A Research(1) on sexual attractiveness found that heterosexual women find men with healthy skin more appealing than a masculine face. If you want to be The Man, think “HERBS.” The right kind of herbs can do wonders for your skin and may even enhance your sex drive.
Your skin is an important part of your body. Not only does it protect you, but healthy and glowing skin can make women prefer you over other men. Be careful, though, because too much of something, even herbal treatments, can be bad for you.
Golden Spice or saffron is a plant and one of the most expensive spices in the world. Would you believe that it takes 75,000 saffron flowers to make just one pound of saffron spice? Among its many uses in the food industry, saffron is also important in skin health. The plant has anti-bacterial properties which can help if you have acne. You can also use it as a scrub to remove dead skin cells. Combine saffron with honey or milk and use it to lighten the skin and get a glowing complexion.
Another important thing about saffron is that it can help men have a healthy sex life. A Research(2) on diabetic men shows that saffron can be a safe topical treatment for erectile dysfunction.
“Indian Gold” as they call it in, of course, India. Turmeric is an antioxidant that can help alleviate or prevent several diseases like diabetes, Alzheimer’s, and maybe cancer. In India, they add a pinch of the golden powder in almost all their dishes and the country has the lowest rate of cancer(3). The elements in turmeric can also help you deal with psoriasis, acne scarring, and scabies(4). Turmeric has antiseptic and antibacterial properties which can help you deal with pimples. You can also use turmeric if you have oily skin because it can reduce oil secretion.
Aside from helping men appear more attractive to women, turmeric can also be an erectile dysfunction natural treatment. Research(5) shows that turmeric can improve blood flow and prostate health, which are two significant factors when you want to be sexually healthy.
Red clover is a plant that comes from Europe, Africa, and northern Asia. You can find red clover in liniments and balms because it has pain-relieving and anti-inflammatory properties. The flower is also helpful when you want clearer skin, especially when you have eczema and psoriasis. Got sores and burns? Apply red clover.
Not only can you use red clover on your skin, but you can also drink it as tea and feel attractive from the inside. As a beverage, the plant can cleanse(6) your body and help improve your overall well-being.
The sweet root is a common ingredient in candies and drinks. Did you know that licorice or licorice is also very important for your skin and general well-being? Licorice has antibacterial properties(7) which can help give you achieve unblemished skin.
There are several ways you can take licorice. Take less than 75 milligrams of licorice powder daily to treat eczema and acne. You can combine the powder with a gel base and apply it on your skin as an ointment. You can also put the powder in capsules and take them in as natural supplements.
Be careful not to take more than the appropriate amount of licorice, however. Research(8) shows that the herb can actually lower your testosterone level and increase the risk of sexual problems.
Chamomile Tea for Erectile Dysfunction
Chamomile is another herb that you can use externally or internally to have healthy glowing skin. You have undoubtedly heard of chamomile tea as a beverage, but did you know that many people drink chamomile tea(9) because it helps you feel better?
Chamomile helps you sleep better and boosts your immune system. A good night’s sleep can do wonders for your skin. The antioxidants(10) in the tea can make tissue and cell regenerate faster as well as tighten your pores. A healthy immune system can help your body fight off sickness which can cause breakouts in your skin. Chamomile tea can also heal skin problems like psoriasis and eczema because it has Mactricaria chamomilla L. The property gives the chamomile plant its anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory powers.
Did you know that chamomile tea is also a natural bleaching treatment for your skin? Drink a healthy amount of chamomile tea and have a lighter complexion. The herbal tea can also help with fade spots and scars from acne.
As you can see, a healthy complexion should not be relevant only for women. You should also be conscious about your skin because this is one part of the body that women can see right away. Some women even judge a man’s physical attractiveness by his skin.
Certain herbal treatments can help you achieve healthy skin. Herbs like saffron, licorice, turmeric, chamomile and red clover have health benefits because of their innate properties. These spices have antioxidants, anti-inflammatory, and exfoliating elements that can result to a lighter, smoother and unblemished complexion.
Not only can these specific herbs help you look physically attractive. They are also important if you want to have a healthy body and active sexual lifestyle. These five spices alleviate health problems like insomnia, indigestion, common cold, and possibly cancer. In addition, you can use individual spices like turmeric and red clover when you have sexual problems like impotency and erectile dysfunction.
So, the next time you find yourself thinking of ways to look nice for an important date or just to feel good about how you look, try checking the spice aisle in the grocery store. There are actually several cheaper and natural options that can help you.
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