The Beauty Benefits of Rice Water

The Beauty Benefits of Rice Water

Now this was new information for me. I’ve never heard about any benefits to rice water. It turns out that it’s full of vitamins and minerals that are great for both hair and skin.

Jillee first explains how to make rice water. Then she discusses different ways to use rice water for your skin and hair. Here are some of the uses:

  • Skin Applications
  • Facial cleanser
  • Facial toner
  • Acne treatment
  • Eczema treatment
  • Hair Applications
  • Hair rinse
  • Hair conditioner
  • And More!

Please be sure to read the comments at the bottom of Jillee’s articles. There’s some good advice about how to wash rice in order to get rid of any arsenic that may have contaminated the rice. There’s also a recipe for a diarrhea treatment that uses rice water.

Rice is grown in paddies which are drenched with water. Because it’s grown in water, rice is more exposed to contaminates like arsenic. The arsenic concentrate in the “germ” portion of the rice, which is the reproductive part of the rice grain. the germ is removed during the making of white rice. Consequently, brown rice can have higher concentrations of arsenic, because the germ is not removed from that type of rice. One article I read said that jasmine and basmati rice grown in India or Thailand have lower levels of arsenic than rice grown in the U.S.

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The Beauty Benefits of Rice Water

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