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Here are top five causes of skin aging and their remedies mentioned below

Skin aging is a situation that threatens every one of us. Everybody wishes to feel young and exuberant at all times. There are top five causes of skin aging and their remedies mentioned below. Each person wants to live to a ripe old age without ever looking a day over twenty-one! Sadly, aging is a fact of life that happens to the body's ability to function decreases. The process of aging (characterized by wrinkles, aching joints, fatigue, and loss or graying of hair) is accelerated by a poor diet, lack of exercise, excessive exposure to sunlight's ultraviolet rays, and poor lifestyle choices such as smoking and drug use. These and other factors increase free-radical activity.

Free radicals are highly unstable molecules that destroy the cells' DNA and interfere with the cells' capacity to function optimally. There are several herbs that function as antioxidants, which powerfully get rid of free radicals. These herbs consist of Ginkgo biloba, ginger, parsley, and milk thistle. Other herbs have flavonoids, naturally occurring compounds that can enhance the strength of your body's capillaries (tiny blood vessels), and thus your circulation (something that is often impaired as we age). These herbs are berries, cherries, black currants, elderberries, horsetail, and milk thistle.

Natural Anti-Aging Remedies

The skin has a natural bent to age and loses its glow. One cannot avoid this fact. However, you can use some of the natural anti-aging remedies to slow the process of skin aging. Or else, going for anti-aging creams and lotions cost you a fortune and still you fail to get the desired results. Here you know about the top five natural anti-aging remedies that will help you keep your skin fresh and smooth, just you have always wished to.

Clean away the dead skin

The prime step to keep your skin shining and healthy is the removal of the dead cells from the surface. Cleansing agents such as milk and honey have always been known since time immemorial for removing dead skin cells, harsh makeup and other surface dirt particles. A mixture containing equal amounts of milk, honey, and a mild liquid soap is used as a cleanser two times a day helps in keeping skin spanking new and glowing.

Protection from large pores

One basic sign of skin aging is the development of stretched and large pores that can simply clog dirt and impurities. Applying a mixture of lemon juice and yeast helps to keep the pores minute and cleans the impurities that make pores big.

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Apply a nourishing mask

One of the general reasons for aging skin can be a paucity of nutrients and dryness. Applying vitamins and natural oils to the skin can be very useful in such a condition. Bananas, reportedly contain high contents of Vitamin A and also avocados, which has an abundance of Vitamin A as well as Vitamin B and proteins, when blend together make a mask that restores natural oil in the skin to guarantee the prevention of dry skin and other aging effects.

Moisturizing the skin

Applying a good moisturizing agent after the cleansing of skin helps in keeping it fresh and glowing. Olive oil and Vitamin E oil are the most valuable moisturizers wherein the olive oil is seen as the original beauty ingredient and in the therapeutic properties Vitamin E oil helps to cure skin ailments such as sun damage, wrinkles, lines, and scars. A combination of both olive oil and Vitamin E act as a wonderful moisturizer and heals age spots and makes the skin soft by habitual use. The amount of the solution applied depends from person to person, from skin type to skin type and the climatic surroundings.

The Cellulite Secret

Unknown to many people is the fact that the cellulite creams that melt away dimples have caffeine in large quantities. Caffeine is the beauty industries greatest kept secret. Thus, you should try your coffee secret first before going for the ‘high rocket priced’ cellulite creams. The method for this coffee effect is to take the warm coffee grounds from the morning pot and rubbing the moist grounds heartily on cellulite and then rinse it off with water. Cellulite will fade away in a few days if you do this regularly once a day.

Herbal Remedies

1. 1/2 cup Ginkgo biloba tea and 1/2 cup ginseng tea. Blend the ingredients together. Take one-third of a cup three times daily. Ginkgo is well-known to improve memory, while ginseng can enhance energy levels.

2. 5 drops of cayenne tincture

30 drops of burdock tincture

15 drops of golden Seal tincture

10 drops of ginger root tincture

1/2 cup Alippety elm teacup soaked in warm water. Combine together all ingredients. Drink 2 to 3 tablespoons three times in a day to enhance circulation.

3. Lifespan is eventually determined by the fact that cells can only replicate a certain number of times a genetically programmed cut-off point that prevents physical immortality. Knowing this, most researchers are still of the opinion that humans should live 120 years or above. What is the reason the average lifespan hovering around age 70? We deteriorate basically due to the destruction caused by free radicals, produced as a byproduct of normal metabolism, or created by several toxins, pollutants, allergens, heavy metals and so on.

In addition, 75% of Americans are not getting enough free radical fighting antioxidants, like vitamin E, selenium or even vitamin C. These are rapidly used up under stress, whilst hormonal, immune and neurological imbalances further hasten to age.

