On the Food blog from Moony4ever.blog she talks about this famous and healthy Surinam Vegetable the Bitter Gourd, as see calls it Sopropo. But not only is it used for healthy dishes but also for beauty.
Hair Benefits of Surinamese Bitter Gourd
The Bitter Gourd is a great remedy for your hair. In addition to being good for your skin and health, the bitter juice is also effective in treating hair problems and promoting a long healthy life. As we now know, the effect of healthy eating and healthy living have an influence on your external beauty.
- Surinamese Sopropo Juice, remedy for your hair
Preparation to Make the Sopropo Juice:
- Wash all products well.
- Cut the bitter melon lengthwise.
- Scoop out the seeds and white flesh with a spoon, hollow out the Bitter Gourd.
- Cut the rest of the vegetable into small strips and with a little water through the juicer.
It Is Beneficial For Your Hair in The Following Ways:
- Bitter Gourd for shiny hair
- To give your hair a natural shine, you can mix a cup of fresh Surinamese bitter lemon juice with yogurt and apply it to your hair. Wash out after a while. This makes your hair shiny and beautiful.
Bitter Lemon for Your Head Rose
Dandruff is a common problem in the Netherlands and is usually caused by the consumption of unhealthy food and exposure to pollution. To repel dandruff, you can prepare a hair mask with bitter sopropo juice and mix cumin seeds, massage well on your scalp. With regular use of this mask you can get rid of dandruff within a month.
Bitter Gourd for Split Ends
If you suffer from split ends, you can apply bitter gourd juice to your split ends and gently comb them. This should be done twice a week to get rid of split ends.
- Cleaning Bitter Sopropo
- Clean Bitter Sopropo
- Dry and Itchy Scalp
To combat the dryness of the scalp, you can rub a fresh piece of bitter sopropo on it and massage your scalp in a circular motion. Then rinse with clean water. To combat the itching, you can prepare a hair care mask by mixing bitter sopropo juice with avocado or banana and applying it to your scalp. This should be used at least once a week to reduce an itchy scalp.
Bitter Gourd Against Hair Loss
Sopropo juice helps to reduce hair loss naturally. All you have to do is mix bitter sopropo juice with a hint of sugar and use this paste on your hair to get good results.
Rough and Disheveled Hair
If you have coarse and tousled hair, you can pour a cup of bitter sopropo juice and soak for 10 to 15 minutes. Then rinse your hair. This will help smooth your hair texture and make it soft and shiny.
Sopropo For Your Gray Hair
Surinamese Bitter Gourd juice can also treat premature graying of hair. You can apply freshly squeezed Bitter Gourd juice to your gray strands. Doing this once every ten days will reduce gray hair growth.
Bitter Gourd for Oily Hair
Increased intake of oily foods can cause the build-up of excess oil in your hair. If you have oily hair, you should limit the use of oily foods first. You can apply a mixture of bitter sopropo juice and apple cider vinegar to reduce the excess oil from your hair.
Important Advice About the Surinamese Bitter Gourd:
Although it is a very healthy drink, bitter Bitter Gourd juice or Bitter Gourd tea should only be consumed in small amounts every day, as this drink can cause nausea and abdominal pain if consumed in large amounts. For pregnant women, it is advised NOT to drink too much sopropo juice because it has properties to stimulate the uterus and therefore cause premature labor. It is also often stated that this drink is an ideal remedy for the treatment of diabetes. However, it should be consumed on the advice and directions of the physician by diabetic patients taking medications containing hypoglycemic drugs because the dosage of the drug should be adjusted according to the consumption of the bitter Bitter Gourd juice.