This homemade remedy is a combination of cream of lemon (apple cider vinegar) and parsley leaves, which can do wonders for your skin make it glow and eliminate all the dark spots and make it look younger and fresher.
Parsley – particularly parsley essential oil – provides antibacterial and antifungal protection. It is useful for treating acne, pimples, and other skin infections.
Parsley can help your under eye skin heal. Any dark circles or bags you may have can benefit a lot from parsley, because it contains nutrients which dramatically reduce the darkness under the eyes.
Parsley is also a great natural skin treatment as it contains high levels of well-absorbed vitamin C in a matrix of other synergistic vitamins and minerals. Vitamin C is vital for many body functions but it’s absolutely essential for a healthy and glowing skin. It not only nourishes the skin but also reduces scars and blemishes, and stimulates the production of collagen, which is the key to cell repair and thus fewer wrinkles that is why it is often used in cosmetics
This is how to prepare this effective natural lotion:
- 2 tablespoons of chopped parsley leaves
- 1 teaspoon of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
- 200 ml of water
First boil the water, and add the parsley leaves, leave it for 15 minutes. As soon as the mixture is cool, add a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar or lemon juice, and pour it into a glass container. Store it in the fridge. Apply it twice a day.
Also consuming parsley stimulates the production of collagen in the skin and promotes cell reproduction and repair. This leads to faster growth of new skin which results in blemish free, even and smooth skin.
Parsley contains beta carotene which is converted to Vitamin A for proper maintenance and repairing of skin. Thus eating parsley improves skin’s elasticity and speeds up the wound healing process.