ALMOND- a species of tree native to Middle East and South Asia. Its fruit is a drupe, consisting of an outer nut and a hard shell with the seed. It can be eaten raw, toasted, use in many kinds of cooking, baking, salads, sweets, in form of flour, milk, oil and many more. But let’s focus on different uses of almond oil.
Makes skin healthier for its rich in vitamin A and E which are good on skin health, which maintains moisture. Soothe skin irritation and inflammation, relieve dry skin for smoother and softer skin and cures chapped lips and body rashes.
Reduces dark circles by simply applying before bedtime for a couple of weeks. Delayed signs of agieng, removes impurities and dead skin cells by using it as scrub on face and whole body if possible. Four to five crushed almond, teaspoon of milk, lemon juice and apply on face for 30 minutes before rinsing. Good for Psoriasis and eczema with 2tsp. of almond oil, 5 drops of German Chamomile, 5 drops of lavender oil and vitamin E oil for several times.
Reduces tanning with a paste of almond oil, honey, lime juice and milk powder, apply for 20 minutes before washing. For wrinkles and fine lines, 2tsp. of almond oil and pour 2 drops of vit. E on it, then massage. For lustrous hair too, rid split ends, leaving a shiny and soft hair, treats dandruff, scalp inflammation. It moisturize and lightens skin, reduces fine lines and improve blood circulation.
Eating it raw, is good for heart ailments, regulates blood pressure for it is high in Potassium content which regulates blood pressure and cholesterol level. Boosts immunity and aids digestion, boosts memory and strengthens nervous system, relieves pain and stress of muscles, promotes healthy and strong nails, eye puff reducer and for eyelashes.
As for food, a healthy drink in form of milk, flour for healthy baking instead of all purpose flour, in form of almond butter, in ice cream form and so many uses out of it.
Almond oil is also use to include in soaps, medicines, health supplement and many more.
OLIVE OIL- often tag to can afford only for it’s quite not affordable for an ordinary earner. But if only they would think of the great benefits derives in it, price is nothing compared to health.
Olive oil is rich in monosaturated fats which helps protect against Type II diabetes. For obesity problems, this can make it easier to control or lose weight due to its tight value. Heart health- slows down heart aging process, antioxidants may offer protection against red blood cells damage. Blood pressure is reduce by taking daily basis a teaspoon of it. It helps prevent the loss of calcium related to developing osteoporosis during later years. A natural remedy for earache and for dealing for excessive earwax. It may lower risk of depression if taking that Mediterranean style diet with rich in olive in their menu. It moisturize hair that has become frizzy or dry. It lowers the risk of cancer if always included in diet. It is used in skin care products as antioxidants and vitamin E and A. It may lower risks of malignant melanoma. Helps to give a feeling of fullness and the contents of the stomach are more slowly.
Extra virgin oil is best use in salads and not in cooking, as beauty enhancer for skin by massaging it to face and body. Olive oil is also included in soaps, lotion, health supplements.
ARGAN OIL-considered as a healthy food, ancient natural remedy with many health benefits and properties both medically and cosmetically. It is not treated with any chemicals or pesticides and considered as safe without contaminants. It’s known for its anti-aging, moisturizing and natural antioxidants properties.
The most rarest vegetable oils in the world, and can be stored for two years in shady places, room temperature. It protects the skin and neutralize radicals, by adding to diet-reduce risk cancer and acts as antioxidants. It contains 0.85 unsaponifiuables- group of compound known as plant sterols or sterlins which improve skin metabolism, reduce inflammation and promote excellent moisture retention.
For health benefits-diet containing Argan oil has proven effects that prevent and treat cardiovascular disease, it lowers blood cholesterol. Proven to be very impressive in treating diabetes. Oil helps reduce the onset of diabetes by reversing the metabolic changes that occurred after consumption of a high-sugar diet. It improves resistance to diabetes by overcoming the effects of high-carbohydrate diet. It slows the growth of cancerous cells and may protect against other form of cancer. These phytosterols which is in argan plant, reduce inflammation and help block cholesterol absorption from the intestines and has flavonoids that acts as a natural anti-inflammatory. Helps aid digestion by increasing the concentration of pepsin in the gastric juice. Reduce inflammation that are beneficial internally and externally. Slows down the degenerative process going on in long bones of the body. It stimulates and strengthens circulation and the body’s natural immunity.
For skin and beauty benefits-apply to hair when damp to calm down frizzy look, massage oil directly to hair and scalp for shiny luster hair. It has proven to correct the age-related deficiencies in skin that cause dehydration and loss of skin elasticity with its moisturizer anti-aging properties, and its high mineral content. Daily use on face, will see wrinkles and lines disappearing. Use it on whole body after showering, helps treat skin disease such as chickenpox, acne and psoriasis. Apply Argan oil directly to hands, rub it in and feel the soft smooth feeling and rub into cuticles and nails to nourish and penetrate for all over.
COCONUT OIL-a world renowned kinds of oil around the world. What are the most popular uses, health benefits obtain from this tree? ‘
Improves or reverses Alzheimer’s disease, improves Type 2 and Type 1 Diabetes, improves or heals many skin diseases such as fungal infections, acne, eczema, keratosis Polaris, psoriasis and rosacea. Provides peak performance energy, drug free energy and longer endurance. Helps with Hypothroidsm- increases metabolism, raises body temperature. Conditions and strengthens hair, penetrates roots, kills lice and improves dandruff. Kills many bacteria and viruses, promotes weight loss, preserves muscles mass and promotes ketosis.
