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:

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 # Tushar 2018-07-05
Hii, I am from Chennai, Please tell that can moisture be responsible for infections ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-07-06
Hello, good to see that you are from Chennai, yes,that is why u must keep your genital organs clean and dry because moisture can favour infections.
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0 # Jayesh 2018-07-04
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Tawang
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-07-05
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 Tawang
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0 # Nishith 2018-06-27
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Amritsar
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-06-28
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 Amritsar
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0 # Aayush 2018-06-27
Hii, can you plz tell me,What changes can occur in skin in syphilis patient, also suggest good obstertrician in Abhipur ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-06-28
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 Abhipur.
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0 # Nishith 2018-06-20
Hii, I am from Ernakulam, can you plz tell me What is the mode of infection in syphilis ?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-06-21
90 percent cases in syphilis are transmitted through unsafe sexual contacts, Mothers can also pass infection through breast milk, you can also consult with good Gynecologist in Ernakulam .
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0 # Vivaan 2018-06-13
Hello, plz let me know Can gonorrhoea be transmitted to small children, should I consult with good maternity doctor in Sultanpur
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-06-14
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 Sultanpur
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0 # Lakshay 2018-06-05
Hi, plz let me know What is the incubation period of Syphilis, also give me the list of good female's specialist in Pune ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-06-06
Hii, The incubation period can be 10 to 90 days, plz find list of Gynecologist in Pune
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0 # Aarush 2018-05-23
Hello, plz tell me what are venereal diseases, can you plz suggest some good gynecologist in Tiruvarur ?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-05-24
veneral diseases are those which can be spread through sexual contact, The spreading agents can bacteria ,viruses etc, The examples are syphilis and gonorrhoea can be can spread by sexual contact, you can also find list of Gynecologist in Tiruvarur.
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0 # Priyansh 2018-05-09
Hello I am from Auraiya, My neighbour has been feeling redness and burning in urethral organs, can it be a disease, should she visit gynec?
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0 # Dr. Pooja 2018-05-10
It can be a simple infection also and a disease also, If after the examination, the presence of gram negative bacteria is seen ,gonorrhoea infection can be thought of, she should visit good women's specialist- find list of Gynecologist in Auraiya
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0 # Harikiran 2018-05-09
Hii can you plz tell me, Which fluids can cause or spread syphilis infection, alos give me the list of good gynec in Madurai?
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0 # Dr. Naresh 2018-05-10
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 Madurai .
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