Kasturi Manjal, a glow enhancing herb is a treasure given by our nature. In this post, I am gonna tell you everything that you need to know about a popular herb that is Kasturi Manjal or wild turmeric. Introduction, benefits, different types, how to incorporate Kasturi Manjal in your skincare routine is going to be discussed in this post.
Introduction to Kasturi Manjal
Kasturi Manjal or Wild Turmeric is used as a cosmetic herb in the beauty industry. It has a bitter taste and creamy color that makes it different from other variants. The most wonderful thing is it doesn’t stain on your skin like normal turmeric. Kasturi Manjal is widely used for many skin concerns and gives an amazing glow as well. It has a camphor like aroma and causes no burning sensation however provides a cooling effect.
Curcuma Aromatic is the scientific name of Kasturi Manjal. This is used in many parts of India and cultivated in Kerala from Western Ghats and in West Bengal as well. This type of manjal is only used for external purposes not in cooking or anything else.
Benefits of Kasturi Manjal
Kasturi Manjal is widely used for external purposes only and also because it offers many benefits for our skin. This is a gifted treasure for our skin from nature. It offers several benefits for our skin like:-
- Fades off acne scars and marks
- Gives bright and flawless skin
- Improves skin color and overall complexion
- Reduces the growth of unwanted facial hair
- Provides glowing blemish-free skin
- Heals insect bites and wounds
- Cures many skin ailments
- Prevents stretch marks as well
- Suits all skin types
Different types of Manjal or turmeric
Manjal or turmeric has so many different types and people are usually confused between Kasturi Manjal and other manjal. After reading this you will never get confused with it and will be able to choose the right Kasturi Manjal. There are basically five kinds of Manjal.
I have already told you about Kasturi Manjal above in detail. Don’t confuse between real and other categories. Wild turmeric doesn’t stain on the skin and widely use for facial glow.
Curcuma Longa is commonly known as regular turmeric which we use in food for taste and color. This is yellow color turmeric and often use for face concerns. But this may irritates the skin and wild turmeric doesn’t. It also stains on the skin and wild turmeric doesn’t.
Curcuma Zedoaria is also known as White turmeric or Amba haldi. This is similar to ginger and often replaced with regular ginger. This has smell like mango and turmeric. This is brighter than yellow turmeric and taste more bitter as well yet stains less.
Erode turmeric is mainly cultivated in Erode district. This is almost similar to yellow turmeric. Thus, it has dried finger shaped structure and yellow in color. This has speciality because of Erode district and commonoly used in dried form.
Lakhadong turmeric considers to be the world’s best turmeric. This is 100% pure turmeric and high in curcumin. This has strong color and aroma. Because of high curcumin present you need to use it in less quantity. Generally used in food for taste and color.
How to incorporate Kasturi Manjal in your skincare routine
Do you want a bright, glowing and flawless skin? Try Natural Kasturi Manjal in different ways according to your comfort zone and get bright and beautiful skin. Kasturi Manjal can be used as face pack or face scrub so let’s know about how you can include this in your skincare routine:-
Kasturi Manjal for skin brightening
Use Shesha Ayurveda Kasturi Manjal as a face pack for bright radiant and glowing skin. Make a paste of Kasturi Manjal and raw milk, apply to your face, leave it for 15 minutes then wash with normal water. Use it daily for better results.
Kasturi Manjal for acne and acne spots
Wild Turmeric works great for acne and acne marks because of its antiseptic and antibacterial properties. It helps to reduce the acne and acne spots within a few months with consistent use. What you have to do is make a paste of Kasturi Manjal and raw milk. Apply to your face, leave it for 15 minutes then wash it off.
Kasturi Manjal for face scrub
Kasturi Manjal can also be used to exfoliate your skin and remove dead skin cells. Make a paste of Kasturi Manjal and raw milk and apply to your face. Gently rub it and leave it for 10 minutes and wash it off. If you are using it for the purpose of scrub then use only twice a week. Don’t over exfoliate your skin.
Kasturi Manjal for hair removal
Waxing is a most common practice of hair removal among us but it’s so painful and annoying. Kasturi Manjal is a natural herb that helps to remove the facial hair with regular use. Apply paste of Kasturi Manjal and coconut oil and scrub your face with it.
Kasturi Manjal for tanning
Kasturi Manjal is also used to de-tan your skin. It is used for brightening treatments by removing tan and uneven skin tone. It makes your skin glowing and bright because of its properties. What you have to do is apply paste of wild turmeric and raw milk and leave it for 15 minutes then wash off.
Shesha Ayurveda Kasturi Manjal has all these benefits and properties and this is obtained from the Western Ghats of Kerala. This is for all skin types including dry skin, sensitive skin and combination skin.
Are you still confused with white wild turmeric or yellow manjal to choose from. Refer to this detailed article
Kasturi Manjal has tons of properties which makes it a wonderful herb for our skin. This improves all skin concerns and gives bright glowing skin. Beneficial for acne, scars, tanning and hair removal. Provides numerous benefits and this is different from other Manjal.