4. Several herbs are highly valued and renowned for their anti-aging and longevity-enhancing effects. Science has greatly verified that these complex plant medicines have the definite capability to prolong the period and quality of life. A number of these anti-aging herbs are adaptogens and tonics, balancing metabolic, hormonal and neurological systems and stimulating cellular regeneration. Some have more focused effects on the brain or heart or immunity. They are safe and good for long-term use and disease prevention.

5. Ashwagandha- Withania somnifera

This is a tonic that slows down aging rejuvenates tissues throughout the body. It clears the mind, strengthens the nerves, and promotes restful sleep. The herb improves memory, cholesterol, and sexual ability; lessens the graying of hair.

6. Fo-Ti- Polygonum multiflorum

This is a Chinese tonic herb that promotes longevity, strengthens the blood, improves vigor, sexual dynamism and fertility and can decrease hair graying. It lowers cholesterol and improves arteriosclerosis. It equally regulates blood sugar.

7. Garlic- Allium Sativa

Garlic is known as one of the ancient herb use to fight aging in the ancient times. It protects the nervous system, improves brain function, memory and learning. In the same vein, it prevents and treats arteriosclerosis, reduces clotting, and lowers cholesterol. Garlic increases lifespan in animal tests and equally inhibits viruses, bacteria, parasites.

8. Ginseng- Panax ginseng

Ginseng is a rejuvenating and stimulating adaptogen that helps calm nerves, increases vitality. It reduces exhaustion; increases stamina, accelerate wound healing. Ginseng enhances the immune system, balances metabolism, and stress response.

9. Gotu Kola- Centella Asiatica

In the Ayurvedic and Chinese traditions, this herb is reputed as possessing rejuvenating and longevity properties. Gotu Kola increases intelligence, memory, creativity, learning ability and reduces mental fatigue. It strengthens the nervous system, adrenals, and immune system. This herb enhances healing of the wound, reduces scar tissue, and increases blood circulation.

10. Green Tea- Camellia sinensis

It is very rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavonoids and particularly polyphenols. Green tea decreases cellular and tissue damage incurred with aging. It is one of the best protectors against cancer, heart diseases. Green tea is an excellent immune stimulant.

11. Hawthorn- Crataegus oxycantha

It is a good heart and circulation tonic which normalizes blood pressure and also heart rhythm. It slows the aging process, protects connective tissue and blood vessel walls. Hawthorn reduces atherosclerosis, helps adaptation to physical and mental stress, protects against radiation, and improves digestion and assimilation.

12. Licorice- Glycyrrhiza glabra

Licorice is a traditional Chinese longevity herb that stimulates adrenal glands, balances and conserves cortisol and energy for the period of stress. It possesses anti-inflammatory properties. It also has potent antioxidants that protect the digestive tract, liver and other tissues from the damaging effects of aging. It similarly inhibits atrophy of thymus.

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13. Maca- Lepidium meyenii

This ancient Peruvian herb increases vitality, strength, and stamina.It invigorates libido and is also a sexual restorative in both men and women. It alleviates signs of reducing hormones in middle age and menopause.

14. Reishi- Ganoderma lucida

In Traditional Chinese Medicine Reishi is known as a traditional "elixir of immortality". It is good for treating a wide range of conditions, including heart disease and cancer. This herb helps normalizes blood pressure, cholesterol, and platelet stickiness. It equally enhances immune and liver health, takes of indigestion, eases tension, and improves sleep.

15. Rhodiola- Golden Root-Rhodiola rosea

The herb increases immunity and prolongs lifespan. With this herb, your exercise capacity doubles up. And at the same time, it assists to clear toxins, strengthens the nervous and digestive system. Golden root reduces fatigue.

16. Siberian Ginseng- Eleutherococcus senticosus

It is often called the "king of adaptogens," because it has a wide range of vitalizing effects on the body. It increases hearing, improves eyesight, supports immunity and stress adaptation. Siberian Ginseng increases mental and physical work ability.

17. Suma- Pfaffia paniculata

This is an adaptogen that has antiviral, antibacterial and immune stimulating effect. Suma increases muscle mass, protein production, overall physical staying power. It balances hormones, reduces blood sugar and cholesterol, triglycerides. This herb wonderfully reduces fatigue, promotes liver and also kidney regeneration and healing of the skin.

18. Empty the contents of the Vitamin E capsules into a small bowl. Add to this 2 teaspoonfuls of plain yogurt, 1/2 teaspoonfuls of honey and 1/2 teaspoonful of lemon juice. Apply this mixture on the face using a cotton wool. Allow it to stay on for 10 minutes and then rinse.

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