Application of kernels of apricot kernels in national medicine and home cosmetology

Nucleos of apricot kernels are carefully hidden under a dense shell and are often simply thrown away, as far from everyone knows that they are widely used in cooking, cosmetology and even folk medicine. Of course, these grains also have some contraindications, because any remedy can both help and harm, most importantly, correctly use the prepared remedy. To date, the use of apricot kernels has already been proven by more than one study.

  • chemical composition
  • Calorie
  • Useful properties
  • Culinary use
  • Cosmetic use
  • oil mask
  • face from acne and blackheads
  • Nourishing mask for dry skin
  • Mask for skin combined
  • of wrinkles around the eyes
  • prevention of
  • wrinkles from stainson the skin
  • Anti-inflammatory mixture
  • From cellulite
  • In folk medicine
  • From cancer
  • From pertussis
  • With jade
  • With bronchitis
  • From worms
  • From heart diseases
  • For weight gain( dystrophy)
  • Harm and contraindications
  • Procurement and storage

Chemical composition

The seeds of apricot have a very rich composition, they contain the following substances:

  • fatty oil;
  • carotene;
  • protein;
  • essential oil;
  • hydrocyanic acid;
  • phospholipids;
  • cellulose;
  • amygdalin;
  • tocopherols;
  • vitamins B17, A, PP, C and F;
  • iron;
  • magnesium;
  • iodine;
  • phosphorus;
  • potassium.
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Caloric value

Despite all the benefits that can be gained from the use of the nucleoli of apricot kernels, they can also cause harm to the figure, since they are very high in calories. In 100 grams of raw kernels contains about 510 calories, they lose a little caloric content during processing, but 450 calories per 100 grams of product still remain.

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Useful properties

Apricot bones are very bitter, this particular taste gives them amygdalin, a substance that is a source of hydrocyanic acid. Despite the harm that it can cause to a healthy body, this acid is useful in treating such a terrible disease as cancer.

An effective means of the nucleus of the apricot is considered in the treatment of nephritis, whooping cough and bronchitis. The use of raw grains contributes to the removal of worms and parasites from the body. Recommend the use of seeds for people who suffer from ailments of the cardiovascular system, joints, skin.

Tocopherol, which is a part of apricot kernels, helps inhibit the aging process of skin and body, and natural acids improve the overall condition of the nails.

Oil obtained from apricot grains, promotes the treatment of constipation and anemia.

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Culinary use

Apricot bones are widely used in cooking, as they can be eaten in toasted, dried and raw form, sweet or salted kernels deliver the body much benefit and no harm, if not exceed the daily intake rate of 20 grams. Quite often in the production of various dairy products, sweet fillings, sweets and caramels use these useful grains. Often the seeds of the apricot are replaced by expensive almonds.

Apricot kernels are part of a variety of dishes, one of which is urbech - a sweet pasta consisting of sesame, nuts, apricot and flax seeds. A special feature of this dish is the benefits it has on people with diseases of the respiratory and cardiovascular systems, asthma, the gastrointestinal tract, inflammation of the female genital organs. The main advantage of Urbech is that it does not cause harm and has no special contraindications.

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Cosmetic application

The apricot kernels contain nutrient oil, which is often used in home cosmetology.

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Oil mask for the face

Before using the mask, the face needs to be cleaned, pre-heated oil, apply lightly on the skin, leave the mask for 20-30 minutes. After the time has elapsed, the oil does not rinse off enough to remove the surplus funds with a napkin.

Learn also about the application of the fruits of feijoa /fejxoa/
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From acne and acne

It is necessary to take 5 grams of oil obtained from apricot and add to it only 2 drops of lavender essential oil. Wet the tampon with water, and then soak it with the mixture obtained and lubricate the face.

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Nourishing mask for dry skin

At first it is necessary to make a simple blank in the form of a mask made of gauze, it needs to be curtailed into 3-4 layers and cut out small holes for eyes, lips and breathing.15 grams of the oil obtained from the nucleoli of the apricot is used clean or mixed with six drops of essential oil, then with a water bath it needs to be heated to a temperature of 37 degrees. The prepared blanket should be moistened in cooked oil and applied to the face, preferably parchment paper or film should be placed on top. To create a thermal effect, the person is wrapped with a towel. The nourishing mask should be on the skin for about 20 minutes, after the expiration of the term it is simply rinsed with water.

