The healing and care properties of herbs have been known for a long time. Plants that grow in meadows and gardens will help us overcome any skin problems. Check what benefits you will get thanks to using Heartsease, Marigold and Witch Hazel.
Marigold (Calendula officinalis L.)
This is an inconspicuous plant with medicinal properties. It contains many vitamins and micronutrients, which have a positive effect on our health and beauty. These include flavonoids, essential oil, vitamin C and mineral salts. How does marigold affect acne? It has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, regenerating and cleansing properties. The plant can successfully deal with blackheads and zits. Marigold extract is often added to many cosmetics designed for the care of irritated and acne-prone skin. Dried flowers can be found in herbal digestive blends.
Heartsease (Viola tricolour L.)
This colourful plant will also deal with acne. Thanks to the content of many nutrients, it perfectly cleanses the complexion. Viola tricolour includes: rutin, tannins, carotene, vitamin C and mineral salts. Cosmetics with this plant have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and cleansing properties. Additionally, it brings excellent results in combination with other herbs: nettle, horsetail, chamomile or dandelion. Heartsease can be applied internally and externally.
Witch Hazel (Hamamelis virginiana)
Witch Hazel is a plant that is very often used in cosmetics. It contains tannins, flavonoids, saponins and essential oil. Such ingredients provide anti-inflammatory, soothing and cleansing properties. Witch Hazel is willingly used in hydrolates, toners, creams and many other products. And what are their effects? They absorb excess sebum, regulate the work of sebaceous glands, speed up healing of the scars and cleanse the pores of the skin.