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Skin problems and skin


I'm not an expert on cosmetics to talk about external skin care. But the skin as well as all other institutions subject to aging . The difference is that the skin aging processes are easily seen in the form of wrinkles and neoplasms, the amount increasing with age. Another major problem is the cutaneous inflammatory processes , which include first, various boils and pimples associated with infection, secondly a sterile inflammation, whether autoimmune or caused, e.g., by exposing the skin to UV radiation. I believe that skin care from the inside is more important than the application of anti-aging products from outside.

Wrinkles and aging skin

Healthy Grown old medical botany guru James Duke
Healthy Grown old guru Medicinal Botany Dr. James Duke.

Wrinkles are typical outward manifestation of skin aging that accompanies the loss of collagen, elastin and hyaluronic acid. Collagen is a protein that is approaching strength steel. For example, the tendons are formed largely of collagen. But collagen is also an essential part of the skin (leather strap therefore can not be stretched). Elastin from collagen differs in that it is extensible as a gum. Hyaluronic acid is a macromolecule which binds large amounts of water and thus form a rigid gel, which makes the skin taut and fresh appearance. With the loss of these structural molecules zplihne skin and creates wrinkles on it. Plastic surgeons fight against wrinkles and stretch injections of collagen and other materials. Natural way to protect your skin from aging healthy diet throughout life, and sufficient intake of vitamins E and C. Vitamin C is directly involved in the synthesis of collagen.

The ultimate objective of the fight against skin aging

Skin aging can not be stopped. Like all organs of the body are aging, and aging skin. Skin surface as the body is actually causing effects of aging exposed over the internal organs. The ultimate objective of the fight against wrinkles and aging skin does not roll back the passage of time, but look at his age better than we looked in poor nutrition. The goal is to have a custom skin feel good. It is up to us to decide when to use the services of aesthetic surgery. But naturally preserved the appearance of the skin in old age is a demonstration that the internal organs of the body are even healthier.

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

It is the one hand, its effect against inflammation . It is known that many skin creams containing acetylsalicylic acid to reduce the inflammatory sites and improve skin appearance. Ginseng doing the same inside elsewhere activation cascade of inflammation. Ginsenoside Rb 1 additionally activates the synthesis of type I collagen in human skin cells (fibroblasts). This effect ginsenoidu R b 1 was dependent on dose and time of application ( Kwok2012gri ). It appears that this effect occurs receptor activation PPARα .

Goji slows skin aging

Another adaptogen herb and TCM, wolfberry (Lycium chinense) is very popular for its ability to slow the aging of tissues ( Cheng2015eup , Deng2003iea ). In in vitro tests, an effect of specific polysaccharides wolfberry against oxidative stress and aging of the cells at concentrations of around 3 g / l ( Xia2014iel ), that the amount approximately corresponding to the consumption of a small meal from wolfberry fruit. Goji has the ability to improve the inner skin condition in aging mice and to increase internal antioxidant potential of skin ( Yi2013slb ).

Another natural anti-wrinkle cream

Similarly as wolfberry, and other kinds of small berry have the ability to slow aging. Although natural polyphenols (flavonoids, anthocyanins) prevents formation of wrinkles due to ultraviolet ( Dzialo2016ppp ) have the ability to correct wrinkles already formed. Another possibility is the topical application of cosmetic compositions to the skin, including natural. Another option is collagen. As we all know, we can be hydrolyzed collagen and hydrolysed collagen preparations are often presented against wrinkles and joint problems. It is not clear to me to what extent and in what form collagen is effective. My personal opinion is that it is best to protect our own skin fibroblasts - when healthy - we synthesize collagen exactly where it is needed.

Natural remedies for specific skin problems

My role model Dr. James Duke compiled a number of herbal recipes against specific skin problems. These recipes are in form Czechification offer:

  • Water Acne:

    Well boil 1 part fresh or dried nettle and 1 part fresh or dried sage in 2-4 parts water. (Beware of fresh nettles cause a temporary rash). Then add 2-5 drops so. Tea tree oil (Melaleuca alternifolia essential oil) and 5-10 drops of rosemary essential oil. Use to cleanse your face and let it dry without rubbing.

  • Acne francovka:

    Vylouhujte 4 parts calendula, chamomile and 4 parts rosemary 2 parts vodka to the amount of that plant material with a reserve cover. Apply locally to the face. (Or drink in the event that acne does not work - then add the lemon balm for better taste)

  • Aloe pomade acne:

    Take half a cup of fresh aloe juice and stir in 2 teaspoons of tincture of calendula (of flowers). Next add to the mix the contents of one capsule of vitamin E, and apply locally on the affected area, or prevented a full face mask for the night.

  • AHA acne:

    Mix the juice of a papaya and a pineapple the same amount (both contain AHA, alpha hyroxykyseliny) plus a few figs, berries, plus a few grapes with thicker skins. Drink flavored drink. Fruit pulp and apply to the face like a mud mask, the first time no longer than half an hour.

  • Fragrant tea against herpes:

    Lemon balm (Melissa officinalis) and other mint many herbalists recommend for herpes. Tea contains hyssop, lemon balm, oregano, rosemary, sage, Černohlávek, or thyme. other mint family and liquorice to sweeten (not anise). It contains caffeic acid, geraniin acid, licorice, glycyrrhizin, lysine, protocatechuic acid, quercetin, rosmarinic acid, tannic acid, thymol, vitamin E, and zinc, but can not guarantee that the anti-herpes effect of these substances mutual interactions disturb (or become strong). Italian researchers claim that glycyrrhizinic acid inactivates herpes virus (HSV1) in cell culture. PREPARATION: Fill a suitably large container halfway into boiling water, add lemon balm container filled to three-quarters and add 2 parts oregano, 2 černohlávku parts and one part from other (non-toxic) of fragrant mint. In the mix to sweeten vylouhujte liquorice root.

  • Cuts, scratches, sores:

    Tea tree oil (Melaleuca oil) 3 parts, 2 parts comfrey, Collinsonia canadensis 2 parts, marigold (Calendula officinalis) 2 parts, Hydrastis canadensis 2 parts, Asiatic pennywort (Centella asiatica) 2 parts.

  • Recipe for skin allergies (original recipe against poisoning urušiolem)

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

| 1.8.2009