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Mask for combined skin

It is necessary to mix peach oil and apricot kernels in the same proportion to them you can add two drops of the essential component, for example, mint or lemon. Clean face with face, lightly apply the resulting mixture, and after 30 minutes, rinse with warm water. At the end of this procedure, it is recommended to apply a nourishing cream.

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From wrinkles around the eyes

You need to apply homemade oil on the eyelid area, it consists of 15 grams of oil derived from apricot kernels and a couple of drops of sandalwood oil, rose or limetta. After 20 minutes with a cosmetic napkin, gently clean the remnants of the mixture, the procedure is recommended to be performed daily.

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Prevention of appearance of wrinkles

Mix 15 grams of almond and stone oil of apricot. For applying to the skin, you can use a gauze preform or simply put it in the form of a mask. Keep the composition on the skin 30 minutes, after the time with the help of finger massage, the remnants of the remedy need to be injected into the skin. It is recommended to perform this procedure every three days.

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From spots on the skin

To 15 grams of oil obtained from apricot kernels add one drop of chamomile and patchouli or 2 drops of one of the suggested options. The mixture is recommended to be applied to certain places and washed off with warm water after 20 minutes.

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Anti-inflammatory mixture of

15 grams of oil from apricot kernels must be mixed with two drops of cayeput oil. The resulting cosmetic product is recommended to be applied to areas of problem skin, after 20 minutes of taking the mask, wash the oil with water.

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From cellulite

You need to take 15 grams of stone oil and mix it with 15 grams of avocado oil, then add the mixture of juniper, orange and lemon oils in the amount of two drops. After the bathing procedure, it is necessary to massage the problem areas of the body with the mixture obtained.

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In folk medicine

There are many useful recipes of wise folk medicine with which you can treat a variety of diseases.

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From cancer

Bitter kernels of apricot need to eat raw in calculation one grain for every 5 kilograms of weight. Reception is recommended to perform in the mornings, and you need to eat the entire daily rate, after that you can eat other food after 1 hour.

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From whooping cough

250 grams of apricot kernels a little fry in a skillet without oil, then transfer them to a pan and pour in 500 ml of water. After boiling, simmer on low heat for about 1 hour, after the term, add 250 grams of walnuts to the pan. All the contents must be cooked until all the liquid is evaporated, then pour in 500 grams of honey and boil the mass for about 5 minutes. Reception of the drug should be done daily in the morning and in the evening a one-time dose of 3 grams. The course of treatment is 20 days.

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When jade

30 grams of apricot kernel kernels pour 100 milliliters of steep boiling water, the mass should be allowed to infuse for about 4 hours. Reception is done before meals three times a day for 65 milliliters.

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With bronchitis

Dried apricot kernels should be crushed into a powder with the help of a grinder, then the raw material in the amount of 3-5 grams should be stirred in 200 ml of milk or tea. Reception should be done 2 times a day.

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From worms

Healing properties against worms persist only in raw apricot kernels. In day it is necessary to eat no more than 40 kernels, this quantity can be stretched on some receptions.

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From heart diseases

10 grams of crushed nucleoli pour one cup of boiling water, the mixture should be a little infused, then cooked apricot tea can be drunk. Take the medication every day before going to bed.

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For weight gain( dystrophy)

Mix 15 grams of ground apricot kernels and 20 grams of finely chopped dried apricots and prunes, then pour the raw material with 50 grams of honey. All the ingredients mix well and consume mass for one day. Take the reception until you get the expected result.

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Harm and contraindications

Sweet apricot bones do not contain as many organic poisons as bitter. For reinsurance, grain should be heat treated, since all harmful substances are destroyed.

Apricot bones can be harmful if they are too old, so to get the benefit of taking the grains you should not violate the rules of their storage.

There are such contraindications for the use of apricot kernels:

  • in pregnancy;
  • thyroid disorder;
  • for people with diabetes;
  • for chronic liver disease or exacerbation of the disease.
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Procurement and storage of

The preparation of kernels of apricot kernels is necessary after complete ripening of the fruit. You can store the grains in a shell, you need to get rid of the shell without it and start drying the kernels. For quick drying, use an oven. Dried raw materials should be stored in wooden, metal or glass containers under a tight closed lid.

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