Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

Moong dal or Moong Bean is so common in India that it can be found in every Indian house. This lentil is very nutritious and it is also a great plant protein source, which vegetarians love so much. This lentil is gaining international popularity as many westerners are munching in moong bean and also eating green gram or whole moong in salads, in the both dry and sprouted forms. With this, many people around the globe are converting to vegans. Lentil burgers are also becoming popular.

However, not many people know that Moong dal or Moong Bean can be used to make your skin and hair beautiful. Face packs made using moong dal are used to treat dry, dull skin and issues like acne and suntan. mooing dal can also used as hair removal method. Moong dal packs are very easy to make and also time and money saving.

Moong dal or Moong Bean is a beauty ingredient as it contains vitamin C and A that can give a natural glow to your face. Moong dal has amazing beauty benefit of also conditioning the hair and preventing hair breakage.

6 Amazing Beauty Benefits of Moong Dal or Moon Bean for Skin & Hair

6 Amazing Beauty Benefits of Moong Dal or Moon Bean for Skin & Hair

  1. Removes Sun Tan

    Suntan is a common problem in summer season. Use moong dal or moong bean face pack to get rid of this problem. To avail this amazing beauty benefit of moong dal for skin, grind the dal after soaking it in water for whole night. Now mix some aloevera gel or cold curd with it and apply this on face or affected areas and leave it for around 15 minutes. Rinse with cold water and pat dry using a soft towel. Do this moong dal remedy everyday to treat sun tan.

  2. Treats Acne

    Moong dal or moong bean possesses cleansing properties, as it doesn’t let skin pores get clogged up with oil and dirt. In case you suffer from frequent acne breakouts, the moong dal face pack can be very helpful for you. To make this moong dal or moong bean face pack, take some water and soak the required amount of dal in it and leave for the whole night. Grind this next morning and make a paste. Now mix a little melted ghee in it and massage your face in circular motions with fingertips and see the amazing beauty benefit of moong dal for your acne. You can use this moong dal pack twice or thrice in a week to get faster results.

  3. Moong Dal or Moong Bean Helps Hydrate Dry Skin

    In case you are suffering from flaky dry skin, then moong dal or moong bean face pack can give you supple and soft skin. For this, just soak the required amount of green gram in raw milk and leave it for whole night. Next day, grind the lentil to make a paste of it. Now apply this moong dal paste on the face and leave it for about 20 minutes. Wash the face with normal water and pat it dry using a soft towel. Although this moong dal or moong bean pack works gently on the skin, but in case of sensitive skin, ask your dermatologist before you use it or anything else on the face.

  4. Removes Facial Hair

    Chemical bleach can be harmful for the skin and threading gives you a lot of pain to remove facial hair. Here moong dal face pack comes to your rescue with its amazing beauty benefit of getting rid of facial hair. Moong dal or moong bean can effectively remove facial hair and for this, you need to take some water and mix some green gram dal in it. Let it soak for whole night. Grind this in morning to make a paste. Now, add some sandalwood powder in this and also add some orange peel powder in the mixture. You may mix some milk also for making a paste like consistency. Use this moong dal mixture to massage your face daily and you will see that your facial hairs start reducing after about 2 to 3 applications.

  5. Shiny Hair

    Moong dal or moong bean hair pack is very effective in restoring the shine to dull and damaged hair. For this, grind moong dal to make a fine paste out of it. Now take this powder and add some apple cider vinegar and rose water in it to make a hair pack. Now apply this on your scalp and hair and leave for around 30 minutes. But shampoo your hair using a mild shampoo. This moong dal remedy will make your hair soft and shiny.

  6. Moong Dal or Moong Bean Promotes Hair Growth

    Cook some moong dal or moong bean using a pressure cooker and make a paste of it. Now mix curd, lemon juice and 1 egg yolk in it. Mix all the ingredients properly. Apply this mixture on your hair and scalp. Wash your hair with a mild shampoo to rinse the pack. This moong dal hair pack has amazing beauty benefits in terms of boosting hair growth. You can use this moong dal hair pack twice a week for better results.

    Now you are well aware of the beauty benefits of moong dal or moong bean for your skin and hair. Try these remedies to be more beautiful and to maintain your skin and hair health.

Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: June 29, 2018

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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