Imagine living in India’s spiritual capital of Varanasi, treading hallowed ground and taking a dip in the consecrated waters of the Ganga, your spirit nourished and mind at ease. Now join us as we step back millennia or two, to witness the birth of Ayurveda and the evolution of innumerable remedial practices based on ayurvedic herbs!

According to our sacred Hindu texts, many millennia ago the God of Ayurveda, Dhanvantari himself took the form of the king of Varanasi, to impart upon physicians of the time knowledge of Ayurveda and how best to utilize ayurvedic herbs for treatment of all types of ailments – from minor inconveniences to surgical techniques!

Let us return to the present, where centuries later Ayurveda still continues to evolve, making its presence felt worldwide. The use of ayurvedic herbs in hair and skin care today has shown such promise that it has fast become a staple of most beauty care brands, but most noticeably in organic skin care brands such as Khadi Essentials!

Ayurveda in Skin Care

The next time you order an organic skincare product, keep an eye out for these potent ayurvedic herbs.

  • Aloe Vera & Gajar Beej (Wild Carrot Seeds)
    By far the best natural ingredients to moisturize your lips and skin with. These herbs can cure dry, itchy skin and also contain magnificent anti-aging properties!
  • Quince Seeds & Almond Oil
    Sharing their incredible anti-aging effect, quince seeds and almond oil rejuvenate and tighten the skin.
  • Cucumber
    Refreshing and fresh, cucumbers are perfect for dry flaky skin. They are effective at covering wrinkles and fine lines, and they also taste great!
  • Tulsi (Basil)
    Tulsi contains incredible antiseptic properties that can prevent infections. It is also used to tighten facial skin.
  • Kumkumadi Oil (Mixture of 14 ayurvedic herbs), Kesar (Saffron) & Haldi (Turmeric)
    This triple threat of ayurvedic herbs is highly effective at fighting off acne, blackheads, and pimples. When applied to the face it lightens skin tone, making it fairer and smoother!
  • Chandan (Sandalwood)
    Known for its refreshing after-effect, Chandan also contains properties that help eliminate harmful bacteria. Additionally, Chandan is used to absorb excessive oil from the face.

Ayurveda in Hair Care

Put that comb down and pick up these ayurvedic herbs instead!

  • Almond Oil
    Almond oil nourishes and conditions the hair, helping you maintain its rich lustre.
  • Shankh Pushpi (English Speewheel) & Bramhi
    Shankh Pushpi is known to improve memory functions. Both these ayurvedic herbs stimulate hair roots, strengthening hair from the base up.
  • Methi (Fenugreek)
    Methi fights dandruff, stops hair fall and encourages hair growth!
  • Shikaikai
    Native to Asia, and used in Ayurveda for centuries till date, Shikaikai clears dandruff and strengthens roots of the hair.

We hope our informative read on the remedial properties of these incredible ayurvedic herbs helps guide you towards the best natural products for hair and skin care. Visit Khadi Essentials and browse through our extensive catalog of all organic skin care products and more!


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