Avocado was used by the Aztecs as a sexual stimulant and it is been considered as a precious fruit because of the countless benefits associated with it. Avocado is also be used in cosmetic application (create as face mask from the pulp fruit) by the Incas, Aztecs and Mayans of Guatemala. The Mayans proceed further in using avocado to relieve diarrhea, prevent parasites and intestinal worms and promote healthy hair growth. The avocados fruit are uniquely high in healthy fats compared to other fruits that are high in carbohydrates. Avocado flesh in some varieties contain nothing less than 25% of unsaturated oil and rich in riboflavin, thiamin and vitamin A.
Benefits of Avocado Oil
Rich Source of Oleic Acid
Avocado oil contains the most essential fatty acids and it is known to have various positive properties which helps the body to lower the risk of cancer, prevent outbreaks of auto-immune diseases, speedy cell regeneration, aiding the body in resisting and eliminating microbial infections thereby reducing inflammation inside and outside the body. It is rich in monounsaturated oleic acid, which is the same as omega 9 EFA usually found in olive oil.
Improves Cardiovascular Health
Avocado oil seen to be unusually high in concentration of beta-sitosterol cholesterol in which the bodies use to convert less healthy fats thereby transform it to more usable and less damaging to cells. Avocado oil can also be used to prevent arterial walls damage which in turn lowers the heart risk disease caused by plaque deposits because it is anti-inflammatory. Also lesser inflammation in the arteries defines avocado oil effectiveness to keep the blood pressure at normal and healthy level.
Avocado oil comprises of minerals, vitamins and monounsaturated fatty acid which help the digestive tract to process food more easily and efficiently for those that experience regular heart burn, abnormal high amount of gas and constipations on a steady basis. Adding avocado oil to your daily diet helps to feel better and gives more energy.
Rich Source of Vitamin E
Avocado oil is a very good source of vitamin E, it is essentially great for improving the skin and eye health, strengthening the immune system, improve memory and mental health, provide defense against oxidative damage to cells caused by free radicals in addition to increasing the overall efficiency of the digestive system
Aids in Weight Loss
The high content of oleic acid in avocado oil stimulates weight loss especially when it is been combined with healthy diet and regular exercise. Avocado oil is thick and packed with powerful nutrients that helps to keep a longer satisfied appetite and also improve digestion thereby aids
Detoxifies the body
Avocado contains a natural source of healthy magnesium known as Chlorophyll, it is said to be one of the best natural substances that is used for removing heavy metals such as mercury from the body and lead from the kidneys, liver, brain and other organs.
Helps to Strengthens the Skin
Avocado oil powerful content like vitamins, minerals helps to boost the skin ability to more, nourishes both inside and outside the body and promote stronger cell in the body. The primary skin feeding nutrients like vitamin E, potassium and lecithin in avocado oil easily absorbed through epidermis (the outer layer of the skin) and into the dermis that provide energy for growth and health of new skin as well as protecting the existing cells.
Grows Hair Fuller & Faster
The rich nutrient in avocado oil helps to promote faster growth of a new hair and improve both the appearance and structure of existing hair, making it fuller and healthier. The lecithin properties in avocado oil provides a protective covering to follicles and skin that prevent moisture loss due to wind and harsh climate. This content also act as a lubricant and emulsifier while apply to the hair scalp.
Accelerates Wound Healing
In as much as avocado oil support the skin to grow healthier and stronger, it can also be used to speed up the healing process from wound like burns, scrapes, sunburn, and raw skin from blister or rashes that damage the skin. Apply avocado oil to the affected area will knit up faster with less scar chance.