Wheat germ oil. An irreplaceable remedy for health and beauty
From time immemorial, wheat has been cultivated by man and occupies an important place in his life. This culture is revered in all corners of the globe. But not everyone knows that this cereal can be used not only in cooking, but also for obtaining other, in some way even more valuable products. For skin, wheat germ oil is a natural source of beneficial vitamins and minerals that can make our face glow with youth and beauty.
Wheat germ oil contains a lot of nutrients that crops need to grow and develop. And people have long learned to receive it. The benefits of this unique oil are appreciated not only in cosmetology, but also in folk medicine and dietetics. Wheatgrass contains a unique complex of biologically active compounds, nutrients and elements, which allows us to consider this product as one of the most curative and beneficial for health.
The successful use of wheat germ oil in cosmetology is due to the fact that it helps to eliminate many skin problems and imperfections. Its antioxidant and anti-aging properties are well known. The high efficiency of the oil is due to the strength of its constituent components:
- amino acids (leucine, valine, metonine, tryptophan, etc.);
- polyunsaturated fatty acids (omega-3, omega-6, omega-9);
- vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B6, B9, E, A, D);
- antioxidants (allantoin, squalene, octacosanol);
- microelements (zinc, selenium, phosphorus, manganese, iron, copper, sulfur, calcium, iodine, etc.).
Useful properties of wheat germ oil
Of all the oils, wheat germ oil contains the maximum amount of vitamin E, which is indispensable for health and beauty. This vitamin is an antioxidant that helps us maintain health and beauty. It is no coincidence that it is called the vitamin of youth.
Wheat germ oil:
- Stimulates metabolic processes in the body.
- Slows down the aging process.
- Removes harmful substances from the body.
- Perfectly cleanses the skin of the face and neck.
- Relieves inflammation that may appear on the skin. Effective in the treatment of acne and pimples.
- Improves and evens out complexion.
- Promotes healing of wounds, abrasions, burns.
- Perfectly strengthens and tones the skin.
- Promotes good blood circulation in tissues.
- Helps get rid of wrinkles. Great for all skin types.
- Helps fight the signs of cellulite.
- Strengthens hair, makes it healthy.
Individual intolerance, which is extremely rare. Inside, wheat germ oil is not recommended for people suffering from cholelithiasis and urolithiasis.
Facial skin care
With some signs of flabbiness, withering of the skin, it is good to make such a mask: for 1 tablespoon of wheat germ oil, add 1 drop of peppermint oil, orange, sandalwood. It doesn't matter if the component is somehow missing. Soak a napkin with the mixture and keep it on your face for 20-30 minutes. It is not necessary to wash off, the remaining oil should be absorbed into the skin on its own. If there is nothing but wheat germ oil, such a mask will also be useful.
Add 1-2 drops of cedar, lavender, clove oil to 1 tablespoon of wheat germ oil. If a component is missing, we use what we have. The method of applying the mask is the same as in the previous recipe.
Mask for freckles and age spots
For 1 tablespoon of wheat germ oil, add 1 drop of lemon, juniper, bergamot oil. Also soak a napkin and keep on face. Can be used in the morning and evening, if time permits. If no other oils are available, use the wheat germ oil procedure.
Mask for wrinkles around the eyes and puffiness under the eyes
For 1 tablespoon of wheat germ oil, add 2 drops of rose oil or 1 drop each of neroli and sandalwood oil. Apply with very light movements to the face, gently and gently massage. You do not need to wash off the mask.
Wheat germ oil for eyelashes
To get closer to the ideal of beautiful eyelashes, like Malvina's, without resorting to artificial methods, you need to nourish them daily. Wheat germ oil is ideal for this, especially if you use mascara on a daily basis. To strengthen the eyelashes, we recommend removing makeup every day with this oil, and after removing the makeup, gently rub the oil into the eyelashes. Naturally, this procedure is done before bed.
When to expect the effect? Within a few days the eyelashes will acquire a brighter color and become thicker, and after a few weeks - longer.
Nourishing face mask
A mask based on 1 tablespoon of wheatgrass oil with the following components will help soften the skin and make it velvety.
half a tablespoon of oatmeal and honey;
1 teaspoon peach oil
2 drops of chamomile essential essence.
Mix all the ingredients and apply on the face for 20-30 minutes. Wash off with warm water and apply a nourishing cream.
Wheat germ oil should be in every woman's collection of natural oils, because it is a wonderful remedy that will help eliminate many imperfections of the skin of the face and make it look younger.