Brazilian jasmine leaves for smooth skin

Smooth skin is definitely a great way to feel good about one’s skin and health. One of the easiest ways to maintain healthy skin is use Brazilian jasmine (Mandevilla sanderi) as a face pack.

Take fresh leaves of Brazilian jasmine (Nithya malli in Tamil), add turmeric and butter. Grind into a fine paste, apply this paste on the face as a face pack and even also your body as a refreshing body pack. Leave this pack on for 45 minutes and wash off. This pack will give you soft and smooth skin in a few weeks.

Turmeric is known to cure skin diseases and it is an inexpensive beauty product to treat various skin problems. Turmeric has antiseptic and anti-bacterial properties in it. Regular application of turmeric on skin treats various skin diseases like acne, scars, pimples, stretch marks, wrinkles, signs of aging, and skin tanning. Also turmeric helps remove facial hair and inhibit the hair growth on face. Turmeric has natural antiseptic which cures eczema, psoriasis, and poison ivy. Applying turmeric on body before taking bath helps protect our body from many diseases.

Face mask and body mask using butter makes skin smooth and soft. Butter is one of the best sources of fatty acids and vitamin A which helps to moisturize the skin. Butter bring natural glow on face and body which is great for the dry skin. Butter decreases dryness and gives extra nourishment. Butter also tackles another skin related problem that is wrinkles and fine lines.

Butter and turmeric is ideal for face and body. Apply the mixture of butter and turmeric for skin whitening. The antioxidant property of vitamin A prevents skin damage from ultraviolet radiation.

Follow the simple steps in this DIY and know how to use Brazilian jasmine to maintain smooth skin.

How to maintain smooth skin with Brazilian jasmine – DIY

  • 1/2 Cup Brazilian jasmine leaves (Nithya malli leaves) (Known as Nithiya malli in Tamil)
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Butter
  • Water ((as required))
  1. To make this herbal paste use Brazilian jasmine leaves, turmeric powder, butter and water.
  2. Take half cup fresh Brazilian jasmine leaves.
  3. Add the leaves to blender.
  4. Add 1/4 teaspoon of turmeric powder to it.
  5. Add 1/4 teaspoon of butter.
  6. Add little water.
  7. Blend them well.
  8. Herbal face and body pack is done.


  1. Apply the paste on your face and body as a pack, before taking a bath.
  2. Leave it for 45 minutes.
  3. Wash off.

Regular application of this paste gives smooth and beautiful skin in a few weeks.

Kalaivani Selvaraj, MBA, got her Master’s degree in Human Resources. Due to her interest in natural healing, she pursued studies in the field of alternative medicine and is certified in Aromatherapy by Isla Verde Spa Training Academy. Ms. Kalaivani Selvaraj is also certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.