What is Botox ? What is Best Safe Substitute in Ayurveda to Have Wrinkle-free facial skin?

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Ageing is a natural process that every individual undergoes as he/she gets ‘older’ in life. The process of ageing cannot be averted, but it can surely be delayed with the help of cosmetic procedures like Botox injections, or with Ayurvedic products which can regenerate the body cells to help maintain a youthful look for a longer time. Planet Ayurveda herbal manufacturing company offers some excellent herbal products which can safely substitute Botox and other drugs/cosmetic procedures for a younger-looking, wrinkle-free facial skin.

What is Botox?

Botox is a drug that is used by cosmetic surgeons for a number of cosmetic and medical purposes. One of the cosmetic uses of Botox is the injection of small doses of the drug into the skin of individuals undergoing a cosmetic procedure for temporarily reducing wrinkles on the face.

The Botox drug is prepared from a protein (toxin) produced by the ‘Clostridium botulinum’ bacteria. The drug is known for its anti-aging benefits because it can decrease the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines on the face, and also slow down the formation of new fine lines and wrinkles. When Botox is injected into the face in small doses, it temporarily blocks nerve signals to certain muscles. In specific, the drug prevents the contraction of facial muscles by stopping the release of ‘acetylcholine’ neurotransmitter chemical, in order to reduce the stiffness of the muscles.

Skincare Treatment

The Botox cosmetic work involves injections of botulinum toxin type A in the targeted area of the facial skin. The injection of Botox into the skin is a minimally invasive procedure, which does not require any incisions or general anesthesia. Doctors generally use a topical anesthetic to numb the targeted skin area, so that the people undergoing the procedure do not feel any pain or discomfort.

Botox treatment is generally used for reducing the following signs of ageing:

  • Horizontal wrinkles on the forehead
  • frown lines (also known as ‘elevens’ or glabellar lines)
  • Wrinkles around the eyes (crow’s feet)
  • Fine lines at the corners of the mouth
  • ‘Cobblestone’ skin on the chin.

Botox injections provide a short-term anti-ageing effect which can last between 3 months to one year, depending on the treatment. Most people tolerate Botox anti-ageing treatment quite well. However, the botulinum toxin can still have some temporary side-effects, including bruising, mild pain, discomfort, numbness, swelling, vision problems, allergic reactions, flu-like symptoms, headache, and weakness.

What are the best safe substitutes in Ayurveda to have wrinkle-free facial skin?

Ayurveda offers some safe and natural substitutes to Botox to combat the impact of ageing and have wrinkle-free facial skin. These herbal substitutes have proven properties to deal with ageing and its effects, and comprise the ‘Rasayana’ (rejuvenation) division of Ayurveda. The herbal substitutes involve the use of certain herbs which are rich in antioxidants that decelerate the growth of cell-damaging free radicals in the body.

Ayurvedic products are believed to offer a long-lasting solution to skincare because of their wide-ranging benefits such as antioxidant cellular protection. In addition, these products also aim to balance the body’s three doshas – Vata, Pitta, and Kapha – because a balance of these three elements is important for a youthful and healthy life.

Alternative Treatment for Wrinkle-free facial skin?

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The herbal products available from Planet Ayurveda for maintaining wrinkle-free facial skin are:

1.Aloe Vitals Capsules

2. Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula

3. Alektrona Serum

4. Cleopatra Anti-ageing Body Butter

5. Manjistha capsules

1. Aloe Vitals Capsules

These capsules are prepared from pure and natural standardized extracts of ‘Aloe Vera’ herb (Aloe barbadensis). The herb is widely used in Ayurvedic formulations because of its proven anti-inflammatory and adaptogenic properties.The use of Aloe Vitals capsules can help maintain wrinkle-free facial skin because the herb has the capability to treat various skin disorders, moisturize the skin, keep skin hydrated, improve the condition of blood vessels, enhance the body’s immune capacity, relieve skin inflammation, and rejuvenate the skin.

