What is Kumkumadi Oil?
Kumkumadi oil is an ayurvedic formulation. Regular use of this improves skin complexion and reduces acne. It also prevents dark circles, blackheads, whiteheads. It has also wonderful anti-aging properties and makes the skin more glorious by regular use. This facial oil is also called “Kumkumadi Tailam”. Without damaging the skin it has both therapeutic effects as well as cosmetic effects. Besides, maintaining skin Kumkumadi oil is also used as a toner, cleanser, and moisturizer.
Benefits for Users and Making
This ayurvedic oil is working as a natural skin illuminator by brightening dull skin, relieving dark circles, repairing pigmentation or hyperpigmentation and minimizing fine lines. Kumkumadi helps us to get rid of blemishes, scars and discolouration, improving skin texture and lightening skin tone. Basically, this ayurvedic oil is a facial night serum for the whole night treatment. For a regular user, we have to follow these instructions:
- Before applying the oil at night you have to clean your face by using mogra/rose/vetiver (improves underlying skin conditions and circulation)/lavender water.
- Take 2-3 drops of this night serum in the palm, apply it all over the face and give a gentle massage through your fingertips until it is fully absorbed.
- If you are using the “tailam” then take it 6-7 drops, mixed well through your both palms and apply it over your face and neck and slowly massage with upwards and outward strokes for 5 minutes.
- It will work overnight for best results. In the morning wash your face with a cleanser. If you are using “tailam” the clean your face by a warm towel slowly.
Kumkumadi oil is a beautiful blend of fruit, flower, plant, herbs and mil extracts. Here are herbs of the decoction are- saffron pollens (for lightening skin complexion and removing sun-tan), red sandalwood (reduces acne marks blemishes, excess oil, dullness and pimples), nilotpala or Indian water lily (regenerating and moisturizing skin, soothing irritation and illuminating the skin), yashthimadhu (reduces inflammation and improves would healing), manjistha (as a blood purifier improves blood circulation by reducing pigmentation and inflammation and stimulating faster wound healing), Laksha (reduces nasal bleeding and burning sensation), nilkand or blue lotus, pakar or java pig, Indian banyan or Vat vriksha (treating moles, preventing skin infections and healing wound), kamal anti-inflammatory (having skin conditioner properties it hydrates and moisturizes skin; it also prevents acne breakout and being a dry flaky skin), Daruhaldi (having antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties treat evading infections and various skin conditions), padmaka (reduces inflammation and pain) and ushira.
Main Dashamoolas are – Agnimantha (improves skin texture and glow by providing a natural radiance to the skin; it also prevents acne, scar, lines of ageing), Bael (cures many skin infections), Brihati (rejuvenates and nourishes the skin), Gokshura (removes dark circles, fine lines and acne by providing a glowing, smooth and revitalized skin), Kantakari (promotes skin health), Gambhari (removes dullness of skin, inflammation and wrinkles), Patala (reduces blisters, burning sensation and wounds), Shalaparni (treats allergic conditions, dryness, redness and itching), Prishnaparni (prevents skin infections) and Shyonaka (detoxifies the blood and helps in faster healing). Other Ingredients are goat milk, sesame oil and rose water.
The Pharmacological Actions of kumkumadi Oil are:
- Mild antipruritic
- Natural sunscreen
First, boil the sun-dried powder of the herbs for decoction and make a mixture of a suitable quantity which is 1/4th of total liquid in the vessel. It is also called ‘kwath’. Then filter it and keep it aside. Then make a paste of herbs for making Kalka by using water. After that, the Kalka paste is mixed with goat milk, sesame oil, and the decoction mixture. Then boil it until the water part evaporates and oil part remains inside it. Preserving the mixture in a glass container after cooling. Finally, the wonderful kumkumadi night oil serum for skincare is ready to use.
Kumkumadi Oil Review – Side Effects and Price
Kumkumadi Ayurvedic oil has no side effects. It is a natural product and every ingredients are naturally extracted like flower, plant, fruit, root, bark, leaf and milk. Anyone can use it. This magical oil is almost suitable for oily skin, dry skin and sensitive skin too. Any bad sign or adverse effect has not found yet, so anyone can use it during breastfeeding and pregnancy. Only during the nasal route, you consult a doctor. This magical oil also makes your lip soft and pinkish.
The price of kumkumadi oil is variable in different online shopping sites within Rs.300-700 (10 ml to 100 ml pack is available).
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Customer Reviews for Kumkumadi Oil
We have got different types of reviews from customers. Some said that she is using this product from the very beginning but last time received the wrong product (it seems yellow, where it is actually orange) from a good online site, which is not authentic.
Most of the users say this oil is very good for the skin. They have found an immediate improvement in their face and neck. It also suppresses acne and pimple breakouts, makes skin softer, hydrated, moisturized, smooth and glorious, removes oil, aging lines, reduced large pores.
Some of them also say that this oil is good but doesn’t suit to their sensitive skin or due to any infection. The main troubling issue of customers is online sites from where they are ordering this product and delivery procedures.
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This magical formulation is extremely beneficial for the skin without any side effects. It holds high significance in reducing pimples, acne, dark circles, pigmentation, improving skin texture and skin health.
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