Grapefruit - thermophilic evergreen tree of the family Rutaceae.It grows only in subtropical areas.Productivity - 200-300 fruit from the tree.Maturing in December, the fruit of grapefruit perfectly retain their value until July.It is a beautiful and healthy fruit, translated to English, means "grape fruit", however, grapefruit taste has nothing to do with grapes.Why is it so strange was named a grapefruit?The fact that grapefruit grows on the branches in clusters like grapes - for 6- 18 pieces.Grapefruit - a hybrid of shaddock and orange.Especially useful red grapefruit.Grapefruit recommend eating a diet.In it contain substances that burn fat and activates the liver.By the way, you can completely avoid unpleasant bitterness at the use of grapefruit.
often do not know how to eat properly grapefruit.Grapefruit spoon to eat, pre-cut fruit in half.The fact that all of the bitterness is contained in the partitions between slices.Grapefruit poorly kept.Over time, it loses its beneficial propertie
Grapefruit stimulates the appetite, improves digestion, helps to lower blood pressure is very useful for functional disorders of the liver.Grapefruit is usually recommended for people suffering from fatigue, weakened after an illness or operations as a general tonic to improve the functioning of the body.
In fruits of grapefruit contains 88,5-90,9% of water, sugars 3,8-6,78%, 1,42-2,38% of acids, volatile oil, pectin and dyes, mineral salts, vitamins C (up to 45 mg%), B1, D, F, glycoside naringin, which gives the fruit a bitter taste.In the crust component 30-40% by weight of fruit -9,19-19,04% pectin, essential oil, glycosides.
In cosmetics used juice, pulp and peel of fruits of grapefruit.The juice is considered to be the most effective and gentle remedy for skin whitening.Masks and wiping is recommended for oily and normal skin.It is useful to use these masks to strengthen and nourish the skin of the neck.Spots and freckles on the face can be wiped as a slice of grapefruit.
Recipes beauty mask of Grapefruit:
• grapefruit cleared of peel, flesh cut into pieces and squeeze the juice.Cotton swab dipped in the juice every morning and evening to wipe face with the freckles and spots.
• When youthful acne (acne) is recommended ointment lotion face of grapefruit juice and decoction of oak bark.
• oily skin is recommended rubbing lotion made from the juice of one grapefruit, which added a few drops of camphor alcohol.
• For oily skin with enlarged pores is useful to wash the face with mineral water, add a tablespoon to a glass of grapefruit juice.
• Freeze refrigerated a few slices of grapefruit.Massaging of the face and neck for 5-8 minutes.After 10 minutes, rinse your skin with water and apply a suitable cream.
• grapefruit peel can be prepared toilet water for cosmetic facial cleansing: put the peel in a porcelain bowl and cover with cold boiled water.A day later the water drain.Morning and evening, rinse with water and wipe the face moistened cotton swab in it.
• Grapefruit is an excellent remedy for wrinkles: mix the grapefruit juice or pulp with a teaspoon of sour cream (or thick sour milk, lean back in the strainer), a teaspoon of carrot juice and a tablespoon of rice flour.The mixture was put on the face, neck, chest for 30 minutes.Then remove the mask, rinse the skin with water and rub the juice of grapefruit, allowing it to dry.This mask is recommended to do 2 times a week for a month.
• A tablespoon of rice flour prepared from finely comminuted (in a coffee grinder) and sifted rice mixed with a tablespoon of yogurt and 2 tablespoons of grapefruit juice.The mask smooths wrinkles and prevents their appearance.It recommended for all skin types.
• Whitens skin and yeast mask with grapefruit juice: 15-20 g of yeast thoroughly mixed with 1-1.5 teaspoon juice, put the dishes with a mixture for 2-3 minutes in hot water.Mask put on face for 15-20 minutes, rinse with a weak solution of tea.The face wipe and lubricate the cream.
• For skin whitening recommend different recipes.For example: in the pre-washed with water and cleaned lotion face superimposed juice soaked cloth of several layers of gauze or cloth.After 15-20 minutes, wipe the skin is first wet, then dry with a cotton swab.Beauticians recommend a course of treatment of 15-20 masks, 2-3 a week.Instead of juice on a cloth can impose mush from the pulp of the fruit.
• Moisten juice layer of cotton cloth made of several layers of cheesecloth or erase cloth, slightly wring out and apply on face for 15-20 minutes.Pre-wash the face with water or clear lotion.After removing the mask to wipe the skin with a damp and then a dry cotton swab.A week to do 2-3 such procedures.On the one procedure rather 1-1.5 tablespoon freshly squeezed juice.Course - 15-20 masks.
• Mix the yolk of one egg, a teaspoon of honey and 1/2 teaspoon of grapefruit juice.The mask is recommended for dry skin.
• Egg yolks grind, add a tablespoon of grapefruit juice, a teaspoon of vegetable oil, all beat up and add a spoonful of sour cream.For the density we can put a crumb of bread, pre-soaked in milk.The mixture was put on face for 15-20 minutes.After that, wash my face and smear with cream.After 10 minutes, remove the excess cream with a paper towel.The mask is recommended for dry skin.
• For masks suitable and slurry from the pulp of the fruit of the grapefruit.The flesh is put on gauze or linen cloth and apply on oily skin.
• For fat porous skin is recommended to mask a mixture of grapefruit juice and wheat flour or oatmeal.The mask is applied on the face for 15-20 minutes.
• For evening cleaning oily skin use the following mask: one yolk egg mix with 1-2 teaspoons of vegetable oil and 1-2 teaspoons of grapefruit juice.Portia is designed for 2-3 times (keep in a cool place).Lightly moistened cotton swab to clean the skin, repeating the procedure 2-3 times.After the last treatment mask leave for 2-3 minutes and then rinse it with warm water or remove the wet cotton swab.
• Good nourishes any skin mask from the pulp of grapefruit with the addition of a cup of sour milk.The mixture should be put in the fridge and then put on the face and neck for 30 minutes.Rinse with warm water.
• Pulp from pulp grapefruit (tablespoon uppers) mixed with egg yolk and fresh cream.The resulting mass is put on the face and neck, pre-peeled grapefruit juice.The procedure is repeated 2-3 times a week.Course - 20 masks.For normal skin prone to dryness.
• For rough skin on elbows became soft and tender, apply to 10 minutes for them thin slices of grapefruit.
• Crust grapefruit massage your hands for 10 minutes, then wash them and lubricate fat cream.