The almond is the edible seed that grows on the tree Prunus dulcis, more commonly called the almond tree. One of the most nutritious and beneficial nuts are considered to be the almonds. They are a crucial ingredient in everyone’s diet.

Almonds are a great source of a countless number of nutrients, such as proteins, folic acid, vitamin E, omega-3, omega-6 fatty acids, magnesium, calcium, phosphorous, selenium, copper, and zinc.

Nutritionists advise you to soak these seeds in water and leave them overnight, and consume them the next morning. With this procedure you will eliminate the toxic materials present in its coating, but also decompose its gluten content and release Phytic acid and thus get the most out of the nuts.

In this article, we are talking about how almonds soaked in water can benefit your health, skin and hair.

How To Do It:

You will need raw, preferably organic almonds, water and a bowl. Take a large bowl and place the almonds and then cover them with 2 cups of water per ½ cup of almonds. Leave the almonds to soak overnight, and the next morning drain and store them in the refrigerator using plastic bags or jars. With proper storage the almonds will remain fresh for up to a week after soaking.

Health Benefits of Soaked Almonds

Weak Memory

1.At night, soak 10 almonds in water. In the morning, remove the skin. Then add 2 teaspoons of butter and some candy sugar. Take this remedy for about two months. It will help you in a way that it will sharpen your memory and it will also eliminate brain weakness.

2. Take 10 gms each of fennel seeds and candy sugar. Add 7 almonds. Grind all and take with hot milk at night for 40 days. It sharpens the memory, removes brain weakness and sharpens the vision. However — do not drink water at night during this period.

3. Add 10 almonds to 500 ml milk and ground them finely. Boil milk and bring to boil for 3 times. Then cool the milk, add the sugar and drink the mixture. At night you can take it with cool water, 1 teaspoon of a mixture of equal quantities of ground almonds and ground fennel seeds. Take both daily, as it relieves headaches too.

Reduce Cholesterol

Almonds immersed in water can reduce your cholesterol levels to a great extent. Basically, they are loaded with Monounsaturated Fatty Acids (MUFA), which lower the amount of Low Density Lipoprotein (LDL) or ‘bad cholesterol’ in your bloodstream. The vitamin E content of the nuts is also helpful in ⇬ghting against LDL and raising the level of High Density Lipoprotein (HDL) in the body.

Cancer prevention

You can prevent occurrence of prostate and breast cancer by eating soaked almonds. Almonds contain flavonoids and Vitamin E which have the ability to prevent these cancers. Moreover, soaked almonds contain Vitamin B17 which is important in fight against cancer.

Protected Pregnancy

Folic acid present in almonds reduces chances of birth defects in newborns greatly. Thus, a pregnant woman is advised to consume soaked almonds.

Weight Loss

Soaked almonds are one of the very few chemical or organic compounds that promote weight loss. Almonds are abundant with monounsaturated fat and thus satisfy the food carvings and help you to shed the extra kilograms.

Anti-Inflammatory

A cup of almonds contains 17253 mg of omega-6 to 8.6 mg of omega-3, and yet it still has an anti-inflammatory affect on the body. One of many benefits of almond is that it was proved to be efcient in lowering C-reactive protein levels which are a key marker of inflammation in the body.

Stop Aging

As a result of the vitamin E content and antioxidants, soaked almonds can slow down the aging process by eliminating the harmful free radicals.

Cough

Some infrequent coughs, in which there is a dificulty for expelling mucus, can be solved by taking 5 almonds which have been previously soaked. You just need to remove their skin. Then add equal quantity of candy sugar and grind. In order to feel relief, lick this paste twice a day.

 

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