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How to make nalangu maavu | How to make baby bath powder | Herbal bath powder | Ubtan powder for healthy and glowing skin

Nalangu Maavu or herbal bath powder is made with many ayurvedic & natural ingredients like Avarampoo (Cassia Auriculata), Kasturi manjal (Curcuma Aromatica), Poolan kizhangu (White Turmeric), Vetiver (Khus Khus roots), Vasambu (Acorus Calamus) and then several different medicative ingredients. they're prepared with a mixture of herbs, roots, and flowers to safeguard the skin from any environmental damages. 


This herbal powder is being known as by many names one in every of that is Thuvalai podi(Powder) or Thevalai podi.

Nalangu maavu is especially suggested for newborn babies, infants, toddlers, and ladies.

When the herbal powder is used regularly, there's no need for soap or body wash for bathing. This herbal powder also can be used for daily face wash and can apply as a face pack.


Benefits of Nalangu maavu or herbal bath powder:

1) They contain 100% Natural & herbal Ingredients. 

2) Very Skin Friendly. 

3) No Artificial Fragrance is added. 

4) Homemade bath powder for removing unwanted newborn infant hairs and also removes facial hair in adults.

5) Increases skin tone.

6) Cures skin infections,blemishes & Inflammations.

7) Herbal powder is the best for the treatment of diaper dermatitis or skin rashes.

8) Keeps the skin moisturized and provides sensible fragrance throughout the day.

9). It cleanses the body and removes excess oiliness from the skin protecting the natural oils. 

10). It will facilitate and maintain the skin's pH balance.

11). Herbal powder also cutbacks body heat and reduce developing Roseola or prickly heat.

12). It'll cut back body odors from sweats.

13). Nalangu maavu acts as a wonderful skin exfoliator and skin toner.

14). It rejuvenates the skin and makes the skin terribly soft & supple.

15). They have antibacterial and anti-fungal properties that fight against the germs and bacteria protecting the skin.

 If the herbal bath powder is employed often, the skin can become radiant and flawless. The skin will not get damaged from ultraviolet radiation. Regular use also will scale back acne and skin inflammation issues. It will also reduce and prevent the growth of facial hair.

 List of ingredients and their benefits:

1. Avarampoo - This flower treats uneven skin tone and black spots, makes the skin soft if you have got dry skin or oily skin, cures blemishes and discoloration of the skin and prevents several kinds of skin infections and skin issues. 


Alongside these benefits, these flowers facilitate in increasing skin complexion and produce glow to the face and body. 

These flowers are sweet in nature and have a special fragrance to that. This helps in removing body odors.

Avarampoo is incredibly rich in antioxidants that help to keep the skin healthy.

Adding this flower to our herbal bath powder can offer a cooling impact on the skin thereby reducing body heat.

Aside from the above benefits, avarampoo juice additionally has some fantastic medicative advantages once taken orally. The juice from this flower hydrates our body and prevent dehydration. They regulate blood glucose levels that is why it's thought to be a natural and effective treatment for polygenic disorder or diabetes.

2. Mint Leaves - They have a really soothing, cooling and refreshing impact that helps in brightening the skin tone.


Mint leaves are primarily renowned for its antibacterial properties. This helps in treating skin disease, pimples, boils, and blemishes. it's suitable for all kinds of skin. 

Once added the correct quantity in herbal bath powder, it provides an excellent range of advantages like toning the skin, skin rejuvenation, treatment for aging skin and under-eye darkness, cleaning the opened pores, curing and preventing blackheads, lightening the scars and black spots.

3. Neem Leaves - They have wonderful antibacterial and antifungal properties that fight with infection-causing bacteria and forestall our skin from every kind of skin issue.


It is an immunity booster and helps in quick healing of wounds, burns, allergies, and infections.

It works wonders in curing skin disease and pimples.

It can be utilized in the treatment for mild to severe skin diseases like itchiness, Ringworms, and Eczema.

Adding a large number of neem leaves in bath powder can cause skin irritation and have a burning sensation. So, add solely the specified quantity instructed in the preparation video.

4. Rose petals - It helps in refreshing, cleansing, toning the skin with its exceptional antioxidant property.


It acts as a moisturizer and provides a really soothing impact on the skin.

Rose petals are extremely rich in vitamin C that helps in strengthening the skin cells and tissue. 

It additionally exfoliates the skin removing the dirt, dead cells, excess sebum secretion, and excess oils from the skin. 

