BEER is one of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world, and the third most popular drink after water and tea.
Often packaged in a brown or green bottle, it has globally become a popular alcohol beverage to consume.
According to global statistics, last year’s global beer consumption was 177,50 million kilolitres, which is equivalent to about 280,4 billion bottles.
While many people around the world consume this popular beverage, recent studies show that there are health benefits to washing yourself with beer.
Yes, according to Forbes magazine, bathing in beer has some historical health benefits.
An ancient tradition, beer baths are a part of Eastern European culture, especially in the Czech Republic. People have been bathing in oak hot tubs full of beer for centuries, claiming that the practice would relieve stress, cleanse the skin and release toxins from the body.
And if you can’t believe this, modern science backs up the claims.
According to the Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, beer ingredients, especially the hops, contain an abundance of polyphenols such as kaempferol, quercetin, tyrosol, ferulic acid, xanthohumol and isoxanthohumol.
These compounds have been shown to possess various anti-bacterial, -inflammatory, -oxidative, -angiogenic, -melanogenic, -osteoporotic and -carcinogenic effects.
According to some health experts, some of the benefits of bathing in beer include skin rejuvenation, stress reduction, improved circulation, detoxification as well as lessened back and joint pain.
Furthermore, according to https://beerspain.com, beer baths are also good for your skin’s beauty. They provide the skin with nutrients such as vitamins, proteins and saccharides. And for this reason, it avoids the wrinkles formation and prevents the flaccidity.
This special bath also removes most impurities of skin pores because of the high concentration of siliceous. And it also benefits the skin cell renewal, thanks to the vitamin B. Your hair will also take advantage of the benefits of beer baths as it provides a fantastic gloss. This is in addition to beer nutrients penetrating your hair, making it stronger and healthier.
No wonder many people trust in beer baths as a cosmetic ritual.