Coriander leaves cure dark lips

Due to heat or excess use of lipstick, lip liner, and lip gloss the lips turn black. Dark lips can be treated simply with natural remedies.

Coriander leaves and holy basil (Tulsi) leaves extract is the best home remedy to treat dark lips. Both coriander and holy basil leaves contain antioxidants, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that can help to remove dead cells on the lips and leaves pink lips.

Health benefits of coriander leaves:

Coriander leaves are rich in vitamins, minerals, folate, beta-carotene, and antioxidants. It all helps lower the blood glucose levels in diabetics. Coriander leaves do wonder in settling upset stomach, prevent flatulence and promotes digestion. It acts as an anti-inflammatory thus fights against disease causing inflammation in the body. It prevents urinary tract infection, vomiting and nausea.

Some of the acids present in coriander leaves are very effective in reducing cholesterol levels in the blood. The anti-fungal and antiseptic properties treat skin disorders like eczema, dryness, and fungal infections. The component of essential oils found in coriander helps curing diarrhea caused by microbes. The antimicrobial property heals wounds and ulcers in the stomach and mouth. The iron content ensures proper function of organ systems, increases energy, and promotes the health of bones.

Health benefits of holy basil (Tulsi):

Holy basil is rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, E, K, riboflavin, folate, sodium, potassium, calcium, copper, iron, magnesium, manganese, and zinc. Holy basil is also rich in phyto-nutrients like carotene, crypto-xanthin, lutein-zeaxanthin.  Holy basil leaves boiled in water prevents malaria and dengue fever. Gargling with this boiled water cures sore throat. Like coriander leaves, holy basil also used to treat ulcers, wounds and cuts. Regular consumption of holy basil juice with honey flushes out kidney stones through urinary tract. It is also good for heart, eyes, gums, stress and so on.

Here is the recipe to treat dark lips.

How to treat dark lips with coriander leaves – DIY

  • Few Cilantro / Coriander leaves
  • 5 Holy Basil leaves
  • Water ((as required))
  1. Use coriander leaves, holy basil leaves and water.
  2. Add 5 holy basil leaves to mortar.
  3. Add few coriander leaves to mortar.
  4. Add very little water to get the extract.
  5. Crush well.
  6. Squeeze the herbal extract
  7. Apply this extract on the dark lips.

Apply every day before bed, continuously for a month to get better results.

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.