Apple juice helps to control dandruff when applied on the scalp. This is because Apple juice acts as an exfoliating agent and clears away the dead skin due to its Ruksha (dry) nature. It also removes excess oil from the scalp.
a. Take the juice of 1 Apple.
b. Add 1 cup of warm water.
c. Slowly pour the Apple juice mix onto your scalp and massage.
d. Leave it for 5-10 minutes and wash with plain water.
e. Repeat it 2-3 times a week.
2. Acne and Pimples
Apple gives good result in case of skin problems like acne or pimples. According to Ayurveda, an aggravation of Kapha leads to an increased sebum production and clogging of pores. This results in the formation of both white and blackheads. Another factor, an aggravation of Pitta causes red papules (bumps) and inflammation with pus. Applying Apple pulp on the affected area helps to reduce acne or pimples because of its Kapha-Pitta balancing properties. It also reduces inflammation due to its Sita (cold) nature.
a. Take 1/2 – 1 teaspoon of Apple pulp or as per your requirement.
b. Add 1-2 teaspoon of honey and make a paste.
c. Apply on the affected area.
d. Wait for 20-30 minutes.
e. Wash it with normal water.
f. Repeat 2-3 times a week to get rid of acne and pimples.