Lead tree is popularly known as “ipil-ipil” in the Philippines. Aside from having a unique name, lead tree has a lot of health benefits that probably most of you do not know.
This evergreen plant is native to South Asia, Australia, Philippines and the Pacific islands. The tree extracts of the lead tree is being added in various hair care and skin care products. Its leaves are graat source of protein and some amount of caffeine can also be found on its seeds.
Lead tree can give you a lot of the much needed nutrition for the growth and development of the body. The special enzymes and nutrition contained in the extracts of this tree has amazing anti-aging properties that makes it a great demand ingredient in cosmetic industry.
This amazing tree isn’t just beneficial on your inner health but it improves your external beauty as well.
Here are some of the amazing benefits of lead tree for your overall health and beauty:
The leaves of lead tree has natural enzymes that are really good for the skin. These enzymes can spark collagen formation in the skin cells Collagen is the natural skin building block which if decreased, may lead to dry, dull, wrinkled and patchy dark skin.
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Lead tree seeds are known to decrease skin inflammation and pain, which is a great help for those people who are suffering from Psoriasis. Psoriasis is a serious skin condition that is known to dry out the skin which is beyond repair. It develops painful, red patches on the skin, which is a rare condition that can only be controlled.
It cannot be cured completely. The skin inflammation caused due to psoriasis can be evened out by the seeds of lead tree. The seeds of this tree are known to reduce skin inflammation and pain.
Oil from lead tree that has been extracted from its seeds are known for having anti-fungal and anti-bacterial benefits. It can also be added as a base oil and applied on the scalp to treat hair problems like dandruff. However, it is recommended to consult a specialist before using it.
People use the bark of the lead tree as an analgesic to alleviate muscle pain. It is believed that the bark of the lead tree can naturally inhibit the pain in humans. It is also known to ease various common problems related to menstruation. Being an analgesic, it also reduces menstrual pain.
Lead tree seeds also has a great medicinal value. The traditional Chinese medicine uses properly cooked immature seeds of this tree as worm repellant. Ringworm and roundworms can be easily flushed out of the body by taking careful dozes of lead tree cooked seeds.