Effective remedies for fading away dark spots or hyperpigmentation..

Dark spots is medically termed as hyperpigmentation ,which occurs when the skin is exposed to sun. It causes increase in production of melanocyte cells, causing darkening of skin or black spots. In few cases, it can also be a sign of aging.

There are unlimited cosmetics options  available in the market to conceal these spots but may be of no avail in the long run . Also can be a reason for skin damage ,if used for long.

So below are few simple and effective natural tips ,which aid in vanishing these dark spots.

1. Combination of 4 teaspoons of butter milk and 2 teaspoons of tomato juice serves as an effective solution to fade away dark spots.

2. Massaging the pigmented area with vitamin E oil works wonders in eliminating acne scars and brown spots from face. Similarly, honey can also be applied.

3. Mix some sandalwood powder in rose water to make a paste and apply this on your neck and face to eliminate age spots on skin.

4. Prepare an exfoliating mask by mixing milk ,honey and oatmeal. Apply it on face and neck for ten minutes and rinse it off.

5. Lemon a citurs fruit acts as a bleaching agent. Applying lemon juice is great home remedy for black spots on face.

6. Aloe vera has healing powers. It’s constant usage can help in fading away of dark spots.
Try these methods regulary at your home for 15 – 20 days and you will begin to notice a change.
So bye guys ..Take care. Stay fit and beautiful..!!

The Essential Superfood Series – No. 1 Amla or Indain Gooseberry ( Benefits of Amla)

The Indian Gooseberry or commonly known as Amla, well deserves it’s status of being called a Superfood. Loaded with Vitamin C, approximately 8 times of that in an orange, 17 times antioxidants present as that in a pomogranate,Amla undeniably is a powerhouse of minerals and nutrients. Also enriched in Vitamin B complex, Iron, Phosphorous, Calcium , makes it a marvel fruit ,benefiting almost every part of the body.

The exhaustive list of amazing benefits of Amla or Indian Gooseberry is given below.

1. Hair Care -Amla is used in various hair tonics because it strengthens hair roots, prevents greying, improves luster. Amla oil has been found to be very beneficial in preventing hair loss and baldness. The presence of carotene , irons and antioxidants impart this property.

2. Improves Vision – Carotene content present in Amla has powerful effect of vision related conditions. It’s vitamin A and carotene content, strengthens the vision , reduces night blindness and macular degeneration.

3. Strengthens the bone – Amla enhances the absorption of calcium in an optimum way and reduces the activity of osteoclasts ( a large multinuclear cell associated with resorption or degeneration of bone). 

4. Prevents heart problems – Gooseberry strengthens the heart muscles, thus facilitates the smooth pumping of the blood throughout the body. It also prevents the cholesterol build up, thus reduces the chances of artherosclerosis, plague formation in arteries and vessels. Thus decreases the risk of heart attacks and heart strokes.

5. Keeps infection at bay – Amla has antibacterial properties and reduces the chances of infection,contributing to its antioxidant property and Vitamin C content. 

6. Anti -Aging – Amla juice helps maintain the youthful look of the skin as it is loaded with antioxidants and Vitamin C , which keeps the skin younger . Also reduces fine lines, wrinkles etc.

7. Prevents Cancer – Antioxidant superoxide dismutase (SOD), inhibits the formation of free radicals. Thus it prevents cancer.

8. Soothes inflammation – The anti-inflammatory property helps in soothing inflammation of joints caused in arthritis.

9. Controls Diabetes –  The chromium present helps in controlling the sugar levels of blood. Also stimulates the secretion of insulin.

10. Helps in treatment of hyperacidity – Helps in curing hyperacidity and peptic ulcer. Besides is also a good remedy for diarrhea and dysentery.

11.  Relieves Constipation – Juice of Amla regulates  bowel movements and treats chronic constipation. 

12. Weight loss – Amla juice aids in weight loss by enhancing protien synthesis and burns fats. Creates a positive nitrogen balance and also reduces cholesterol levels.

These innumerable benefits of Amla should be inculcated in diet , to ensure a youthful and healthier you.

Take Care, Stay Fit And Healthy….!! 

Wishes.spardha 💚

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    Smart switches to healthy habits – Health /Beauty /Fitness goals #4

    Amazing to be back again after a little break ..I am sharing my switch no 4 for a fitter and  healthy body..Hope this will help..

    Make sure to replace 1 cup of your regular beverage with 1 cup of green tea.

    Generally, most of us have a tendency to sip on an average, 3- 4 cups of tea/coffee or any other beverage ,in a day’s time.

    So can we all make a small promise to ourselves to replace our 1 cup with a healthy antioxidant rich drink,that is green tea.

    Green tea is one of the healthiest beverages due to the presence of polyphenols and cathechins,which are powerful antioxidants. Also one of the powerful compounds are Epigallocatechin Gallate, has been studied to treat various diseases and has healing properties.

      Green tea has tremendous health benefits ,some of them are given here.

