One eggshell is made from 90% calcium and is a natural source of minerals. The chemical composition of the eggshell makes it easier for the body to absorb it because it is almost identical to the human bones and teeth.
Calcium is very important for the functioning of our bodies. It creates bone mass, prevents osteoporosis, normalizes the function of the nerves and muscles, encourages sleep, and regulates heartbeat. It is also important for the work of the immunological cells and helps us obtain healthy skin and hair.
However, there are several factors that drain the calcium from the body. Some of them are: coffee, alcohol, too much seating and carbonated beverages. Women in menopause, pregnant women, people suffering from digestive disorders and older men are especially prone calcium deficiency.
When taken in higher doses, calcium can stop the development of osteoporosis, and it can also help against high cholesterol and high blood pressure, and can stimulate the bone marrow to produce blood cells.
When it comes to eggshells, not only are they rich in calcium, the also contain iron, copper, manganese, zinc, fluorine, phosphorus, chromium and molybdenum. Therefore, many experts recommend consuming 1.5 to 3 grams of crushed eggshells as an effective addition of calcium to the body.
Here are some ideas how to use eggshells:
Thyroid gland
Wash, dry and crush 8 eggshells. Squeeze two lemons and pour the juice over the eggshells and leave the mixture in the refrigerator for several days. Check the eggshells to see if they’ve become soaked and softened, and when they have, filter the liquid and mix it with 1 kilogram of honey and a liter of brandy. Leave it for 7 days before use. Consume 1 teaspoon after meals, two to four times a day.
Gastritis, ulcer
Ground enough eggshells to receive one teaspoon and mix them with a spoonful of sugar and a tablespoon of crushed walnuts. