Maintaining an even skin tone is very difficult, especially if the sun is scorching. The skin gets tanned and damaged even after regular application of sunscreen. Prolonged sun exposure also causes problems like dark spots, dullness, hyperpigmentation.
And when on the hunt to find a product that will reverse the above damage, you will be surprised to know that Ayurveda holds the remedy for this.
A regular massage with Nalpamaradi thailam is what Ayurveda suggests. Nalpamaradi thailam is a skin illuminator. It lightens the complexion, thereby eradicating tan without harming the skin.
Detailed info on Nalpamaradi Thailam
It is an Ayurvedic herbal oil made from the barks of Ficus trees. These barks effectively cure ulcers, skin disorders, and nervous disorders. Most of them are familiar with this tree, and it is none other than the famous Peepal tree.
Barks from four different Ficus tree species are used: Religiosa, Bengalensis, Microcarpa, and Racemosa, hence the name “Nalpamara.” Along with the above said “nalpamara,” Nalpamaradi thailam also contains turmeric, Vetiver, Amla, with sesame oil as its base.
Nalpamaradi oil not only brightens the skin but also de-tans the face and body. It also softens and repairs the skin.
Nalpamaradi thailam is used for the following
- Removes tan
- lightens complexion
- Moisturizes the skin
- Hydrates the skin
- Heals the skin from within
- Clean your face and body with water prior to application
- Take the required amount of oil onto your palm and apply it in a circular motion onto your face.
- Do this until fully absorbed.
- While using onto your body, gently massage with brisk upward and downward strokes.
- Leave for 30 minutes.
It would help if you use a soap-free cleanser after application or can go with chickpea flour.
The Ingredients and its Benefits
Haridra(𝒕𝒖𝒓𝒎𝒆𝒓𝒊𝒄/Curcuma Longa), Jwarakhna(𝒑𝒂𝒓𝒑𝒂𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒂), 4 ficus tree barks – (Udumbara, Plaksha, Aswattha, Nyagrodha), 𝒉𝒂𝒓𝒊𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒊, amalaki( 𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒈𝒐𝒐𝒔𝒆𝒃𝒆𝒓𝒓𝒚), 𝒃𝒊𝒃𝒉𝒊𝒕𝒂𝒌𝒂, Raktachandan( 𝒓𝒆𝒅 𝒔𝒂𝒏𝒅𝒂𝒍𝒘𝒐𝒐𝒅), Ramacham(𝒗𝒆𝒕𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒓),Sugandhikam(𝒑𝒖𝒔𝒉𝒌𝒂𝒓𝒎𝒐𝒐𝒍), 𝑴𝒂𝒏𝒋𝒊𝒔𝒕𝒉𝒂(𝒊𝒏𝒅𝒊𝒂𝒏 𝒎𝒂𝒅𝒅𝒆𝒓), 𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒅𝒓𝒂𝒎𝒐𝒖𝒍𝒂(𝒂𝒓𝒐𝒎𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒄 𝒈𝒊𝒏𝒈𝒆𝒓), 𝒂𝒈𝒂𝒓𝒘𝒐𝒐𝒅 𝒊𝒏 𝒔𝒆𝒔𝒂𝒎𝒆 𝒐𝒊𝒍 𝒃𝒂𝒔𝒆. Let us now have a look at the key ingredients of Nalpamaradi thailam and its benefits.
Significance of Ficus tree barks
As stated earlier, four different Ficus species are used, and they are the well-known Peepal tree and Banyan tree.
The peepal tree, along with being auspicious, has immense health benefits. This tree’s bark is a better remedy for skin ailments and is used to treat conditions like eczema.
The presence of Vitamin D in the barks plays a vital role as a complexion corrector. It also
- Strengthens blood capillaries and minimizes skin inflammation
- Heals skin bruises
- Treats PigmePigmentationnkles, and dark circles
- Lightens marks and scars
Banyan tree bark
Banyan Tree and Peepal Tree are considered twin flames. Peepal tree is a powerful Kapha and Pitta pacifier, while Banyan tree works better on Vata imbalance. The milk from the banyan tree effectively removes skin moles.
Banyan tree bark is used in treating skin wounds, swelling, and excessive sweating.
The roots of vetiver are bittersweet and aromatic. This provides the characteristic smell for Nalpamaradi thailam. Vetiver is therapeutic in nature and can cure skin aging, dry skin, acne, skin irritation, etc. It also provides a cooling effect.
The yellowish tinge in Nalpamaradi thailam is due to turmeric present. It provides a natural youthful glow to the skin. Tumeric is a known anti-oxidant and has anti-inflammatory properties. Turmeric in Nalpamaradi thailam offers skin-lightening properties it. It also heals blemishes and reduces hyperpigmentation.
Amla is much beneficial for our skin. It is famous for its therapeutic uses in curing hair problems; many do not know its immense benefits to the skin. It is a natural toner, and the antibacterial activity helps prevent dark spots, hence an active ingredient against hyperpigmentation.
The presence of these ingredients makes Nalpamaradi thailam a suitable option for tan removal. Tried and tested by generations.