‘Butter’ a substance made out of buttermilk is a fatty and solid product consisting high amount of fat. It is a delicious fat that is highly used along with a loaf of bread for breakfast or an evening snack. It is also used for the process of cooking or as a whole as a side dish at a few places. It is one of the most common substances found in any kitchen. Butter is not just useful to cook food or consume but is also used for many other natural remedies. Butter is helpful for various other purposes such as for skin, hair, cuts, burns, and in many such various other ways.
Lets us have a quick look at few of the helpful ways for which butter can work miracles:
- Butter slows down the aging process
- It works as the best antioxidant for the skin
- Helps to moisturize dry skin, especially the skin after shaving
- Butter also helps to avoid blisters if applied on a mild burn
- Butter can also help one to get relieved from a chewing gum stuck on the hair. It helps to make the chewing gum slide down the hair efficiently and smoothly
- Butter contains a good source of Vitamin E and Vitamin K
- Butter also helps one to avoid tooth decay
- Butter is also known to promote fertility in women
- It also helps to avoid gastrointestinal infections
- Butter consists of Vitamin D, which helps the body to absorb calcium in the right amount.
BENEFITS OF VARIOUS TYPES OF BUTTER
Only a traditional form of butter is not advantageous for humans, but the various other forms such as Shea Butter and Cocoa butter are also accounted as an essential one for our skin, body, and hair. They help to hydrate and moisturize our skin. They help to hydrate dry skin and make it smooth, soft, and supple. Let us have a look at some of the amazing home remedies which can help one to enhance our skin, hair, and body.
1. ANTI DANDRUFF REMEDY
To use butter as an anti-dandruff remedy, one needs to follow the appropriate steps.
Take one dollop of Shea butter.
Melt the butter.
Massage it for a few minutes on the scalp slowly and gently.
One can use the remedy for 2-3 times a week for a healthy and dandruff free scalp.
#2. REPAIR DAMAGED HAIR REMEDY
To make a quick and easy remedy out of butter for dry and frizzy hair, one needs to follow the steps mentioned below:
Mix Shea butter with olive oil or coconut oil.
Massage the mixture of oil and butter and let it rest on hair for about half an hour.
Later, wash the hair with a shampoo and conditioner.
#3. BUTTER FACE MASK FOR SKIN
Numerous masks and face packs help one to keep the skin smooth, supple, and soft. Let us have a look at one of such face mask which helps to moisturize and hydrate the skin.
Mix one teaspoon of butter, honey, and olive oil in a bowl.
Apply the paste on face and neck evenly.
Massage the pack evenly.
Leave it around for 20-30 minutes and wash it off with lukewarm water.
#4. FACE MASK FOR OILY SKIN
Mix butter, strawberry, lemon juice, egg yolk, and cucumber.
Apply this paste and let it work for about 15-20 minutes.
Wash off the face with mild soap and apply moisturizer to keep the skin hydrated and remove oiliness off the skin.
#5. FACE MASK FOR DRY SKIN
Mix Cocoa butter, olive oil, and a pinch of ginger to make an even paste.
Apply it on the face and allow it to rest on for 15-20 minutes.
Wipe the face later with a towel dipped in hot water for a dirt-free and moisturized skin.
#6. REMEDY FOR CRACKED HEELS
Apply a mix of Shea butter and olive oil on cracked heels.
Cover the feet with socks and leave it overnight.
It helps to keep the feet moisturized and hydrated.