Ayurveda For Skin Care

Ayurveda For Skin Care

If you are planning to follow a holistic approach towards your skin care, the first step in Ayurveda is to find your ayurvedic skin type. The types of skin in Ayurveda are:

Vata skin

Pitta Skin

Kapha Skin and

Combination skin

Vata Skin: It is generally cool to touch and gets dehydrated easily. Generally, people falling under this type will have dry skin and they are vulnerable to windy and dry climate. When out of balance, this type of skin will become flaky and rough and people falling under this category get aged look early.

Pitta skin: This type will have medium thickness, warm, soft, sensitive and fair. People with skin type will have less tolerance to hot foods and fierceness of temperature. People under this category are more prone to moles and freckles. When out of balance, they get sunspots, acne, rosacea and rashes.

Kapha skin: This type of skin will have all the qualities of earth and water. They are more tolerant to sun, cool, soft, pale, thick and oily. These people age slower and will form lesser wrinkles.

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If you are planning to follow a holistic approach towards your skin care, the first step in Ayurveda is to find your ayurvedic skin type. The types of skin in Ayurveda are:

Vata skin

Pitta Skin

Kapha Skin and

Combination skin

Vata Skin: It is generally cool to touch and gets dehydrated easily. Generally, people falling under this type will have dry skin and they are vulnerable to windy and dry climate. When out of balance, this type of skin will become flaky and rough and people falling under this category get aged look early.

Pitta skin: This type will have medium thickness, warm, soft, sensitive and fair. People with skin type will have less tolerance to hot foods and fierceness of temperature. People under this category are more prone to moles and freckles. When out of balance, they get sunspots, acne, rosacea and rashes.

Kapha skin: This type of skin will have all the qualities of earth and water. They are more tolerant to sun, cool, soft, pale, thick and oily. These people age slower and will form lesser wrinkles. Some of the problems associated with this type are excessive oil, dull complexion, higher water retention, pimples, blackheads and enlarged pores.

Combination: If a person has vata and pitta skin, the skin will be both dry and sensitive and if it is a combination of kapha and pitta, it will be oily and sensitive. This type of combination skin will be generally dry, but will have some oily spots.

Suggestions for Vata skin care:

These people can include more of leafy vegetables to their diet.

For hydration to internal organs, they can consume lot of tepid water every day.

Eating fruit juices can help as they cleanse the body and will provide the required hydration as well.

Following a regular routine in sleeping, eating and in every other activities in life can be of great help to people falling under this skin type according to ayurveda.

Suggestions for pitta skin care:

These people should stay away from harsh cosmetics as they can cause damage to the skin

It is better to avoid excessive-deep fried foods and oily foods

A lot of fruit, particularly juicy fruits can be consumed and having some rose petal jam in cold milk every day can help.

Suggestions for kapha skin care:

These people should exercise every day to improve blood circulation

Cleansing of body from within can be achieved by consuming organic fruits and vegetables on a daily basis.

Skin cleansing should be done two times a day and once in a week exfoliation with mud-mask can help.

Combination skin care suggestions:

In ayurveda, it is suggested that caring for combination skin should take into account seasonal and environmental factors. For instance, individuals with vata-pitta skin should follow the recommendations given for pitta skin during summer and vata skin during winter. In the case of kapha-pitta, they should follow pitta suggestions in summer and kapha suggestions in winter.

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0 # Himmat 2017-09-20
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Panipat?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-21
Infection from semen, blood or lactation milk can occur and cause syphilis, Infection from blood syringes is very common, Infected mothers can transmit it through their milk also, consult with good Gynecologist in Panipat .
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0 # Aayush 2017-09-13
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in Faridabad ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-09-14
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Anuradha Hospital ; Asian Institute of Medical Sciences ; Chandna Medical Center ; Gupta Hospital.
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0 # Nishith 2017-08-20
Hii, I am from Nawanshahr, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-08-21
Hello, good to see that you are from Nawanshahr, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Rohan 2017-08-09
Hii, plz tell me,Which tests can confirm syphilis in primary stage, also suggest name of good maternity hospitals in Nalanda ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-08-10
During the primary stage,DG illumination tests are very helpful, find good maternity hospitals-Mamta Mother and Child Hospital ; Locus Hospital.
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0 # Vaibhav 2017-08-02
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Sehore
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-08-03
yes,this can be transmitted by infected mothers to children, In this case it is called as ophthalmia neonatorum, find list of good doctor-.Obstetrician in Sehore
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0 # Harikiran 2017-07-26
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Neemuch ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-07-27
Rashes can occur on the skin in the near areas,rashes can be discrete and also symmetrical in nature, Rashes can also be pustular, you can consult with Obstetrician in Neemuch.
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0 # Nishith 2017-07-12
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in South Sikkim ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-07-13
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in South Sikkim
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0 # Aarav 2017-07-12
Can gonorrhoea be caused by the infected towels, also provide the list of good gynecologist in Tiruvallur?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-07-13
Gonorrhoea can be transmitted by the infected towels, handkerchiefs of the infected person, But most cases are due to sexual contacts, find here list of good Gynecologist in Tiruvallur.
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0 # Nishith 2017-07-05
Hii, I am from Saiha, I want to know can cigerrete sharing can lead to syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2017-07-06
yes,sharing cigerette,drinking cups,common spoons etc can also lead to syphilis, Generally whenever the fluid of a person who has syphilis is shared,the infection can occur, you should also consult with good Gynecologist in Saiha
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0 # Himmat 2017-07-04
My friend has been diagnosed with gonorrhoea, Please tell which tests will be advisable, also suggest gynec in Kannur ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2017-07-05
VDRL tests should be done every month for 3 consecutive months for detecting syphilis as well as other sexually transmitted diseases,These tests should be conducted at proper times, find good Gynecologist in Kannur
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