Skin Benefits of Bananas

Bananas contain a large amount of an insoluble carbohydrate called ” Resistant starch”. This starch has the ability to initiate fat burning. Banana has certain enzymes that improve digestion, they are rich in fibre which is good for skin when taken internally. The skin of banana is so soothing that it gives quick relief from warts. Just attach the skin around your warts and cover it with plaster or surgical tape. Banana has emollient properties when used on skin and soothe intestinal problems when taken internally. They are also known to relax your mood. Bananas energy dense and rich in electrolytes.

Banana is a very healthy snack and is good for holistic health and beauty. Because of the soothing properties bananas are used for reducing skin inflammation due to burn, wounds, rashes etc. Instead of using some antiseptive lotion, try rubbing banana peel on the affected area, it will instantly reduce the swelling and soothe the skin. Bananas also contain Vitamin B6 and B12, they are a perfect snack.

Banana pulp is used in various homemade beauty treatments. We share some banana recipes for glowing skin. Banana makes the skin supple and soft, to use banana in your skin care regime, you merely need to mash a little banana and apply it on the face. Leave it for 15 to 20 minutes and wash. You can also add banana pulp to your regular face packs to enhance the quality of your skin.

Simply rubbing a banana peel is good for your skin for the peel contains lutein which is an antioxidant, the peel also contains potassium. Banana is also known to heal acne, rub the peel on your face and see the pimples vanishing after a few uses. You can make a banana mask with half a banana, egg white and cornstarch. Whisk all the ingredients separately and then blend it with a hand blender to make a smooth mask, apply on face and leave it for 30 minutes then wash off.

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