High-quality amaranth oil, obtained by cold pressing the seeds of a plant, has valuable preventive, curative and cosmetological properties. It has a pleasant aroma and a slight nutty aftertaste.
Proved the effectiveness of the use of oil in the treatment of a number of diseases. Its ability to heal wounds, saturate the skin with oxygen and prevent oxidative damage to cells allows it to be used during cosmetic procedures.
We will not list all the beneficial properties of amaranth oil – you can read about them in previous articles published on our website. Note that more and more articles appear in which it is indicated that people who in ancient times consumed amaranth oil could live up to 300 years. However, no evidence – scientific and official – these statements are not.
Oil in cosmetology
External use of amaranth oil in cosmetology allows:
- moisturize the skin;
- return and give it elasticity;
- prevent and cure skin diseases;
- get rid of inflammatory processes;
- keep youthful skin.
How to apply amaranth oil for dry skin
Amaranth oil will help moisturize too dry skin. To obtain such a mask, you need to take:
- a tablespoon of oil;
- as much liquid honey;
- one chicken egg yolk.
First mix the oil and honey, and then add the yolk. Before applying the mask you need to wash, wipe the skin, and then distribute the mixture over the skin. After 20 minutes, rinse with warm water. Without soap or other detergent.
How to apply amaranth oil to nourish the skin
This mask will not only saturate the skin with beneficial substances, but also with trace elements, as well as make it soft and smooth.
To prepare a nourishing mask, take: amaranth oil in cosmetology
- cottage cheese of any fat content;
- amaranth oil.
Make a uniform mixture of ingredients and distribute it over the surface of the skin of the face. 10 minutes after applying the mixture, rinse with warm water. To do this mask should be three times a week, not more.
Note! If the skin of the face is flaky, you should not buy too fat cottage cheese.
How to apply amaranth oil for skin elasticity
Of course, completely restore the elasticity of the skin and get rid of wrinkles, using folk recipes, will not work. But to reduce the appearance of wrinkles is quite realistic. To do this, one day to lubricate the skin with amaranth oil.
On days when you do not use amaranth oil, apply a mixture of dissolved mummy tablets and non-fat hypoallergenic baby cream to your skin. Components are taken in equal shares.
A month later, the skin will gain elasticity, and wrinkles will not be as deep and less visible.
Note! Regular application of such cosmetic masks allows you to achieve results. However, do not count on the rapid achievement of the goal.
How to apply amaranth oil to narrow pores
The mask described below will not only allow to narrow the pores, but also to whiten the skin. The following ingredients are necessary for its preparation:
- tablespoon of amaranth oil;
- two tablespoons of natural fresh orange juice.
After mixing the ingredients, you will get not so much a mask as lotion. To apply it, moisten a cotton swab in the mixture and apply the face, neck, and decollete to it. After an hour, rinse with warm running water without using detergents, even soap.
Application of amaranth oil inside the body
Internal use of amaranth oil will strengthen the body, activate the body’s immune system, protect the body from cancer cells, etc.
You can consume it in its pure form – a teaspoon in the morning and evening. Or add to different products:
- in salads;
- in a smoothie;
- in baking;
- in other dishes where vegetable oil is used.
This will increase the value of your meals and protect your health from diseases.
Contraindications: are they?
With external use of oil no contraindications. Except for one thing – it is not worthwhile to self-apply it on open wounds. But we think this is understandable. He is able to close small cracks in the skin and restore the integrity of the covering, but you still should not cover large wounds with oil.
There are no special contraindications for internal use of oil. Of course, the intolerance of the product has not been canceled. Also, at the first oil intake, symptoms such as:
- stomach upset.
But this is quite a normal reaction, even for a completely healthy person. It is due to the fact that the body, thanks to the squalene contained in the oil, is saturated with oxygen too active. He is unusually so much oxygen! But already two or three days after the start of oil intake, the symptoms will disappear.
Note! Perhaps we have already written about contraindications earlier, but still this is too important information, so there is nothing wrong with repeating it.
If you are going to take oil for medicinal purposes, you must first consult with your doctor. Especially if you have diseases such as gallstones or kidney stones, pancreatitis or cholecystitis. In these diseases, the use of amaranth oil may be prohibited.