    • It increases fat burning and improves physical performance.
    • Antioxidants in green tea lowers the risk of various types of cancer.
    • It kills bacteria and improves dental health. Also lowers the risk of infection.
    • Green tea lowers the risk of Type 2 Diabetes.
    • Reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
    • It lowers the risk of becoming obese.

    So is’nt it amazing  that one drink offers you so much of health??

     Let’s commence this health switch from today onwards.Also write in the comments section and let me know who all are joining me..!!


    The Essential Superfoods Series !!

    Since I have been a big preacher of naturopathy and believe in healing through nature, I am starting a programme where I will be imparting information about Superfoods as how can they  benefit us to stay healthy and fit and also allay away ailments naturally without medications . I myself have tried these natural ways and have found them to be tremendously beneficial. Hope you will find them too.

    The below is the list of Superfoods ,which I will be sharing in the next few days.

    1. #Indian Gooseberry or Amla
    2. #Strawberry
    3. #Garlics
    4. #Flax seeds
    5. #Blueberry
    6. #Spinach
    7. #Asparagus
    8. #Broccoli
    9. #Cucumber
    10. #Lemons

    So stay tuned friends for THE ESSENTIAL SUPERFOODS series and help yourselves out to live a healthier lifestyle with these superfoods.


    Take care ..Stay Fit and Healthy.. ☺

    Wishes.spardha


    Incredible Remedies To Cure Wrinkles 

    Wrinkles occur with aging. It happens when the regeneration of collagen in the skin slows down. As a consequence, the skin appears wrinkled or creased. Free radicals and UV rays speed up the process.

    Although, there are may remedies which can be availed to slow down aging or formation of wrinkles. So don’t be disheartened. Just follow a few effective remedies  listed below.

    1. Regular application of coconut oil before going to bed, helps in retaining skin moisture and restores the youthfulness of skin. Also over a period of time, decreases the wrinkles.

    2. Apply lemon juice several times a day to get rid of wrinkles.

    3. Soak some almonds overnight. Make a paste and add honey to it. Apply it on your face and keep it for sometime. Scrub it before washing your face.

    4. Take a spoonful of honey, add vitamin E oil. Add a few drops of lemon and some milk powder. Apply this mask on the face and leave it gor 15 – 20 mins. It reduces dark spots and decreases wrinkles on skin.

    5. Apply mashed papaya directly onto the affected area. Let it there be on the skin for 20 minutes and wash it off.

    6. Apply beaten egg whites on wrinkles skin. Let it dry and wash off.

    7. Make powder of dry orange peels and apply this with milk cream.

    8. Keep the skin hydrated. Drink 7 – 8 glasses of  water as it accelerates skin regeneration.

    So do try these simple measures as they are very effective in curing wrinkles.

     Take care.. Stay fit and beautiful..☺
     Wishes.spardha.

    Foods and Lifestyle Changes For Controlling High Blood Pressure / Hypertension

    High blood pressure, medically termed as Hypertension, is a serious health ailment that has been affecting people worldwide. If not treated timely can increase the risk of heart attacks , strokes, diabetes , heart failure, vision loss or metabolic syndrome.

    While medications and pills are available, they may cause side effects like insomnia , leg cramps, anxiety and dizziness. Fortunately, naturopathy and lifestyle changes have greatly aided in lowering high blood pressure.

    The below methods are helpful in keeping hypertension at bay.

    1.Weight loss  – Having excess body weight puts pressure on the walls of the artery. Thus , obesity is directly proportional to hypertension and any increase in weight can be dangerous. So first and foremost ,we need to keep a check on weight . Few tips on weight reduction panacea ,are given in the link below.

    Techniques to reduce weight

    2.Reduce Sodium or salts intakeToo much salts or sodium causes water retention , which raises the blood pressure. Hypertension can be reduced to a great extent , if sodium intake is reduced or limited.

    3. Cocoa Extract / ChocolatesCocoa extract or dark chocolates are enriched with flavanols , which may slightly lower the blood pressure in hypertensive people or pre-hypertensive people. However, it should be consumed in limited amounts because of the caffeine or high sugar content.

    4.Go for Garlic –  Garlics which are used for the treatment of various ailments ,also have found to be an effective remedy for high blood pressure .This is due to the presence of allicin -a sulfur compound.However , it is better to take in tablet form since allicin is a very unstable compound and degenerates in acidic environment ,if kept for longer duration.

    5. Exercise RegularlyA regular involvement in a physical activity or any form of exercise, has shown remarkable results in getting blood pressure back to normal.
    The best types of exercise for lowering blood pressure include walking, jogging, cycling, swimming or dancing. Strength training also can help reduce blood pressure. Talk to your doctor about developing an exercise program.

    6. Boost potassium levels in food Increase in the potassium levels can decrease the effects of sodium on blood pressure. Potassium rich sources are fruits and vegetables. Supplements are not essential.
    So these are the few simple techniques, which can really help in combating with hypertension.

    Pleae revert in case of any concerns .

    Take care & stay fit.
    Wishes.spardha ☺

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