"The power of the gods is hardly equal to the benefits brought by grapes."
(Asklepid, the Greek physician, II century BC. E)
October 7 in Italy in Marino, near Rome, to the famous festival in the world -
Marino Grape Festival
. Dedicated grape harvest festival in Italy and is a vivid action with ancient traditions.
The holiday coincides with the Catholic religious holiday - the day of the Madonna del Rosario, or Madonna of Victory.
In the church of the patron saint of the city of St. Barnabas kept the miraculous image of the Madonna of the XII century, which according to ancient beliefs protects crops, protecting it from rain and hail. But the celebration still more than the secular.
Prepare for it in advance, on Thursday in the streets of the festival participants appear in historical costumes, and all the buildings are decorated with bunches of grapes.
At this festival you can not only taste different varieties of grapes, but also to taste local wines from the best Italian grape varieties.
Festival continues until late at night and ends with fireworks.
Unfortunately, many of us on this holiday will not get. But we can use the grapes at home for health and beauty.
It is known that
Grape fruit contains almost all vitamins, sugar, minerals, malic, phosphoric, silicic, salicylic, tartaric, citric; succinic acid, formic acid, oxalic acid,
Useful and grape leaves, which also contain a lot of nutrients.
Grape seed oil is doing, which is struggling with cellulite.
Grapes are recommended to eat an entire season for asthma, bronchitis, nephritis, cystitis, hemorrhoids, metabolic disorders, anemia, kidney stones and gall bladder, gout and anemia.
Limit grapes accounted for hypertension and can not eat it in diabetes.
But grape mask can be used throughout.
Mask peeling dead skin particles and give the skin smoothness and tenderness
A handful of seedless grapes mince or chop the other way.
To put between layers of gauze and apply on face for 15 minutes.
Rinse with water at room temperature. You can apply a moisturizing cream.
Mask for oily skin
Beat 1 egg white and mix with 1 tbsp. spoon of fresh grape juice and ½ teaspoon of honey, a good rub and rub on the face for 20 minutes.
Rinse with water at room temperature.
When a mask for dry skin to replace the protein yolk.
Mask to refresh the skin and smooth out wrinkles
½ cup seedless grapes light knead, add 2 teaspoons of honey, mix everything well and grind. Apply to face, neck, chest for 20 minutes.
Remove the mask swab dipped in cool tea leaves of green tea.
Then necessarily wash.
The mask cleanses, tightens pores
¼ cup of grapes turned into mashed potatoes mixed with 2 tbsp. spoons of sour milk, mix well, apply on face for 20 minutes.
To be known as a weak brew of black tea, ostuzhennoy to room temperature.
Mask for sensitive delicate, flaky skin
2 tbsp. tablespoons soft cheese mixed with 2 tbsp. tablespoons fresh juice of white or pink grapes. Mix well, apply on face for 10 minutes. Rinse with warm water, wash with cool. Apply nourishing cream.
To strengthen the hair
Squeeze the juice of fresh grapes and rub it into your scalp for half an hour before washing.
Course 1 month 2 times per week.
Hair will become lush, shiny, dandruff disappears.
1 cup of grape juice mixed with 2 tbsp. spoons of honey and ½ cup cream. Pour into a bath temperature not exceeding 38C. Take 15 minutes.
The skin will be noticeably smoother and posvezheet.