Do not throw the water in which rice boiled because it has beneficial effects on health. The method can be used for hair and skin beauty.
This Asian beauty method is about using rice water, which makes hair shiny and the skin soft and healthy.
The secret of the long and silky hair of women from Yao ethnic group in China is rice water. Also, rice water makes hair easier to comb.
Rice water can be used on any skin type: dry, oily and normal. Also it will help in reducing enlarged pores.
These are the rice water health benefits on body:
- Rice water offers energy since it is rich in carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals that promote fine functioning of the metabolism.
- Rice water prevents cancer. Rice, particularly the brown one is rich in fiber and antioxidants, such as vitamin A and phenol, which lowers the risk of certain cancers.
- Rice water regulates body temperature.
- It prevents gastroenteritis.
- Rice is beneficial for you if you are suffering from hypertension as blood pressure drops. It can also help in improving cardiovascular functions of the body.
- Rice water has soothing properties and it is an effective remedy for hives or itchy skin triggered by various skin problems.
The preparation of rice water is really simple. You only need to boil the rice in a large quantity of water, so the rice does not absorb the entire liquid.
Eventually, the liquid is filtered and the remaining water can be consumed when it is still warm or can be used for washing your skin or hair. Also, you can keep it in the fridge for four days maximum.