Kumkumadi lepam is an age old ayurveda remedy for acne and pimples( known as youvana pitikas in ayurveda), dark circles, pigments, scars and stretch marks. Kumkumadi lepam contains skin friendly herbs like Saffron, sandal wood and Turmeric .
Action of Ingredients:
Sandal wood: sandalwood has many antimicrobial properties. Ayurveda acharyas recommend use of sandal wood as a part of natural skin care regimes to heal and soothe many skin ailments and conditions. One of the primary uses of this wonder herb is that it can kill germs, soothe inflamed skin, and clear blemishes left even by stubborn acne. Regular use of sandalwood helps to get clean and clear skin.
Turmeric: Turmeric nourishes skin and gives it a healthy natural glow and radiance. It reduces inflammation of skin, soothens it and prevents many skin ailments. The golden yellow coloured turmeric powder acts as natural antibiotic and helps to fight acne and pimple. Texts of ayurveda praise the scar and blemish reducing properties of turmeric. Continuous use of turmeric reduces stretch marks and gives the natural tone for skin.
Kumkumadi lepam is natural cream which has multiple uses. It contains all the above herbs as active ingredients. Kumkumadi lepam is only for external use.
Acne and pimples: Kumkumadi lepam helps to reduce acne and pimples which erupt due to dry skin. Kumkumadi lepam has to be applied on affected area after cleansing the skin .Neem tulsi soap cleanses the skin perfectly by removing dirt and acts as natural antibiotic too. Saffron in kumkumadi lepam is known for its healing properties and also it imparts glow to skin. Thus saffron heals acne, while turmeric fights with germs and sandal wood soothes the skin which is irritated due to microbial attack.
Scars and Blemish: Kumkumadi lepam is known to reduce scars and blemish from ages. Ayurveda acharyas eulogize the scar and blemish removing properties of kumkumadi lepam.
Little of this cream has to be rubbed on affected area at night and washed off next day morning with warm water and mild soap like Neem tulsi soap.
Stretch Marks: Stretch marks spoil the beauty of skin. Kumkumadi lepam helps to reduce stretch marks and gives an even tone to skin. Regular use of kumkumadi lepam is useful in stretch marks due to pregnancy, obesity, muscle building etc.
Dark circles and pigments: Kumkumadi lepam is also advised by practitioners of ayurveda as an effective remedy in dark circles and pigments. Regular use of this preparation helps to enhance beauty of skin by reducing dark circles and pigments.
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