Natural Remedies for Dark Circles

by Ally on October 20, 2011

Natural RemediesNatural remedies that can remove dark circles under the eyes may just be sitting inside your cupboard or in the refrigerator. Here are some of the best natural remedies that may help you feel good and fresh every time you wake up to a great day. Though there is no full-proof method to eliminate dark circles under eyes with natural ways, it it still worth a try. Most of the things you will need are in your kitchen. After all you’ve got nothing to lose but those dreaded dark circles only, right?

  • Drink a glass of warm water with the juice of one lemon first thing in the morning before you eat anything. Doing this daily should eliminate the dark circles under eyes as well as cleanse your liver. This is a natural detoxifier.
  • Rub almond oil on the dark spots under the eyes and tap them gently to let blood circulation flow taking care not to put oil in your eyes.
  • Brew a couple of tea bags, squeeze out the bags, place them in the ref to cool and find a spot to lie down. Put a tea bag on each closed eye for about 15 minutes. This will make you feel refreshed
  • Eat fruits  and vegetables rich in vitamin E and C. Watch your diet as it plays a crucial part in preventing the dark lines to come back
  • Take a couple of cotton buds, dip both ends in water and store in a resealable plastic bag. Place in freezer overnight. Roll the frozen tips under your eyes and above eyelids. Feels good for too for Puffy morning eyes
  • Place a spoon in the freezer for about 10 minutes. With the back of the spoon, gently press under the eye area. Linger about 3 minutes per eye area.
  • Daily diet. 1 glass Carrot juice, 1 glass tomato juice, 1 slice papaya, iron supplements
  • Here’s a couple of cool morning cream recipes which you can do at home. Take some precaution and check if you are allergic to any of the ingredients. Discontinue if not applicable.
  • Amond and Honey Morning Cream. Make a paste out of 2 tsp. tomato juice, 1 tsp. lemon juice and 1 tsp. flour. Apply on dark circles. Gently wash face after 15 minutes.
  • Orange and Honey Morning Cream. Make a paste out of 1 tsp. Flour, 1 tsp. Orange Juice and 1tsp Honey. Apply on dark circles. Gently wash face after 15 minutes.
  • Eating plenty of organic food, drinking plenty of water and get enough sunshine every day.
  • Take a wet wash cloth, sprinkle rosemary on it. Roll it up, and microwave for about a one minute. Lay the rolled rag over your eyes and lay down for about 20 minutes.
  • Rub castor oil around the eyes, before going to sleep, wash it off gently the following morning, really works for both dark circles and puffy eyes
  • Take two thin slices of cucumber on place on your eyelids for 10-15 minutes. This helps cool your eyes and pretty much lighten your dark circles.
  • Apply cotton balls soaked in cucumber juice or potato juice around the eyes.
  • Add some mint leaves, lemon juice, and salt to tomato juice and drink.
  • Make a paste from a teaspoon of tomato juice, 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice, a pinch of turmeric powder and a pinch of gram flour. Apply under eyes for 10 minutes.
  • Grate some cucumber and freeze in an ice tray. Massage frozen cucumber cubes onto eyes to reduce puffiness and dark circles.

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