Turmeric is a versatile spice that is used to add color to the dishes in Asian cooking. But this golden spice has myriad health benefits. Eastern medicine uses this amazing spice (also known as Curcuma Longa) as an herbal remedy for curing whole range of health conditions. More and more scientific research is also recognizing the amazing healing properties of this golden spice.
Homemade antiseptic cream
All of us keep some useful medicines in our first-aid box in our homes and antiseptic cream is one of them as they are ideal for small cuts, wounds or minor skin conditions. Antiseptic creams are easily available in drug stores. But some of them may contain some chemicals and petroleum which you would like to avoid putting on your skin. It is possible to prepare antiseptic cream at home using turmeric and other natural ingredients that is complete safe and effective for your skin.
1. DIY Turmeric Antiseptic Cream Recipe
You can make your own homemade natural antiseptic cream using turmeric and other natural ingredients.
• 1tsp, Turmeric powder
• 2 tbsp. Raw honey
• ½ tsp. Indian Lilac powder
• 8-10 drops of Tea tree essential oil
All the ingredients used in this recipe have impressive skin healing properties. Turmeric contains a powerful chemical compound known as cur cumin which provides amazing health benefits. Turmeric is loaded with powerful antiseptic and antibacterial, anti-fungal properties that has been used for centuries to inhibit the growth of bacteria and to soothe minor cuts, scrapes, wounds, swelling etc. it has also been used for healing acne, psoriasis, eczema, and other skin conditions for its impressive antibacterial action.
From burn wounds, or bacterial infection, honey can provide numerous healing benefits. The powerful antibacterial and antifungal properties of honey can help to get rid of any infection and inflammation fast. Indian Lilac oil, Indian Lilac leaves or bark have powerful antibacterial property for fighting germs and healing them fast. Tea tree essential oil also has anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiseptic properties that aids in faster healing of wounds by keeping infection out and regenerating the tissues that has been damaged.
Mix the entire ingredient well and store it in a clean, dry and air-tight container. You can store it in room temperature for 1-2 weeks but in the refrigeration for 3-4 months.
How to Apply:
Clean your hand thoroughly, dry them and with the help of your index finger apply on the cuts or wounds. You can use bad-aid to cover your wound. For avoiding any kind of allergic reaction get a patch taste before using.
All the ingredients used in this recipe have impressive skin healing properties.
2. Antiseptic Turmeric Cream Recipe For Dry Skin
This antiseptic turmeric cream is for those with super dry skin. Turmeric contains vitamin A which helps to repair tissue, antioxidant vitamin E that reduces inflammation and vitamin C that provides protection against damage. All these vitamins and other ingredients used in this DIY cream recipe are crucial for preventing dry skin.
1cup cocoa butter
2 tbsp. coconut oil
1tbsp. turmeric oil
Melt cocoa butter in low heat in a saucepan and allow it to cool. Add coconut oil which has anti-inflammatory properties and rich in fatty acids. mix cocoa butter and coconut oil thoroughly. If you are unable to get turmeric oil, you can use organic turmeric powder. Add little water if required for perfect consistency.
How to apply:
Use this cream multiple times a day on your wet skin to heal dry skin. Store the cream in a cool dry place to store for 3-4 weeks.
Caution: Please use Home Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.