Ginger Has Beauty Benefits Too!
Ginger is a herb that has been used as a spice since times immemorial. Also known as ginger root, it is basically the rhizome of the plant Zingiber officinale belonging to the family Zingiberaceae which also includes turmeric, cardamom and galangal. Ginger has a peppery flavor with a hint of lemon and sharp aroma. Its pungent, spicy and aromatic smell can be attributed to the presence of essential oils and phenolic compounds such as gingerols and shogaols.
You thought that ginger was only used as a kitchen condiment and for health benefits? Think again! Because the wonderful spice also has beauty benefits and can be a savior of skin and hair in more than one ways.
Check how –
Anti-ageing benefits: Ginger comes with anti-oxidants which reduce toxins from skin and increase blood circulation, ultimately slowing down the ageing process.
Soothes burns: Have you burnt your skin? Applying fresh ginger juice can help you soothe the burnt skin.
Radiant skin: Rubbing some ginger on your skin can give you fresh, radiant skin!
Reduces hair loss: Ginger root makes hair stronger and thus reduces hair loss
Stimulates hair growth: If you want to have long and shiny hair, you should consume ginger
juice regularly. It can also be applied on the scalp for good results. Just make sure that when you are applying it to your scalp, the consistency of water should be less. Ginger acts as a good conditioner to your hair; it also helps to reduce dandruff and speeds up hair growth. When ginger juice is applied to your hair, it creates irritation on your scalp which stimulates the flow of blood.
Fights dandruff: Ginger has antiseptic qualities that can help one fight dandruff problems in a natural way.
Get rid of split ends and dry hair: Ginger oil mixed with shampoo helps one get rid of split ends and also acts as a natural moisturizer for dry hair.
Acne: Ginger juice when consumed helps reduce acne or pimples and it also prevents occurrence of acne in the future as it acts as an anti-inflammatory agent.
Now that you know the benefits of Ginger juice, try to include it in the ways mentioned above in your skin and hair care routine.