Chickpea Flour – An Ayurvedic ingredient for your skin

Chickpea Flour – An Ayurvedic ingredient for your skin.

Ayurveda is well known for its use of plant based ingredients in a wide variety of salves, balms, and pastes. Beauty remedies use herbs, spices and even food which can tone, detoxify and enrich the skin.

Do products from nature have solutions for our wrinkles, acne, dark spots, dry and unhealthy-looking essential-ayurveda-woman-washing-her-face.jpgskin? Ayurveda teaches us that Chickpea flour provides benefits of detoxification, improved circulation and gentle exfoliation. Western science tells us that chickpeas are rich in fiber and protein and vitamins A, B, and K. Chickpea flour is a wonderful naturel base ingredient in face masks and washes, so much better for you than chemical based facial cleaning products.

Essential Ayurveda uses Chickpea flour as the base in Tridoshic Facial Wash.
For normal skin, more kapha like, being not too dry and not too oily.
Enhance this facial wash by mixing it with water to make a paste.

For oily skin, more pitta like, being more oily and sensitive.
Enhance this facial wash by mixing it with Aloe Vera juice or gel to make a paste.

For dry skin, more vata like, being dehydrated lacking both oil and water
Enhance this facial wash by mixing it with Sesame oil to make a paste. For best results use Tridoshic Face & Body Oil from Essential Ayurveda.