Plantains And Its Benefit

I want to know much about how to make homemade remedies for skin problems by the use of plantain?

Plantains, better known in the tropical world as bananas, are used for many cosmetic purposes. This is primarily because they are rich in a large number of nutrients that are considered to be essential for healthy glowing skin. To begin with, they are extremely rich in zinc. Zinc is extremely vital for clear skin. Peole with acne and pimple problems are often advised to have zinc supplements to help reduce and even eliminate their outbreaks. Zinc is also thought to be useful in keeping your complexion fairer. You can take an over ripe banana and mash some fresh cream and a couple of strands of saffron into it. This can be left to ferment overnight and it will make an excellent face pack the next morning. It should be applied to the face in a generous thick layer and left till it begins to dry. This face pack will give your skin a beautiful golden glow. You can also mash and use over ripe bananas alone to apply to your elbows and knees. The outer corners of the elbows and knees are typically darker than the rest of your body. These joints come in frequent comnact with other surfaces and the skin gets toughened over time. This pack will ensure that your skin is well nourished, moisturized and is also lightened visibly over a period of continued usage. Alternatively, you can also add a few drops of lemon juice and honey to a mashed banana and use this paste on your elbows and knees. The lemon juice will help to slough off the toughened upper layer of the skin while the banana and honey helps to moisturize and nourish your skin.

Bananas can also be used to kill an infection. You can grind a banana with a little bit of milk, a pinch of turmeric powder and add a cap full of hydrogen peroxide to this solution. This can be applied to wounds to ensure that the wound is healed quickly. The banana soothes the raw skin as well as provides it with nutrients that help to repair damaged tissue. Moreover, the bananas also counteract the harsh effects of the hydrogen peroxide. However, remember not to leave this on an open wound for more than 5 minutes or else you may actually end up damaging the wound rather than healing it. It is also very useful to use banana pulp to get rid of facial wrinkles or fine lines. You can add a little fresh, unflavored and unsweetened yogurt to a mashed banana. This paste can be applied to the wrinkles or fine lines. Do this regularly and you will soon find that the deeper lines have reduced in intensity while the finer lines have disappeared altogether. After your lines have disappeared, continue using this treatment, to prevent the formation of new wrinkles.

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