Beeswax is recommended by ayurvedic doctors and naturopaths for psoriasis (Read Ayurvedic remedy for Psoriasis ) and dry skin (Read Ayurvedic remedy for Dry Skin ). Beeswax is non-toxic and natural, relieves itching, speeds up healing, provides moisture and contains vitamin A.
Shatavari is a popular plant which usually found in low jungle regions of India as well as the Himalayas, Sri Lanka, and Nepal. Its botanical name is Asparagus racemosus and belongs to Liliaceae family, and grows up to 2 metres.
In India, it is classified to be women’s equivalent to Ashwangandha, which means “she who possesses 100 husbands” due to its effects on the female reproductive system. Apart from this, shatavari is used as a remedy for many ailments in both men and women. Australians use shatavari internally to cure gastrointestinal disorders and as an external treatment for wounds.
Cinnamon is a medicinal spice obtained from the bark of a cinnamon tree from the Cinnamomum genus of the Lauraceae family. The tree of cinnamon is usually found at a different part of the world and grows to the height of ten to fifteen feet. After a thorough research of all the cinnamon around the world, SriLanka’s cinnamon is studied to be the best spice for its sweet taste and inviting aroma.
Mucunapruriens which is also known as kapikacchu is usually grown in India, Caribbean, and Africa. The legume is an annual and climbing shrub which has a height of about 13m to 15m, grown in the listed region. The younger mucunapruriens are characterized with hair as against the older ones which do not have hair and with tripinnate leaves.
It possesses purple, lavender, and white flowers with leguminous fruits. The seed pods of kapikacchu are 10 cm long, and they are enclosed in a hairy husk, seven seeds enclosed together in the pod. The covers are loose with orange hairs that have severe effect on skin by causing itching if the two come in contact. However, the itching chemical compounds are very useful as they contain serotonin, mucunain, and protein which are essential for its power as a shrub.