As we all know, collagen can be hydrolysed, and hydrolysed collagen preparations often offer wrinkles and joint problems. I do not know to what extent and in what form collagen is effective. My personal opinion is that it is best to protect our own skin fibroblasts, which - if they are healthy - synthesize collagen exactly where it is needed.

Natural remedies for specific skin problems

My Big Pattern James Duke has compiled several herbal recipes against specific skin problems. I offer these recipes in the embedded form:

  • Acne Water:

    Bake well 1 piece of fresh or dried nettle and 1 part of fresh or dried sage in 2-4 parts of water. (Beware of fresh nettles causing temporary rash). Then add 2-5 drops of tea tree oil ( Melaleuca alternifolia ) and 5-10 drops of rosemary oil. Use to clean the face and let it dry without wiping.

  • Akné francovka:

    Neutralize 4 parts of marjoram, 4 parts of camomile and 2 parts of rosemary in the amount of vodka that covers the plant material with the reserve. Apply locally to your face. (Or drink if the acne does not work - then add the melon for a better taste)

  • Aloe Pomegranate Acne:

    Take half a cup of fresh aloe juice and mix 2 teaspoons of marigold (from flowers). Then add the contents of one capsule of vitamin E to the mixture and apply locally to the affected area, or prevent the entire face as a night mask.

  • AHA against Acne:

    Mix the juice of one papaya and one of the same pineapple (both contain AHA, alpha hydroxyacids) plus a few figs plus a few grape berries with thicker skin. Drink a drink with a taste. Put the fruit pulp on your face like a mud mask, for the first time no more than half an hour.

  • Smooth herbal tea:

    Melissa officinalis and other deaf-eaters are recommended by many herbalists for herpes. Tea contains yzop, lute, dobromil, rosemary, sage, blackheads, quartz, Other deaf and liquorice (not aniseed). It contains coffee acids, geraniin, licoric acid, glycyrrhizin, lysine, protocatechic acid, quercetin, rosmarinic acid, tannic acid, thymol, vitamin E and zinc, but can not be ruled out by the interactions. Italian researchers claim that licoric acid inactivates herpes virus (HSV1) in cell culture. PREPARATION: Fill a large pot with half boiling water, add the melon to fill the container in three quarters, and add 2 parts of the goodies, 2 parts of the blackhead and one of the other non-edible fragrant deaf. Mix licorice root in the mixture to cool.

  • Cuts, scratches, ulcers:

    Tea tree oil 3 parts, 2-part gourd , Collinsonia canadensis 2 parts, Calendula officinalis 2 parts, Hydrastis canadensis 2 parts, Asian umbrella ( Centella asiatica ) 2 parts.

  • Recipe for skin allergy (originally recipe for urachial poisoning):

    Impatiens noli-tangere 3 parts, Plantago lanceolata 2 parts, 2 parts aloe vera ( Aloe vera ), 2 parts soap dish ( Saponaria officinalis ).

| 1.8.2009