Banana’s Of course! We usually hear that common saying that goes “ An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” Well just think about it, there are many other fruits out there which have tons of benefits we never bothered to look into. To make your life a little easier, Here’s a list of the benefits a bananas.
1) Natural Moisturizer
Banana is a great natural moisturiser for your skin. The Vitamin A present in banana restores lost moisture and repairs dull and dry skin. To instantly moisturise dry and dull skin, mash a ripe banana and apply it on your face. Avoid contact with eyes. Leave it on your skin for 20-25 minutes and then wash it away with lukewarm water. You will instantly have soft and supple skin.
Nutrients in banana helps in fighting wrinkles and keeps the skin youthful. For an anti-aging facial mask loaded with vitamins A and E, mash together an avocado and a banana. Leave on skin for 25 minutes and rinse. Skin will be soft and youthful.
To treat acne with banana peel, cut a small piece of the peel. Rub the inside of the peel gently over the acne affected area. Rub for about 5 minutes or until the inside of the peel gets brown. Clean the skin around with lukewarm water but let the banana dry out on the affected areas. Repeat this at least 3 times a day and the acne and pimples will subside within a week.
1) Gives an Instant Dose of Energy
It does this by converting the natural sugars into instant energy and this is one of the reasons sportsmen consume bananas during intervals. Bananas are an excellent breakfast for kids and adults as it provides required energy throughout the day. This is probably the most popular health benefit of bananas.
2) Helps Withdraw Smoking Urge
Ladies you might wanna pay attention to this, especially for those of you who plan to quit smoking, look on the brighter side, you don’t have to immediately stop, you can at least reduce the urge to smoke. Vitamins B6 and B12 along with magnesium and Potassium in Bananas helps recover nicotine addiction.
1) Soft Hair mask
Mix ripe banana with avocado and add coconut milk to the mixture. Apply it on your hair and wait for 15-20 minutes. The mask conditions damaged hair and makes the hair soft.
Peel a banana and add 1/4 cup of olive oil and one egg white into a blender. Puree for a couple of minutes. Let it stay on your hair for 15 minutes followed by a hair wash with your favourite shampoo and conditioner.
3) Prevent Hair Loss
To treat hair loss, mix ripe banana pulp with yoghurt. Apply the smooth paste on your scalp and rinse with cool water after 15-20 minutes.
4) Beauty Sleep
Melatonin is the sleep inducing hormone in the human body and Tryptophan is an amino-acid that is necessary for the production of this sleep hormone. Bananas not only contain large amounts of tryptophan and serotonin but also have very high carbohydrate content. This helps the brain to utilize tryptophan and serotonin to produce the sleep hormone. Eating a banana a few hours before bed will help you get your beauty sleep.
* Natural Sugars, Glucose, Fructose, & Sucrose
*Vitamins & Minerals : Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin A
potassium, dietary fibre, biotin,
carbohydrates, magnesium, riboflavin,