Pineapple may not be so attractive on the outside but you’ll be surprised at the multiple functions of the tropical fruit.
Courtesy of Style Craze, here are 27 things pineapples can do for your skin, health and hair.
Effective solution for acne
This exotic flavor is like an elixir for our skin, especially to get rid of stubborn pimples.
Helps your skin look younger
Want to know the scientific reason why pineapples make our skin awesome? Well, this fruit gives the collagen synthesis in your body a boost.
Natural exfoliating agent
In order to exfoliate your skin, you can use freshly crushed pineapple wedges.
Get rid of cracks on your feet
Rather than depend on creams, pineapples is an inexpensive, yet effective method of making feet cracks vanish.
Softens and strengthens the nails
Have you wondered why your nails look dry and brittle? No? Blame vitamins A and B.
For hydrated, radiant skin
Dry skin looks dull and unattractive, doesn’t it? But the blazing summer heat and pollution do not help our cause. Pineapple to the rescue!
Natural cure for chapped lips
Pineapple, when used alongside coconut oil, offers relief from chapped lips.
Prevents hair loss
A few dietary changes can help you prevent hair loss. Pineapple in your lunch/dinner routine is one such solution.
Good for inflammatory scalp conditions
When your scalp feels like a battleground of itches, try pineapples for instant soothing.
For thicker hair
Pineapple extracts are known to possess hair thickening properties.
Prevents free radical damage
Pineapples are a rich source of antioxidants that help fight free radicals in the body, thereby preventing further cellular damage.
Nobody likes to sneeze and sniffle for most of the day. This exotic fruit is abundant in vitamin C and bromelain, which fight against microbial infections.
The rich amount of manganese present in pineapples helps in strengthening bones and connective tissues.
Eating pineapple strengthens your gums, and keeps your teeth healthy and strong.
Macular degeneration is a condition in which adults lose their vision. Beta-carotene present in pineapples improves vision.
Pineapple fruit is well-known for its anti-inflammatory properties that prevent inflammation in arthritis patients and gives strength to the bones.
Cures sinusitis, sore throat, gout, swellings
Pineapples help prevent sinusitis. They are also effective in curing sore throat, gout, and swellings.
Do you know that pineapples are also proven to be beneficial against all type of cancers? The abundance of antioxidants in pineapples helps fight the free radicals.
Helps prevent atherosclerosis
Free radicals cause atherosclerosis, which can be easily prevented by the antioxidants in pineapples.
Maintains heart’s health
Powerful antioxidants present in pineapple help lower the cholesterol levels in the body, thereby preventing heart diseases.
Vitamin C and antioxidants present in pineapples boost the immunity system of our body.
Pineapple is rich in bromelain, vitamin C, and dietary fiber that promotes digestion.
You must have noted that the anti-inflammatory properties of pineapples come in handy in treating a lot of conditions. They also helps in reducing inflammation in bronchial tubes, which generally arises due to bronchitis.
Catarrh is caused by the inflammation of the mucus membrane in one of the airways or cavities of the body. This disorder can be prevented by eating pineapples regularly.
If you’re suffering from high blood pressure and hypertension, then you must start eating pineapples regularly.
Treats intestinal worms
Pineapple contains the digestive enzyme – bromelain – so a diet rich in pineapple helps clear certain intestinal parasites such as tapeworms.
Consumption of pineapple juice can help avert nausea or morning sickness.
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