Today I will talk about out most loved plant which we also worship at home,Holy Basil, now tulsi has numerous benefits out of which, it works miraculously for oily and acne prone skin and on pigmented skin as well.I is super useful to make a tulsi powder or use fresh crushed leaves not only for your cup of tea but also for skin care and packs.Take a look at some tulsi based face packs you can make at home.
Tulsi slows down the ageing process and provides a rich source of anti-oxidant and hence the above tip would work wonders to provide us out dose of antioxidant too.Dry the leaves and powder them and store them in an airtight container. You could mix this with Fuller’s earth and then apply it on the face all over, leave on for 15 minutes and wash off, if you have dry skin , use the Tulsi powder with curd for the same.
You could mix the freshly crushed leaves mixed with a few drops of lemon and lighten skin tone as well as disinfect acne prone skin, this works wonders for oil skin.
You could apply sandalwood and tulsi powder mix everyday for as long as 5-10 minutes and see your acne and pigmentation disappear.
Another pack you could use is rose water, sandalwood paste, little lemon and tulsi paste, this is great to calm down acne prone skin if used daily for 10 minute before bath. You could avoid soap or harsh cleanser after this.
Make this tulsi, honey and besan pack,with tulsi powder or else crush fresh leaves and take the juice in a bowl.Add little honey and besan to make a paste and use this for 15 minutes and wash off, this will work great on pigmentation and dry patches.
You could even take your tulsi powder and mix it with milk powder and oats to make a scrub pack. Best scrub to make with tulsi is to mix orange peel powder and tulsi powder and mix it with curd to scrub gently.
Learn how to make your tulsi and neem powder HERE This will always come in handy for skin troubles.
So how do you like to use Tulsi for skin care, please do share.
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