Saturday, March 13, 2010

Passion Fruit for Skin Care and Wellness

The merits of hte passion fruit in skin care and wellness do not stop at its aromatherapeutic benefits. The crushed passion fruit seeds often are used as an exfoliator, helping to cleanse and smooth skin, and beyond that, the seeds have also shown evidence of improving skin health by inhibiting melanogenesis in malanoma cells (actahort.org/books/841/841_82.htm; Y Matsui, T Takahashi, M Kamei, T Ito and Y Katagata, Effect of Passion Fruit on Skin Health. Acta Hort. (ISHS) 841 557-562 (Accessed Nov 19, 2009)

Another wellness benefit that can be enjoyed courtesy of the passion fruit is a better night's sleep. It happens due harman and harmine, the phytonutrients that are slightly sedative (redmountainspa.com/_health_education_fitness/articles/WakingUp.php (Accessed Nov 16, 2009)

Eat it. Drink it. Use as a mask on your skin.

Disclosure: If and when my references fall onto mentioning any Product and/or Brand in this and further blog entries, they come from my personal recommendation and experience. I do not receive any products and/or compensation from any mentioned companies and/or brands for promotion, review and/or giveaway.


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