Oatmeal - a source of health and beauty
 Awake from Sleep, my beauty
Awake and opened
His beautiful eyes,
One, then another.
Awake, so breakfast stole-
Tortillas are waiting, my light!
Oatmeal liquid in the boiler,
It is useful not!
(Sir William Davenant)

According to current ideas, the people of Albion start every morning plate of liquid porridge (poridzh) and that it obliged the freshness of the skin, youthful appearance and slim figure. Most likely, this is an exaggeration - not all modern British and Englishwomen so adhere to the tradition of eating breakfast porridge, but those who do will certainly bring great benefit to your body and do look attractive and feel fine. By the way, in Russia oatmeal it was also always very popular and as a remedy and as a food that gives strength, youth and beauty. What is so useful porridge that formed around her a legend?

Firstly, by itself oats - a powerful source of energy and vitality .  It contains a variety of proteins, large amounts of fiber, manganese, magnesium, selenium, calcium, silicon, potassium, iron and many different vitamins .  In addition, the oats - a real champion on the content of zinc, chromium, B vitamins and F .  All of these substances are necessary for the body to maintain normal glucose levels and cholesterol levels and normalization of weight and purification vessels from atherosclerotic plaques, excretion of excess fluid, thereby reducing the swelling .  In folk medicine, oats has long been considered one of the best ways to remove toxins from the body, restoring normal heart rhythm .  Oats and our ancestors used to strengthen the nerves, depression, weakness and nervous disorders .  Hippocrates in his time praised oats as a remedy for exhaustion and weakness of the body, and advised to drink infusion or decoction of cereal instead of tea .

He has the ability to rid the body of harmful substances, so it is very useful for recovery after long-term use of drugs and alcohol.

Useful infusion prepared as follows: the crude and neprotravlenny milled oats in a coffee grinder, poured into a thermos and pour the boiling water at the rate of 1 tbsp. Spoon 1 cup of boiling water. Insist healing drink 12 hours strain and drink.

Recent studies have shown that oat fiber contains a very important element for reducing the level of harmful cholesterol - beta-glucan. Use 3 c. soluble oat fiber helps reduce cholesterol levels by 8-23% in people with high content of it. This is the number of fibers in a plate of oatmeal or "Hercules". Fiber oatmeal helps maintain normal blood sugar levels. It is therefore useful not only to have oatmeal, but oatmeal and add baking bread.

Very good oatmeal and for the normal operation of the gastrointestinal tract. Gruel prescribed to those who have digestive problems, and we all know how dependent our appearance from the normal operation of these bodies! But that effect was more prominent, oatmeal should be liquid like jelly. If steamed that was crumbly, this is not the therapeutic effect.

How to enter the oatmeal in your diet? This can be oatmeal with nuts and dried fruit or fresh fruit. You can add oat flour when baking bread can bake pancakes and cakes made from oats, as well as putting a little bit of oatmeal to salads, soups, cook the butter on the basis of oatmeal.

French beauty salad

1 tbsp. Spoon oatmeal, 3 tbsp. tablespoons of boiled water, 1 apple (preferably green), 1 tsp. honey, 1 tbsp. Spoon 2 tablespoons of cream or. spoons of milk, juice of half a lemon (can be replaced with any sour juice), 1 tbsp. tablespoon chopped walnuts, a pinch of cinnamon (subject to any variations).

Soak oatmeal in boiling water for a few hours (overnight), add all of these components thoroughly.

It is difficult to overestimate the importance of oat products for health and beauty of the skin. Extracts from oat, thanks to its unique properties to accelerate cell division, regenerate damaged tissues, enhance the barrier function of the skin, anti-inflammatory effect, is used in the professional medical cosmetics. They are used in the manufacture of creams, gels and ointments for the treatment of skin diseases atopic dermatitis, xerosis, eczema and other skin troubles.

 Oatmeal - a source of health and beauty
 External use oats, as it turns out, gives amazing results. Contained in oats silicon prevents the formation of wrinkles, collagen strengthens the magnesium frame of the skin (collagen - the main structural material), and the sulfur is essential for the metabolism of hair and nails.

• Tonic for the face and neck from the mint and oatmeal

2 teaspoons with a slide young mint leaves, shredded 4 tablespoons of oatmeal, 60 ml of boiling water.

The oatmeal add boiling water and knead until a thick smooth. Finely chop the mint leaves. Add mint in oat mass. Use as a refreshing mask which relieves minor skin irritations.

This composition can also be used for the skin of the neck and body.

• Mask for the face

Take one tablespoon of oatmeal. Add one tablespoon of freshly squeezed orange juice, tomato juice, lemon juice and a little milk. Grind until smooth. The resulting slurry was put on face for 20 minutes. Then wash off.

The skin becomes smooth and shining.

• Mask for hands and face, and neck

Two tablespoons of oatmeal pour a little boiling water to oatmeal swollen. Add the 2 tablespoons of olive oil. All is ready. Apply gruel on your hands. We put cellophane gloves. Top mittens.

• Aromapiling oat-based

Use very finely grind oatmeal (grind in a coffee grinder and sift through a strainer), and jojoba oil. Zavart 1 teaspoon oatmeal small amount of boiling water and leave for a minute steam out. It steamed warm oatmeal add 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil and essential oil (lavender, mint Japanese, rosewood, chamomile, neroli - choose depending on skin type) Mix and apply on cleansed face, avoiding the eyes and lips, for 10 minutes .

Then massage your face by massaging gently with your fingertips and rinse with water at room temperature. Such peeling improves circulation and purifies the skin, removes dead skin cells of the top layer of her. It gives the skin a healthy glow, it softens and moisturizes, whitens, and with regular use evens, brightens nonuniform pigmentation.

With all the procedures necessary condition - good humor and faith that everything will turn out!
Author: Olga Travleeva