5 Amazing Ayurvedic Herbs for Glowing Skin



5 Amazing Ayurvedic Herbs for Glowing Skin

By Woods team

In the age of selfies, smiles and glowing skin are quintessential not only for photos, but also to boost confidence. If you have been in search of ways to enhance your skin texture, this article will interest you!

From grandmother’s tips to commercial advertisements, we all are familiar with the connection of Ayurveda and beauty. Ayurveda is becoming increasingly popular nowadays. Ayu(Life) and Veda (Knowledge) is the Knowledge of Life which has remedies for stress and various diseases. The medicines provided in Ayurveda are completely natural with no side-effects. Today, let us discuss a few Ayurvedic herbs that are easily available to you for that extra glow on your skin!

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is one of the most used products in beauty products and it is often called a miracle medicinal plant for this reason. It is a low maintenance succulent plant with many benefits. It has been well known for its anti-fungal, healing, anti-inflammatory and cooling properties since ages. Aloe vera is mostly used for Skin Rejuvenation Ayurvedic Spa Treatment. Aloe Vera comes in different types and sizes based on the climatic condition in which it is grown. There are more than 200 species of Aloe Vera- Aloe Barbadensis Miller, Aloe Saponaria, Aloe Chinensis, Aloe Variegata, Aloe Forex, Aloe Lalifolia and Curacao Aloe are some of the known species of Aloe Vera. It is grown widely in Wayanad and other parts of South India.


Sandalwood has a cooling and calming effect on the body when applied externally. It helps the body after overexposure to the sun due to its sweet, bitter and cooling properties.Chandan powder (a.k.a sandalwood) can be used in the form of a paste by mixing with rose water or normal water, lotion or soap for cleansing and hydrating the skin. Sandalwood powder, when used regularly, can whiten the skin tone and also enhances the blood flow.


Neem is surely an ayurvedic medicine used both for hair and skincare. Neem is a good moisturizing agent that helps to keep the skin soft and silky. Neem water acts as a toner for skin and prevents acne. When neem paste is applied under the eye, it lightens dark circles. It is an important ingredient for ayurvedic treatment. Also, neem powder with rose water or honey when used as a face mask gives you glowing and cleans skin texture.

Wild Turmeric (Kasthuri Manjal)

Kasturi Manjal or Wild Turmeric is an important ingredient in any ayurvedic skin care product. It is the most used beauty ingredient in face packs. It is most commonly seen in Wayanad, making it a treasure home to medicinal plants. Turmeric nourishes the skin, purifies the blood, and gives it a healthy natural glow and radiance. It has anti-inflammatory, anti-aging and antibacterial properties that help reduce inflammation of skin, acne, pimples, blemishes, pigmentation, and prevent many skin ailments. It also helps heal and prevent dry skin and slows down the skin aging process.


The holy plant in India, Tulsi, helps with many skin disorders. It is effective in reducing skin rashes, healing insect bites, and itching. Leaves of this plant are effectively used in ringworm infections and leucoderma. Paste and Juice of Tulsi leaf help to reduce acne, pimples, and scars. Tulsi tea is also an effective herbal drink which keeps skin healthy.

Ayurveda always puts emphasis on maintaining a strong and healthy intestine, which eventually leads to a clean and fresh external glow. So, make use of herbal ingredients in your daily regimen for keeping your entire body clean, nourished and toxin-free. You can also pick a good Ayurvedic skin cleansing product containing pure ingredients, glycerine and gentle exfoliants for getting excellent results.

Try to use these natural products instead of shedding your pockets on expensive synthetic products. Check out our Ayurvedic Spa Treatments to rejuvenate your skin.