Black pepper is rich in essential vitamins and minerals and this is the reason why it has various health benefits for the maintenance of your overall health. Yogurt (besides loving to eat it, because of its fantastic taste) has some hidden health benefits that you definitely didn’t know before. Mixing black pepper and yogurt and applying the obtained mixture on your skin is considered to be a genial idea!
Some health benefits of black pepper
Black pepper is involved in almost every culinary recipe. It is one of the most popular condiments and it is available all year long.
This condiment offers numerous health benefits for the body. First of all, black pepper has antioxidant and anti-bacterial properties that promote the health state of the digestive tract. It improves digestion and maintains the intestinal health. It also has diuretic properties. Black pepper stimulates the decomposition of fat cells and it reduces fat contain, by giving you energy.
Black pepper may also be of great help in case of coughing and flu and it ameliorates the symptoms of sinusitis in the same time. pepper extract is useful for people who are willing to give up with smoking.
Black pepper also helps with treating skin conditions as well as reduces susceptibility to develop skin cancer, mainly caused by excessive exposure to ultraviolet radiations. This condiment also fights against dental caries and it may calm down dental pain.
It can also be used as a natural antidepressant and it encourages the absorption of nutritional substances, such as selenium, vitamin B, turmeric and beta-carotene in all of the body’s tissues, by thus improving the overall well-being. Finally, black pepper helps with reducing inflammation and stimulates appetite, an important aspect for anorexic people and individuals with eating problems.
Skin benefits of yogurt
Yogurt is one of the most important nutritional ingredients for the body. Not long ago it has been discovered that yogurt is beneficial for skin care purposes. According to researchers, a little bit of yogurt applied on the skin has hydrating and cleaning effects. Thanks to the high concentration of live bacteria in it, you can apply it on the skin, besides eating it. Studies prove that women who consume yogurt on a regular basis are less predisposed to the development of certain infections. It can be applied on any type of skin. Being rich in lactic acid, yogurt is beneficial for mature skin as well.
How to prepare the black pepper and yogurt mixture?
This recipe based on black pepper helps you to get rid of common skin problems, such as acne or red spots left by acne on your skin. It is an exfoliating mixture that is ideal for eliminating dead skin from the surface, scars and spots.
All you have to do is mix one tablespoon of black pepper with two tablespoons of yogurt. Apply the obtained mixture on your skin and massage it into the skin with circular movements for a few minutes.
In the end, rinse your skin with water.