The abundance of nutrients contained in dandelion aids in its excellent detoxifying ability in skincare. Dandelion helps detox the skin by clearing the pores and enhancing the complexion. Both the flower and leaves can be used for skin health. While a little bit of sun is good for you (vitamin D boosts your immune system, so make sure you’re getting out in the sun!), too much sun leads to painful burns and damage to the skin. Research has shown that both dandelion leaves and flowers have a significant skin protective effect against UVB radiation.
Benefits of dandelion for skin
Protect Skin From Premature Aging: The powerful antioxidant contained in dandelion can be great topical treatment for reversing free radical damage and fight signs of aging. Vitamin C, A, B6 and k also helps to fight free radical and diminishing fine line, wrinkles and dark spots improves skins health drastically.
Effective For Reducing Skin Disorder: The sap also known as dandelion milk contained in the stem of the flower is highly effective for getting rid of microbial or fungal infections. The high alkaline and antifungal and germicidal property helps to combat skin infection like itchiness, eczema, and other skin disorder like bug bites, sting or burn in the tissues.
Treats Acne Hormonal imbalance is one of prime reason for acne. These qualities help to regulate hormones. Removing toxins through sweat and urine it can reduce acne flare ups. Consuming dandelion tea will also reduce the acne flare ups. Application of dandelion sap topically on the acne will help to heal acne and vitamin C contained in it will reduce inflammation and scars.
Vitamins A, C, and E, found in dandelion are powerful antioxidants and have the combined benefit of:
- Encouraging healthy skin cell production
- Promoting collagen and elastin formation
- Evening out skin tone
- Reducing and preventing fine lines and wrinkles
- Stimulating circulation
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