Avocado lovers are always disappointed to throw away the delicious fruit's biggest part.
Eating avocado seeds has more health benefits. Before consuming the seed, which has a bitter and astringent flavour, remove the fine layer of brown skin that covers it. Then, grate the seed or grind it into a powder using a coffee bean grinder or a high-powered blender. If you learn them, you will never want to throw away the seeds again. These are some of the avocado seed benefits:
1. Helps fight Cancer
The avocado seed contains anti-tumor properties, especially the potent antioxidants called flavonols. Also, compound found in avocado seed extract called avocatin B was effective against acute myeloid leukemia cells.
2. Benefits heart disease patients
Avocado seeds could offer protection against arterial plaque formation. The dietary fiber found in avocado seeds is linked with lower cholesterol. The fiber will bind to the cholesterol in the intestinal tract and prevent it from being absorbed. Avocado seeds can also help improve high cholesterol and hypertension. It can also help fight inflammation and diabetes.
3. Digestive benefits
Eating avocado seeds can also help with digestion. Avocado seeds has been used for treating gastric ulcers, severe diarrhea (dysentery), acute diarrhea, and other digestive problems. The antioxidants and fiber found in the avocado seed are beneficial for digestion.
4. Strengthens the immune system
A strong immune system is a great way to prevent disease. Avocado seeds and skins contain greater antioxidant levels, including procyandins and catehchins. They have anti-inflammatory properties that reduce stiffness, swelling, joint pain, and diseases. The anti-inflammatory effects also help strengthen the immune system and prevent colds and flus.
5. Helps reduce wrinkles
Avocado seed oil can increase collagen in the skin, which reduces the appearance of wrinkles. Avocado seed oil is also used to treat acne flare-ups.
5.Supports weight loss
The antioxidant-rich seeds help burn fat to aid weight loss.
Their soluble fibre content lowers your appetite and provides you a feeling of fullness for several hours. This prevents you from eating calorie-rich snacks. In addition, the pit contains calcium, magnesium and potassium that support overall health, fitness recovery and weight loss.
6.Lowers high Blood Pressure
Avocado seeds are very high in potassium, which is a good vasodilator. This nutrient helps relax the tension of blood vessels and arteries, thus lowering high blood pressure.
7.Makes hair shiny
Another good use of avocado seeds is making your own shampoo out of them. This homemade shampoo will be free of toxic ingredients and help make your hair thick and soft. It also helps reduce greying.
The antioxidants like catechins and procyanidins in avocado seeds help reduce pain, swelling, and stiffness due to inflammation. Apart from having good antioxidant properties, the seeds are also rich in anti-inflammatory properties. Thus, the seeds are beneficial for reducing inflammatory diseases within the body, which include acne, asthma, sinusitis, atherosclerosis, celiac disease, hay fever, inflammatory bowel disease, ulcerative colitis, Crohn disease, rheumatoid arthritis, interstitial cystitis.
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