Infographic: Health Consequences of Summer Heat & Natural Therapies

Summer has finally arrived! Although it may bring the natures charm with the flowers in full bloom and everything around looking colourful, the heat and humidity can wreak havoc on your health. The rising temperatures, hot air and humidity can lead to excessive loss of moisture resulting in dry and itching of skin. In addition, over exposure to UV rays from sun can damage the skin and result in darkening. Heat also causes profuse sweating resulting in increased water loss from the body. Dehydration can make your vital organs weak and you may feel totally exhausted.

Dry, dull and darkened skin can be visually unpleasing. However, with right skin routine and preventive measures it is possible to protect the skin from possible damage during summers. If you have been feeling tired and low on energy, you can rejuvenate your body with some special massage therapies. This info graphic gives details about the health consequences of summer heat and ways to protect yourself from summer chaos using some effective natural therapies.


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Rising Temperatures and Your body: Preventing The Summer Chaos

  • Rising temperatures lead to increased loss of water from the body that can make you feel tired
  • Over exposure to sun can cause increased production of melanin resulting in darkening of skin
  • Loss of moisture from skin makes it dry and itchy

Your body needs extra attention and care during hot weather. Read on to understand your role in preventing the ill effects of heat on your body.

How Does Sun-exposure Make You Tired?

Have you noticed that doing some routine outdoor activities such as travelling, or even playing outdoors during summer make you more tired? This happens as prolonged sun exposure during summer is known to evoke fatigue.  High heat and humidity during the hot weather causes dehydration due to excessive sweating.

Here is how sun exposure can make you tired

Excessive sweating: Causes loss of water from the body and makes the vital organs weak

Low temperature gradient: Increases chances of high body temperature

Increased heart rate: Extra physiological efforts to control temperature can affect the heart and metabolism

 Biochemical changes : UV rays can penetrate the skin and cause chemical changes in the body that cause fatigue

5 Natural Ingredients that Protect you From Summer Mess

Mint: Due to its menthol content, mint can have a cooling effect on your body

Lime: Lime is known to improve the blood circulation throughout the body. This improves oxygen supply to all organs and helps the body feel rejuvenated and fresh. Being rich in powerful antioxidants lime oil reduces hyperpigmentation and also imparts glow to the skin by restoring lost moisture

Aloe Vera: Helps in moisturising your skin, keeping it hydrated, rejuvenated and glowing

Geranium: Geranium oil reduces the oil production of skin and is thus beneficial for prevention of acne during summer

Jojoba: Jojoba oil has same composition as natural skin oil and can be used as moisturizing agent by all skin type during summer

Neroli: Neroli oil acts as an effective toner and skin cleanser to remove excess oil from skin.

How Summer Special Massage Works?

Summer Splash Massage is a 60 minute massage that contains the goodness of Lime, Mint and Aloe-Vera which together help your body cool down and replenish lost moisture. It uses techniques of Swedish Massage and a cooling Aloe-Vera gel with Lime-Mint extracts to moisturize your skin and leave it supple.

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