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Use Jackfruit For Skin Care

The summer poky fruit, jackfruit is available in all parts of India. The fleshy yellow pods which is used for a number of health disorders can also be used for the skin too. Jackfruit, is a fruit which some believe does not contain nutrients, it is however untrue. The nutrients in a jackfruit can ward of health disorders like constipation, weight gain, and it is also a good stress medicine.

Munching on a pod of jackfruit can also be beneficial for bleeding gums and tooth decay. The summer fruit is aromatic and renowned for its delicious taste. The yellow fruit can be consumed raw as well as when ripe.

For skin and body care, this summer fruit can be used to make beauty packs for the skin. The oil from the fruit and its sweet juice leaves you with a glow. Here are some beauty tips which you can follow using jackfruit. It is easy to use and can help you achieve that beautiful toned skin you have been longing to have. No longer can you can only use it for health reasons alone. Isn't this a treat for your skin?



The wrinkles near your eyes can surely put a frown on your face. The use of jackfruit for wrinkles can give you positive results in four weeks. Dip a pod of jackfruit in cold milk and apply it gently on the wrinkles.



The onset of acne is usually the cause of consuming heat producing fruits. During the summer season, one is prone to acne. It is time to treat acne with a jackfruit face pack. Apply the fruit pulp directly on the acne and let it dry. Rinse after 15 minutes.


Oily Skin

The use of a jackfruit face pack with a spoon of olive oil, will do wonders. Make a paste and apply it on the face and the neck region. Leave it for 30 minutes and then rinse with warm water. Pat your face dry.



During the summer season, the sun can be a great troublemaker. However, jackfruit pulp with a dash of lemon can be used to make a paste. This can be applied to the body wherever you are tanned. Repeat this treatment weekly for a month.


Shiny skin

To get a glowing face naturally, all you have to do is make use of the jackfruit seed. Grind the dry seed with milk and honey. Apply this paste on the face and neck. Consumption of ripe jackfruit can also give you shiny skin.



Jackfruit is good for skin care as it reduces blemishes. Vitamin C present in the fruit can repair damaged skin cells.



Skin pigmentation surrounding the mouth and chin is a common skin problem among women. Jackfruit pulp can lighten the pigmentation to its original colour. The jackfruit pod is gently massaged around the mouth for 5 minutes in circular motion. Rinse after 10 minutes when dry.



There are a number of home remedies to cure warts, but nothing is greater that jackfruit. The dry jackfruit seed is used to get rid of warts on the skin. The process takes about 2 weeks for the wart to peel off on its own.


Dry skin

For skin care, jackfruit is the best fruit to get a supple skin. The juice of the jackfruit is to be applied on the dry skin. When dry, rinse your face with a cup of water mixed with milk to get perfect results.


Cuts after threading

When your facial hair growth is thick, eye brow threading can lead to minor cuts. The use of jackfruit will help in healing these minor wounds. The fruit is good for skin care since it contains Vitamin C and A to heal the cut skin.

Story first published: Monday, July 1, 2013, 19:42 [IST]
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