Do you love carrot? If your answer is ‘no’, then maybe you should start loving it. It’s delicious, it’s crunchy, its sweet and eating carrots can solve a lot of health issues. Especially, carrot juice for acne. The carrot whose scientific name is Daucus Carota is a root vegetable and are a good source of beta- carotene, fibre, vitamin K1, potassium and antioxidants. One good thing about carrot is that you can consume this vegetable in a lot of different ways.
Carrot is a versatile vegetable that has several health benefits. You can eat them raw if you like or steamed or boiled or roasted or make juice out of it. Also, it can be innovated with other veggies to make sabzis(mixed vegetable) or stews or soups. We should make sure that it is included in our everyday meal because it is loaded with lots of nutrients.
Carrot juice for Acne
Now let me tell you, carrots also play an important role in developing skin health. As carrots contain healthy doses of both vitamin A and beta-carotene, it helps to rejuvenate, brighten, calm, and boost the health of the skin. The beta carotene content of carrot juice makes it effective in controlling sebum production and reducing the incidence of acne breakouts, said Anna Mitsios, a nutritionist, naturopath, and the founder of Edible Beauty.
Having carrots can further help in strengthening brain function, weight loss, lowered heart disease risk, stronger vision, increase metabolism, reduce cancer risk, lowered cholesterol, healthier pregnancy and a lot more. Carrot juice works as an excellent blood cleanser and helps to clear and beautify skin. It helps to remove the toxins inside.
Carrots also contain vitamin C, which has healing properties and it helps our skin recover faster from external wounds and trauma. Beta-carotene in carrots also reduces skin inflammation and encourages cell turn over.
Okay, now it’s time to know how to get rid of problems like acne by using simple and inexpensive homemade remedies. You will be surprised to experience carrot juice benefits for acne. You just need a few things and not to worry they are almost always available at your home. Just hit the refrigerator and try these treatments and get the result in a few days or months. Even our ancestors used to prescribe to drink carrot juice for acne.
There are 8 methods described in which you can try out easily and make a habit of drinking carrot juice for acne.
- Two steamed carrots
- A teaspoon of honey
- 2-3 drops of lemon juice
Mash the carrots evenly and mix with honey and lime juice thoroughly. Apply in your face as a face pack for 15 minutes or until it dries. Wash off your face.
- 8-10 carrots
- 1 apple
- 1 pineapple
- 1 lemon
Mix all the ingredients in a juicer and strain it. Add salt as per taste and for extra flavour, you can add roasted cumin seed powder.
- Plain yogurt
- Gram flour
- Fresh aloe vera
- Corn flour
Mix all the above ingredients in an equal amount and make a fine paste. Apply a thick layer in your face and leave it for an hour. Wash off. For better results apply the pack before you go to sleep.
- One teaspoon of chickpea flour
- One teaspoon of turmeric
- One cup of carrot pulp
Mix everything well until the mask has a smooth consistency. Apply it in your face and let it sit for 15 minutes. Rinse off.
#5 Make a puree of the carrots, mix a few drops of olive oil in it and apply all over your face. Leave for 15-20 minutes and wash off.
#6 Include a glass of carrot juice in your diet to clear acne naturally. It will be more beneficial if you can have it in an empty stomach. You can also consume carrots by eating them raw.
#7 Mix enough carrot juice with 1 teaspoon of sea salt and massage the paste in a circular motion into acne-affected areas. Leave the paste on the skin until it dries. Rinse with warm water and pat dry. This acne scar treatment can be used daily for faster results.
#8 If you have nothing but only carrots at your home and you don’t like to eat then dab pure carrot juice onto pimples and leave until it dries and after that thoroughly wash your face.
Now go and try these easy remedies if you are suffering from acne.
Carrot Juice Benefits For Skin
Carrot juice is beneficial for your skin too. It will make your skin glow bright. Carrot juices both internally and externally help to combat acne breakouts and speed the healing of scars caused by acne. So enjoy eating carrots as snacks and beverages. But make sure to know the amount that should be consumed daily or eating too many carrots can bring in too much beta-carotene which can discolour the skin.
You can consult a doctor before going through any of these remedies to be on the safe side.
Further, you can try ABC(apple, beetroot, and carrot) drinks which will make your skin glow and make it spotless. You can treat your blemishes, black spots, acne or pimples, and even blackheads by drinking this juice daily. Though some may not find the taste of this juice very good the result will be worth the taste. Also for an additional flavour, you can add lemon and a pinch of black salt.
Having ABC juice regularly will not only give you healthy skin but it will boost your immunity, it works as a good appetizer, will help to balance the blood sugar level, it will purify the blood, will increase the production of red blood cells that will lead to increase in hemoglobin levels in your body. Most important is that it has a very minimum of calories.
So let’s look at the ingredients we will require to make this miracle drink –
- 2 medium carrots cut into slice
- 3 medium red apples cut into slice
- 1 medium beetroot cut into slice
- 2-inch piece of ginger
- 1 tbsp. lime juice
- Black salt
- Fresh mint springs
Blend everything in a mixer and strain it well. Add some black salt and lime juice and stir it. Garnish it with mint leaves.
Hurry now. Go and enjoy the benefits of carrot juice for acne along with some twists.