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Restore Your Skin With Lotus

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EWG Ingredient Safety RatingScientific Name: {Nelumbo nucifera flower extract}
Common Name: {Sacred Lotus flower extract}

Ancient cultures used the Lotus Flower. In fact, they believed that eating the petals of the lotus would produce an overwhelming sense of well-being and wholeness. While we know this is not entirely accurate, lotus has some significant health benefits.

Sacred Lotus Flower in Skincare Products

These benefits target both our largest organ and digestive health. In addition, the petals are a source of essential vitamins and minerals. For example, drinking tea made from the petals has the same potency as taking a multivitamin.

Specifically, lotus flowers are high in protein, iron, Vitamin C, and Linoleic Acid. They:

  • promote restoration
  • fight inflammation
  • diminish some signs of aging
  • regulate the skin's moisture
  • provide necessary antioxidants

If you consider using lotus in cosmetic applications, it can help restore areas to their previous beauty. Similarly, with its many beneficial vitamins and minerals, it aids in producing new, healthy cells. In addition, its skin-calming benefits deliver those nutrients to the site of the irritation.

It promotes the regeneration of new skin cells, allowing older skin cells to be sloughed away, revealing a new layer of a more radiant-looking complexion.

Likewise, lotus is a natural anti-inflammatory. When prepared as a tea, it can improve ulcers and other stress-related conditions throughout the intestinal tract. In addition, it is used in cosmetics to fight redness, irritation, swelling, and help with clarity.

Strengthen With Lotus

As we age, some connective structures and even the cells lose their elasticity. When this happens, they are more prone to premature aging and less able to retain their youthful appearance. Still, lotus can help restore the look of healthy, elastic skin by making connective tissue and cell walls stronger and more pliable.

Aiding in circulation, applying lotus to the face can help even the look of dark marks from acne, age, and even freckles. It is especially potent when lightening the appearance of dark under-eye circles.

Increased blood flow helps flush toxins and other particles in the skin, making it look uneven and discolored. Better blood flow also means better cell growth, as the skin tissues are supplied with the oxygen and other nutrients they need for respiration and multiplication.

The natural antioxidants in the lotus' roots, leaves, and petals can stop the signs of aging in their tracks. In addition, by soothing and hydrating the skin, it is naturally more resilient to the signs of aging. These signs cause the face to look older. Restore your natural beauty with the benefits of the Lotus plant.

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