Pumpkins have loads of hidden benefits that you will never believe.
Most people only think that pumpkins are used at Halloween as a decoration inside and outside your house. This is true but they can also do major things for your health and especially your skin.
If you have oily skin, you can try a face pack by mixing 1 tablespoon of pumpkin puree with 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar. Apply this on damp face and leave till it dries or up to 30 minutes. Rinse off with lukewarm water and then rinse with cold water. After this, you can apply an appropriate moisturizer meant for your skin type.
Body scrubs are great exfoliants! They help slew off dry, dull skin and renew a natural glow. Remember to moisturize after any scrub or add in a few teaspoons of rich plant oil to your recipe.
1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon nutmeg 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup organic canned pumpkin (or homemade pumpkin puree) Mix sugar, nutmeg, and cinnamon together. Mix with pumpkin. Put on skin, scrub in circular motion, and rinse. All smooth and clean!
Pumpkin seeds (rich in zinc, which is needed for skin cell production). Many people have reported making a pumpkin type soap and using it on their eczema and psoriasis with some people claiming that it helped completely clear up the condition within a couple of weeks.
Vitamin E is also present in pumpkin seeds and acts as an antioxidant. It is also directly related to aiding skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Pumpkin oil contains even more concentrated amounts of vitamin E as well! Pumpkin seeds have also been shown to have arthritis-fighting properties similar to some anti-inflammatory medications, and could also play a role in fighting depression since they contain high levels of tryptophan (a precursor to serotonin).
Make sure to share this information if you know someone suffering from a skin condition and we hope you enjoyed our article.