Comfrey, a wonderful plant for the skin
The comfrey It is a medicinal plant that has many beneficial properties, this plant belongs to the family of "Boragináceas"And honors the saying or saying that is commonly attributed to comfrey," comfrey all welds "or" with comfrey all welds. "
Both the root and the leaves of this medicinal plant contain beneficial properties to treat the skin among which we highlight its regenerative action of skin cells, antioxidant, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, astringent.
Comfrey applied on the skin helps us eliminate toxins and dead cells with what appear new or regenerated cells. It is ideal to improve wrinkles, cracks in the skin, to eliminate stains, to give elasticity to the skin, for stretch marks, in addition to also soothe the skin when there is irritation.
Comfrey is part of many cosmetic preparations as in anti-wrinkle creams, and the benefits of this medicinal plant are rejuvenating, regenerating, firming and healing.
For skin preparations, fresh or dried comfrey root, stem, fresh or dried leaves are used.
Fresh and crushed leaves are applied to the skin to treat various conditions.
If you like to prepare your own creams or natural and homemade preparations then we facilitate how to make homemade preparations of comfrey to care for the skin.
Both the dry root and the dry leaves, or dry plant can be obtained in herbalists, parapharmacies, natural products stores, online.
Discover how to prepare 3 natural comfrey remedies for the skin
Comfrey facial toner
To prepare this facial tonic we need to make an infusion with comfrey root.
Prepare the infusion with 3 teaspoons of comminuted dry root comfrey and a cup of mineral water.
We put the water to boil and once it starts to boil add the comfrey root, reduce the heat and keep boiling for 15 minutes.
Remove from heat, cover and let marinate throughout the night.
After the time, we strain the preparation and we have ready the comfrey facial tonic.
To apply the tonic we moisten a cotton disc in the tonic and apply to the skin of the face and neck.
The facial tonic can be applied at night.
The tonic that we have left over we will keep it in a glass container and well closed, and we will keep it in the refrigerator for 3 or 4 days.
Then we will make it fresh to renew it.
Comfrey firming lotion
We will make this firming lotion by preparing a fairly concentrated infusion of comfrey.
To prepare the firming lotion we need 100 grams of comfrey dry root and 500 ml. From mineral water.
We put the water to boil and once it starts to boil add the shredded comfrey root.
Remove from heat, cover the preparation and leave macerating throughout the night.
The next day we add the preparation and apply it to the areas that we want to treat.
Being a firming lotion we can apply it on the areas that we need to reaffirm.
It is ideal for thighs, breasts, belly, arms, breasts, face.
Homemade comfrey serum
This serum is prepared with dry root comfrey that we can get in herbalists if we do not have the plant at our fingertips.
Preparation of the serum:
Chop the root and put it in a sealed glass container and cover the root with sweet almond oil.
We close the container well and place it near the window, balcony, garden, patio or terrace where the sun gives it, and for 3 weeks.
After the time we queue the preparation and keep it in a glass jar inside the refrigerator.
We extract the serum of the refrigerator and put a little on the fingers to apply it on the skin of the face, extending it with circular movements.
We will apply the comfrey serum at night.
The comfrey serum can also be applied on stretch marks, spots, areas of the skin that are irritated.
On these areas we will apply the comfrey serum with a gentle massage. ThemesSkin Medicinal plants