We have several fruits in Nigeria and Avocado is one of them, this fruit has several benefits for the body and it is widely eaten in the Country. Although a lot of people know the benefits of Avocado, they always throw away the seed because they believe that it has no benefit for the body. According to Healthline, Avocado seed also has several benefits for the body. In this article, we will be talking about three health benefits of Avocado Seeds and three things you can use it for.
Health Benefits of Avocado Seeds
It Helps In Reducing The Risk Of Blood Pressure
According to reports, Avocado seed is also beneficial to the body because it helps to relax blood vessels in the body which also helps to reduce the risk of Blood Pressure.
It Contains Antioxidants Which Helps In Reducing The Risk Of Some Diseases
Avocado seeds also has antioxidants that helps to reduce the risk of some diseases.
It Helps In Removing Bad Cholesterol From The Body
Bad cholesterol is harmful to the body because it can lead to several diseases. According to reports, Avocado seed helps in removing bad and excessive cholesterol from the body.
Let’s take a look at three ways to use Avocado seed
Grind it into powder and add it to your coffee.
You can dry the seed and grind it into powder and you can add the powder to your coffee or tea.
Note: Please note that Avocado seed powder is bitter and it’s not safe to consume it in higher quantity.
You Can Also Use It To Scrub and Exfoliate your Skin
You can also use avocado seed powder to exfoliate your skin. To make a scrub from the seed, grind it into powder then mix it with honey and use it as a body scrub.
You Can Also Use Avocado Seed To Make Body And Hair Oil
Avocado seed oil is one of the best oil that helps with hair growth, the oil also has a lot of benefits for the skin. You can make the oil by cutting the seed into smaller pieces then place it under the sun to dry for few hours, then pour oil into a jar and add the seed, then cover the jar and place it in warm water for about ten to twelve hours or overnight or you can leave it in a warm area for about two weeks. After that, sieve out the oil and use it on your skin whenever you want.