CARROT OIL FOR HEALTH

SUMMARY OF CARROT OIL

Carrot Oil is produced from the dried seeds of carrot plant. The oil produced has a yellowish brown colour and a Woody, earthy aroma. Carrot seed oil is often used as a carrier oil in massage and combined with other essential oils which is beneficial for a healthy skin.

HEALTH BENEFITS OF CARROT OIL

  • Using it for face can transform the appearance of the skin but consuming the vegetable itself internally can support your health in various ways. We all know that what is good for our health is usually good fo our skin and consuming carrot can nourish your skin from inside out.
  • It detoxes the blood, tissues and organs by supporting the body’s natural ability to detox itself .
  • It can possibly fight against the effects of infections.
  • It is a great stimulator. Not only does it stimulate circulation and metabolic functions, it stimulates secretion of hormones and brain functions and nerves.

BENEFITS OF CARROT OIL FOR THE SKIN.

  • Rejuvenates skin

Used to protect the skin from UV RAYS and has strong anti-aging properties due to the rich content of Vitamin D, C, E present. If you need to brighten and tone the skin, using carrot oil can boost dull, lack lustre skin to radiant and glowing.

  • Fights wrinkles

Carotenoids are the secret ingredient for fighting fine lines and wrinkles as it is a powerful antioxidant. And vit A, C, E work for this purpose. They combine together to improve the elasticity and suppleness of the skin.

  • Supports tan

Carrot Oil is in a lot of tanning oils as it stimulates the production of melanin in skin if applied before skin exposure.

How To Apply Carrot Oil For Face

  • Moisturizer

Apply all over the face as a moisturizer but test how it works for your individual skin over a few weeks. Keep your skin care routine same when you do this without adding any other products. You might prefer it as a night moisturizer depending on how it feels on the skin when you apply it.

  • Serum

You can make a great anti-aging serum yourself by combining it with other essential oils.

Try these procedures and let me know in the comment section how you feel about it.

Thanks and have a nice day and a blessed week.🙏

12 BENEFITS OF DRINKING WARM WATER

You must have often heard about the health benefits of drinking water. You must have heard also that drinking water first thing in the morning or just before going to bed is beneficial, don’t you ? But how often do you drink warm water in the morning or before going to bed.

How Does Drinking Warm Water Improve Your Health

Drinking warm water on an empty stomach is a norm for a lot of is. Let’s delve a little and learn more about it’s benefits.

  • Detoxes The Body

Drinking warm water detoxifies the body and cleanses the system by flushing out foreign elements and toxins.

  • Improved Digestion

Aids in digestion, cures bloating, acidity and gas. Warm water helps break down food more quickly than cold water. Therefore, drinking warm water before or after a meal makes digestion easy and quick.

  • Improved Blood Circulation

Intake of warm water helps improve and stimulate easy blood circulation in the body. Proper blood circulation helps in carrying essential nutrients and oxygen to all organs of the body smoothly, helps in dissolving fat that accumulates in the nervous system and also purifies the blood from toxins thereby improving blood circulation.

  • Helps With Weight Loss

Drinking warm water helps loose weight by burning off calories. Taking warm water before a meal also suppresses hunger and makes you eat less . Warm water mixed with lemon juice on an empty stomach helps dissolve fat, resulting in weight loss.

  • Promotes Fitness

Warm water consumption makes the body feel light and active. It enhances stamina, which in turn makes you physically fit.

  • Skin Care

Slows down the process of skin ageing and clears acne, blemishes. When warm water gets into the system, it automatically cleanses it from within. This cleansing from the inside helps rid the body of toxins. It also brings out sweat which clears the pores of the and prevents acne or any skin – related problems.

  • Alleviates Menstrual Pain

Using a warm compress in the abdomen and also drinking warm water at regular intervals provide relief during painful menstrual cramps.

  • Improves Hair Health

Prevents dry scalp, helps get scalp hydrated and moisturized when you regularly drink warm water as a result there is no or less formation of dead skin on scalp. Also makes your hair shiny and lustrous since hot water stimulate the nerves at hair roots.

  • Ease Achalasia Pain

Helps to ease the symptom of achalasia “a condition in which food does not go down smoothly into the stomach”. Warm water helps in dissolving the food particles, it helps persons with this symptom to swallow and digest food better especially oily food or meat.

  • Provides Pain Relief

Just like pressing a warm compress against an injury or dipping your feet in warm water gives you relief from aches and pain, in the same way, drinking warm water can ease rheumatic and arthritic pain.

