Sweet potato is known as Shakarkandi in Hindi. It involves great amount of beta-carotene and anthocyanin compound that helps to prevent cancer, cardiovascular diseases, age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, pigmentation. It also has vitamin A, B, and C that treats various diseases.
Check out some of its benefits here:
- Prevents Oily Skin
First of all boil sweet potatoes. Then, mash it properly and include tablespoon of honey to it. Apply this mixture for about 20-30 minutes and rinse it off later. To get rid of oily skin, you can also add 2-3 drops of lemon juice to the mixture.
- Enhances Skin Texture
Sweet Potato is very beneficial for skin. When you boil it, don’t waste its water as it involves lot of nutrients that enhances skin texture. Save this water in a bottle and place it in the refrigerator. This water acts as a perfect toner for skin.
- Prevents Dry & Cracked Heels
When you boil sweet potato, store its water and never throw it away. Apply it on your dry feet and cracked heels for about 10-15 minutes, this water will heal it soon.
- Get rid of Dark Eye Circles
All you need to do is take two slices of Sweet potato and place them on your eyes. The anthocyanin that is present in it helps to lower pigmentation. Due to the presence of anti-inflammatory properties, the problem of dark circles, wrinkles and puffiness of eyes gets reduced.