Pure Bulgarian yogurt is produced under the action of two bacteria – lactobacillus bulgaricus (Lactobacillus bulgaricus) and streptococcus thermophilus (Streptococcus thermophilus). The first bacterium is sour and the second is sweet.
The bacterium grows and reproduces itself only on the Bulgarian latitudes, making it one of our national symbols and the reason for the incredible quality of yogurt. This is where its name comes from, honoring the lands where it was first found and the only geographical area where the bacteria can be produced.
The two bacteria actually have a vegetal origin. It is believed that as a result of established contact with the animals during grazing, the bacteria adhered to the udder of the animal and mildewed into the milk. This makes possible the production of the yogurt as we know it. – не съм сигурна за истинността на този факт, ако искате махнете го.
Yoghurt is believed to delay aging, purify the body, help strengthen the immune system, protect against multiple allergies and to stop the progress of certain types of cancer.
The beneficial effect of yogurt is due to its composition – calcium, zinc, vitamins. Moreover, it is proven that probiotics cleanse and soothe the skin by restoring the disturbed balance in the microbiome.
Probiotics are contained in fermented foods (yoghurt) and are capable of doing miracles not only for the digestion but also for the skin.
Contemporary lifestyle (dirty air, junk food, cosmetics with questionable quality) can negatively affect the microbiome of the skin. The secret of the miraculous yogurt treatment lies within the restoration of the unbalanced microbiome – natural microorganisms that provide a fresh and healthy appearance of the skin.
The extraordinary Bulgarian product is known to have antibacterial action, so it is used as a cleansing and nourishing medicine for the body and the face, treating acne and other irritations. Ask any Bulgarian what’s the first thing they do after getting sunburnt and they will tell you that applying yogurt on the sunburnt area is the only thing that truly sooths the skin and eases the pain in minutes, just like magic!
Yoghurt hydrates the face and the body, protecting it from drying and rust. Therefore, it is also used to cope with rough skin of the feet.
As a result of yogurt therapy, the skin becomes more elastic and soft to touch, while looking fresher than ever! The milk product slows down aging and masks wrinkles. Applying it regularly can also help in reducing pigmentation, brightening up the face and evening the skin tone.
Yoghurt is also more than good for hair – one of the most important details that complete every woman’s flawless look. The combination of vitamins B6 and B12, minerals and lactic acid is a strong weapon against various hair problems. The lactic acids in yogurt exfoliate the scalp, restore acid balance, fight fungal and bacterial infections. Fats in yogurt moisturize and nourish the skin of the head and the hairs. Here is why choosing a product with yogurt is essential for having healthy and good-looking hair because:
- Yogurt stimulates hair growth and fights hair loss;
- Lactic acid sooths the irritated skin and eliminates dandruff;
- Yogurt hydrates the scalp and prevents dry hair, that is more prone to damage, from splitting or breakage;
- Yogurt makes combing tangled hair easier;
- Yogurt revitalizes and strengthens the hair, making it shiny and increasing its elasticity;
- Yogurt cleanses the scalp and prevents the effect of static electricity;
The rejuvenating effects of yogurt on both the skin and the hair make it a desirable ingredient in many products but the extraordinary qualities contained only in Bulgarian yogurt are a rare found. Each bottle of shampoo or box of cream from the Thracian Forest series is a real treasure from the lands of the most beautiful women that one has ever seen!