Moong dal (Mung bean) is one of the very common cereals. The cereal is a rich source of protein, antioxidants and vitamins. Due to all these nutrients, it is very beneficial for skin and hair. For many years, the moong dal is being used in the beauty routine. Due to the presence of vitamin A and C, mung bean helps in removing many skin related problems. Similarly, it is beneficial for hair too. (Also read: How to get an amazing skin using curry leaves)
Let’s know how mung bean helps in removing hair and skin problems.
To soften the skin
Moong dal has moisturizing properties which help to soften the skin. To apply it, add lotion in 1 teaspoon of moong dal and apply it on the skin. Apply this mixture for a week and your skin will become softer.
Moong dal is effective to remove dandruff. There are antibacterial properties in it. To use this dal, make a paste by mixing half a teaspoon of moong dal powder in 2 teaspoons neem juice. Now apply it on a scalp for 20 minutes. After that wash the hair with hot water and mild shampoo. (Also read: What Are The Worst Mistakes Men Make With Hair Gel)
Prevention of acne
Because of the presence of an antioxidant in the moong dal, it does not let the skin pores to close. This prevents acne to appear on the skin. To use it, mix half a teaspoon of moong dal in 1 teaspoon of honey and make a mixture. Apply it on the skin and leave it for 5-10 minutes then wash it with water. Apply it once in a week.
To remove facial hair
Moong Dal helps in improving skin colour and removing facial hair. It helps to remove extra hair from the face and chin. To use it, soak the dal overnight and make a paste in the morning. Now add 2 teaspoons of sandalwood powder, 2 spoons orange peel powder and a little milk and make a paste. Scrub it in the circulation motion on the face. After this, wash the face with cold water.
Growth of hair
Due to high amounts of protein in moong dal, it helps to improve hair growth and texture. To use it, mix 2 spoons of moong dal with amla juice and apply it on the scalp. Leave it for 1 hour, then wash the hair with lukewarm water. (Also read: How jojoba oil is beneficial for skin and hair)