5. Sembaruthi (Hibiscus) - This flower also has antioxidant properties. it's the most effective ingredient to add in our bath powder because they shield our skin from ultraviolet illumination rays and generally referred to as the best natural sun blocker protection for our skin.


It tones our skin, helps in hydrating our skin thereby protecting from dehydration, tighten the skin to appear more younger.

Its a superb moisturizer by creating our cells to provide the moisture.

6. Tulsi leaves - Tulsi is widely referred to as Holy Basil that contains a high quantity of antioxidants largely employed in Ayurveda and Siddha practices for treatments both internally and externally.


Tulsi leaves can purify the blood and prevents skin disease once consumed. 

It is both antibacterial and antiseptic which can be used for strengthening our immunity and regular use of these tulsi leaves will slow the aging of our skin. 

It also has multiple benefits like skin detox, anti-aging, removing skin pigmentation and much more.

It is a wonderful cleansing agent for skin and appropriate for both dry and oily skin. For normal skin, it balances the skin oil level keeping the skin look radiant throughout the day.

7. Jasmine Flower - Jasmine will protect the skin from dirt, pollution and evens the skin tone naturally with its antioxidants. Jasmine oil helps in moisturizing the skin (Dry, Oily and mixed skin types).


Jasmine oil also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that treat every type of skin infection.

8. Poolan Kizhangu - also referred to as White turmeric prevents aging, pimples, acne, wrinkles and dark spots. it has a gentle and soothing impact that takes care of our skin to appear more healthy.


It helps in controlling and regulating our body temperature. it is primarily used for getting rid of body odors and stop excessing sweating.

It nourishes the skin and makes the skin look younger and flawless. it's very effective in improving skin complexion and to induce glowing skin.

9. Vetiver - It has a regenerative property that helps in removing dead cells and promotes the growth of healthy new cells.


With its antioxidant property, it provides relief from skin inflammation and also maintains and strengthens our immunity.

With its antiseptic property, the growth of bacterium on our skin is prevented thereby cleansing our skin and reducing the acne issues.

This root can enhance blood circulation, regulates body temperature, improves metabolism, effective in muscle pain and joint pain.

It makes the dark spots and blackheads fully disappear. It tightens and firms our skin making us look younger.


10. Vasambu - commonly called sweet flag or Vacha, helps in maintaining the suppleness of the skin, reduces inflammation, prevents infection and improves cell regeneration.

It's good for preventing hair lice and improves throat conditions during severe cold and speech when taken orally.

It also relieves body pain and helps in strengthening the joints and muscles.

10. Karboga Arisi (Babchi seeds) - they are extremely used for skin health to prevent and treat conditions like dermatitis, eczema, ringworms, etc.


It helps in strengthening teeth and gums if consumed orally.

It has astringent, antibacterial and antimicrobial properties and can be used for skin care purposes.

It also helps in treating skin pigmentation. using this in the right proportion will improve fairness.

11. Korai Kizhangu - it is well known for removing unwanted hairs like facial hairs in women. 


It is very safe to use in newborn babies to get rid of the thin and soft hairs known as lanugo. These hairs will shed in one or 2 months if the bath powder is employed daily.

12. Athimathuram - It helps in brightening and lightening of the skin. 


It has antibacterial, antifungal, anti-oxidizing and anti-inflammatory properties that prevent all variety of skin infections and slows down the aging of our skin.

13. Kasturi Manjal - It has antimicrobial and antibacterial properties that make sure that the bacterium stays far from our skin.


It also removes unwanted hairs and prevents hair growth in unnecessary parts of our body.

It acts as a natural skin cleansing agent and skin toner. It works as an antiseptic as well.

14. Vendhayam (Fenugreek seeds) - it is very rich in vitamin C, therefore, it cleanses and exfoliates the skin. It makes the skin glow and acts as a natural facial toner.


It moisturizes the skin, reduces blemishes and dark circles.

It has superb anti-aging properties which can make your skin free from wrinkles and tightens the skin.

15. Whole green gram - They contain vitamin A and vitamin C, which is remarkably essential for improving skin complexion and these Vitamins will make the skin glow after every application.


They also help in removing dirt and dead cells from the skin.

It is very powerful in eliminating surplus oils from the skin.








Note: Nalangu maavu or Herbal bath powder should not be mixed with milk or curd because milk will produce lactic acid / carboxylic acid that contains the bacterium. If exposed to daylight after using herbal powder with milk or curd, the skin can get damaged or will get rash.

          But, it can be mixed with normal water or rose water.

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