Coriander, also known as ‘hara dhaniya’, is a member of the Apiaceae family along with celery and parsley. Traditionally, it was used in oils and perfumes because of its strong and at the same time fresh aroma.
This herb is rich in many beneficial ingredients such as folate, antioxidants, vitamin C and beta-carotene. All of these can prevent the movement of free radicals in the body, thus slowing down the aging process. They can also allow the skin to retain its elasticity. Its iron, on the other hand, can lead to an increase in the hemoglobin levels in the body and prevent anemia that can cause dull skin.
Coriander works like magic for acne, pimples, blackheads, skin pigmentation, oily, dry skin etc. Also, its anti-fungal and anti-microbial properties are known to treat eczema. Plus, it is a natural detoxifier and disinfectant that can treat dark spots!
Eating coriander can reduce acidity and help get rid of many skin problems while applying coriander on the face, is even more effective.
Here are 5 ways to use coriander by applying on the face:
- Make a mixture of coriander with aloe vera - it can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.
- Make a mixture of coriander with lemon juice - it can enable the dead cells to be removed and can lead to a rejuvenated skin.
- Make a mixture of coriander with milk, honey, and lemon juice - it can make the skin soft, smooth with a glowing look.
- Make a mixture of coriander with rice and yogurt - it will relax the facial muscles and cells and leave refreshed skin complexion.
The only thing left for you is to go and grab a handful of coriander and make yourself one of these fine facial packs!