Ditch Alcohol-Based Purifiers And Switch To DIY Ayurvedic Purifiers, Says Actress Juhi Chawla

Updated at: Aug 07, 2020
Ditch Alcohol-Based Purifiers And Switch To DIY Ayurvedic Purifiers, Says Actress Juhi Chawla

Did you know that you can make yourself an air purifier with neem and turmeric? Here’s what actress Juhi Chawla has to share

Vani Malik
AyurvedaWritten by: Vani MalikPublished at: Aug 07, 2020

The one thing that has undoubtedly become a part of your daily hygiene practices is using air purifiers and sanitisers to keep our hands and surroundings clean. But is hat safe to use alcohol-based sanitises and purifies all year long? We do not want everyone to keep sniffing alcohol particles whenever at home? For the same, we recently had Juhi Chawla taking to her Instagram telling her insta fam on how to make an ayurvedic air purifier from scratch from simple ingredients like Neem and Turmeric.

Ayurvedic DIY Purifier

Do you know that a purifier can make your surroundings pure and this is what we all had forgotten before the COVID-19 hit us this bad? Yes, the actress Juhi Chawla, along with putting out a recipe of making a DIY Ayurvedic air purifier wrote, “The room can be purified without even installing a purifier at home. One needs to look around and believe in Ayurveda. The COVID-19 has reinstated belief in Ayurveda and one such hack that sanitise your home and hands is right here.”

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Wondering how to use neem leaves and turmeric for sanitising hands and home? Listed below is a DIY recipe to make a sanitiser and purifier sans alcohol:

Take neem leaves in a bowl. Make sure that those leaves are fresh and clean. To clean out the dust, dip them in water and clean leaves with soft hands.

  • To those leaves, add half a spoon of turmeric.
  • The next step is to fill the bowl with water and mix well.
  • This bowl can be kept anywhere in the room, which can help purify the air, and also the water can be a hand sanitiser too.

Health benefits of Turmeric are:

  • Beneficial for the skin, and used as an antiseptic on wounds and scars
  • Reduce the risk of heart attack
  • Best for Oral Health
  • Helpful to relieve knee pain  
  • Great for people who have diabetes
  • Advisable for those who have insomnia
  • Turmeric milk before bedtime is a great way to enhance immunity


Health benefits of Neem Leaves are:

1# Anti-ageing agent: Neem leaves slow down your ageing process, and it keeps the skin young.

2# For burns and boils: Applying neem oil or ground leaves on the burnt area provides relief. Neem leaves have antiseptic properties, which make it apt for skin-related woes and wounds. For the same, make a paste and apply on the affected area to see results. 

3# For Jaundice: Neem leaves is extensively used in curing jaundice. For the same, dry ginger power mixed in neem water is apt to clear the obstruction for the bile to reach the intestine.

4$ Stomach issues: If stomach issues are troubling you then having neem juice every day can help clear out the bacteria causing infection.


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But more than anything, both these agents are great for the skin and have no side effects even if used in excess. Hence, ditch the alcohol-based sanitisers and make this one at home for a lush skin and clean surroundings.

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