Pomelo - the fruit of harmony and beauty
 "Beautiful fruit, heavy and smooth,
you shine like the full moon ... "
(Vladimir Nabokov)

Many of us take on this exotic fruit for the New Year, as the broom is an ideal decoration for the table - and beautiful, and can be stored for a long time - about a month.

And its good for health and beauty not yet rated as highly as it deserves

Pomelo - citrus fruit that looks like a grapefruit, only larger. Pomelo in diameter could be 30 cm and weigh up to 10 kg.

Color of the skin from pale green to yellow and orange.

  Pulp Pomelo also come in different colors - white, greenish, yellow and reddish. Taste a bit like the taste of an orange.

Peel and pulp color, shape and taste of pomelo depends on a variety of concerns to the fruit.

for example "Khao PAEN"   It has the shape of a slightly flattened ball and sour taste, the "Khao Horn" on the contrary white sweet pulp and yellowish-green peel and   "Khao phuang" , Whose skin is painted in yellow color has a sweet and sour taste.

"Khao namphung"   fruit shape resembles a large pear flavor and its pulp is very sweet.

Dark green on the outside and pink inside "Thongdi" Also has a sweet-tasting flesh.

 Pomelo - the fruit of harmony and beauty

In their homeland in China pomelo symbolizes prosperity and wealth. On New Year Chinese pomelo give each other, wishing prosperity and well-being.

In China, pomelo grown from time immemorial, and in Europe this fruit only in the XIV century, the Portuguese brought.

However, he gained popularity only in Central America, where there with the Malay Archipelago in the XVII century or the beginning of the XVIII century brought the seeds of this fruit Shedok English captain. And the broom came to be called - sheddokom .

Pomelo because of low calorie (30 calories per 100 grams of fruit) value nutritionists worldwide.

Pulp broom contains many nutrients: vitamins - A, B1, B2, B5, C, pectin, essential oils, phosphorus, iron, sodium, potassium, calcium ...

Pomelo strengthens the enamel of the teeth, nails and bones, a beneficial effect on the cardiovascular system.

Pomelo clears the brain capillaries, treats depression, useful in hypertension, is the prevention of sclerosis and oncology. Doctors advise to eat it to asthmatics.

In the cold season pomelo perfectly protects the body against colds and infections.

Antioxidants contained in the fruit, delaying the aging process and prolong youth. And thanks to the content in it enzymes, pomelo helps break down fatty foods and promotes weight loss.

In the morning pomelo it helps to cheer up.

 Pomelo - the fruit of harmony and beauty

There are even specially designed diets based on the broom, but the doctors say that in order to lose weight enough to include in the diet pomelo 2-3 times a week. And if you have a penchant for a good dinner, then complete the meal with a slice of pomelo.

And of course, the pomelo is useful as part of facial masks, they rejuvenate and moisturize and nourish with vitamins.

Hydrating Mask

1 tbsp. spoon mashed pulp pomelo mixed with 1 tbsp. spoon grated cheese and 1 teaspoon of honey, stir well and apply on face for 15-20 minutes.

Rinse with warm water, wipe the face with ice cubes.

Lotion for oily skin

Grind a slice of pomelo and fill it with vodka, so that the flesh was filled with liquid 2 cm.

Infuse two weeks, brushing 1-2 times a day. Strain, when applying diluted with boiled water 1: 1.

Mask nourishes Universal

Grind a slice of pomelo, add a little lemon juice and olive oil. Apply on face for 15 minutes.

Rinse with warm water, wash with cool.

Lubricate the skin moisturizer.

Masks with pomelo is better to do in the evening, the sun can not go after them.

Cosmetologists say that even if you simply wipe the skin with juice pomelo during the winter, then in the spring it is noticeably rejuvenate.

Oily skin is wiped clean juice, and normal and dry - diluted with boiled water in a ratio of 1: 1.
Author: Natalia Alexeeva