From fish pedicure to leeches : every summer we are faced with a new trend regarding the search for beauty and youth . The last frontier of anti-aging treatments uses snails. Nature is full of alternative, more or less strange and effective alternative beauty remedies. We really do not know how many women would have the courage to rely on snails to appear more radiant.

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Turmeric hair pack If you want to lighten your hair or do an anti-dandruff treatment, the procedure for a turmeric compress is the same for both cases. It takes 1 teaspoon of turmeric to dissolve in a cup of warm water. As an alternative, the oil to turmeric, excellent for the skin of the face, can also be used for hair combining directly to the shampoo (better if neutral) that you use for washing. The recommended dose is 3 tablespoons per 200ml. Turmeric to lighten the hair Turmeric has a lightening and reflecting effect on hair . It is especially recommended to those who have brown hair to get a blonde effect in contact with light. A lot of attention must be made by those who are already blond, turmeric could give the light hair a color tending to phosphorescent yellow, better then choose other remedies in case you want to lighten your hair or give it new reflections. Curcuma antiforfora Due to its anti-inflammatory properties, turmeric is also able to treat an irritated and dandruff scalp . Usually very few applications are enough to notice good results already. Do not keep it too long on your hair if you want to prevent it from reflecting blond. It is better to use the oil applied directly on the irritated scalp and then rinse (you can also add 2/3 drops of tea tree oil to enhance the anti-dandruff effect ).

Tonic, stimulant, digestive, anti-inflammatory and much more .. this is ginger. A spice with great healing properties. Rich in properties, the Ginger ( Zingiber officinale Roscoe ), also known by the English name Ginger, is a perennial herbaceous plant, about 90cm tall and belonging to the Zingiberaceae family . The Ginger plant has an underground stem, formed by a branched rhizome from which vegetative stems are born. The medicinal part of ginger is just the rhizome (which most people mistakenly calls it root ), rich in essential oil, gingerin, zingerone, resins and mucilage.

et’s now look at its nutritional characteristics in detail. Nutritional values ​​for 100g of fresh ginger: water 78.89 g kcal 80 Protein 1.82 g Carbohydrates 17.77 g fibers 2.0 g Grassi 0.75 g Sodium 13 mg Potassium 415 mg Phosphorus 34 mg Football 16 mg Magnesium 43 mg Iron 0.6 mg Zinc 0.34 mg C vitamin 5 mg Vitamin B2 0.034 mg Vitamin B3 0.75 mg Vitamin B6 0.16 mg folate 11 μg Vitamin E 0.26 mg Glycemic index 15 Cholesterol 0 g (USDA source) antitumor Recently, a group of researchers from the Hormel Institute (University of Minnesota) has highlighted antitumor properties of this spice in cases of colorectal carcinomas: taking ginger every day in fact, would have a protective function against colorectal cancer. Ann Bode, the researcher in charge of the study, said: ” the plants of the ginger family are attributed preventive and therapeutic powers, as well as an anti-cancer activity “.