Turmeric is a healing spice that is used in folk medicine for over 5000 years. The main active component curcumin has healing effects even in small amounts. Turmeric is a natural antiseptic and can be used in wrappings in wounds and burns. Here are few recipes with turmeric that help with scars and stretch marks.
TURMERIC AND YOGURT
Put a half tea spoon of turmeric, one tea spoon of yogurt, four to five drops of fresh lemon juice in a small pot. Mix it well and apply on the scar. Let it work for 15 minutes and then remove by washing with cold water. Repeat the procedure until you notice changes. It will take about 15 days for the first results to show.
TURMERIC AND OLIVE OIL
Olive oil is also used as a natural skin care product. It makes the skin softer and more elastic. This recipe with olive oil and turmeric helps cure scars and stretch marks.
Mix one tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil, half a tea spoon of turmeric. Mix it all together and apply on a spot with scar. Let it work as long as it can and then remove with warm water.
When it comes to scars you can use Aloe Vera gel that is very easy to find these days. It is recommended that you use fresh gel that you can extract from the plant by yourself. The bigger the scar the bigger amount of a gel you apply. Rub in the gel with circle moves until it is all absorbed in the skin.
Cocoa butter is also a powerful ingredient you can use against this types of skin problems. When it comes to bags under your eyes just apply on the skin under the eyes. For scars, rub in with circle movements on the skin. It will take up to 15 days for the results to start showing.
Take just one slice of lemon and rub on the scar. Don’t wash it off let it stay overnight and then wash in the morning.