Home remedy to make an anti-inflammatory chervil cream, ideal when applied to the skin to treat hemorrhoids, irritations, herpes, insect bites and inflammatory problems.
There are many aromatic herbs that we can use every day in our kitchen, with which precisely aromatize our dishes, fill them with flavor and incredible properties and benefits, not only nutritional but also curative and preventive to ultimately enjoy better health. This is the case of chervil, a very popular aromatic herb belonging to the same family as parsley (Apiaceae family), also popularly known by the names of cerefoli or perifoli, and native to the Caucasus and the Middle East.
We have already told you about its characteristics on occasion: an annual herbaceous plant that can reach 70 centimeters in height, with upright and fluted stems and flat leaves that are very reminiscent of those that parsley actually has, with an intense green color very bright and with white flowers.
It becomes an excellent natural option to fill our stews, salads, broths, butter or egg dishes with vitamins and minerals, as well as being ideal for purifying our body and eliminating the different toxins that have accumulated in it. In addition, precisely because of its richness in vitamin C, it becomes a very useful antioxidant herb when it comes to blocking the negative action of free radicals, which cause premature aging of our cells.
But today we want to look at its anti-inflammatory qualities when applied to the skin, either in the form of a poultice, cold infusion or as a natural cream. Did you know that it is an excellent ally to cure chronic dermatoses, ophthalmias, skin irritations and erythemas? We explain how to easily make a chervil cream for the skin at home, and what benefits it brings you.
Homemade chervil cream recipe to relieve skin inflammation
Ingredients you need:
- 50 grams of chervil stems
- 100 grams Vaseline
Preparation of the anti-inflammatory chervil cream:
First put the Vaseline in a saucepan or saucepan, and heat over high heat. When it starts to boil and melt add the stems of chervil in the amount indicated, mix a little with the help of a wooden spoon. Then turn off the heat, cover and leave to rest for 8 hours.
After this time, filter and reserve in a glass jar, where you can keep it for a few days as you use it.
How to use this anti-inflammatory cream?
Once you have made the chervil anti-inflammatory cream at home, simply apply a little of it to those areas of the skin where you have irritation, itching or erythema, leaving it to act for a few minutes until the skin absorbs it.
It is also very interesting applied on external hemorrhoids in order to relieve inflammation and pain, or on insect bites to reduce itching and burning.
Properties and uses of chervil cream for the skin
As we mentioned in the previous lines, this chervil cream for the skin is extremely useful for the care, treatment and prevention of certain inflammatory conditions of the skin, thanks especially to its different anti-inflammatory qualities:
- Insect bites: if you have been bitten by an insect, this cream is very useful for reducing itching and burning, as well as being suitable for reducing inflammation.
- Chronic diseases: for example, in case of gout, arthritis or rheumatic conditions.
- Hemorrhoids: Helps relieve discomfort related to the inflammation of external hemorrhoids.
- Skin irritation: it is very useful to relieve discomfort caused by skin irritations, as well as itching and itching.
- For baby skin: it is suitable for relieving the characteristic erythema that appears on the buttocks of babies.