The Fruit That Doesn’t Just Taste Good
The blazing summers bring along a variety of juicy and water-based fruits that are enough to tantalize your taste buds. Most of you await the arrival of the exotic litchis. They may be small in size, but as they say, big surprises come in small packages.
There are numerous beauty and health benefits of litchi fruit, from aiding weight loss and digestion to treating influenza and reducing the signs of aging. Litchi or lychee is grown in tropical and subtropical regions and is popular all over the world. This flavorful and juicy fruit grows in clusters on a slow-growing medium-sized evergreen tree that bears this fruit for a limited time only. This tree also bears pretty spring flowers that are really short-lived.
Litchis have a high nutritional value. They are very rich in vitamin C, containing about 71.5 mg per 100 grams. They are also rich in copper and phosphorus. What makes litchis unique is that they contain the polyphenol oligonol that has antioxidant and antiviral properties. Litchis are simply amazing for our skin. Whether you are suffering from ugly wrinkles or dry skin, these exotic fruits have a solution for everything. As you grow older, your skin starts to show the first signs of aging. Litchis, when used topically, can help delay their appearance.
Blemishes are the bane of anyone who seeks flawless skin. Applying lychee juice can help fade away the blemishes and marks, leaving you with clear skin. Apart from being a blessing for your skin, litchis also add shine and bounce to your hair. Be it stress or pollution, a host of factors can wreak havoc on our hair. Litchis, when used topically, can help promote hair growth. Your hair grows when the hair follicles are properly nourished. Copper peptides enlarge the hair follicles, which drastically reduces the resting phase of hair growth. Since litchi is an excellent source of copper, it helps stimulate the hair follicles and makes your hair grow.
One of the most important benefits of litchi is that it has anticancer effects. Having it on a daily basis in any form, including litchi juice, can actually help prevent the occurrence of this fatal disease. Does a slight weather change make you prone to cold and cough? It’s quite possible that you have a weak immunity. Have litchis to strengthen your immunity. So with so many benefits, it is time for you to make a refreshing summer drink by adding litchi to the classic lemonade.