Anti-Aging TonicShea butter strengthens and protects the delicate skin of the elderly. Did your grandmother ever get a large, black bruise from bumping up against a table or chair? That is a sure sign that your skin has become vulnerable. Drying of fats and oils is a natural process of aging that results in wrinkles and thin, delicate skin. Daily application of thick, hearty shea butter slows the appearance of wrinkles, and keeps skin strong well into old age.
Calms your NervesThe rich, earthy-sweet scent of shea butter calms your nervous system. If you are anxious, the grounding protection of earthy shea butter on your skin will make you feel calm, and safe. My Saved Articles | Most Popular
About the AuthorJohn Immel, the founder of Joyful Belly, teaches people how to have a healthy diet and lifestyle with Ayurveda. His approach to Ayurveda exudes a certain ease, which many find enjoyable and insightful. John also directs Joyful Belly's School of Ayurveda , which specializes in digestive tract pathology & Ayurvedic nutrition. John and his wife Natalie recently published Explore Your Hunger: A Guide to Hunger, Appetite & Food.
John's interest in Ayurveda and digestive tract pathology was inspired by a complex digestive disorder acquired from years of international travel, including his public service work in South Asia. John's commitment to the detailed study of digestive disorders reflects his zeal to get down to the roots of the problem. His hope and belief in the capacity of each & every client to improve their quality of life is nothing short of a personal passion. John's creativity in the kitchen and delight in cooking for others comes from his family oriented upbringing. In addition to his certification in Ayurveda, John holds a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
John enjoys sharing Ayurveda within the context of his Catholic roots, and finds Ayurveda gives him an opportunity to participate in the healing mission of the Church. Jesus expressed God's love by feeding and healing the sick. That kindness is the fundamental ministry of Ayurveda as well.
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Can this be applied to face as protective mask when going outside in harsh winter weather?
Shea butter or oil can act as a lovely barrier to those harsh elements! Test it on a small patch of skin, if it's your first time trying it - in case of allergies etc.