Yunâni has selected 5 beauty rituals of yesteryear from all over the world, whose effectiveness is no longer to be proven.


The essence of rose

1. Turkey

The essence of rose

The rose is a classic ingredient, the essence of which has been distilled in water for centuries. Turkey has long been one of the largest rose producers, and has used purified rose water in its beauty rituals for 2000 years.

Rose essence is packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that deeply hydrate the skin. It also has antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness and soothe irritation. Rose oil extract can also refine skin texture, and even treat certain skin problems such as psoriasis and atopic dermatitis.

Studies have shown that rose essential oil can speed up the healing process, maintain hydration, and reduce cortisol (the stress hormone) levels in the body.

2. Finland

The heat baths

The benefits of a coal-heated room were recognized in Finland as early as 1112, and heat treatments – sauna, salt cave, infrared cabin – are still extremely popular today.

Many virtues are attributed to the dry heat of the sauna (reaching 70, 80, even 90 degrees Celsius). According to a 2018 report, regular sauna sessions may stabilize the nervous system, improve heart health, and reduce inflammation, oxidative stress, and arterial stiffness. Other studies have shown that a 30-minute sauna session after a workout can significantly lower blood pressure.


The heat baths

4. India


While the West has embraced turmeric in recent years, this yellow root has been used for over 4,500 years in traditional Ayurvedic practice – infused into milk or incorporated into dishes for its medicinal properties.

A study (published in 2017) on the benefits of curcumin, the main pigment in turmeric, showed that it could help reduce the effects of oxidative and inflammatory problems, metabolic syndrome, arthritis, and even arthritis. 'anxiety. This spice also reduces inflammation caused by sports, and relieves muscle pain, while providing antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits when taken regularly (through food or supplements).



Turmeric is an excellent immune system booster with antioxidant properties five to eight times stronger than vitamins C and E. It is even strong enough to destroy hydroxyl radicals, considered to be the most harmful oxidants in the body.

The therapeutic properties of turmeric have long been recognized. " Turmeric has been used for centuries to treat wounds and infections. Modern research is constantly discovering new properties: " Current scientific research shows that turmeric is able to fight against bacteria, viruses, and pathogenic fungi .

5. China


This 2000 year old therapeutic technique has proven its effectiveness in the medical world. Specialists recommend it to reduce chronic pain, boost fertility, soothe asthma, and relieve muscle tension. Acupuncture uses needles of various sizes to stimulate the nervous system and immune cells, which can then act on our lymphatic, circulatory, and digestive systems, and impact our emotional and cognitive well-being.

Acupuncture is also used today for skin care, in particular to treat problems such as eczema, rosacea, and psoriasis, but also in cosmetics to improve the quality of the skin. Photofacial acupuncture consists of introducing needles under the epidermis to stimulate blood circulation and cell renewal of the skin. This method can increase the level of hydration and elasticity of the skin, for a visible improvement immediately.



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