Timeless Herbs for Timeless Beauty

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Book Details

Author  Pharm Tao
Publisher  PharmTao.com
Publication Date   December 21, 2008
ISBN 
Pages  31

Description

Anti-aging is probably one of the most important tasks for healthy beauty. This is true in both modern society and ancient Chinese imperial families. The herbal recipes collected here are classical and secret herbal recipes from imperial palaces in ancient China. Many of the recipes for facial care have anti-wrinkle effects. The recipes can moisturize the skin, and make the skin silky smooth and glow like jade. Some of the recipes can remove dark spots, acne, freckles, and prevent skin diseases. These recipes are selected and translated from ancient classical Chinese medicine books including Imperial Herbal Formulas (Yu Yao Yuan Fang), Taiping Benevolent Prescriptions (Tai Ping Sheng Hui Fang), and Prescriptions for Caring All People (Pu Ji Fang). These recipes have been proven useful for hundreds of years by billions of people. Historical backgrounds of the recipes are introduced. Explanations in terms of Chinese medicine theories are provided for each recipe. Scientific studies of the herbal ingredients in each recipe are reviewed.

Table of Contents

1.Introduction
2.Imperial Anti-Wrinkle Cleanser
3.Imperial Anti-Wrinkle Cream
4.Princess Yonghe’s Bean Cleanser
5.Facial Cleanser for Radiant Skin
6.Dr. Sun’s Jade Face Recipe
7.Rosy Face Recipe
8.Herbal Moisturizing Cream
9.Wrinkle Smoothing Cream
10.Dr. Sun’s Anti-Aging Facial Cream
11.Herbal Face Mask
12.Herbal Recipe to Remove Dark Spots
13.Anti-Freckle Cream
14.Silky Skin Cream
15.Smooth Skin Cream
16.Anti-Acne Herbal Cream
17.Acne Control Recipe

Excerpts:

“This recipe was used by Princess Yonghe, a princess in the Tang Dynasty. She was Emperor Shi Li’s daughter…. It can make the skin healthy and glow….”

“This recipe can help make the skin healthy and radiant, especially in winter….”

“The whole recipe can help remove colored skin spots, and make the skin softer and healthier. It was said in the original book that after using this recipe, ‘it can make the face glow like jade.’…”

“This recipe can help moisturize the skin, and remove wrinkles and dark spots….”

“The recipe can improve the blood circulation, and make the skin silky smooth. It was said in the book that the face would be ‘smooth and clear like jade after using it for 7 days.’…”

“It is used for skin problems. Shizhen Li in the Ming Dynasty recorded that after using this recipe one would have ‘smooth and radiant skin as a new person. Even your spouse would not recognize you.’…”

“This recipe can help remove acne and other skin problems….”

“This recipe can help relieve acne and freckles….”

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