Kasthuri Manjal - Wild Turmeric - Benefits Usage & Application
Kasthuri Manjal- Wild Turmeric - Benefits Usage & Application
In Ayurveda One such nature’s treasure is Kasthuri Manjal the glow enhancing herb “Kasturi Manjal” or Wild Turmeric, which has been used for centuries in India as a natural Ayurvedic beauty product. Kasturi Manjal belongs to the Turmeric or Curcuma family, which is known for its health augmenting properties and skin care benefits, and the glow enhancing herb is primarily used for cosmetic purposes.
What Is Kasthuri Manjal Or Wild Turmeric?
Kasturi Manjal is mild yellow in colour with a bitter taste and Camphor-like aroma. Among its numerous properties, the magical spice is an excellent anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-aging agent. In addition to these properties, what makes Kasturi Manjal so valuable for your beauty rituals is that it can be used for any skin type: acne prone skin, normal to dry skin, tanned or pigmented skin, and in fact it’s safe to apply on the skin of babies as well
How To Use Kasthuri Manjal On Face?
Prepare a smooth face mask by mixing Kasturi Turmeric powder with chickpea flour and fresh, un-boiled milk. Apply the paste of medium consistency evenly to your skin and give a gentle massage for 5 minutes. Leave the mask as it is for 15-30 minutes and then, wash off with water to get a visibly radiant skin
How To Use Kasturi Manjal As Per Your Skin Type?
The powder of fresh Kasturi Manjal can be blended with our hand pounded Ubtans, as per your skin type, for best results:
- Normal to Dry Skin– Blend Kasturi Manjal with milk or with face ubtan. When applied all over the skin at least twice a week, this hydrates as well as restores glowing skin. This is also a great ritual if you’re considering how to remove tan in the summer.
- Normal to Oily Skin – Make a paste of Kasturi Manjal,a teaspoon of Rosewater or pure Aloe Vera juice and the Ubtan to apply as a mask all over the face. The antioxidant properties of Kasturi Manjal combined with the soothing, balancing and citrus properties of Rosewater, Aloe Vera Juice, and the Ubtan help to tame excess oil production and keep dullness at bay.
- Acne Prone Skin: Kasturi Manjal possesses antibacterial properties which help preventing acne while its natural lightening qualities help fade away post acne scars as well. Add to the Multani Mitti, as well as a teaspoon of fresh yogurt to make a revitalizing facial mask.
What is the difference between Kasturi turmeric and turmeric?
The main difference between kasthuri manjal from other variety of turmerics is it does not stain the skin like the regular turmeric, and is also very fragrant than the normal turmeric.