USES OF CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES:
- CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES USES FOR SKIN:
Chrysopogon zizanioides is an antiseptic and is very effective in preventing acne. Nowadays Chrysopogon zizanioides essential oil is getting popular for it’s wonderful properties. Chrysopogon zizanioides is used as a face pack along with sandalwood for making an effective treatment for acne. To make this home remedy for acne, soak dried Chrysopogon zizanioides root in water overnight. Next day take a sandal wood bark and rub it into a paste with the Chrysopogon zizanioides water. Add few drops of Chrysopogon zizanioides essential oil and apply on the affected area continuously for best results.
- CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES USES FOR HAIR:
We use Chrysopogon zizanioides root to make Chrysopogon zizanioides water. This Chrysopogon zizanioides water can be used for both drinking and as a hair rinse. Chrysopogon zizanioides water is very cooling. It helps to cure painful urination, ulcers and bad breath. This aromatic water has a calming effect on the nerves and regular intake of this water helps in general well being and it acts as a blood purifier. Traditionally Chrysopogon zizanioides water is always made in clay pots. To make Chrysopogon zizanioides water, Take a bunch of Chrysopogon zizanioides root and place it in the bottom of clay pots. Pour cooled, boiled water on top the Chrysopogon zizanioides root and cover the pot for at least 2 to 3 hrs. After 2 to 3 hrs, the Chrysopogon zizanioides essence would have infused into the water. Now take a lime cut into thin slices and add the slices to the water. You can strain the water while drinking. This Chrysopogon zizanioides water is very cooling and refreshing. This Chrysopogon zizanioides water is always made during hot summer months and I have to add that I really love this aromatic Chrysopogon zizanioides water.
- CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES USE IN BATH POWDER:
The bath powder is made with Chrysopogon zizanioides and green gram dal. This bath powder does not strip the skin of the natural oils and regular use prevents black heads and softens the skin. But this powder will spoil easily, if the green gram and Chrysopogon zizanioides is not sun dried till crisp. I prefer to make small batches of this powder. This bath powder cleanses well and it can be made into a paste with water and used as a face scrub too. During winter season, mix the green gram powder with milk or yogurt and use. To make this powder, sun dry green gram dal and Chrysopogon zizanioides in bright sunlight till they get very crisp. Powder it finely in a mixer. Chrysopogon zizanioides is very aromatic, so use just little to make this powder. Both Chrysopogon zizanioides and green gram powder are very cooling. This powder is excellent for small babies, as it does not have any chemicals. Keep the left over powder in an air tight box away from moisture.
- CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES USE FOR SLEEP:
If you are looking for a natural room cooler that does not dry the skin like our regular air cooler, then Chrysopogon zizanioides curtains are perfect. The Chrysopogon zizanioides roots are dried and then woven into window curtains. These curtains are very fragrant and make the whole room smell fresh. The smell from these Chrysopogon zizanioides curtains relaxes our mind and brings in peaceful sleep. Usually during the hot afternoons, water is sprinkled over these Chrysopogon zizanioides mats. When the hot air passes through them it cools the air and also adds it’s unique wonderful fragrance. It is much better than our regular air coolers, economical and saves so much of electricity.
- : CHRYSOPOGON ZIZANIOIDES USES FOR HEALTH:
Many of you must have seen these round scrubs hanging in ayurvedic shops and these are the Chrysopogon zizanioides scrubs. These scrubs are made from Chrysopogon zizanioides roots. Instead of using loofah sponges, we can try these natural scrubs. These scrubs are antibacterial, can be reused again and again and are greatly fragrant. It improves the circulation in the body and is used to exfoliate the dead cells naturally and keeps the body healthy. Next time if you see these scrubs, give them a try. Before using it, soak it in water for some time and then use it like the regular loofah sponge. If you don’t get these sponges, you can make your own too. Take a thick bunch of dried Chrysopogon zizanioides roots and tie them into a bunch in such a way that it will be easy to use it as a scrub. Soak it in water for few minutes and your scrubber is ready!