10 Benefits of Carrot Scrubs for Health and Beauty Treatments

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The scientific name of this orange-colored vegetable is Daucus Carota L., yes, we are talking about carrots. In the beginning, carrots grow wildly in Turkmenistan, Transcaucasia, Iran, and Central Asia. In some regions in Indonesia, carrots are also called as bortol, wertel, wertol, or even ortel.

The plant needs a cold and humid temperature and nature in order for them to grow big and healthy tubers. If the heat is too strong, then the tubers from the carrot plants will grow abnormally and have pale colors. Then, if the temperature is too cold, the tubers from the carrot plants will be small and long.

Nutrition Contents inside Carrots

There are a lot of nutrition contents inside carrots. These nutrition are of course very useful for the health. The nutrition contents are including carbohydrate, thiamine, fiber, sugar, niacin, fat, protein, vitamin A, beta carotene, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphor, riboflavin, potassium, and sodium.

Full of Benefits Carrots Scrub

Don’t get it wrong, not only fully shaped carrots that can give you benefits, but the carrots scrub too, have the benefits that are good for your health and food. Here are the benefits of carrot scrub for health and beauty:

  1. Carrots Scrub for Food

Carrots scrub can be used to be a mix in the food since it contains pectin in it. According to some research, pectin in the carrots are higher than in the other vegetables and fruits such as banana, apple, garlic, peanuts, and orange. Pectin functions to shape the gel texture in some food such as jam, jelly, fruit juices, fruit yoghurts, and other products of food.

The other food product from carrots scrub is by turning it into flour to make cookies. This have been tried before by a scientist named Linda Kurniawati, a lecturer in Slamet Riyadi Surakarta University. In her research, she made a breakthrough by making flour to make cookies from the carrots scrub. As the result, the cookies tasted better and cheaper than the usual ones.

  1. Carrots Scrub for Beauty

The nutrition contents in carrots scrub are actually used a lot for the health of the skin and face. Carrots scrub can be processed into a mix for cosmetic products. Besides that, carrots scrub can also be useful for face masks. The content of anti-oxidant in carrots is very good to be applied on the face surface.

  1. Carrots Scrub for Medicine

According to some research results by the experts, carrots scrub contains anti-cancer elements in it that can prevent the growth of cancer cells in the body. Moreover, the active role of anti-oxidant in carrots can increase the effectivity of carrots to be higher.

The content of vitamin A in carrots are also needed for the eyes as the nutrition. Therefore, a lot of people use the carrots scrub as a mix for medicine potion. Seeing that there are a lot of good nutrition inside carrots, making this type of tuber being researched further by the experts. 

Here we have some different steps on how to make a mask out of carrots scrub that are good for your face!

4. For Acne

First of all, you need to prepare:

  • 1 tablespoon of carrot paste
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • ½ of fresh lemon juice

Steps:

  • Cut the carrot into small pieces
  • Grate the carrot into pieces or you can boil them for 10 minutes
  • Mash the boiled carrots
  • Add the honey and lemon juice to it
  • Mix them all together to make a paste
  • Apply the paste on your cleansed face
  • Rinse it off after 20 to 30 minutes
  • You can do this for 2 to 3 times a week

5. For Dark Spot

First of all, you need to prepare:

  • 1 tablespoon of carrot paste
  • 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder
  • ½ of fresh lemon juice

Steps:

  • Cut the carrot into small pieces
  • Grate the carrot into pieces or boil them for 10 minutes
  • Mash the boiled carrot
  • Add the sandalwood powder and lemon juice into it
  • Mix them together to make a paste
  • Apply the paste onto your cleansed face
  • Rinse it after 20 to 30 minutes
  • You can repeat this for 2 to 3 times a week 

6. For Glowing and Bright Skin

First of all, you need to prepare:

  • 1 tablespoon of carrot paste
  • 1 tablespoon of yoghurt
  • ½ of fresh lemon juice

Steps:

  • Cut the carrot into small pieces
  • Grate them into pieces or boil them for 10 minutes
  • Mash the boiled carrot
  • Add yoghurt and lemon juice into it
  • Mix them together to make the paste
  • Apply the paste onto your cleansed face
  • Leave it for 20 to 30 minutes then rinse it off
  • You can repeat this for 2 to 3 times a week

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These are the benefits of carrot scrub for health and beauty and the steps that you can try to get the benefits for yourself. We hope that this article can be useful for you.

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