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.

Skin benefits

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.

Hair benefits

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.

Health benefits

Prevents free radical damage

Pineapples are a rich source of antioxidants that help fight free radicals in the body, thereby preventing further cellular damage.

Thwarts cold

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.

Strong bones

The rich amount of manganese present in pineapples helps in strengthening bones and connective tissues.

Healthy gums

Eating pineapple strengthens your gums, and keeps your teeth healthy and strong.

Macular degeneration

Macular degeneration is a condition in which adults lose their vision. Beta-carotene present in pineapples improves vision.

Anti-inflammatory action

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.

Anti-cancer properties

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.

Prevents hypertension

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.

Relieves nausea

Consumption of pineapple juice can help avert nausea or morning sickness.

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