Rice is anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant and soothing. It is high in anti-oxidants such as Vitamin C, Vitamin A, Phenolic and Flavonoid compounds. These compounds have also been known to stimulate the naturally occurring antioxidants to scour the body for free radicals. In Ayurvedic medicine, Rice water is prescribed as an effective cooling agent on inflamed skin. Powdered Rice can be applied topically to cure certain skin problems.
Why Tabitha includes it
Rice has a hard texture that can be used to cleanse the scalp and hair shafts of dirt build up.