You can use avocado seed in 5 different ways


You can use avocado seed in 5 different ways

Avocado seed doesn’t have to end up in the trash: grated or whole, it can be used in 5 different ways.

Pulpy, with an unmistakable flavor, rich in beneficial properties. But also with a versatility that makes it the special ingredient of many recipes: yes, avocado is a truly special fruit. And the more you learn about it, the more you appreciate it. Did you know, for example, that the seed (its large core, to be clearer) can be used in different ways ? Let’s review them.

  1. Grated . The avocado seed contains fiber, antioxidants, phenols, triterpenes, glucosides, active ingredients. Making a comparison with the pulp, the quantities of these elements are higher. In short, it is very good for your health . The most widespread use consists in grating it – with a coffee grinder the operation is very quick – after having deprived it of the skin that covers it. Those who prefer can also toast it. Then it is simply added to salads, first and second courses, soups, velvets . Even smoothies and centrifuges . The decision depends only on personal tastes. If there is any left over, the advice is to keep it in a glass jar.
  2. To prepare an infusion . Boil an avocado seed in 500 ml of water, then leave to infuse for a quarter of an hour. This herbal tea relaxes and strengthens the body, but not only. Relieves gastrointestinal disorders and helps reduce cholesterol and triglyceride levels in the blood. In summer, it also helps to replenish potassium, magnesium and other mineral salts that are lost with sweating.
  3. Face mask . With the seed of this wonderful exotic fruit it is also possible to prepare a face mask, especially suitable for oily skin. Just grind one and mix it with a little clay powder and water: there are no precise doses, the important thing is to obtain a homogeneous and soft mixture. Then apply it on the face, avoiding the eye area, leave it on for about twenty minutes and then rinse with fresh water.
  4. For hair health . Damaged and dry hair? Is there a dandruff problem? In both cases, the avocado seed becomes a precious ally. After grinding it, you just have to pour it into a pot containing a liter of water and leave everything on the (medium) heat for about half an hour. Let it cool down a bit, filter and use this particular lotion after shampooing, for the last rinse.
  5. Joint and muscle pains . Yes, avocado seed also helps fight both muscle and joint pain. 2 are reduced to powder, poured into a glass bottle, add half a liter of food alcohol and macerate in a cool and dry place for 15 days. The solution thus obtained is used for compresses and massages on the painful parts.

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