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AMAZING USES OF FROZEN LEMON

Some few months back, I put up a write up on the health benefits of drinking lemon water daily .you can read up the post to be up to speed .Today a friend send me a mail on the amazing usefulness of frozen lemon and I will like to share the information with you.
Get a fresh lemon, and wash it very well and place in the freezer.Once frozen,get your grater and grate the whole lemon and sprinkle it on top of your foods,like vegetables,salad ,ice cream,soup, cereals ,noodles ,spaghetti sauce,rice ,fish dishes etc.All the food will get an unexpected wonderful taste.
Whats the major advantage of using the whole lemon other than preventing waste and adding new taste to your dishes?Lemon peals contain as much as 5 to 10 times more vitamins than the lemon juice itself.lemon peels are health rejuvenators in eradicating toxic elements in the body.
The lemon plant is a proven remedy against cancers of all types it is considered also as an antimicrobial spectrum against bacterial infection and fun…

PRACTICAL STEPS IN MAKING YOUR OWN COCONUT OIL

There are a lot of commercially prepared coconut oil sold in most supermarkets but the problem with commercially prepared coconut oil is that one is not too clear on the substances that may have been added as preservatives .it is allways advisable to prepare your own coconut oil since the process is straight forward and equally quite easy to follow.
The reason I would want you to try and follow this do-it-yourself process of making coconut oil ,is so that you can enjoy the full health benefits of pure coconut oil.so lets get started
ITEMS NEEDED

Coconut about 5Gratera sievebowlpotwarm water Crack the hard part of the coconut and brink out the soft inner side.
wash very well,and using the most tiny part of the grater, grate the coconut to very tiny almost powdery form. Add warm water to the grated coconut.The amount of water added should be enough to bring out the milkiness of the coconut. squeeze the grated coconut very well and transfer the coconut chaff to another container and add mo…

PRACTICAL USES OF THE COCONUT OIL

Coconut oil can be used topically as well. Studies have shown it to be effective as a skin moisturizer and protecting against hair damage .it can also be used as a mouth wash.
In this posting, I am going to give you a recipe on how to use coconut oil to make a moisturizing/conditioning facial mask which if used consistently will serve to keep you face looking younger.
ITEMS NEEDED:

1 Tbsp pure coconut oil1 avocado1 tbsp honey 1/2 squeezed lemonAloe Vera Mash avocado in a mortar or medium sized porcelain or wooden bowl with a pestle or masher Put in the coconut oil,lemon and honey. Stir mixture until it becomes semi creamy.for a creamer consistency use a food processor or blender Cut a portion of aloe Vera stem approx 4-6 inches  long split stem along the side and squeeze juice into the coconut oil mixture . cover the entire face and leave on face for about 30-45 mins and rinse off with warm water and then cold water. then proceed with your normal makeup.excess mixture can be stored in…

THE WONDER OIL (:COCONUT OIL)

Coconut oil is a popular nutritional oil derived from mature coconut.Its various industrial and cosmetic applications has made it a very viable commodity .coconut oil is heat stable , making it suitable for cooking at a high temperature .It is slow to oxidise ,resist rancidity and has a shelve life of approximately two years or more .
Almost 50% of the fatty acids in coconut oil is 12-carbon lauric acid .When coconut oil is enzymatically digested it also forms a monoglyceride called monolaurin.
Both lauric acid and monolaurin   can kill bacteria ,viruses and fungi helping to shelve off infections of the body for example these substances have been shown to kill the bacteria staphylococcus aureus and the yeast candida albicans a common cause of yeast infection in humans .
Taking the oil daily has been shown to reduce hunger pangs making you eat less without even trying .This may be due to the way the fatty acids in it are metabolised to ketone bodies which has an appetite reducing effec…