Discover Ancient Greek Ingredients: Oxygala and Nardus – Global Beauty Secrets

Discover Ancient Greek Ingredients: Oxygala and Nardus

Greeks love beauty and primarily physical beauty. 

Preserved deep in ancient Greek culture Yogurt which was a diet staple was also known as Oxygala. This miraculous ingredient was very popular not just as a food ingredient but also because of its properties to soothe and nourish the skin. 

Lavender was known as Nardus in ancient Greece, after the ancient Syrian city of Naarda. It was one of the holy herbs used in Biblical temple to create the holy essence, and Nard as it was popularly called then is also mentioned in the Song of Solomon. This herb aids in skin illumination since it reduces inflammation and is full of antioxidants which protect from the free radicals which make the skin more even toned .

Today the fragrance of lavender is adored in modern homes and lifestyle in various ways like in potpourris, essential oils, incense sticks, aromatic candles, oils etc for it immediately relaxes and puts one at ease. But at one point in time it was a holy herb in Greece - The cradle of western civilization.

When you curate this holy herb with a yogurt enriched body moisturizer, you can cradle yourself in calmness even in the middle of chaos


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