Rice grain - a pledge of beauty
 It seems to me that the word "rice" like a silent song of spring birds. Although in general, "rice" (dgananga) in Sanskrit means "power base of man." And embodies the health, longevity, prosperity, wealth, abundance and happiness.

Different people patronize different rice deity. But what is remarkable - they goddess! That is, women ...

In India, the goddess of Ibu-Padi - the mother of rice. In Japan - the goddess Inari ("ins" means "rice in the bud," and "Nari" - "the birth"). In Sumatra - goddess Sidayan (woman).
In Java the goddess Devi Sree, if people opened the secret of cooking rice, "a couple".

When it people began to cultivate rice, no one really knows, but on the assumptions most scholars, it happened over 3000 years ago. Now, rice is considered not only an integral part of the culture of the East, where per capita up to 4 kg of rice, but also popular and useful food for many people in the world.

Rice is an annual herbaceous cereal to 1 meter in height with a panicle inflorescence. Cultivated rice in the fields, covered with a layer of water.

 Rice grain - a pledge of beauty
   In the world there are many varieties of rice seed. General World area under rice in these days, more than a hundred million hectares. Most of the rice fields located in Asia.

For poor people in some Asian countries, rice is the staple food. Despite the fact that rice contains a lot of starch, it does not promote weight gain, rather, it is used in many diets for weight loss.

The rice contains highly digestible protein. In it are many useful for the human amino acid and trace elements such as potassium, sodium, iron, phosphorus, iodine, zinc ... Unfortunately, very valuable B vitamins contained in the shell of the grain. However, this does not and processed rice, such as it is sold in our stores balanced diet to be a valuable food product.

Medics rice is especially appreciated for what he has the ability to absorb and excrete waste products, toxins, poisons and other harmful substances.

 Rice grain - a pledge of beauty
   Probably many noticed that Japanese women like and do not age. At the very least, wrinkles on their face is not visible ... It's all about the rice, which occupies an important place in their daily diet. Rice contains amino acids that help the body to create new cells, preventing the body thereby maintaining the age and skin elasticity, shine and hardness of nails.

Furthermore, Fig strengthens the nervous system. Is it because the Japanese are quiet people? It is difficult to Japanese girl hysterical ... It strengthens the cardiovascular system and Fig. Scientists say that the people who eat a lot of rice, almost did not suffer from heart attacks, strokes, hypertension and coronary heart disease.

The most useful is brown rice . Rice, steamed, too, retains most of the nutrients. And, of course, rice is only eaten them improve their health and are used for cosmetic purposes. Quite a large popular cleansing rice.

Purification of rice

To do this, take as much rice tablespoons many full years of a person. Figure washed and placed in a glass jar, pour boiled water at room temperature, covered with a plastic lid and is removed in the refrigerator. Every morning, 1 tbsp. spoon rice taken out of banks and boiled without salt for 5 minutes. After that, eat it on an empty stomach. The water was decanted from the jar and poured into a new jar is removed again in the refrigerator. And so every day until the end all the rice in the pot.

Rice bath   It makes skin silky and elastic. Softens, has anti-cellulite action. Take 1-2 cups of rice. Rice washed and poured in a thin linen bag, pour 1-2 liters of cold water and boil for 5-7 minutes in an enamel pot. Then the broth was poured into the bath and take 10-15 minutes. The scrim pouch with the rice at this time can be hung on a crane, so that water flows through it.

Rice water and ice Prepared therefrom exhibit whitening property. 1st. spoon washed rice to boil in 1 cup of water until it of cooking, drain through a sieve. Wipe they face in the morning and evening or frozen and used in the form of ice. Shelf life 3 days.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva