Seasonal delicacy palm fruit is popularly known as Nungu in Tamil. Fruits are translucent and pale white in color, contain watery fluid inside the white fleshy body. This is one of the summer fruit to beat the intense heat because of its cooling properties. Also, gives you instant energy, and the sap of Nungu is used in extracting alcoholic beverage called toddy. It is banned in most of the states in India.
Nungu Prevents from various health and skin related problems:
- Heat Stroke
- During Pregnancy
- Stomach Ailments
- Cures Digestion Problems
- For Constipation
- Liver Problems
- Prickly Heat Pimples
Palm Fruit Face Pack
Besides being internally beneficial to our body it also gives external benefits such as face pack which is perfect for summer.
To prepare a face pack, take pure sandalwood bark and rub it into a paste using a sandalwood stone. Then grind the fresh palm fruit finely with using little coconut water. Blend well both palm fruit paste and sandalwood paste. Apply a thin coat on your face and leave until it dries and then washes off with cool water.
This face pack is best for summer and it prevents boils, prickly heat and redness of the face. This face pack is cooling and rejuvenates. It’s beneficial for all skin type including sensitive skin. If you feel burning sensation in the face after going out in the sun, prepare and apply this face pack for relief. This pack is also ideal after long hours of trekking, outdoor playing and running.
The fruit is packed with iron calcium and phosphorus. It also contains plenty of B-complex vitamins like thiamine and riboflavin. Nungu has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties too.