Thursday, 27 November 2014

Bananas for Good Health and Glowing Skin

Bananas are high in antioxidants, good for heart they protect from radical and low sodium content and help the cardiovascular system fight against high blood pressure. This is one fruit that's abundantly available in India all through the year. The effect of banana on skin is not something that can be ignored. Banana are rich in vitamin A, B and E and works as an anti-aging agent. 

Banana face pack for dry skin

banana paste

Banana is an all-natural, homemade facial mask that moisturizes your skin and leaves it looking and feeling softer.
  • Mash half cup of natural yogurt
  • one table spoon of honey
  • 1/4 ripe banana
  • Apply this mixture on
  •   Bananas are rich in several vitamins and help rejuvenate skin and prevent further wrinkling.
  •     Use above remedy at least once a week to help prevent and treat wrinkles.

Bananas for bones and teeth

Banana contains potassium that not only reduces hypertension but also protects bones and teeth from weakening. It minimizes ill-impacts of sodium, helps to retain the concentration of calcium that is needed for free flow of blood, proper muscles contraction and smooth nervous function.

Banana also has manganese that promotes bone health and metabolism.  Banana has probiotic bacteria which absorbs calcium thus good for healthy bones. Calcium in banana prevents from thinning of bones. To develop better and strong bones, children should be given banana.

Tips for strengthening &silky hair

  • For healthy and strong hair we need one banana, table spoon of oil and 1/2 spoon lemon juice.
  • Smash banana to fine paste and mix with oil and lemon juice stir it evenly.
  • Apply this paste on hair from root to tip for 30 minutes.
  • Rinse with warm water cleanly.
  • Use this pack once in a week for better result.         
banana peel

Health benefits of banana:

  1. Banana helps to quit smoking as it contains potassium, magnesium, B6 and B12, all these help to recover reduced level of nicotine
  2. Banana has calming effect on mind as it is the best source of potassium.
  3. Banana contains many antioxidants like flavonoids, alpha and beta-carotene that help in checking of free radicals thus preventing diseases.
  4. Banana contains tryptophan which helps to produce sleep hormone melatonin. It prevents insomnia and encourages sound sleep.
  5. Banana is beneficial for skin as the presence of vitamin C helps collagen formation, which makes the skin supple and soft.
  6. Banana is good for hair as it has healthy hair ingredients such as potassium, vitamins, natural oils and carbohydrate.
  7. Banana also helps in reducing menstrual pains. It contains vitamin B6 which is good in improvement of overall mood.
  8. Banana prevents the risk of atherosclerosis due to presence of high potassium.
  9. Banana contains pectin which is beneficial in reduction of cholesterol in the body.
  10. Banana stimulates nerve functions because of the presence of vitamin B.
  11. Banana helps to smooth bowel function and is good in the management and controlling of piles.
  12. Rub a banana peel on bug bites to soothe the skin and reduce itching.
  13. Banana peel will soothe the inflammation and irritation of acne and reduce outbreaks. Rub the peel over the acne(face or body) every night. Improvements should be apparent within a few days.
  14. Rubbing banana peel on boo-boos can help promote healing for scratches. 
  15. Vitamin B6 helps in the synthesis of antibodies in the immune system apart from red blood formation, protein metabolism and functioning of the central nervous system.

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