Citrus for immunity and beauty
 Fall ... A damp wind, Khmara, rain. After the hot summer sun organism particularly hard to adapt to the cold. And then it's time to remember the bright and cheerful for the type of citrus.

Of course they are all imported, since our weather conditions do not grow, although there are fans who grow some of them, especially Lemons, home.

If you look at history, the Russian citrus fruits appeared not so long ago. For example, lemons were introduced thanks to the efforts of the reformer tsar Peter I, and the cultivation of oranges fond of Alexander Menshikov.

Grapefruit appeared in Russia only at the beginning of the XX century. A lime on supermarket shelves can be freely found only in our time.

Citrus unique in that they do not contain nitrates as these harmful substances are not able to contain, where a lot of vitamin C.

The benefits of citrus health written many articles and even entire books. The greatest value of these fruits is that they prevent the penetration of viruses into the body, protect against colds, improves skin tone and do not allow to be depressed and to sink into depression, as are natural antidepressants.

If you are not allergic to citrus fruits, in the cold season, it is desirable to include them in your diet every day.

Scientists say that people who consume citrus fruits, are always in a good mood, radiate vitality, it is easy to cope with difficulties and do not notice the effects of stress, from which in our time no one escape.

In foreign films we often see that people start the day with a glass of orange juice. However, doctors warn that drinking pure juice of citrus fruits, especially on an empty stomach, it is unsafe for the gastric mucosa. Juice is required to breed with boiled water. And it is better to drink through a straw to prevent damage to the tooth enamel.

In order to strengthen the immune system and energize the whole day, it is recommended to drink on an empty stomach 1 cup of boiled water with 2 tbsp. spoons of lemon juice and 1 tbsp. spoon of honey.

More to our great-grandmother was known that citrus fruits - excellent beauticians and using them for this purpose in the home, can be a long stay young and beautiful.

 Citrus for immunity and beauty

Lotion Lime

2 tbsp. tablespoons lime juice 1 part dissolved in a glass of boiled water at room temperature, add 1 drop of essential rose oil and 1 tbsp. a spoonful of honey, stir well.

Keep refrigerated. Wipe face in the evening.

For oily skin lotion to add 1 tbsp. spoon of vodka.

Lotion, whitening lemon

Lemon wash well, a little scrape top and grate, pour 1 cup of rose water, stir well, the next day to filter, store in the refrigerator. Wipe face in the evening.

Hydrating Mask

1 Mandarin without zёrnyshek chop, add 1 tbsp. spoonful of cream and apply on face for 15 minutes.

Rinse with lukewarm water. Wash cool.

Mask for fresh and matte skin

2 tbsp. orange spoon mix with 1 teaspoon of starch, stir well and apply on face with a brush or your fingers for 20 minutes.

Rinse with water at room temperature.

 Citrus for immunity and beauty

Rejuvenating mask

1 tbsp. spoon on the coffee grinder Hercules crushed flakes pour hot water so that it only covered them to swell, add 1 tbsp. spoon grapefruit juice and 1 teaspoon of honey.

Mix well.

Apply on face for 25 minutes. Rinse with warm water, wash with cool.

The mask for aging skin

Clear of the grapefruit peel, mince, add 1 teaspoon of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of lemon juice, mix well, apply on the face, neck, chest, cover with gauze. Wash off after 15 minutes with water at room temperature.

The mask for dry skin

Grind half a small orange, add the egg yolks, mix, apply on face for 15-20 minutes.

Rinse with lukewarm water. Wash cool.

Lemon juice is useful to rub into the roots of the hair for half an hour before washing. If you do it regularly your hair will grow faster and thicker.

And if after washing rinse the hair with warm water and a little lemon juice (1 tbsp. Spoonful of juice in 1 liter of water), then they will become shiny and manageable.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva