Apple Health Benefits For Hair And Skin – An apple’s of one’s eye, an apple once a day keep the doctor away, both the proverbs are used in different meanings but show the importance of this fruit .It is the great blessing of nature and have many health and beauty benefits hidden in it. It has antioxidant properties, which enable the body to remove the toxic substances from the body. Apples are also full of fibers that give huge list of benefits.
TYPES OF APPLES:
According to nutritionist there are two types of apples:
- Granny smith apples; these are crispy, juicy and granular green skin. Used for eating and cooking.
- Red apples; these are large red with patches of green, juicy and sweet. Used for hand eating not for cooking.
CONTENTS FOUND IN APPLES FOR SKIN AND HAIR:
- Collagen and elastic make the amino acids and rebuild the firm and healthy texture of the skin.
- Antioxidants which prevent the hair and skin damage help in formation of new cells.
- procyanidin B-2 stimulate the new cell growth.
- Malic acid which act as exfoliating agent.
- It contain Eves which is the rich source of polyphones which smooth the blood flows in arteries of skin and make the skin many years younger then actual age. As the young skin require the good circulation.
- Certain varieties contain phenols which are thought to give UV B protection from sun burns
- It contains vitamin A, B and C in it.
APPLE REMEDIES FOR SKIN:
- Application of apple pulp removes the dead cell from the skin by dissolving the binding materials of dead cells from the skin.
- Apple cider vinegar helps the removal of blemish and acne of the skin. Just dab the vinegar at the skin before going to bed; it will lighten the acne marks gradually.
- To treat the sun burn mix the glycerin in grated apple and apply on face for 10 -15 minutes. Then wash the face with cold water, it will also prevent the blistering and peeling later on.
- It also cures the stressed and tired skin. For this boil the pieces of an apple in ½ cup of water and add ¼ cup of witch hazel in it after cooling apply it on face with cotton ball.
APPLE REMEDIES FOR HAIR:
- When taking bath mix 2 tabs of apple cider vinegar in bath tub, it will give the hair the shiny and healthy texture.
- Combine the apple juice with the organic oil as olive oil or coconut oil. Apply it in hair for an hour then wash the hair with cold water. It will strengthen the hair roots.