Like nature, your skin changes during winter.
Ayurveda describes winter as 'hemanta' when moon is powerful and delights the nature and with the soothing rays. In winter solsctice, sun rays are less powerful.
This aggravates vata doshas and it takes a toll on your skin as well and increases dryness and scaling of skin. Lack of humidity causes cracking of skin and other infections.
AYURVEDA HAS DIET AND LIFESTYLE for winter skin care. Ayurveda prescribes abhyangam (massage),swedanam(fomentation), murdhatailam(oil application for head) etc. to combat this. Application of oils eradicates dryness, moisturizes the skin and keeps it shining and youthful.
During winter have saltish sour fatty soups which helps your body to retain heat. Intake of honey, milk, cane juice, oils and diary products is highly recommended. Include plenty of fluids in your diet especially warm water, green tea, lemon tea, ginger tea etc.
Doctors of Vaidyaratnam Healthcare recommend different medicines for winter skin care like gopatmajadi kera tailam, jeevantyadi yamakam, patolakera grhitam etc.
For more details, contact:
Vaidyaratnam Health Care
No.2281/B, 14th 'A' Main,
H.A.L. 2nd Stage, Indiranagar,
Ph: +91 80 41507333.