The vanilla plant is an herbaceous climbing vine which requires a supporting tree or pole for optimal growth. It bears trumpet-shaped flowers which are naturally pollinated by bees and humming birds and even hand pollinated. The most common form of vanilla is vanilla extract which is prepared by percolating chopped vanilla bean.
USES: Treatment of Acne: The antibacterial properties of vanilla make it beneficial for the treatment of pimples and acne.
Anti-ageing Benefits: Vanilla is rich in antioxidants which prevent and reverse skin damage caused by free radicals. It helps to slow down signs of ageing like fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. It is widely used in the cosmetic industry. Soothes Burns : Vanilla has been used as a traditional remedy to heal burns, wounds and cuts. Vanilla for Silky Hair: Vanilla when mixed with other ingredients can make your hair silky, shiny andsmooth.