- By Wonnapob
- Sep 08, 2014
"Rice Water" Benefits
Rice water has been used for health and beauty since the ancient times especially in the East. Chinese woman use rice water for their long healthy hair and glowing healthy skin. Thai people used to made healthy drink from "Rice Water" by boiling it with salt and sugar.
Rice water provides all the health benefits that eating rice would provide. It contains vitamins such as B1, B2, B3, C, E as well as minerals that beneficial for overall health. It also contains 8 essential amino acids, which form the building blocks for tissue and muscle. Importantly, rice water provides energy due to high concentration of carbohydrates.
Washing the hair with fermented rice water brings more than just the shine to your hair. It makes hair soft, strong, and healthy. Washing your face with rice water helps soften the skin and improve your complexion by firming the skin, reducing the size of pores, heal scars, and reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and inflammation, leaving the skin with a healthy glow.
Furthermore, rice water can be used for cleaning contamination in fruits and vegetables, grease in all containers, and being a fertilizer for all the plants.
So next time you cook rice, think twice before tossing the rice water away.