Skin Protection Herbs:
BurdockThis plant is typical for the USA, Europe and Asia. Its roots and leaves have been used for a very long time to treat different skin disorders, including cancer and eczema.
It contains some antibiotics and it can help you to make your skin smooth again. A root oil extract can also be used as a hair care product: it helps treat dandruff and prevents hair loss.
DandelionIt is a wide-spread meadow herb that belongs to sunflower family. Dandelion contains a wide number of pharmacologically active components and is well known for its general detoxifying qualities.
Roots and fresh leaves of dandelion are used as folk remedy to treat infections, bile and liver problems as well as inflammatory skin problems, e.g. blemishes.
LicoriceThe intake of a definite dose of licorice provides skin inflammations reduction. Hot compress with licorice are also considered to be a remedy for skin infections and dermatitis.
It is possible to combine it with other medicative herbs. In this case it will act as an emollient.
Purple ConeflowerPurple coneflower (or Echinacea) strengthens walls of human cells making them less easily accessible by viruses and bacteria, as well as increases the secretion of some types of white blood cells.
This herb is useful in the treatment of eczema, psoriasis and bites of some insects. Purple Coneflower has inhibition properties and it inhibits bacteria and pus.
Red CloverRed Clover is known to be rich in essential vitamins for the skin such as vitamin A and vitamin B-complex. It is used to remove toxins from blood.
Often you can come across the skin-care products with red clover as an ingredient, which are offered as a remedy for psoriasis and other skin problems.
Yellow DockIn combination with sarsaparilla yellow, dock is used in treatment of chronic skin disorders.
This general systemic toner has such active ingredients as astringent tannis, which in combination with antimicrobial properties of the plant's purgative anthraquinones makes its decoctions so much effective in treating skin rashes and such skin diseases as eczema and psoriasis.