Eggplant or Brinjal is known to be associated with several health and beauty benefits, which is not acknowledged. While brinjal is a veggie, it is known to be fruit botanically. Being native to India, it has now been growing in various regions of the world. However, the presence of nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, dietary fibers in the veggie would make the veggie worth for its health and beauty benefits. So, here are a few unknown beauty benefits of brinjal you must know.
MAKES YOUR SKIN SOFT AND SMOOTH: While water plays a vital role in our body, brinjal consists of 92 percent of water. Your skin would be healthy with the help of hydration and so it is important to drink plenty of water. But when you consume eggplant regularly, it would be helpful in skin hydration and moisturization which would thus make your skin smooth and soft.
ACTS AS A SKIN TONER: This purple or white veggie is known to be an excellent skin toner. This is would be useful in enhancing the firmness of our skin as well as alleviates the frown lines, crows feet, etc. To tone your skin, you have to use take a few drops of brinjal or eggplant juice and add a small amount of witch hazel to it. Mix it well and place it in the refrigerator and then use it as a skin toner. It would thus make your skin to be healthy, firm, and smooth.
SLOW DOWN THE AGING PROCESS: While the veggie is rich in antioxidants, it could be helpful in combating the free radicals of our body and averts them from causing oxidative stress to the skin cells. It would also prevent cancer and relieves your skin from wrinkles, fine lines, dark spots, age spots, etc. This in turn would reverse the process of aging. Additionally, the eggplant peels would be highly beneficial in providing anti-aging benefits as it inhabits anthocyanins and treats skin inflammation and several other skin issues as well.
HELPS IN LIGHTENING THE FRECKLES AND MOLES: Eggplant could be useful in lightening the appearance of freckles and even helps in removing them at times. To do this process, you have to cut a few slices of eggplant and then rub them on the freckle infected area smoothly. When you do this regularly, it would lighten the moles and freckles.
IMPROVES HAIR GROWTH: Since eggplant is rich in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, and healthy enzymes, it could be highly beneficial in stimulating hair growth. Meanwhile, the presence of antioxidants would be helpful in preventing our hair and scalp from oxidative damage.
FOR EFFECTIVE BRITTLE LOCKS: Rinse your hair with the juice of eggplant as it could be helpful in moisturizing your hair. It would then provide softening brittle locks as well.