Kasturimanjal is obtained from the rhizomes of Curcuma aromatica; this variety is highly aromatic but non-staining and this makes it the best option for use in cosmetics intended to be used on the skin.
Pure Kasturi Manjal/Tumeric (Curcuma aromatica), grown in southern part of India and has several significant actions on human skin and this makes it a useful remedy for several skin issues. Some of the most important are-
-Regular use of a paste of fresh Kasturimanjal on the face helps to keep the face free of hair growth.
-Enhances your complextion and gets rid of dark circle removal
Regular use of a face pack made by mixing Kasturimanjal with yogurt or milk helps to cleanse the skin from deep within. This tends to remove skin blemishes and in turn, helps to make the facial skin appear brighter and fairer than before.
Dark circles are a typical darkening of the skin under the eyes. Since Kasturimanjal helps to lighten the tone of skin, applying it to dark circles can help to reduce the pigmentation in that area
-Help keep acne at bay
Kasturimanjal has valuable antibacterial action and this makes it a good remedy for dealing with acne. It may be used alone or in combination with some other natural antibacterial agent such as Basil (tulsi) or honey. Unlike commercially available chemical acne creams, this home remedy with Kasturimanjal has no side effects and ensures better removal of the blemish of acne.
-Kasturimanjal in combination with orange juice and sandalwood powder banish oily skin.
A face pack can be prepared with a pinch of turmeric mixed with about one tablespoon of sandalwood powder and 3 tablespoons of orange juice. This must be applied to the face and left on for about 15 minutes. The sandalwood powder works as an astringent that causes a tightening of the pores of the skin to prevent the oozing out of the oily substance called sebum. Besides, the orange juice and Kasturimanjal help to reduce skin blemish
-Makes your skin look younger
Kasturimanjal acts to keep the skin supple and soft and thus, reduces the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines. Regular use of this remedy can slow down the apparent effects of ageing.
When it comes to cosmetics for facial skin, there is a wide range of products that are commercially available. However, a significant number of these contain chemicals that may help achieve a particular effect but cause some unwanted side effect. Being a time-tested natural remedy, Kasturimanjal does not cause any untoward effects and this makes it one of the best natural remedies for a healthy and glowing face.