As we all know collagen production decreases with age. An abundant protein, collagen helps to keep muscles flexible and tissues strong within the body not to mention its importance in keeping the skin plump, youthful and firm. Exercise helps to stimulate collagen and works by increasing blood flow and in turn, providing more oxygen and nutrients. A diet high in Vitamin C helps neutralise damaging free radicals and one rich in mineral copper like nuts and kidney beans for example, also zinc and selenium. In addition an anti-ageing skin care for the skin helps to maintain a healthy skin, some key ingredients are listed below.
Like Gold, which in Ayurvedic terms is prepared in a very special way, taking months. Traditionally it is used in internal medicines and a vital ingredient in skincare as well. OmVeda has an excellent range of Gold Products – Gold Scrub, Gold Toner, Gold Cream, Gold Gel and Gold Mask.
Manjishta or Indian madder ( botanically known as Rubia Cordifolia) is a creeper with blood red sap. It has a lot of vibrational energy and therefore helps to build healthy tissues and deeply detoxify. Manjishta also has heating properties which helps to stimulate circulation and help regenerate collagen. Manjistha is used in our Honey Sandalwood Moisturiser and our Raksha Massage Oil – Raksha means to protect.
Dates are a great source of energy as they contain a variety of vitamins and minerals as well a natural sugars. Dates promote sound sleep which is necessary for tissue repair and are rich in antioxidants such as beta carotene, lutein, and polyphenolic anti-oxidant tannins. Eating dates helps to build strong body tissue. Our super popular Date Enriched Moisturiser is another one to add to your anti-ageing programme as it helps keep the skin healthy, firm and vibrant.