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Best Ayurvedic Home made Face pack

herbal face pack

Everybody wants to get fair and charming skin. Now a day, Acne, black head, pimples, dark circle are common among youngsters and person who suffers from it. According to Ayurveda, Skin problems are normally due to impurities in blood. Accumulated toxins in the blood during improper food and lifestyle are causing skin related diseases. Various herbs, medicines are described in Ayurveda for blood purification. Herbs like Manjistha, Lodhra, Chandana, Haridra etc. are good example of blood purifier.

Face packs are one of the oldest and beautiful methods of cleansing skin.  There are various kinds of face packs described in Ayurveda which have nourishing, healing, cleaning, astringent and antiseptic properties. We can prepare face pack in home with basic integrants found in house and kitchen. Herbal face packs are cheaper and have no side effects for getting fair skin naturally.

FACE PACKS are mentioned in ayurveda help women to get rid of wrinkles, dark circles, pimples and acne. Herbal face packs increase the fairness and smoothness of skin. We can derive the maximum benefits of herbal face packs by using them according to our skin type. Ayurvedic face packs increase skin glow and are best ayurveda treatment to increase fairness.  Face packs are helpful for preventive, promotive and curative of any skin problems. The basic important herbs used for fairness of skin are as below.

Useful Ayurvedic Herbs for Face pack

Home face pack

Home made face pack

Multani Mitti

Multani mitti will remove all the impurities and dead skin cells. Multani mitti will help to make you skin radiant and excellent for aggravated and irritated skin. Its cooling action soothes the skin, relieves the inflammation caused due to aggravated pitta. It removes the dirt and dead skin cells accumulated and replce with fresh, radiant and glowing skin.

Manjistha (Rubia Cordifolia)

Manjistha holds the reputation of a very good skincare herb. Used externally and internally, it helps one to gain lustre and glow (of the skin) and aids to remove pimples, freckles and discoloration. Its paste should be applied in various skin disorders like itching, black spots on the face, pimples, leucoderma etc. According to Charaka, Manjistha is varnya (improving the complexion), jvarahara (febrifuge) and visaghna (detoxifier).

Haridra (Curuma longa)

Haridra  has anti-inflammatory and anti-allergic activity. It is best blood purifier and helps in wound healing. It posses best blood purification action so it is used in all disease with blood impurities origin. Haridra is rejuvenator of skin and revitalizes skin; delays the signs of aging like wrinkles.

Raktachandan (Red Sandalwood Powder)

Rakta chandan (Santalum album) has curative value in skin allergies. Raktha Chandan powder cooling and soothing action, protects the skin against the impact of environmental pollution and keep the skin cool, fair and healthy. Sandalwood is helpful Ayurvedic herb with antimicrobial properties is used for healing various skin problems and removes scars.

Lodhra (Symplocos racemosa)

Its name lodhra in Sanskrit means “that which makes the body firmer.” Lodhra nourishes the skin and benefits in acne, wrinkles and other health issues related with skin. It lightens skin colour, reduces skin irritation and benefits for acne, wrinkles and other skin related issues.  Lodhra is useful in skin diseases requiring purification of the skin. lodhra is shavaro (making the body and skin very attractive) andgalavastatha (helping the whole body to maintain its shape).

How to use?

  • Prepare powder of all of above mentioned herbs Lodhra, Rakta chandan, Haridra, Manjistha, Multani Mitti
  • Mix all of above mentioned powder in equal propertions
  • Make the paste mixing final mixture of herbs with rose water or butter milk.
  • You can add lemon juice and Tulsi powder if possible.
  • Apply paste locally in face and affected area.
  • Wash the face with fresh water before it dries up.

Note: You can use this unique Ayurvedic Herbal face pack once a weak for beautiful, fair, charming, and healthy skin.

About the author

Dr. Ram Mani Bhandari

Experienced holistic doctor, healer, teacher, and writer
Specialized in Ayurvedic detox (Panchakarma)
Trained in India and Nepal, the original lands of Ayurveda
Graduate in Ayurvedic Medicine and Surgery (B.A.M.S.) from the Institute of Medicine at Tribhuwan University in Kathmandu.
Professional member of Australasian Association of Ayurveda (AAA)
Owner of Sunshine Ayurveda


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