Oil Pulling- strengthening of gums, teeth and jaw, whitening of teeth, oral problem prevention-cavities and gingivitis, prevention of bad breath, relief from sinus congestion, relief of migraines and headaches, reduction of inflammation support, increase in energy, clear skin, regulated menstrual cycles, helps detoxify the body of harmful metal and organisms, reduced hangover symptoms, helps better sleep quality/reducing insomnia.
BASIL OIL-leaves and seeds of these are important medicinal parts of this herb. It’s use in cuisines recipes all over the world and medicinal and beauty purposes too.
For cosmetic applications, massaged into the skin, enhances the luster of dull looking skin and hair. For digestion, it is use for treating indigestion, constipation, stomach cramps and flatulence. Provides immediate relief from gas in stomach and intestines. It has colic qualities used to alleviate bowel pain. Illness, provides relief from colds, influenza and associated fevers and whooping cough. Respiratory, can also be used to treat asthma, bronchitis and sinus infections. For infections, such as cuts, wounds, skin infections, and bladder infections and viral infections that attack the body and can enter the body through other wounds. When smell, relieves nervous tension, mental g=fatigue, melancholy, migraines and depression due to calming nature of essential oil in basil. It also improves blood circulation and helps to increase and optimized various metabolic functions of the body. As pain reliever in treatment of arthritis, wounds, injuries, burns, bruises, scars, sports injuries, surgical recovery, sprains and headaches. It is ophthalmic and can quickly relieve bloodshot eyes. Prevent vomiting for those due to motion sickness and others. For insect bites, stings from honey, and even snakes bite. But not for pregnant women or breastfeeding. Can be blend with bergamot, clary sage, clove bud, geranium, lime, lemon, hyssop, juniper, eucalyptus, neroli, rosemary, Melissa and lavender
MUSTARD OIL- it’s rich in monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which help to balance cholesterol levels in the body. Anti-bacterial, when consumed, may fight bacterial infections inside colon, intestines, urinary tract and other parts of digestive system. Antifungal, when applied directly to skin can help fight fungal infections. Digestive aid, boosts the appetite and aids in digestion by stimulating the excretion system. Skin health, it’s high in vitamin E content which improves skin health. Applied topically, may help protect the skin from ultraviolet light and other pollutant. Anti-inflammatory and pain relief, applied topically, known to relieve painful effects of rheumatism and arthritis as well, soothes ankles and other joint aches.
CASTOR OIL-kind of oil that summons numerous health benefits it provides. It is extracted by pressing seeds from castor oil plant, a vegetable plant largely grown in India and Africa.
For skin, helps evade infections like warts, boils, athlete’s foot, chronic itching, sun burn, yeast and fungal infections or acne by soaking cotton wool in castor oil. Applying directly, leave for an hour and wash later, repeating it until result is obtain. For wrinkles and fine lines, applied directly to skin, penetrates deep and stimulates production of collagen and elastin. Soften and hydrate skin. Delays the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines, making skin smoother, softer and younger. Fine lines around eye area can be treated with its application applying it every day. Good for acne, as moisturizer, fades scar, stretch marks, antimicrobial, skin pigmentation, promotes hair growth, thicken eyebrows, scalps infections, hair darkening. For constipation, have one teaspoon of pure cold pressed castor oil a day for three consecutive days. Arthritis and joint pain reliever, lymphatic system and liver, improves immunity, age spots, migraines, skin abrasions, gastrointestinal problems, Parkinson’s disease, multiple scierosis.
MORINGA OIL(MALUNGGAY)- extracted from seeds and also known as Ben oil. Its properties includes as: anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, anti-microbial, disinfectant, excellent carrier oil for aromatic compounds, hepatoprotective, emollient, preservative, exfoliant, enfleurage.
Health benefits includes: excellent moisturizer when applied to skin imparts glow and well moisturized. Good for acne, fungal infections, anti- aging, makes hair glossy, hair roots are nourished, dandruff are washed and strengthens hair. Good for liver, improve its health damaged by some toxins and viruses. As a rheumatic oil, calm down hysteria, boost gum health by massaging oil unto it. Nail softener too. Use in soap, perfume base cooking oil.
ROSEMARY OIL-for indigestion, relieving flatulence, stomach cramps, constipation, bloating and stimulates appetite. For mouth care as disinfectant and used as removing bad breathe removing oral bacteria and other damaging dental conditions. Skin care, good for removing dryness and moisturized skin. Boost mental activity, an excellent brain and nerve tonic for it increases concentration and helps in mental activity, a good remedy for depression, mental fatigue and forgetfulness. Stress reliever for its aromatherapy, immune system boost, pain relief, makes hair grow longer and stronger, effective in reducing symptoms of herpes virus, relief from respiratory infections, cures indigestion, strengthens immune system, stimulates blood circulation and relieves pain
AVOCADO OIL-keeps heart health for its monounsaturated acids and lowers cholesterol, protect cells against radical damage, good for liver which contains high levels of glutathione, an antioxidant of critical importance to the body. A great source of natural vitamin E, gives skin a healthy glow.