3 Homemade Avocado Oil Hair Treatments


Hair Treatments using Avocado Oil Here are 3 simple yet very beneficial avocado oil treatments for your hair to improve its softness and shine, and even strength and thickness over time.

There is no need to buy expensive commercial conditioning treatments when these are so easy to make at home, all from ingredients straight out of the kitchen.

Let’s have a look at 3 easy and natural ways to improve your hair tonight with avocado oil.

1. Avocado Hot Oil Treatment

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The Top 3 Avocado Oil Health Benefits


Natural avocado oilAvocado oil can benefit your health in three main ways — through its superior fatty acid profile, high in monounsaturated fats; through its phytosterols, particularly the good levels of  beta-sitosterol; and through its strong antioxidant content.

Ahead is a look into each of these 3 main health benefits of avocado oil and how it affects your body when you use it regularly, particularly as a replacement for harmful polyunsaturated cooking oils.

1. Avocado Oil’s Fatty Acid Profile

Avocado oil has a fatty acid profile weighted heavily towards monounsaturated fats. Typically, testing shows approximately 76% of the fat in avocado oil is monounsaturated, in the form of oleic and palmitoleic fatty acids.

The remainder is around 12% linoleic and alpha linolenic acids fatty acids (polyunsaturated and omega-3) and 12% palmitic and stearic saturated fats. Research studies suggest that monounsaturated fats are some of the healthiest to have in our diet.

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Where to Buy Avocado Oil Online


oil of AvocadosAvocado oil is one of the healthiest and best oils to use in cooking and in salad dressings and other recipes.

It is rich in monounsaturated fats, phytosterols such as beta-sitosterol and high in antioxidants like vitamin E, lutein and alpha and beta-carotene.

While it would be best enjoyed unheated to preserve all of the health benefits, avocado oil is also one of the most heat stable of all cooking oils.

With an amazingly high smoking point of up to 520 degrees fahrenheit, it is far superior to olive oil for high temperature cooking and frying.

What to Look for When Buying Avocado Oil

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Avocado Oil for Cooking and the Smoke Point of Oils


Cooking with Avocado Oil Despite all of its benefits for our health, avocado oil as a cooking oil is a very heat stable and one of the best possible oils for high-temperature frying.

Here’s why it’s worth changing from all those unhealthy processed oils, like cottonseed, soy, corn and canola oil, and even the healthier ones like olive oil, to avocado oil for cooking and frying with.

The Importance of the Smoke Point of Oils

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Avocado Oil Versus Olive Oil for Healthy Cooking


Avocado-oil-kitchenIs avocado oil better than olive oil in your kitchen and should you even be frying with olive oil or can this be dangerous? This page looks at the differences between olive oil and avocado oil and just what makes the later superior for healthy cooking.

What is Avocado Oil?

Like olive oil, avocado oil is one of the few cooking oils extracted directly from the fruit, rather than chemically extracted from seeds. Avocado fruit contains around 30% oil and it is extracted in a similar way to extra virgin olive oil.

Avocado oil is a very healthy cooking oil, with an extremely beneficial fatty acid profile, good levels of antioxidants and other healthy compounds. It also has a very high smoke point that makes it great for frying with.

Actually, in all of these ways, a high quality cold pressed avocado oil, like this one I use in my kitchen, is superior to the much more commonly used olive oil. Here’s why.

Frying with Avocado Oil instead of Olive Oil

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Can Pumpkin Seed Oil Prevent Hair Loss and Prostate Problems?


Pumpkin oil prostate treatmentExcessive levels of the hormone dihydrotestosterone (DHT) is a common cause of both hair loss and prostate problems for men.

Pumpkin seed oil contains many beneficial health nutrients and two in particular that are believed to provide protection against DHT damage.

Here’s how taking pumpkin seed oil regularly can help maintain healthy hair and prevent male prostate enlargement.

How DHT Causes Hair Loss and Prostate Problems

If you’re a man, regularly producing too much dihydrotestosterone in your body can cause hair loss and eventually male pattern baldness.

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Where to Buy Pumpkin Seed Oil Online


Best pumpkin oilRich, green and delicious, pumpkin seed oil is growing in popularity, both for its unique taste and unusual health benefits.

There are two main types available — the cold pressed oil, primarily used for its nutritional value, and the delicious roasted Styrian pumpkin oil popular for culinary use.

Ahead are the best pumpkin seed oil brands to buy, both in cold pressed and organic oils, as well as gourmet Styrian kuerbiskernoel for your kitchen.

Also, where to find good pumpkin seed oil capsules and the newer pumpkin seed extracts for a healthy urinary tract.

The Best Cold Pressed Pumpkin Seed Oil

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The Many Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seed Oil


health benefits of the oil of pumpkin seedAlong with being a great tasting culinary oil, pumpkin oil is most commonly taken for preventing hair loss and prostate problems, due to its reported DHT blocking properties.

This page has 5 more important pumpkin seed health benefits and how taking it regularly can help improve your skin, treat joint problems, maintain health vision, alleviate bladder problems and much more.

1. Pumpkin Seed Oil for Better Skin

Like the seeds, raw pumpkin seed oil can help improve skin tone and may be a beneficial supplement for many skin problems like acne, dry flaky skin, eczema and psoriasis.

Alongside the powerful antioxidant content, the high levels of natural fats would appear to be responsible for this effect.

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Pumpkin Seed Oil Nutrition and Dosage


KurbiskernolTraditional Styrian pumpkin seed oil is made from lightly roasted pumpkin seeds that are pressed to extract a dark green oil. It has a rich and nutty flavor that makes a great salad dressing and healthy, flavorsome addition to many recipes.

Ahead is a look at all of the nutrition in pumpkin seed oil, whether you should choose roasted or raw, and the best dose to take it in for maximum benefit.

Pumpkin Seed Oil Nutritional Profile

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Raw Pumpkin Seed Butter and Its Health Benefits


Peanut butter or Pumpkin Seed ButterPumpkin seed butter is a great tasting and much healthier replacement for peanut butter, with a richer flavor and usually a softer consistency that makes it easier to spread.

Ahead is how to use pumpkin seed butter, it’s health benefits and nutrition, plus why it is superior to peanut butter and a great choice for those with peanut allergies.

Pumpkin Seed Butter Uses

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Pumpkin Seeds for Parasites and Intestinal Worms


Pumpkin seed worm remedyParasites like human intestinal worms are a far more common problem than most people realize. Here is how parasites can enter your body and some of the main symptoms of tapeworm and other parasitic infections.

Also ahead is a natural remedy for intestinal worms in humans, based on a traditional German parasite treatment using raw pumpkin seeds.

The pumpkin seed contains a substance called cucurbitin that treats worms and other parasites by paralyzing them so they can be expelled from your body.

You can use the pumpkin seed treatment ahead for human intestinal parasites like tapeworm and ropeworm and it may also help with worms in dogs.

First though, a look at the parasite problem and some of the most common symptoms of parasitic intestinal worms.

Human Intestinal Parasites

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The Many Health Benefits of Pumpkin Seeds


Pepitas health benefitsRaw pumpkin seeds are a particularly healthy and beneficial food to include in your diet for acne reduction and better looking skin.

As well as improving your appearance, here’s how eating pumpkin seeds regularly can also help treat arthritis symptoms, prevent kidney stones, reduce LDL cholesterol levels and much more.

Pumpkin Seeds for Treating Acne and Better Skin

Pumpkin seeds are an excellent food for improving your skin tone and for treating acne problems. The primary nutritional elements in the seeds that benefit our skin include zinc, selenium, essential fatty acids and vitamin E.

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