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Avocado seed: all its properties and benefits

Avocado seed: all its properties and benefits

You don’t know what to do with the avocado seed, once you’ve eaten the fruit? Here’s how to use it, from your recipes to your skin treatments!

Very often, people throw away the avocado seed once eaten its fruit, but what they do not know is that this product has even more beneficial properties than the avocado itself! From seasonings to teas, here are all its properties and how to use it!

Avocado seed: properties

This seed is very big: it is almost 13-18% of the fruit. Do not throw it away, because it contains thousands of benefits! It is rich in amino acids and fibers and it is very healthy.

The avocado seed is also an efficient method against high cholesterol levels, diabetes, hypertension and inflammations.

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This seed is rich in tannins, therefore it is a good astringent. It is perfect to fight dirrhea and to regulate the intestinal flora. However, the research on its properties are not yet 100% sure. There are a lot of analysis still ongoing to verify its benefits on our body.

How to use the avocado seed

Although it tastes pretty bitter, you can use this product in different ways. First of all, you need to peel the brown part. Done that, you can use it for your teas: just let it boil in water for at least 10 minutes. You can also grate it and use it to season your pasta or salads, or in your breakfast yogurt. In this case, remember to toast and blend it first.

You can also use the avocado seed to soothe your external pains. In this case, crush it and let it macerate in alcohol for a week. When ready, apply it on the painful areas. This product can soothe joint and muscle pains and headache (in this case you need to massage the seed on your temples and neck). It is also very good to fight dandruff.

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