LIFE STYLE

Avocado - Butter of the God

Text and photos: press release

16 January 2017

Avocado, also know as alligator pear, was cultivated by the Indians as an aphrodisiac. Indian shamans have used both fruits, leaves and bark for treatment of many illnesses. According to latest reports - one avocado a week provides body with the best of everything.

Avocado originates in Mexico. It grows on tall trees in tropical climates and it needs a long ripening period - even 6-8 months. It contains low level of carbohydrates, but a lot of omega 3 fatty acids, protein, and vitamins A, B1, B2, C, PP, K and H. Avocado contains pantothenic acid, calcium, phosphorus, copper and potassium.

Avocado has a beneficial effect on the brain and heart. It prevents high blood pressure, it accelerates metabolism and cleanses the body of toxins. It is recommended for people with stomach and digestive problems, anaemia and problems with joints. Avocado fruit extract has a beneficial effect on joint cartilage, it helps to maintain proper joint function, protects joints from free radicals, it protects and regenerates.

Avocado is especially important fruit for people with diabetes. It is almost sugar free. It is also highly recommended for pregnant women because it contains natural folic acid.Avocado can be consumed not only in the traditional form, and it can be used - not just in the kitchen. It can be used to make the paste or a face mask.

Guacamole - avocado paste, ideal for eating instead of butter.

Ingredients:
• 2 peeled, ripe avocado,
• 2 tablespoons of lemon juice or lime juice,
• 1 small clove of garlic, finely chopped and sprinkled with salt,
• 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
• 1-2 teaspoons of Tabasco hot sauce.

All ingredients should be thoroughly mixed or blended, then put in a fridge. Serve with sandwiches, tortillas, salads.

Face mask with avocado, ideal for dry and mature skin.
Ingredients:
• ½ ripe avocado
• ¼ cup of honey
Both elements should be mixed until we get a paste, apply on cleansed face. After 10 minutes, wash off.