Passion fruit is a well-known tropical fruit that, in addition to its specific taste and appearance, also has many healing properties that nourish our skin, hair and preserve our general health. Learn how you can use passion fruit juice.
Passion fruit is a fruit with a specific appearance, wrinkled rind and green interior. Due to its sweet taste, it is mainly used for the preparation of juices, ice cream, cakes, and carbonated drinks. It is generally known that with this fruit we can cool down perfectly during warmer days, but these are not all the benefits it can bring us.
Passion fruit is rich in vitamin C, riboflavin, vitamin B2, iron, and yellow passion fruit also contains alpha-carotene.
How to make passion fruit juice
Passion fruit juice is one of the healthiest juices that will cool and refresh you phenomenally during the hot summer days. You can very easily make it yourself.
Take 5-6 ripe passion fruit, but make sure that they are not rotten but only well ripened. Cut the fruit into two parts and scoop out the inside with a spoon and put it in a blender. Then pour 1/3 of water into the blender, turn it on and mix so that the black seeds start to separate from the meat.
Do not overdo the mixing so that the seeds do not grind. After you have ground everything, strain the juice through a thick gauze so that the seeds separate. Add more water and sugar as desired, cool well in the fridge and drink.
Medicinal properties of passion fruit juice
By drinking passion fruit juice regularly, you will provide your body with considerable amounts of vitamin A and beta carotene, from which our body has multiple benefits.
- Passion fruit juice refreshes like no other drink, and at the same time it will calm your nervous stomach and relax you.
- It has a very strong laxative property and is recommended for everyone who has problems with constipation, but it is also an excellent remedy for gastrointestinal problems such as stomach ulcers and increased acidity. In that case, you should drink one deciliter of this juice every two hours.
- It contains alkaloids that have been proven to lower blood pressure and have a sedative effect.
- It contains beta carotene and vitamin A, which are known antioxidants, and thus have a preventive effect on the occurrence of carcinogenic and heart diseases.
- It is rich in vitamins B2 and B6 and folate, which stimulate the health of the digestive tract, mental health and brain function, in addition to lowering cholesterol and improving circulation.
For the beauty and health of the skin
This nutritious and very refreshing drink can be of great benefit to the health and appearance of the skin because it contains vitamins C and A. Vitamin A, especially beta carotene found in passion fruit juice is essential for healthy skin as it promotes health, repair and reproduction of healthy skin cells. Vitamin C, on the other hand, is an antioxidant that provides the skin with protection from free radicals and prevents premature aging and keeps the immune system strong.
For hair health
The health and appearance of hair depends on the amount of oxygen and nutrients that reach the hair follicles through the bloodstream. Hair health is directly related to the health of the whole organism and poor hair appearance can be a consequence of a nutritional deficiency of the organism and certain diseases.
As we have already mentioned, passion fruit juice is rich in vitamins A, C, B2 and B6, as well as the minerals iron and potassium, which promote hair health. By consuming this juice regularly, your hair will become shiny, silky and strong. You can also use passion fruit to make a hair mask.
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