Avocado is native to Mexico and Central America. It is known internationally as a product containing a very important source of vitamins and mineral components, which prevents various diseases. The Parsea Americana Mili, its scientific name, is a fruit very easy to find since it is cultivated throughout the year.
Currently, Mexico is the country with the highest avocado production index in the world, followed by Chile and the Dominican Republic.
From its pulp avocado oil is extracted, which in recent years has increased its popularity within the market of health and beauty, thanks to the particularity of its benefits. It has a high content of monounsaturated fatty acids (good fat) and oleic acid.
It is a food rich in many vitamins especially the E that guarantees a detoxifying effect. It comprises high levels of antioxidants and is a very rich nutrient in Omega 3, 6 and 9.
Thanks to its numerous nutritional components, avocado oil is a product recommended by health and beauty professionals. Within the cosmetic industry, for example, this oil is used as a dry skin rehydrator; In addition, due to its regenerative goodness of cells, helps to combat the aging of the same.
It also works as a home remedy to repair hair from the sun and chemical damage.
It is an ally of diets At the time of healthy eating, avocado oil becomes an excellent companion of different regimens, since it is a product made to digest in raw and, in addition, acts as a fat-reducing supplement in the body.
Moreover, it can also be used in cooking as a gourmet oil, which is transformed into a dressing to flavor salads, rice and vegetable dishes.
Avocado oil provides the following:
-As a pure source of fiber and protein, it helps eliminate toxic waste from the body.
-Reduces low-density lipoprotein ( bad cholesterol ).
-content decreases trlglicéridos blood, and in turn, eliminates the risk of developing atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries).
-It is an ally to prevent cardiovascular disease and hypertension.
-Maintains balanced blood sugar levels that help people with diabetes.
-It repairs and moisturizes the skin. In addition, it is ideal for treating brittle nails.
Popular remedies with avocado oil
-Remedy against wrinkles: Gently massage a few drops of avocado oil daily on the wrinkles.
-The remedy for dry skin: Mix 2 tablespoons of avocado oil, 2 of almond oil, 50 g of cocoa butter (previously heated to bath Mary) and 2 teaspoons of honey. Stir until smooth. Apply on dry skin and leave on for 20 minutes. Remove with fresh water.
-Remedy with avocado oil for the crow’s feet: Mix 5 tablespoons of jojoba oil and 5 of avocado oil. Apply, by gentle massages, twice a day in the affected area
-The remedy for stretch marks: Mix 2 tablespoons of almond oil and 2 of avocado oil and perform circular messages several times a day.
-Remedy with to combat lice: Apply on the head 4 tablespoons of avocado oil, cover with a plastic shower cap, in order that the lice suffocate, and leave sit for 4 hours. Then, pass a special metal comb (they are obtained in the pharmacies) to eliminate lice and liandres. Wash with the usual shampoo.
-The remedy for eczema: Directly pour a few drops of avocado oil over the affected area and perform a gentle circular massage. If the area is very wide, pour 2 tablespoons of avocado oil into a cup of water and soak with a soft cotton cloth. Gently pass through affected areas.
-The remedy for the fast growth of the hair: To bathe to Maria bath 1 spoon of olive oil and one of oil of avocado for a few minutes and to apply, still hot, by means of gentle circular massages. Put on a plastic bath cap and leave on for 15 minutes, remove and wash with shampoo accustomed.
-Remedy for yellow nails by enamel: Massage the nails daily with a few drops of hot avocado oil (but do not burn).
-Remedy to untangle hair: Finely grate a four-ounce bar of Castilian soap and then add it to a quart of water. Boil over very low heat and stir until the soap is dissolved and, at that time, pour a few drops of avocado oil. Bottle in a plastic container and use as a shampoo.
-Remedy for the growth of the eyelashes: Apply, using a cotton cane, root-pointed direction, avocado oil on the eyelashes every night.
-Remedy with avocado oil for petechia: Apply a few drops of avocado oil over the skin area with tendencies to the appearance of petechiae in order to improve its texture and elasticity. It is important to note that when skin is dry and aged petechia more easily.