Garlic is rich in compounds like Allicin, Sulphur, Zinc and Calcium that have health benefits, beauty benefits as well as antibiotic and antifungal properties. It is also a rich source of a mineral known as selenium. Selenium is known to fight cancer and it works with vitamin E in the body to boost antioxidant power. Garlic also acts as a blood thinner due to its salicylate content. This enables proper blood flow and enhances circulatory health. One of the many facial care health secrets lie in the goodness of garlic as well.
Eat or use garlic in many ways for an acne free bright, radiant, and healthy skin to thick, lustrous hair.
Here are some of the many benefits of garlic for an awesome looking glowing skin:
Raw garlic has anti fungal benefits that cure your skin acne and unwanted blemishes. It fights infection as well. You could also mix garlic powder with garlic oil to make a paste to apply on your face.
Garlic is a great ingredient to remove blackheads and whiteheads. When you have oily skin, this is a common problem many face. Garlic is a much recommended herb. You can also add a few drops of garlic juice in the homemade scrub made out of chickpea flour and turmeric.
Another major benefit that garlic has is anti ageing and pore reduction. Crush some garlic pods and use the juice into your regular face mask for added goodness and wellness. To reduce pores make a paste by mashing together half a tomato and 3-4 pods of garlic. Spread a thin layer of the paste onto your face. After 20 minutes, wash your face with lukewarm water and seal your pores with a final splash of cold water. Tomato and garlic both have antiseptic qualities that help in unclogging the skin, minimising pores and tightening the skin.
A lot of us are often concerned about the stretch marks that pester our mood. Not a lot of us would know about garlic being a great herb that is used for removing or clearing stretch marks. Hot oil massage is one of the most commonly suggested home remedies for this problem. To make more effective, add juice from crushed garlic pods in the hot oil that you use. Use this oil regularly on your stretch marks and you will notice the difference in a few weeks.
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Article Added on Tuesday, April 22, 2014
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