Almost every part of most natural food is useful and relevant to man, either for food, clothes or other uses. For instance, the palm tree produces oil from its fruits, broom from the fronds and wine from the stem. In the case of egg, the egg shell is as useful as the egg white and yoke. Eggs shell is a natural source of minerals and contains 90% calcium. Calcium is easily absorbed by our body and necessary for the body because it is the main chemical component of the human teeth and bones.
Consumption of calcium in large quantity will not only get rid of lack of calcium-symptoms, but will also prevent the development of osteoporosis. Calcium stimulates the bone marrow in producing blood cells which helps in treating high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure. Egg shell also contains iron, zinc, copper, manganese, fluorine, phosphorus, chromium and molybdenum.
It is therefore recommended that shell eggs should be part of our food diet as a natural calcium supplement. About 2 to 3 grams of crushed egg shell per day is just enough to add extra calcium that your body needs. After reading this article, you will think twice when next you are about to thrash egg shells. Below are some of the things that egg shell can do for your body when consumed.
1. Strengthens & Cleanses the Blood
The creator actually made provisions for treating any illment from things around us. Who would have related blood cleansing to eggs? Anyway, to cleanse every toxic components in the body crush 5 egg shells to powder after washing, and put them in 3 liters of water. Keep this mixture in the refrigerator for 7 days. Take two to three glasses of this mixture a day. You can add lemon juice to give it a better taste.
2. Thyroid Gland
To treat thyroid gland, crush 8 egg shells. Squeeze 2 average sized lemons into the crushed shells and leave in refrigerator for several days until the shell becomes soft. Drain out the liquid and mix it with 1 liter of alcoholic beverage and 1 kg of honey. Allow this mixture stand still for 7 days before using it. Consume one teaspoon two to four times per day after meals.
3. Gastritis, Ulcer
Crush enough egg shells – as much as possible. Mix the crushed egg shells with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. Allow the shells to soften, then add one deciliter of hot milk. Take this mixture 2 times a day – on an empty stomach in the morning and before bedtime in the evening.