7 Surprising Uses For The Avocado Pit
By now we’ve all jumped on the avocado band wagon. We know they’re charged with all kinds of health benefits: fat (the good kind), antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, super powers. The avocado is so great in fact, Charles in Charge sang its praises in a 30-second spot during the Super Bowl – super actor, Super Bowl, super food. Bam!
But, what if I told you most of the super powers in an avocado are in that pit you are throwing in your trash can?
Here are 7 reasons to stop throwing your avocado pits in the trash:
1. Eat The Pit for Amazing Health Benefits
70% of the total antioxidant capacity of the avocado lies within the seed. This packs a powerful punch and leads to some pretty big health benefits, including: reducing inflammation and joint pain, optimizing digestive health, destroying cancer cells, and glowing skin.
2. Grow a Tree
I can grow my own avocados? Yes, yes you can. Step by step instructions make this a fun activity for adults and kids.
3. Make Tea
4. Natural Dye
Create beautiful pink fabric with a natural dye created by avocado seeds and skins.