5 Unknown Benefits Of 'Moong Dal' That Can Give You Flawless And Glowing Skin In Summers

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5 Unknown Benefits Of 'Moong Dal' That Can Give You Flawless And Glowing Skin In Summers

Moong might have been your least preferred dal since childhood, but as we grow up, we start shuffling our preferences based on the benefits, rather than what our tongue alone suggests. Green gram, which is significantly gaining popularity in China, Indonesia, Hong Kong and West Australia has become one of the secrets of top chefs, renowned hair experts and te divas too!

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More commonly known as mung bean, this wondrous green-coloured gram is chock-a-block with skin and beauty benefits. So, whether you include it in your pantry or not, your dressing is definitely the right place it should be in!

#1. Skin brightening

Benefits Of Moong Dal

Moong dal has the special power to exfoliate your skin and remove the layer of dead cells, giving you a brighter, lighter and softer skin. It can enhance your skin texture and fortify it with vitamins A and C.

How to go about it:

Soak 2 tsp of moong dal overnight and grind it into a smooth paste the next morning. Add a tsp of almond oil and a tsp of honey to it and mix well. Apply on a clean, patted dry face and leave it on for 15 minutes. Rinse off with water for a radiant skin.

#2. Skin hydration

Benefits Of Moong Dal

Dealing with dry skin can be a task if you don’t find the right treatment. This homemade pack will lock moisture in to make your skin soft, smooth and supple. Moong dal contains cell invigorating vitamins and enzymes that leave your skin hydrated.

How to go about it:

Soak 2 tsp dal overnight in raw (unboiled) milk and grind it to form a paste the next morning. Apply this paste on your skin and leave for about 15 minutes. Rinse off with water to treat dry skin problem.

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#3. Unwanted hair removal

Benefits Of Moong Dal

This one is quite surprising. You can make a facial scrub using moong dal at home to remove fine facial hair, especially from the upper lips and chin.

How to go about it:

Soak 4 tsp of moong dal overnight and grind it into a paste next morning. Add 2 tsp of orange peel powder and 2 tsp of sandalwood powder to the paste. Add some milk, and mix well to make a paste. Apply this on your face and scrub gently for 10 minutes and rinse off with cold water for a brighter skin sans unwanted hair.

#4. Cure sun tan

Benefits Of Moong Dal

Unless you are fond of tanned skin, you can make a pack at home using moong dal to cure and treat sun tan and get a lighter skin tone. Moong dal will also soothe your skin from the damage done by the harmful UV rays.

How to go about it:

Soak 4 tsp of moong dal overnight and grind it into a smooth paste. Add 2 tsp of yogurt/curd and mix well. Apply this pack all over the affected skin and leave for 10 minutes. Rinse off with cold water to soothe the skin. This pack helps in reducing sun burns and tightening the skin pores.

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#5. Prevents acne and pimples

Benefits Of Moong Dal

Stop popping your pimples and overdosing on erythromycin! Make this amazing moong dal pack at home to cure pimples and prevent acne.

How to go about it:

Soak 4 tsp of moong dal overnight and make a smooth paste in the morning next day. Add 2 tsp of ghee (clarified butter) to it. Mix well and massage your skin with this mixture. Regular use will keep your skin young, fresh and pimple-free.

Skin problems weren’t so easy to cure till we knew the benefits of moong dal. So, ditch those chemical-based cosmetics now and get a younger-looking, healthy skin with these few handy tips and tricks.

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