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15 Home Remedies Made with Avocado To Heal Your Body, Skin, and Hair

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Avocado is an important source of vitamins A, B1, C, D, and E, as well as fiber and minerals such as iron and potassium. This simple fruit has been largely consumed since its contribution to nutrients is very beneficial for our health and organism. 

Also, a lot of home remedies have been made with avocado, mainly in Mexico from where it originates, for thousands of years.

Why choose home remedies with avocado?

Besides being loaded with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, avocados contain a high amount of fiber, essential fatty acids, and omega-3s.

Very rich in vitamin E, avocado helps to maintain good oral health, revitalizes the skin, and thanks to its antioxidant properties make it softer and firmer while also repairs dry hair.

Effective home remedies made with avocado

To elaborate the following home remedies, we will use all the parts of the avocado plant, from its fruit, peel, leaves, seeds, and flesh of the avocado.

Avocado to fight cough

Unknown to many people, the leaves and bark of the avocado tree can be used to ease coughs and sore throat.

Wash five avocado leaves and put them in a container with water and let them boil for 3 minutes. Leave it to rest, and take it still warm in sips four times a day.

The reddish tea that results has a delicate, sweet, and soothing taste that’s relaxing as much as it is physically healing.

Home remedy with avocado to relieve headaches

Have four washed avocado leaves and place them in a pot of boiling water. Cover it and make warm compresses with this infusion, which will be placed on the head, forehead, and temples.

The avocado leaf contains phytochemical substances with a strong antioxidant effect that can be used to prevent and cope with oxidative stress.

Homemade preparation with an avocado against menstrual pains

Boiled a liter of water, and put in 6 clean leaves of avocado. Let it cool down and drink it throughout the day.

Avocado to reduce pregnancy stretch marks

Mix the pulp of half an avocado, a spoonful of honey and a spoonful of lemon juice. Apply this mixture in the form of a circular massage every day, then rinse with water.

It will help a lot due to the oily texture of avocado.

Home remedy with avocado to detoxify the body

Thanks to its significant amount of fiber, avocado helps keep the stomach and intestine in shape, preventing them from accumulating toxins. 

Extract the pulp by making cuts with a knife vertically and horizontally and help yourself at the end with a spoon. Eat it raw and boost your health!

An avocado remedy to fight intestinal worms

A cup of an infusion made from the leaves and peel of the avocado soaked in hot water is taken on an empty stomach.

The avocado has anthelmintic properties, which favors the elimination of parasites or intestinal worms, which will be expelled quickly.

Homemade avocado leaf remedy for bruises

Poultices are made from the seeds or leaves of some plants. For this, you only have to mix the same amount of the plants (remember to split the avocado leaves) as cold water.

This way, you will obtain a uniform and consistent paste, which you have to apply to the bruised area.

Heat the mixture over low heat and stir continuously. Apply the paste with a thickness of 1 cm on a gauze that you need to put on the surface to be treated until the gauze loses heat.

The avocado remedy to make a dry hair conditioner

For this recipe, you will just need mayonnaise and one ripe avocado.

In a container, mix one cup of mayonnaise with half a ripe avocado until a homogeneous mixture is formed.

Once a week, apply the previous paste all over the hair and wrap it with a hot towel, leaving it to rest for twenty minutes. Afterward, wash your hair normally.

Use avocado to make a natural hair shampoo

What you need:

  • 1-2 Avocados
  • Neutral liquid soap (1 cup)
  • One teaspoon of lemon juice
  • Two teaspoons of olive oil
  • Water (1 cup)

Blend the avocados, adding a teaspoon of lemon juice and two teaspoons of olive oil.

We introduce the resulting mixture in a container where we add the water and the neutral soap, taking care that all the ingredients are mixed in a homogeneous way.

You can use this avocado shampoo as usual, keeping what is left in the fridge.

Home remedy made with avocado pits against dandruff

You need:

  • The fresh pit of an avocado
  • Natural yogurt (one cup)
  • Olive oil (2 tablespoons)
  • Egg yolk
  • Lemon (a few drops)
  • Water

Once you have all the ingredients let’s see how you mix them together to obtain a great remedy for dandruff.

First you have to scratch the avocado seed and grind it

Put it in a container with a cup of yogurt and two spoonfuls of olive oil and water, then add the egg yolk and a few drops of lemon

Blend all the ingredients to obtain a homogeneous mixture.

Finally, apply the mixture thoroughly on the hair, paying attention to the scalp. Rinse normally.

Home remedy with avocado to mitigate skin spots

A mask is made with the pulp of a ripe avocado and applied on the skin spots leaving it to act for a few minutes, and then it’s washed with warm water.

Home remedy with avocado to make a mask to moisturize the face

You need to extract the pulp from the avocado and mash it into a puree. Add a few drops of virgin olive oil to the mixture.

Then apply on the skin of the face, leaving it to act for 30 minutes so that the avocado nourishes the skin. Remove with warm water.

Avocado to fight nits and lice

You need:

  • Water (¼)
  • Avocado Bones (5 bones chopped)
  • Rue twigs (two)

The preparation is very simple. Boil the chopped avocado pits and the two sprigs of rue in water (rue is a medicinal plant that helps to control lice naturally)

Use the obtained liquid to wash your hair — wrap it with a towel to let it rest and take effect.

Home remedy made with avocado for dry skin:

You need one avocado and two spoonfuls of honey.

Put the avocado pulp in a container and add the honey. Mix well the ingredients to form a homogeneous paste.

Spread the mask on the clean face (so that it absorbs all the properties of the avocado), and let it act for 10 minutes. Then, rinse with cold water. We can do it once a week.

Home remedy made with avocado for cellulite.

For this receipt take 3 tablespoons of sweet almond oil and one avocado.

Once you have all the ingredients, extract the pulp from the avocado and mash it well to turn it into a puree. Now, you just have to add the almond oil — very simple, isn’t it?

Apply this paste on the thighs and buttocks, leaving it to work for 15 minutes. Then, rinse with plenty of cold water to activate the circulation. You can do this on a daily basis.

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The information from this article is not entirely medical-grade level and should not be treated as a substitute for medical advice from your doctor. No one will know you, your medical history, the meds you’ve taken or are taking, your sensitivities and drug interactions, allergic reactions, and your lifestyle, but your doctor does.

Amanda Blake

Amanda Blake

Due to her vast experience in the beauty industry, Amanda Blake is an expert beauty advisor. Merging all the passion with much work, she established Women's Concept community, a place where women can seek and share everything regarding the beauty universe.
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