Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

Lulo or Naranjilla is a citrus fruit that grows on the Lulo tree. The scientific term for Lulo is ‘Solanum Quitoense’. It is a very healthy fruit that is usually known only for its health benefits. But it has various beauty benefits too, that is good for the skin. Lulo or Naranjilla fruit also helps in hair growth.

Features of Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit

  • The lulo fruit can be consumed on a regular basis.
  • The lulo or Naranjilla fruit has a tangy taste and makes a delicious drink.
  • This fruit contains various nutrients like vitamins and minerals.
  • It is rich in antioxidants and is used for its dietary fibres.
  • The healthy lulo or Naranjilla fruit is good for the overall health. In particular, it is good for the skin and keeps the skin smooth and soft.
  • Solanum Quitoense fruit gives a shining glow to the skin and delays premature aging.
  • Fruit contains anti-carcinogenic characteristics that prevent the body from developing cancer cells.

It contains beta-carotene that removes oxidative stress on the body.

Beauty Benefits of Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit for Skin and Hair

Beauty Benefits of Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit for Skin

Benefits of Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit in Delaying Premature Aging

The lulo fruit is very good for health. When Lulo or Naranjilla fruit is consumed on a regular basis, it is found to be very good for general health and health of the skin. Fine lines, age spots, skin blemishes and wrinkles that occur with age are kept away with the health benefits of lulo fruit. By improving the production of white blood cells, Lulo or Naranjilla fruit keeps away diseases and other weaknesses from entering the body.

Lulo or Naranjilla fruit is a citrus fruit that contains various nutritious factors, such as Vitamin A, Vitamin E and vitamin C. These prevent premature aging marks from occurring on the skin. Skin that becomes dry and scaly gets rejuvenated and becomes smooth. All fine lines disappear from the skin, including dark spots. If there are any skin blemishes, they disappear with the constant intake of the Lulo fruit.

Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit Protects Skin from UV Rays

When lulo fruit is taken on a regular basis, it keeps the body protected from the harmful rays of the sun. When the skin is exposed to too much of UV rays of the sun, a person is prone to risks from skin cancer, as they damage the skin. With the consumption of Lulo or Naranjilla fruit, the skin gets strengthened with good immunity benefits that may occur in the body. The antioxidants present in the lulo fruit prevent the harmful rays from harming the skin. It prevents oxidative damage as it forms a protective layer on the skin and thus gives you beautiful and healthy skin.

Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit Gives Protection from Toxic Accumulation on Skin

Naranjilla fruit has various health benefits that protect the skin from accumulating toxic content in the body. Lulo or Naranjilla fruit promotes digestion and is rich in fibre content that is good for gastric ulcer. It serves as an antioxidant that removes toxic content from the body. The toxic content triggers irritation, allergies, and rashes and This fruit prevents all this from occurring and gives you beautiful skin. Sometimes the toxic build-up on the skin also tends to come out as acne or pimples. Apart from containing antioxidants, the Lulo or Naranjilla fruit are rich in dietary fibre that helps to remove impurities from the skin and makes it healthy and beautiful.

Gives Protection from Skin Blemishes

Skin blemishes are formed due to the presence of acne and pimples. When the antioxidant-rich lulo fruit is consumed on a regular and moderate basis, skin blemishes are removed from within the body. The antioxidants that are present in the body help to remove the toxic content that may cause damage through acne or pimples. Lulo or Naranjilla fruit also prevents excess oil secretion that may cause pimples from blemishing the skin resulting in beautiful skin. Naranjilla is good for health and improves the ability to sleep. Unnecessary stress and tension is removed, which is the chief cause of pimples and acne.

Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit Helps to Produce Collagen

The lulo fruit is good for the skin because it increases the production of collagen that is an important factor for good skin. Collagen is used to maintain skin elasticity and fine texture that prevents wrinkles from occurring soon on the skin. The vitamin C content in the skin serves as an antioxidant that prevents oxidative damages to the skin. It helps in good blood circulation and improves the production of oxygen within the body.

Helps to Maintain Natural Glow of Skin

The lulo fruit is rich in antioxidants, as it has a rich source of vitamin A, C and E. it also contains polyphenols and phytonutrients in it. This protects the skin from oxidative damage and keeps the skin looking healthy and beautiful. Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit keeps the skin soft and maintains its natural glow. The nutritious content found in the lulo fruit nourishes the skin and helps it to retain moisture. By detoxification, the skin becomes fine and smooth. Excess water and salt are removed from the skin.

Beauty Benefits of Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit for Hair

Features of Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit That Helps in Healthy Hair Growth

  • The lulo fruit can be taken to strengthen the hair. It contains various rich minerals and vitamins that are good for the health of the body.
  • The hair follicles are strengthened with consumption of Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit.
  • The antioxidant-rich lulo fruit has vitamin A and C which helps in good hair growth.
  • Naranjilla improves blood circulation on the head, which improves hair growth.
  • It keeps the hair soft and glowing and prevents it from falling.

Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit Gives Protection From Dandruff

Dandruff is a common scalp and hair problem that every person has. It is usually formed as a dry skin and causes hair fall. Keeping dandruff away is a hard task that is very hard to achieve. But when lulo fruit is taken on a regular basis, all traces of dandruff are removed and you get healthy and beautiful hair.

Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit Reduces Excess Oil Secretion

The hair follicles tend to store excess oil and when excess oil is stored by hair strands, they tend to hang down drably from the head. Excess hair oil secretion may also cause acne to form on the scalp. The lulo fruit, which is rich in vitamins and contains various nutritional factors, is good for the hair and prevents excess oil secretion that may clog the pores on the scalp resulting in beautiful hair.

Prevents Hair Loss

The hair tends to fall easily when the body does not contain enough nutrition. The Lulo fruit is rich in vitamins and minerals that enrich the body. The antioxidants present in Lulo or Naranjilla fruit help to keep the pores on the scalp unclogged and prevents hair fall.

Improves Hair Growth

The vitamin E rich lulo fruit is good for the hair and helps promote hair growth. The phytonutrients in Lulo or Naranjilla fruit also helps in encouraging hair growth.

Lulo or Naranjilla Fruit Gives Lustrous Texture to the Hair

The hair gets its shine and lustre from the health benefits of the lulo fruits. The vitamin A, C and E rich content of the lulo fruit help in maintaining the lustre of the hair.

Consumption of Lulo Fruit

The Lulo or Naranjilla fruit is good to taste. It has a sweet and tangy taste. It can also be eaten by scooping out the flesh with a spoon. The flesh can be added to ice cream or used along with desserts and pies. Some make jelly out of the flesh of the fruit. They can also be mixed along with bananas and baked. Some take the fruit juice and consume it as a sherbet drink.

Conclusion

Lulo or Naranjilla fruit is good for the growth of hair and for health and beauty benefits for skin. However, the Lulo or Naranjilla fruit should be taken on a moderate basis and not frequently.

Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: November 22, 2018

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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