Rice is considered one of the essential food elements that are incorporated into various dishes around the world. There are various types, such as white, brown, red, and black rice, but the most well-known and used types are white and brown rice. Rice has many health benefits and is also known for its cosmetic benefits for the skin, which makes it a common ingredient in skincare recipes.
The nutritional value of rice
White and brown rice contain carbohydrates that provide the body with energy, as well as being a rich source of protein and having a low fat content. Rice also contains various vitamins, such as Vitamin B, and minerals such as iron and magnesium. Rice is generally healthy, but brown rice is considered healthier than white rice due to its high magnesium content. It is also a good source of thiamine, iron, zinc, and fiber.
The health benefits of rice
Rice provides many health benefits, including: providing quick and immediate energy; regulating and improving digestive movement; helping to stabilize blood sugar levels; slowing the aging process and preventing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s; being a good source of B1 vitamin; rejuvenating skin cells; increasing nutritional assimilation; improving digestion; reducing high blood pressure; aiding in weight loss; enhancing the immune system; and protecting against cancer, heart disease, and cardiovascular disease.
Benefits of ground rice for the skin
Rice can be used in skincare and the treatment of many skin conditions due to its health and beauty properties. This can be done by grinding Rice and adding it to many recipes, or by soaking it and using the water on the face. Some benefits for the skin include: soothes skin from skin irritation, fights skin inflammation, fights free radical damage and early signs of aging, treats acne, improves skin radiance, helps brighten and soften skin, exfoliates dead skin cells, stimulates collagen production and improves skin elasticity, retains skin moisture, and helps close pores.
Homemade recipes for the skin of ground rice
These are the important simple home recipes using ground rice:
Ground Rice with Sugar: This recipe helps to exfoliate and moisturize the skin and renew it, by mixing a quantity of ground rice with a quantity of ground sugar, and milk is added to the mixture. Then, the ingredients are well mixed until they become like dough and applied to the face, and left for twenty minutes, after which the face is washed well.
Ground Rice with Honey: This recipe is prepared by mixing two large teaspoons of rice powder with two teaspoons of honey, then the mixture is applied to the face after washing it well with soap, and left until it dries completely, then the face is washed after 20 minutes with cold water. This recipe moisturizes the skin and increases its freshness, it also helps to treat acne and treat sunburns at home.
Ground Rice with Tomatoes: This recipe helps to get rid of whiteheads and blackheads, with this recipe a suitable amount of rice is soaked in water for half an hour, then the rice is added with a suitable amount of tomatoes and mixed in the mixer. Then, the mixture is applied to the face, with circular movements for five minutes, then the face is washed.