Acne breakouts, unbalanced skin, a dull complexion, skin reactions and sensitivities can be more easily prevented and reduced if we prepare some detoxifying herbal tea infusions that can throw away toxins and help our skin be more healthy and glowing.
Toxins are substances that are accumulated in our bodies because of unhealthy environmental conditions, bad diet, excessive use of medicine, alcohol overuse, smoking and other health damaging life patterns or conditions.
Apart from the negative effects these toxins have in our general health, they also affect our skin’s health at a degree that we don’t even imagine it most of the times.
There are a lot of detoxifying herbs you can enjoy in the form of a herbal tea. What you need to do is to add 1-2 teaspoons of the herb in a cup of boiled water and drink one cup of the infusion every day. Still, for any type of tea, it is better to follow their own instructions of preparing it.
So, here I will present to you 4 detoxifying herbal teas that have wonderful skin benefits and can help you in your effort to have a clearer, less inflamed and more resistant to aging skin.
These herbs will not only benefit your skin but your general health as well. Of course, with any natural herbs you want to try out and in case you are following any other medicine treatment, it is always good to check with your doctor first and take his advice.
So, let’s have a look at those natural herbal teas for clear and glowing skin.
Milk Thistle grows wild in the Mediterranean region and has rich antioxidant and anti inflammatory properties that are beneficial for the skin. Also, by drawing toxins out of the body as a natural liver detoxifier, it helps to treat damaged skin.
Its strong antioxidant qualities make it great for fighting the free radicals that cause aging and therefore it is good for delaying skin aging. You can buy milk thistle in the form of tea, pill, tincture or even powder.
Dandelion tea is very good for the kidneys and the liver. It helps with inflammation and since it is detoxifying, it can help with more difficult skin conditions such as psoriasis and acne.
It is rich in vitamins B and C, calcium, zinc, magnesium and potassium. People like its taste and smell and say that it improves the digestion and makes them feel lighter since it is diuretic.
Fennel Seed Tea Infusion
Fennel seeds are great for skin and body detoxification. It is diuretic and has antiseptic and anti inflammatory properties.
By adding a tablespoon of fennel seeds into a hot water pan and let it steep for approximately twenty minutes, you get a fennel seed tea infusion which you can drink but also use it topically on your skin.
Used topically, fennel seeds can get rid of dead skin cells, tighten and minimize pores and well as reduce oiliness.
Nettle Herbal Tea
Nettle is a nightmare for kids who love to play and run in the nature since the slightest touch of it can result in skin irritation and itchiness. Apart from its negative effects if you touch this plant, it has wonderful skincare and health properties.
It can also be used in cooking and makes a great healthy ingredient in pies. Nettle contains iron, natrium, calcium, potassium and vitamins A, B, and C. It has strong antioxidant properties and therefore it works well against the free radicals that cause skin aging.
It is also anti inflammatory, antibacterial, astringent and mildly skin stimulating.
In conclusion, by adding some detoxifying herbal teas into your dietary plan, you can naturally benefit your body and skin from the inside and this can result in a more healthy, glowing and clear skin.