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Bengkoang also known as one of the fruits which is able to care your skin to look more naturally beautiful. In fact, there is a lot of beauty products that use this fruit as the basic ingredient of their products. This is because the benefits contained in the Bengkoang are very good for treating the beauty facial . In Asia, Bengkoang is believed to make the face look more naturally fresh, without side effects.
Well, interesting isn't it ? So, you don't need to bother spending a lot of money, just to make your skin look brighter.
Brighten up the face
Bengkoang containing pachyrhizon elements, vitamin B1 and vitamin C, which is believed can brighten the skin, especially on the face. With continuous use at least once a week, can lighten up of blemishes acne scars if you use Bengkoang as a mask.
Here is an easy way to make a mask from Bengkoang :
Choose fresh Bengkoang.
Then peeled and grated the Bengkoang .
Add a little water of roses, then used as a mask on the face.
Bengkoang is not only used as a mask on the face but also on other body, which can give a fresh sensation.
The fresh effect of Bengkoang will be more effective if you use it in the daytime, after an exposed of sunlight.
Eliminate black spots on the face.
Bengkoang also contains oligosaccharides which is also known as inulin, which makes it sweet when eaten. Inulin itself has been widely used as a sugar substitute, and lowering food calorie. For example, in dairy products, cream, and many more.
You can make Bengkoang extract as a face mask, that is able to reduce black spots found on the face, in addition to keeping the skin moist.
Below is an easy way to create a mask from Bengkoang :
Choose fresh Bengkoang , then peel and grate up rough
Clean your face first before apply grated Bengkoang on your face
Rub gently and let stand about 30 minutes
Then rinse your face with fresh water.
Use this mask twice a week, also consumption the Bengkoang as well, at least twice a month.
the extracts of Bengkoang can also relieve itching on the skin.
How to :
Grate some Bengkoang
Then squeeze and strain to get its water.
And drink every morning and afternoon.
Bengkoang also has a cooling effect , and it can be used to reduce fever.
Bengkoang can be eaten directly or make it as juice, and drink it in the morning and afternoon.
How to :
Peeled the Bengkoang and eaten directly. Do it routine by four times a week.
How to :
Make the Bengkoang as a juice and drink it every morning