Peanut Oil and its benefits for health and skin
Peanut is something we all are familiar of as we love this to eat in winters. Today this article will guide you through a very easy method to make peanut oil and how it is extremely effective for your health and benefit. It is been highly used all around the world for its effects on weight. People who are struggling to lose weight should pay attention to this oil.
It is highly rich with proteins, minerals,monounsaturated fats,biotin,copper, niacin,vitamin E, thiamine and fiber. Its mono saturated fats are mainly involved reducing fats and a lot very beneficial for people with high cholesterol, diabetes and high blood pressure.
Here are some easy steps and method to prepare its oil at home:
You can make this oil easily at home by using simply two ingredients. Take half kg of peanuts and add it in a blending machine and then add one liter of water in it. Then blend this mixture until it make a homogeneous smooth paste.Now filter this mixture through a thin cotton cloth and keep the milk of peanut in a separate bowl.
Now that you have got it mixture so now we will cook it in a pan until it’s all moisture is dried out and it starts to leave the oil on its surface. You need to cook it on low flame and keep mixing this mixture frequently until the mixture starts to get light brown. Make sure it doesn’t get dark brown or burnt and don’t keep the flame on high-speed.
After 15-20 minutes, when peanut mixture starts to get thicker and brown as shown in the picture then turn down the flame. After that, let it cool down a bit and squeeze the mixture in hand with squeezing method. Now pour this mixture in a separate jar for future convenient use.
You can use it in various ways like in cooking food. You can replace your regular oil with peanut oil and also you can add it in different home remedies for making face mask and packs. As this oily works extremely oily for dry skin and it remove away the dryness on the skin. Also people use it for reducing dryness and dandruff on the scalp.
Benefits of peanuts for health and skin:
Great for heart diseases:
Because of monounsaturated fats, it is not only cause lower blood cholesterol in blood but it also cause lowering blood pressure and heart diseases. Moreover its anti-inflammatory nature keep the blood vessel away from any inflammation as well.
It is one of the best ingredient to be used to treat dandruff or any kind of fungal infection in the scalp. This oil is often mixed with other oils very often to maximize its effects. Though it alone work quite wonders as it return the lost moisture to the hair and you will feel extra shine in your hair.
It is believed that peanut oil that helps in providing some additional strength to the hair follicle which in return reduce the hair fall.
Best for reducing weight:
People don’t only use it topically but it also being eaten in many region because of its many health benefits. When you take it orally, first it provide you with so many extremely important minerals, vitamins, proteins and enzymes. Then it speed up the absorption process in small intestine which prevent the loss of any beneficial mineral from the body.
It in return improve the process of losing weight. As you need to consume peanut oil in long period of time to see its prominent results regarding weight loss. Like you can use its small quantity in your food while cooking or add it in your juices or drinks so you don’t have to taste it prominently.
Extremely helpful for diabetes:
Researches has claimed that peanut oil is involved in reducing blood glucose level in the blood which keep the sugar down in diabetes patient. Mean of they take it in their food so it will reduce the sudden surge of glucose in their body as it increases the insulin sensitivity in the body . Moreover it will help them to improve overall health and lose some extra pounds.
Lower blood pressure:
Due to presence of low chains fats it is extremely helpful for reducing cholesterol level and also reduce the chances of high blood pressure. People who already have high blood pressure can also get beneficial effects from this oil.Gallstones which are often caused by high cholesterol level can be reduced in size by use of this oil.
Peanut oil has many antioxidant which make it very beneficial for our overall health. These antioxidant reduce the oxidation process which forms the free radicals. Moreover, these free radicals cause genetic error and this is how a normal cell fails to perform its normal function. So these seeds can actually reduce these free radicals and make the liver function more efficient in releasing toxins from the body.
Benefits for skin:
peanuts are the great source for an antioxidant, vitamin E and rich with hydrating contents. It protects the skin from damaging effects of sun rays and reduce the texture on skin by preventing premature aging. Vitamin E locks the moisture into the skin and keep it hydrated for long hours.
Applying this vitamin E oil on textured and wrinkles skin will help a lot to improve it. It is blessed to heal any kind of wound or acne scars. Almond is rich with essential nutrients and it is quite great fat soluble with many anti-inflammatory properties. Furthermore which helps it to deal with many kind of infection or inflammation on the skin.