  • Provides Nasal Relief

Helps in clearing nasal and throat congestion. Warm water provides warmth to the mucous membrane and cures a sore throat.

  • Improves Bowel Movement

A glass of warm water on an empty stomach aids in effective bowel movement and prevents constipation. Helps in dissolving fat and food particles which helps the food pass easily through the intestine and eliminate all types of digestion problems.

NATURAL SOLUTIONS FOR DRY AND CRACKED FEET

Here are some homemade remedies to help you fight dry and cracked feet in the warmth of your home

  • BANANA

Apply sweet banana flesh on your feet, leave on for 15 to 20 minutes then rinse your feet with lukewarm water. To be done 3 times a week.

  • HONEY

Add 1 cup of honey in a small basin of warm water where you’ll soak the feet for 15 minutes, then press a foot grater and grate the soles of the feet. The honey softens the dead skin accumulated on the heels. You can also coat the soles of your feet with honey, wear socks and keep them overnight.

  • SESAME OIL

Do foot massages (especially on the cracked part) with sesame oil every evening for 10 minutes.

  • BAKING SODA

Add baking soda to the bowl of water during your pedicure as it makes it easier to remove dead skin.

  • APPLY CIDER VINEGAR AND LEMON

This, in addition will soften dead skin, treat fungal infections.

NOTE:The results depend on each individual and on the duration and regularity of the application of the solutions.

How To Get A Flat Stomach

Majority of saggy stomach is due to bad posture. Learning to stand straight can improve your look very quickly with little effort.

But if you need to lose fat(visceral fat) around your stomach, do the following:

  • Stop eating bread and pizza
  • Reduce sugar and soft drinks especially malt
  • Sit less…exercise standing
  • Do squats…5 in the morning and 5 in the evening
  • Do sit ups
  • Eat more vegetables
  • Don’t overeat
  • When you feel hungry,drink water if you’re still hungry, drink tea without sugar if you’re still hungry then eat
  • Don’t drive for two weeks- take public transport or taxi
  • Learn to stand with your back straight- stiff spine
  • STOP ALL ALCOHOL

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SECRET TO LONG LIFE

Many are passing away from slump, stroke, brief illness, accidents. If you want your destiny not to be cut short, follow these advice.

  • Always eat with less salt (this will reduce your BP).
  • Always use your seatbelts especially when you are a passenger.
  • Maintain a calm mindset.
  • Make sure you check you BP (if it is high, don’t say no problems).
  • If you are a regular drinker,have two days in a week when you don’t drink( your body needs time to cleanse itself).
  • Increase trekking, pounding yam, cleaning&washing, cutting grass, sweeping.
  • Control how you eat. Overeating in the name of enjoyment is a mistake.(fruit salads and vegetables should be high on your diet. Less garri and white flour like bread will ensure your sugar levels are ok).
  • If you find it hard to sleep well at night, look for help because a good night sleep will make your system fresher and stronger.
  • If you are fat, try to reduce (especially big stomachs are dangerous)

Culled from “Guide to a healthy lifestyle”. http://www.fitafricana.com

Natural hair goals

Good day everyone here are some tips to help you on your hair goals

Healthy hair thrives on healthy haircare practices. Always make sure you deep condition your hair often, trim when necessary, moisturize every other day, massage your scalp every other day, finger detangle always and don’t forget to eat healthy foods.😍😍😍

AVOCADOS FOR HAIR GROWTH

Hey guys, I’m back with some other recipe for hair growth I’ve given out some you can use with aloe vera now it’s for the avocados join me on this ride for more.

Avocados has gain wide popularity among products been used to care for our natural hair. You don’t have to break the banks because of this awesome hair mask for it can be made in the comfort of your home.

Avocados really fight hair breakage, helps the hair retain moisture, improves hair elasticity, increase hair shine and makes your hair silky and soft.

How To Make

  • Get large avocado and scoop out the fleshy green meat inside into your blender and blend. NB if you do not have a blender you can make use of your wooden spoon to mash it very well to get a smooth paste.
  • Add 1tbsp of honey
  • 2tbsps of olive oil
  • 3tbsps of aloe vera juice(optional)

Apply this mask all over hair from roots to tips and make sure each strands of your hair is coated. Cover with shower cap and leave for 30mins to 1hour. Repeat these steps once every week and thank me later.

NB:The key thing to getting/having a healthy hair is consistency. Know what works for your hair and stick to it. Avoid putting too much stuffs on your hair.

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