Avocado seed

The many properties of the avocado seed

Planting an avocado seed to see its plant grow in our home is not as complicated as is often thought. The moves to do are few and simple. It is essential to start from the stone of the fruit that we will have to be careful not to throw in the basket. Without that we will not be able to have our plant. Once you have cleaned the pit – which is also the seed of the avocado – being careful not to remove the brown skin that surrounds it, we need to get some toothpicks and a glass with a little water. At this point, we will insert four toothpicks inside the top of the fruit so that it does not sink completely once inserted into the glass. The appetizers serve, in fact, to allow him to remain in suspension. IS’ the seed must have the tip pointing upwards. Once these moves have been made, we will have to leave our seed in a lighted place and add water to it when it will need it. You will have done a great job if the plant takes its first steps in growth. The first will be the birth of a root at the bottom of the seed. A flowering of the small plant will then follow.

Where and when the avocado is born

For years the avocado fruit has been known and sold in supermarkets and fruit and vegetable shops in our country as well. We use it for salads, vegetable recipes, sophisticated dishes. Both for special salads and fruit salads. But have we ever wondered where and when this green fruit with a tasty pulp is born? It seems that its origins are very ancient and that it derives from the territories of Central America, but that it extends over a very large area. Its family is that of the Lauraceae. There are three different types or races, precisely we are talking about: the Guatemalan, the Mexican and the Antillean. They are distinguished from each other by the characteristics and the smell of their leaves. Typical of the avocado fruit are its shape,

The numerous and valuable properties of the avocado plant

Avocado is not just a fruit with a particular and tasty flavor. In fact, there are many important properties for our body, in particular for our skin. One of the first valuable functions of this fruit is skin hydration. Thanks to its properties it seems that it is also an excellent remedy against wrinkles. Then there is the reduction in blood pressure. Yes, it is said to be rich in potassium and magnesium, which are needed to reduce blood pressure. Additionally, avocados are high in fiber, far more than other fruits or foods, and are great as a substitute for butter. Yes, when you want to prepare special recipes – it cannot be substituted in all dishes – you can add the healthiest avocado instead of butter, so as to count even fewer calories. A detail that doesn’t hurt.

Avocado seed: Avocado oil. When and why it is used

Something that many still don’t know is the importance of avocado oil. In appearance it is very similar to the more traditional olive oil also in texture and color, but its properties seem more precious. Avocado oil helps fight the signs of aging and difficult diseases such as heart disease. It is, in fact, rich in vitamins A, D, E as well as unsaturated fatty acids, lecithin, antioxidants, potassium and proteins. For the body it is excellent for particularly dry, mature and damaged skin. It moisturizes and regenerates naturally, just do some simple compresses, preferably in the evening before going to sleep. Thus the skin will relax more.

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