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 Probably every Russian town has oak trees: they can be in the park, in the park or on the outskirts of a small oak forest. About that, when the world's first oaks, hard to say. But as food and therapeutic tools acorns were used more 5000 years ago. That by the time the prints are acorns in the fossilized fruits and furnaces, found during excavations in the Mediterranean.

In Russia oak revered as a sacred tree. Our ancestors were treated with different parts of illness and injury. And the fruit of the oak was valued for its healing properties.

Acorn has oval brown or brownish-yellow color from 1 to 3, 5 cm in length. On the acorn-cup cap. Acorns ripen in September - early October.

Acorns contain vitamins - A, B, PP, protein, starch, sugar, tannin, tannin, fatty oils, macronutrients - calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and trace elements - iron, zinc, copper, manganese.

The fruit of oak have anti-inflammatory, bactericidal, enveloping, diuretic, anti-tumor properties, relieve swelling and spasms.

Acorns consumed in male and female diseases, diseases of the genitourinary system, the gastrointestinal tract.

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To cleanse and strengthen the stomach take the infusion of acorns for 3 months.

1 teaspoon of the powder turned into acorns pour 1 cup boiling water, leave to cool, strain, take 1/4 cup 3 times a day before meals.

But before you apply the acorns for treatment, they must be soaked or fried to destroy contained therein kvartsetin. This material is safe for the animals, but is toxic to humans.

Experts advise to do so:

Acorns peel, cut into 4 pieces, pour water at room temperature for 2 days.

Water should be drained and pour a new, 3 times a day. Then pour water acorns twice the amount of acorns and bring to a boil. Then grind acorns and dry, spreading a thin layer.

Dried acorns to grind at the mill.

When heart disease, diarrhea, cystitis, bronchitis, cough powder brewed coffee.

1 teaspoon dried crushed acorns pour 1 cup boiling water and after cooling filter.

Take 1/2 cup 2-3 times a day.

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Acorns with high efficiency used in cosmetics.

Universal Mask

1 teaspoon dried crushed acorns pour a small amount of sour milk, stir well and apply on face for 15 minutes. Wash, swab dipped in warm water. Wash cool.

Mask for skin smoothness

2 tbsp. tablespoons of broth from acorns mixed with potato starch to the consistency of thick cream. Add 1 teaspoon of cream. Apply on face for 15 minutes, rinse with warm water, wash with boiled water at room temperature.

For oily skin

10 g acorns pour 1 cup boiling water, cover and simmer on low heat for half an hour, drain and wipe the face, morning and evening. Decrease sebum secretion, remove the pores and the skin will acquire haze.

When acne lotions do daily.

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Lotion for oily skin

1 tbsp. a spoonful of chopped dry acorns pour 1 cup boiling water, cook 40 minutes over low heat, cool, strain, add 1/4 cup of eau de cologne and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of lemon juice. Wipe greasy skin before bedtime.

For oily hair rinse, and get rid of dandruff

1 tbsp. a spoonful of crushed acorns pour 2 cups boiling water, boil for 20 minutes, cool, drain, rinse hair after each washing, it is desirable to 2-3 times a week and a half, two months.

The outer shell of acorns used to dye hair black color and make them shine.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva