Labia oris the Latin term for lips is the sensory organ on the face near the mouth that is tactile soft and supple. Chapped lips is a condition of lips when they get cracked and dry, split or even bleed as the outer layer of the skin sheds itself .this occurs when natural oil in the lips gets depleted due to factors such as cold climate, exposure to the sun and sometimes loss of moisture too. Malnutrition, dehydration lack of important vitamin and folic acid are also responsible for chapped lips.
Often chapped lips are a sign of the onset of some disease or sickness. As this problem is not a serious one it can be easily treated and cured by certain homemade herbal remedies. Some of the herbs required for healing chapped lips are as follow
Herbal Remedies For Chapped Lips
This herb is versatile in nature and every part of this herb is beneficial in some way or the other. People use the body of the plant above the ground for healing all types of bleeding, blood purification, and also serious diseases like diabetes and cancer also.
Grave diseases such as these also result in minor ailments like drying of lips. The juice extracted from Stinging Nettle, is very beneficial for healing cracked and dry lips as it not only provides complete nourishment to the body but also is instrumental in hydrating the body which in turn keeps the lips well lubricated and well moisturized.
This herb like the stinging Anettle detoxifies the body and replenishes the body with all the vital nutrients. The juice of his herb can be diluted and then consumed for treating chapped lips.
Aloe Vera is one of the most common herbs available to treat dry and chapped lips.The most convenient method of consuming this by drinking its juice thrice a day. Aloe Vera Lip balm with concentrated aloe Vera is available which on application on a regular basis helps in healing chapped lips. Aloe Vera ointment when applied also brings relief to the affected lips.
Garden Marigold is another name of this ancient herb that is used to cure skin ruptures, wounds etc. It has immunostimulant and antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties that get employed in making external applications such as creams and ointment which when applied onto the affected lips heals it by replacing the moisture back to the skin and provides a soothing sensation.
It is also used for making compress, bathing salts, ointments, salves, teas and tinctures as well. The gentle nature of this herb makes it suitable for delicate areas such as lips and also for babies and animals. , salves, ointments, massage oils, baths, facial steams, tinctures, and teas. It is also gentle enough to use for babies, children, or animals. Internally, Calendula when infused water serves as an excellent mouth wash that also keeps the lips moisturised
This herb is very beneficial in treating chapped lips.Use it in the form of application by adding 2teaspoons of this herb (in the oil form) to aloe Vera and geranium oil in equal proportions .it is equally effective when used individually.
Caution: Please use Remedies after Proper Research and Guidance. You accept that you are following any advice at your own risk and will properly research or consult healthcare professional.