Congestion and cold are quite common when the season changes. And herbal steam is the old remedy used for centuries to treat congestion and cold easily.
Inhaling herbal steam will give you relief from the discomfort of cold and congestion. The aromatic herbs in the steam help you in clearing the congestion in the nasals. Inhaling them just for 5 minutes overcomes congestion and reduce sinus.
Benefits Of Herbal Face Steam
Apart from relieving you from congestion and cold, the herbs used in this steam also offers you some more benefits for your skin and health.
Benefits For Skin
Steam allows your skin to open pores to improve blood circulation and results in softening your skin. We often see steam treatment in spas to make our skin healthier, well, this is an easy way to make your skin smooth and healthy by sitting at our home.
Great Relief From Congestion
Inhaling the steam of all essential herbs gives you constant relief from congestion. All the powerful properties of these herbs give you peaceful sleep if you take it before bed.
How To Make Herbal Face Steam
Herbal face steam is very easy to do, it gets ready within minutes. All the ingredients used in this steam are easily available.
One tablespoon of Rosemary
One tablespoon of eucalyptus
One tablespoon of lavender
One tablespoon of oregano
One tablespoon of basil
One tablespoon of thyme
A large bowl
Take a large bowl with a little amount of water in it and boil it for few minutes.
Remove it from the heat and place it on the flat surface. Now add all the herbs in it and stir it well.
Cover the bowl by placing a lid on it for 1-2 minutes.
What You Need To Do
Check the temperature of the steam by removing the lid on it and make sure it isn’t too hot for your face.
Cover your head with a towel and lean over the pot by creating a tent by not allowing the air to escape.
Slowly inhale the steam for 10 minutes, try to breathe in and out through the nose to loosen the congestion.
Once finished, throw out the liquid herbs and do not reuse it. Thoroughly wash the pot and rinse your face with apple cider vinegar mixed with equal quantity of water to remove anything that loosens from the pores of your skin.
You can also add garlic to this herbal face steam to improve its benefits and to work effectively. Garlic is also considered as a natural herb and effective in treating all types of skin diseases internally and externally due to its antibacterial and antiviral properties.