Dosage: 1 capsule, twice daily after meals with plain water

2. Radiant Skin Hair Nails Formula

This product – available in capsule form – is a remarkable herbal formulation for special care of skin, hair and nails. These capsules are prepared from a combination of potent herbs like Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Chirata (Swertia chiretta), Pit papda (Fumaria officianalis), and Aloe Vera (Aloe barbadensis).The use of these capsules can ensure wrinkle-free facial skin because the herbal components work synergistically to enhance skin complexion, maintain a glowing skin, make the skin firm and smooth, increase skin elasticity, manage skin problems like acne and pimples, reduce wrinkles, and support healthy skin and body.

Dosage: 1 capsule, twice daily after meals with plain water.

3. Alektrona Serum

This serum is an amazing Ayurvedic beauty product, prepared from a blend of herbs and other natural ingredients with proven benefits to enhance skin health. The ingredients include Aloe Vera, Arbutin (Bearberry), Ascorbyl (Vitamin C) Glucoside, Xanthan gum, Willow bark extract, Lavender extract, Licorice extract, Calendula flower extract, Chamomilla recutita flower extract, Glycerin, Rosa damascena flower water, and Aquaxyl.

This serum is an excellent beauty and cosmetic product because of the combined ability of its natural ingredients to fight ageing, reduce the visibility of stretch marks, treat pigmentation, eliminate toxins, moisturize the skin, brighten the skin tone, refresh and neutralize the skin by removing bacteria and excess oil, prevent premature wrinkles, strengthen the skin cells, regenerate the skin tissues, and pacify the Pitta dosha.

Dosage: Apply on the face and neck, twice a day.

4. Cleopatra Anti-ageing Body Butter

Cleopatra Anti-ageing body Butter is a high-quality beauty and cosmetic formulation, which can promote healthy skin. This product is prepared from widely-known natural ingredients with skin-enhancing properties. The ingredients include Almond Oil, Shea Butter, Glycerin, Aloe Vera extract, Olea Europaea Oil, Olive Oil, Wheat Germ Oil, Jojoba Oil, Propylene Glycol, and a few other components. The use of Cleopatra Anti-ageing Butter is beneficial for maintaining wrinkle-free facial skin because it can increase the production of collagen and elastin, provide a natural face-lifting effect, brighten the complexion, provide firmness to the skin, reduce wrinkles, promote skin elasticity, and hydrate the skin.

Dosage: Apply once or twice daily

Manjistha capsules

These capsules are prepared from the standardized extract of ‘Manjistha’ herb (Rubia cordifolia) which is widely known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-microbial, astringent, and blood-purifying properties.

The use of Manjistha capsules is very beneficial for managing skin problems and reducing the signs of ageing because Manjistha herb can support healthy skin, eliminate toxins from the body, remove dead skin cells, increase the blood flow, improve skin complexion, and balance the Pitta dosha.

Dosage: 1 capsule, twice daily after meals with plain water.

Conclusion

Planet Ayurveda’s Herbal Products for Wrinkle-Free Facial Skin are completely safe to use because they are prepared from 100% pure and natural herbs and other beneficial ingredients. The products do not contain any chemicals, preservatives, artificial colors, fillers, additives, or binders. To derive maximum skin benefits from these products, it is advisable to use the products under the guidance of an Ayurveda expert.

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Dr. Vikram Chauhan
Dr. Vikram Chauhan (MD-Ayurvedic Medicine) is an expert Ayurveda consultant in Chandigarh (India). He has vast experience of herbs and their applied uses. He has successfully treated numerous patients suffering from various ailments, throughout the world. He is CEO and Founder of Krishna Herbal Company and Planet Ayurveda in Chandigarh, India. He researched age old formulas from ancient Ayurvedic text books to restore health and save human beings from the worst side-effects of chemical-based treatments.