Blood circulation can be known as the best remedy for many skin related issues. Blood circulatory system is the main system that distributes the oxygen and required nutrients to the entire body including the skin. At the same time, it helps you to send out carbon dioxide out of your body including all the toxins and this can be counted to the most important step in human body function. Skin is the organ that requires least amount of blood to function when compared with the other organs in the human body. Though it requires a very small amount of blood to the skin, that can be summed up to 1.7%, poor and unhealthy blood circulation can be the main reason for many skin diseases and skin irritations which can be summed up to skin discoloration, appearing spots on the skin (this may be result of not supplying more oxygenated blood to the skin which may finally ends up in collecting toxins on the skin which may showing up this collection of toxins in the form of spots), inflammation, lack of hydration and appearing of dark circles underneath the eyes. Here in this article we can talk about how to increase the blood circulation in order to take a heathy and good-looking skin.
- Healthy diet and avoiding junk food
Heart is the main organ that responsible with blood circulation and it functions to distribute all the oxygen dissolved in the blood while carrying all the nutrients to all the organs in the body. Consuming more food that contains antioxidants and minerals and avoiding junk food that contains more sugar, salt and sodium is good for your heart and blood circulation. Adding more fruits, vegetables and nuts that contains vitamin C and lycopene has to be motivated. Vitamin C works as a natural blood thinner and lycopene works to keep the heart healthy. Lycopene is rich in watermelon and vitamin C is high in lemon. Nuts have a good composition of vitamin C, E, magnesium and iron which is good to maintain healthy blood circulation. Consuming a diet that contains more fiber is another way to increase the blood circulation. Greens, bananas, broccoli, cauliflower and berries has good amount of fiber. At the same time avoiding food that contains highest amount of caffein, alcohol, salt, sugar, sodium and consuming more junk food that contains trans-fat is dangerous because there is a possibility of occurring blood clots if you consume these junk foods regularly. These blood clots will promote poor functioning of the heart and will avoid proper blood circulation.
- Drinking more green tea
Green tea is rich in antioxidants and improves blood circulation by widening the blood vessels and by increasing the blood flow. Therefore, it is good to consume two cups of green tea to keep the track of blood circulation.
- Regular exercising
Adding different types of exercises is the best and easiest way of regulating the blood circulation system. Hitting the gym at least three days per week, Pilates, hiking, swimming, Zumba, kick boxing, cycling or yoga will surely help you to lose your fat. As a byproduct of regular exercising, it will enhance the blood circulation while improving cardiovascular health. By sweating during the exercise sessions will open the pores and will helps to remove toxins and waste form the skin. This will surely glow your skin than ever.
Regular body massages and facial massages are working as prominent ways to enhance blood circulation. Pressure created by the massager during the massage session is the secret behind blood circulation. A professional massager knows how and when to put the required pressure and this pressure will regulate the blood flow throughout the body and because of this good blood circulation, damaged and tense muscles will be relaxed. Not only this, the oils that is been used during the massage session will provide the best solution for stress relief and if your final requirement is stress relieving, you can use grape fruit oil during the massage session because that grape fruit oil is helping to regulate blood circulation.
Not only this, but skin hydration, acupressure and dry brushing can be used to promote blood circulation.