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Jul 8, 2016

Nutmeg (Acne-prone gal's Best Friend)

Beauty Benefits and Uses of Nutmeg

Nutmeg (aka Jaiphal in Hindi) is known to have curative properties that heal scars caused by everything from acne to sun spots. It's known in Ayurveda for its antiviral and antibacterial elements that decrease the likelihood of infections, clogged pores, and oil control. Nutmeg is an acne-prone gal's best friend because it has natural astringent properties that are heavily sought by anyone who suffers from hormonal or cystic acne. Nutmeg can also help out with dry skin, because it's extremely moisturizing and exfoliation.

Cinnamon, honey, lemon and nutmeg for acneCombined with cinnamon, it makes a powerful antiseptic, antimicrobial paste. Take equal portion of cinnamon, honey, and nutmeg and add few drops of honey to it. Apply on acne/acne scars for 30 minutes daily or leave overnight, you can reduce or increase the timing according to how much you skin can take the potency. This will help in reducing scars and alleviating acne.

Milk and nutmeg powder facialMix a tablespoon milk with a few pinches of nutmeg powder, keep this mix on for 30 minutes not more, and remove with cold water.
Mix about half a teaspoon of nutmeg with about a quarter teaspoon of honey into a paste, apply some of it on acne marks and leave it for about 30 mins and rinse off.

Bad BreathBecause of its antibacterial properties, nutmeg can rid of your mouth of bacteria. This is the reason why nutmeg is a common ingredient in many brands of toothpastes.

Whiter teethMix a few pinches each of nutmeg powder and baking soda, dip your brush in it and dry brush your teeth, this will whiten teeth and remove bad breath as well.

Masoor Dal and Nutmeg ScrubYou could use dry masoor dal powder and two pinches of nutmeg power to scrub your face gently to get rid of blocked pores and blackheads, when you see a breakout in the offing, this really helps to unplug those clogged pores.

Milk Powder and Nutmeg for acne marks- For acne marks too, you could use a scrub made of nutmeg and milk powder, keep the consistency comfortable and use only less than few pinches of nutmeg powder, and remember it is very potent.

Beauty SleepDrink warm cup of milk to sleep well, but add a pinch or two of nutmeg to warm milk and have it before bedtime to catch on your beauty sleep.

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