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Akarakar or Anacyclus Pyrethrum for Skincare in Ayurveda

Rejuvenate your skin with pyrethrum root extract Anacyclus pyrethrum commonly known as Mount Atlas Daisy or Spanish Chamomile. In Ayurveda it is known as Akarakara or Akarakarabha, and has been used since ancient times in treatments. It belongs to the same family, Asteraceae, as Acmella Oleracea which is touted as the natural botox due to its muscle relaxing properties. Interestingly, akarakara which can be called as the country cousin of Acmella, also exhibits similar muscle relaxing properties. This herb is known to have blessed humankind with its unique versatile properties all over the globe. The Magians (high priest of the Zoroastrian religion) used this herb under the name ‘parthenium’ against intermittent fevers. It is also commonly referred to as ‘Akarkara’....

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