Benefits of using bakuchi as an ingredient


Bakuchi is a herb that possesses medicinal properties. It is highly recommended for skin and hair. According to Ayurveda, bakuchi has Rasayana properties which help in the reduction of white patches on the skin. It is said that bakuchi is a powerful skin healing herb. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. However, there are certain benefits of using bakuchi as an ingredient. Let us have a look at them.  

Benefits of bakuchi for hair  

The dream for long and strong hair has always existed on our lists. However, due to changes in lifestyle and increasing unfavorable day-to-day habits, our strands have started losing the charm. Well, a slight amount of bakuchi can help you reach your hair goals.  

  • Ayurveda says that bakuchi is used for hair growth and certainly controls dandruff. This is due to its Keshya property. 
  • It works as a deep conditioner for hair. Moreover, bakuchi is considered ideal for hair growth. Adding to this, it possesses nourishing properties.  
  • Bakuchihelps in preventing the premature greying of hair. It also has a tendency to help prevent hair fall to some extent. 

It is indeed a wondrous herb. This herb is used in the Indian medicine system from historical times. The seeds of this herb are mainly important to cure various ailments.  

Benefits of bakuchi for skin 

It offers several benefits to the skin. It is considered a powerful skin healing herb.  

  • Bakuchihelps in preventing skin discoloration. Furthermore, it helps in quick healing when applied externallyIn simpler words, it improves the color of the skin.  
  • It visibly reduces pigmentation and gives way to brighter skin. Therefore, it helps in managing vitiligo.  As per research,bakuchi oil has psoralens which on exposure to the sun tends to form melanin in depigmented skin.  
  • The oil which is being extracted from bakuchis used to treat several skin problems such as scabies, eczema, dermatitis, leukoderma, etc.  

You can mix a spoon of lavender oil, jojoba oil, and a drop of orange oil with bakuchi oil and apply it to the essential areas of the skin.  

However, this needs to be made sure that the herb, in any form, is being applied to a limit.  

Bakuchi oil must be applied to the skin with a little rubbing. Bakuchi oil is known to remove toxins from the skin and further helps in revitalizing the skin. Not only this, but it is also said to have anti-aging properties. A study found that bakuchi can help in reducing the severity of wrinkles and fine lines by 20%.  

As per the experts, bakuchi seed paste should be used with milk or rose water, or any other cooling substance while applying. This must be done in case your skin is hypersensitive. In addition to this, since, the bakuchi oil possesses strong properties, it must be mixed with coconut oil or any moisturizer. 

Concluding remarks 

However, there is a recommended dosage of this oil that should be applied accordingly. Just apply 2-5 drops of oil as per your requirement. Next, while you are applying bakuchi powder, make sure not to use more than ½ - 1 teaspoon.  

To sum it up, bakuchi has some good lots of benefits to offer. However, limit yourself from using an excessive amount of bakuchi oil or powder. This is because its limitless use can lead to some issues. Nevertheless, if it is used in fine amounts, it can be wondrous for skin and hair.  

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