Health and beauty benefits of currants

Beauty benefits of currants

Easy to eat currants are a home beauty remedies with boatload of skin and hair benefits from mother nature you can use instead of store shelf beauty products to make sure your skin is hydrated and wrinkle free. The beauty world is buzzing over this delicious fruits with good amount of antioxidants like anthocyanocides and polyphenols, which are a natural way to fighting against free radical and sun damage.

Currants with their high water content, significant amounts of vitamins A, C and K and astringent properties are also a good way to rejuvenating skin, remove dead skin cells, open clogged pores and heal wounds or lift acne scars. Proanthocyanidin, found in currants is largely responsible for hair growth which makes them ideal for hair care too.

Principle Values*
Energy 66 cal
Carbohydrates 16.5 gr
Protein 1.76 gr
Total Fat 0.22 gr
Dietary Fiber 5.28 gr
Folates 0 %
Niacin 1.1 %
Pantothenic acid 6.6 %
Pyridoxine 4.4 %
Riboflavin 2.2 %
Thiamin 1.1 %
Vitamin A 2.2 %
Vitamin C 24.2 %
Vitamin E 8.8 %
Vitamin K 4.4 %
Potassium 2.2 %
Calcium 1.1 %
Copper 7.7 %
Iron 3.3 %
Magnesium 1.65 %
Manganese 17.6 %
Phosphorus 2.2 %
Zinc 1.1 %

*Nutritive Value per Cup (110 g)

Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calories diet.

The secret weapon to fight psoriasis

According to National Psoriasis Foundation the extract of blackcurrant buds, when taken orally or used topically can ease psoriasis symptoms by stopping cell proliferation and inhibiting cell regeneration.

A natural wound healer

Blackcurrant dried leaves are rich in tannin, an astringent that has been used for treating wounds by pulling together the two parts of flesh in a wound and it’s useful part of compresses for slow healing wounds.

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Remove uneven skin tone with red currants

Blend or mash 1/4 cup of red currant and add 1 tablespoon of honey. Tap into skin on the dark spots area and leave it on for about 20 minutes. Rinse it off with lukewarm water.

remove uneven skin tone red currants remedy

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