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Beauty Benefits Of Coriander

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Coriander is also known as cilantro and is generally used in the preparation of various food dishes as a garnishing ingredient. But, little do we know that there are a few unique beauty benefits associated with coriander? Well, yes there are various face packs that you can make with the help of coriander that can give your skin a natural glow.

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There are various health benefits of this wonderful herb as well. It is rich in important vitamins, essential oils, potassium, iron, magnesium, calcium and antioxidants such as beta-carotene, vitamin C and folate. These nutrients play a vital role in maintaining good health. Apart from the beauty and health benefits of coriander, it is also used in the perfume industry due to its aromatic nature and freshness.

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This wonder herb is a good choice to use even in its seed form. In this article, we are here to share some of the unique beauty benefits of coriander. Read on to know more and use this magical ingredient in your beauty regimen today!


For Smooth Skin

To make this face pack you need 4 teaspoons of oatmeal, 2 teaspoons of milk, 2 teaspoons of cucumber juice and a few chopped coriander leaves. Mix this well and apply it on to your skin. Leave it for 15 minutes and wash your face with cold water to experience a soft and supple skin.


To Get Rid Of Acne

To make this pack, you need a teaspoon of lemongrass, coriander and chamomile oil. Boil all these ingredients in a cup of water and cool it down. Strain out the ingredients and grind them well into a paste. Apply it on to your face and wash with cold water. This helps in controlling acne.


To Get Rid Of Blackheads

To get rid of blackheads make a paste using a teaspoon of coriander juice along with a teaspoon of lime juice. Apply it on the affected area and leave it for 30 minutes and wash with cold water. This helps in getting rid of blackheads.


To Get Rid Of Blemishes

Make a mask using 2 teaspoons of coriander juice, 2 teaspoons of tomato juice and a few drops of rosewater. Mix it well and apply this mask on to your face. Let it be on your skin for 20 minutes. Wash with cold water. This is one of the best ways that you can use to get rid of blemishes.


Combats Hair Loss

Coriander juice is ideally the best choice to combat hair loss. It helps promote hair growth, as it contains vitamins and proteins. Apply a good amount of coriander juice on your scalp and leave it for an hour.
Note: Make sure you follow this step before shampooing.


For Pink Lips

Tired of trying out remedies to get rid of dark lips? Then, this is the best choice. Apply coriander juice before hitting your bed. For better results, you can also add lemon juice to it and notice the change in a few days.


Rice And Coriander Mask

For this face mask, you need to use fresh coriander leaves and mix them well with plain yogurt and aloe vera in equal quantities. Blend it well and to this add a teaspoon of rice powder. Mix well and apply this mask for 15 minutes. Wash off with warm water. This gives you a soft and supple skin and removes blemishes effectively.

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Story first published: Thursday, November 19, 2015, 18:04 [IST]
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