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Pomegranate Seeds Benefits / Uses for Skin, Hair and Health

By Stylishwalks @stylishwalks

Pomegranate fruit (Anar Dane) consists of a thick cover, within which there are tiny gems that are red in color. This fruit has a tangy taste. They are rich in flavonoids and antioxidants and are very beneficial for your health as well as skin and hair.

Pomegranate Seeds Benefits Uses

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The oil that is extracted from the seeds of pomegranate is an important constituent in many of the beauty and cosmetic products that you get in the market. You can also combine it with other oils like olive oil for aromatherapy. This helps in providing you healthy and beautiful hair that is smooth on texture. Here are the various benefits of pomegranate seeds.

Benefits of Pomegranate Seeds for Skin:

The serum that is prepared from the seeds of pomegranate is popular because of its non greasy texture. It is an important ingredient in many of the skin care products like facial creams, scrubs, massage oils and so on.

Anti-aging agent for skin:

The oil that is made from pomegranate seed is an excellent anti-aging agent. Being rich in antioxidants, it helps in fighting against the free radicals that are responsible for aging of the skin. So, by applying this oil on your skin, you can slow down or prevent the appearance of wrinkles, fines lines, age spots and other signs of aging from appearing on your skin.

Revitalizes your facial skin:

Applying this emollient on your face helps in rejuvenating and revitalizing your facial skin, so that you get a radiant and soft skin. It is also great for healing of wounds.

Skin moisturizing properties:

The oil that is extracted from pomegranate seeds is rich in punicic acid. This helps in keeping your skin well moisturized and hydrated. So, applying this oil on your skin keeps away dry skin and helps in keeping your skin smooth and soft.

Treats Dry skin and cracks:

If you suffer from dry skin and cracked skin, pomegranate seed oil can prove to be very beneficial for your skin. Apply this oil regularly on the ski and soon you will be able to get rid of cracks and dry skin, and have a soft and supple skin.

Treats common skin infections:

If you are searching for a home remedy for inflammation of the skin and other skin problems like eczema, psoriasis and so on, then pomegranate oil is one of the best remedy for your problem. This is because of the antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties of pomegranate seeds. Applying the oil extracted from these seeds regularly on your skin, especially on the affected areas, helps in getting you relief from such skin infections.

Benefits of Pomegranate seeds for Hair:

Food that Nourishes hair:

By applying pomegranate oil on your hair, you will get hair hat is well moisturized and soft. In addition to it, this oil also helps in providing the nourishment needed for your hair as it is rich in vitamins and minerals. Moreover, it makes you hair lustrous and beautiful.

Gives Soft shiny and lustrous hair:

The oil that you get from pomegranate seeds can be used carrier oil with other oils like jojoba oil, almond oil and other such oils. This is considered as one of the best advantages of this oil. So, start applying this oil on your hair from today itself and you will soon get long and shiny hair that you will be proud of.

Oil strengthens the dull hair:

Pomegranate oil is very beneficial for giving life to dull hair. Heat the oil till it is mildly hot and then apply this oil on your scalp and hair. Massage your scalp for a few minutes and then wrap a towel on your hair. Wait for about 30 minutes and then you can wash your hair with mild shampoo. This helps in making your dull hair strands stronger as it is rich in punicic acid and essential fatty acids. It also provides a natural sheen to your hair.

Health and Medicinal Benefits of Pomegranate Seeds:

Fights cancer cells:

Pomegranate seeds are great for preventing various types of cancers and diseases of the heart. This is because of the presence of antioxidants and tanning in high amounts in these seeds .These help in fighting against the free radicals that are responsible for causing cancer and keep your body healthy and disease free.

Immune boosting power food:

Pomegranate seeds are rich sources of vitamins and minerals and they also have anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties. These make them very beneficial for increasing your immunity power. As a result, you will be able to ward off common cold, flu, cough and other such infections and have a healthy and strong body.

Improves memory:

Being rich in polyphenols, pomegranate seeds and their juice are very beneficial for improving your memory power.

Improves good cholesterol levels:

Pomegranate seeds are rich in good fatty acids that are beneficial for your body. As a result, consuming these seeds is an excellent way to increase the levels of good cholesterol in your body. The juice of pomegranate seeds contains more antioxidants than many other fruit juices. Consuming this juice helps in slowing down the buildup of cholesterol in the blood vessels and thus prevents the risk of heart attacks in people who are prone to heart diseases.

Lowers blood pressure:

High blood pressure is one of the reasons for heart attacks and strokes. Studies made have shown that people suffering from high pressure can reduce it by consuming 150 ml of pomegranate juice a day. This juice is rich in antioxidants and bioactive polyphenols, which are very effective for maintaining normal levels of blood pressure, thus ensuring the health of your cardiovascular system.

Treats fertility problems:

The estrogenic properties of these seeds make them very beneficial for treating fertility problems. So, if you suffer from such issues, have these seeds regularly and you can solve them.

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