12 Amazing Properties of Pistachio – Pistachio Export
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What is Pistachio?
Pistachio is one of the delicious nuts, it is a pistachio tree native to Asia, especially Iran and Iraq. Iran is the largest producer of pistachios in the world, followed by the United States and Turkey.
In Iran, the cities of Ferdows, Robat Jaz, Sirjan, Rafsanjan, Kashan, Anar, Damghan, Qazvin, Marvast, Shahr Babak, Zarand and Ravar are pistachio producers.
Pistachios have many benefits for the body. In this article from Natex site, we have fully described the properties of fresh pistachio kernels, pistachio skin and pistachio oil for health and slimming, children, pregnant women, and skin and hair.
Properties of pistachios for skin and hair
Note: Before using any mask on the face and sensitive areas of the body, by rubbing a small amount of it on the skin of your hand for at least 20 minutes, make sure you are not allergic to it.
1. Acne and pimples on the face
Pistachios contain significant amounts of selenium and vitamin E, which reduce inflammation and help treat acne and pimples.
Pistachio mask for the skin
Combine two teaspoons of pistachio powder with 1 teaspoon of barley flour and 1 teaspoon of fresh lemon juice and apply on face, leave on for 20 minutes and then wash off with cold water
2. Facial skin rejuvenation
The high levels of vitamin E in pistachios are useful for reducing skin wrinkles and rejuvenating facial skin.
Also, antioxidants in pistachios are one of the important factors in preventing premature aging.
Face mask with pistachios
Combine a tablespoon of pistachio powder with 3 to 4 drops of honey and apply it on the face and around the eyes, leave it for 20 to 25 minutes and then rinse well with cold water.
3. Cancer and skin infections
Vitamin B6 in pistachios increases white and red blood cells and is effective in preventing cancer and various skin infections.
4. Natural skin moisturizer
Pistachio oil is an excellent natural moisturizer for the skin.
Pistachio oil mask
Gently massage some pistachio oil on your skin every day to make your skin smooth, soft and supple.
5. Natural sunscreen
The high levels of vitamin E in pistachios protect your skin from sun damage, thereby reducing the risk of skin cancer and sunburn.
6. Strengthen and increase hair growth
The fatty acids in pistachios help to strengthen and increase hair growth.
Pistachio skin mask for hair
Boil the skin of fresh pistachios in water until the extract comes out, massage this extract on your hair and scalp for 40 nights, leave it and wash it off with warm water the next day.
7. Natural hair conditioner
Pistachio acts as a natural conditioner and moisturizer for hair and improves the flexibility of hair fibers. In addition, pistachios are an excellent treatment for dry and damaged hair.
Pistachio oil mask for hair
Combine 6 tablespoons of pistachio oil with 3 tablespoons of walnut oil and massage on your hair and scalp every night before going to bed, leave it overnight and wash well the next day with warm water and shampoo.
8. Treatment of hair loss
Biotin deficiency is one of the main causes of hair loss, pistachios contain a significant amount of biotin and regular consumption can help treat hair loss.
Medicinal and therapeutic properties of pistachios for the body
9. Babies and children
Pistachios are a good source of protein and energy for babies and children.
Pistachios are a good source of essential vitamins such as vitamin C, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, panotenic acid, vitamin B6, folate, vitamin A and vitamin E, which are useful for strengthening the immune system of infants and children.
The high amounts of fiber in pistachios are useful for treating constipation in children.
Vitamin B6 in pistachios is useful for improving brain function and increasing children’s intelligence.
10. Fetuses and pregnant women
The high amounts of protein in pistachios are beneficial for the growth of muscles and tissues in the fetus.
The antioxidants in pistachios, including polyphenols, vitamin E and carotenes, help boost the immune system of pregnant women.
The high levels of copper in pistachios increase the production of red blood cells and help treat anemia during pregnancy.
Vitamins A and E in pistachios are useful to prevent infection during pregnancy.
High levels of fiber in pistachios prevent constipation in pregnant women.
The omega-3 fatty acids in pistachio kernels promote fetal brain development.
According to research conducted by Aldmir and colleagues, pistachios affect sexual potency in men.
Studies have shown that people who consumed about 100 grams of pistachios daily for three weeks had increased blood flow to the penis and improved erectile function.
12. Slimming and weight loss
Evidence shows that pistachios are low in calories and high in protein and are an ideal snack for people on a diet.
The high amounts of fiber in pistachios reduce appetite and help people lose weight. Also, another factor that causes weight loss is that the fat content of pistachios is not fully absorbed.
In a 12-week weight loss program, those who ate 53 grams of pistachios as a snack in the afternoon had a reduced body mass index.
How to consume pistachios
Pistachios are usually eaten as raw pistachios, salted pistachios and roasted and roasted pistachios as nuts, but you should know that the best way to consume it is as fresh and raw pistachios.
Pistachios can be used to make baklava, cookies, muffins, bread and biscuits, sandwiches and crackers, as well as pistachio milk and salads, and chopped pistachios on ice cream. They are poured to make it more delicious and in Iran, pistachio slices are used to prepare various stews and pilafs, as well as to decorate yellow flakes and pilafs.
Nutritional value of pistachios (100 g)
Fiber: 10 grams
Carbohydrates: 28 g
Sugar: 8 grams
Fat: 45 grams
Protein: 20 g