Today let us investigate some benefits of ghee on skin. We all have a separate container of ghee in our kitchen. Adding it on roti or putting a dollop on dal or vegetables is mandatory in our Indian household. Health experts say that having 2 to 3 (10 to 15ml) teaspoons of cow’s ghee daily can help you in losing weight. But never go overboard as this can clog your arteries. Ghee has several benefits nut we will be talking about the best 7 benefits of ghee for skin.
What is ghee
Originally a very refined oil, traditionally used in Asian cuisine. Like butter, ghee is made from milk.
How is ghee made
Melt unsalted butter in a thick bottomed pan. This will cause the milk solids to separate from the liquid butter and drift to the bottom of the pan. When the milk fat sinks to the bottom and the butter is clear that is clarified butter and when the milk fat is brown and fragrant that residue is ghee.
Dark circles can make you look tired and spending a fortune on concealers is not a good idea. Massage ghee under your eyes and keep it overnight. Wash it off the next morning. This can help in reducing dark circles very effectively.
Winters and low intake of water can make your lips dry and cracked. This not only looks bad but also feels very uncomfortable and painful. Take a little amount of ghee on fingertip and massage gently on lips. Keep this overnight for soft rosy lips.
Ghee is very beneficial for people with dry scaly skin. Warm an adequate amount of ghee and massage it on your body before shower. Also, you can add a little water to warm ghee and massage on the face for smooth and silky skin.
All the stress and the environment can create huge havoc on our skin. Premature aging and dull skin are some of the common problems. This can be reversed by using a face pack made from ghee. Mix ghee with besan and raw milk to form a thick paste. Keep this pack on face for 20 minutes. Wash it off with cold water to reveal a lustrous glow.
Making your skin fair is always a personal choice. Ghee can help if you are looking for a natural way to whiten your skin. Mix ghee with besan, rose water and powdered masoor dal. Apply this pack on face and keep it for 20 minutes. Results can be seen in 4 to 5 days.
6) For Pimples
Ghee has antibacterial properties thus helps in curing acne and pimples. You can opt for spot treatment on a pimple or you can massage your face with ghee for a clear complexion. This method is not suitable for people with oily skin.
7)For skin conditions
This special ghee can be very helpful in treating several skin conditions. You can apply it on burns, scars, wounds, herpes wounds, acne scars, scars caused due to chickenpox, or if you’re suffering from any burning sensation on the skin to get instant relief.
So, these are some benefits of using ghee topically on the skin. Oily skin people should not use ghee much on face as this can clog pores. Though this a harmless product yet a patch test is advised to rule out any possibility of rash or allergy. Kasturi Haldi glow by applying it on your face. To know about it, search Kasturi Haldi’s benefits.