Skin Hygiene Through Persimmons

Skin Hygiene Through Persimmons

Written by Lily Li, founder and CEO of Hygea

The body is a temple, as the saying goes.

This has become more true than ever as we tentatively emerge from the last few covid restrictions and get on with living life. 

The persimmon has ancient origins, and while the origin of its name has been incorrectly given as “divine fruit” – the word actually comes from a Native American word for “dry fruit” – people have recognised its usefulness for many centuries. Click to Tweet

According to a global database of plants, the persimmon was native to China and northeast India before being introduced elsewhere, including Australia.

In this article, I will take you through some tips, strategies and advice for you to improve your skin hygiene through persimmons, a wonderful fruit.


The body's first line of defence against external elements is the skin. If the skin is dehydrated, it becomes dry and will age easily. That's why the journey to naturally smooth, glowing, and noticeable skin starts with your choice of body care products.

Using cosmetics made of persimmon extract has the ability to improve your skin’s hygiene, brighten your skin, reduce the size and number of skin pores, and slow glycation. It also protects the skin against ageing. It is also used to treat different skin conditions including pimples, skin eruptions, and eczema.

Here are some benefits of using cosmetics that are made of persimmon to improve your skin’s hygiene.

Brighten Your Skin

You can wear a persimmon facemask to improve the overall quality of your skin. As it contains vitamin A, vitamin E, and carotene, it works great to add a natural glow to your skin. Just apply persimmon puree on your skin and leave it for 20 minutes. Wash it off to have a fairer complexion.

Oily Skin

If your skin is too oily, that is mainly due to excess sebum that can lead to clogged pores and leave you with pimples. Simply combine cucumber juice and persimmon puree and apply them to your face three times a week. This will unclog your pores and regulate oil secretion as well.


Persimmon provides anti-ageing benefits. Regular application of persimmon face masks may reduce the appearance of wrinkles and keep your skin fresh. It helps delay signs of ageing.

Along these lines, persimmons may hold the key for seniors to get rid of that so-called ‘old age’ smell, which is when the skin oxidises fatty acids more quickly as we get older.

The odour from the resulting chemical, nonenal-2, can be hard to remove through repeated washes, so the best advice to reduce this smell is to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

However, an article in Aging Care says the tannins in persimmon are able to break down this chemical.

A Japanese skincare brand has combined persimmons with green tea to provide products in a range of forms. 

Fine Lines

Persimmons can help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. You will be able to maintain high levels of moisture in your skin, which in turn prevents wrinkles and fine lines.

Persimmons are a good source of antioxidants such as Vitamin C, which is important for a healthy immune system. It is also a good source of thiamin (B1), riboflavin (B2), folate, magnesium, and phosphorus. Aside from vitamins and minerals, persimmons contain a wide array of plant compounds, including tannins, flavonoids, and carotenoids, which can positively impact your health.

It is not just good for the skin, but it is good for the health as well.

Side Effects Of Persimmons

  • The sugar content in persimmon fruit is truly high and consequently, those, who experience the ill effects of diabetes should avoid this organic product.
  • In any event, eating the organic product with “cold nourishments” like fish, crab, or shrimp will prompt the arrangement of stones in the stomach. This is on the grounds that these are high protein nourishments and the tannic corrosive, by following up on these proteins, frames the stone.
  • Those who have a low circulatory strain ought not to eat this organic product as it can additionally bring down the pulse, prompting more genuine medical issues related to low pulse.
  • Persimmons contain a decent measure of tannin. Consequently, if this organic product is taken on an empty stomach, it brings about loose bowels. It ought to likewise be consumed in a limited amount.


Since ancient times, people have recognised persimmons as a versatile fruit that has many uses – you could even say it’s a fruit blessed by the gods. Beyond its obvious nutritional value, persimmons have other functions, including being able to improve your skin’s hygiene.

In this article, I have provided you with tips, advice and strategies about how to use this wonderful fruit. Your skin will certainly feel blessed after you have introduced it to the persimmon.

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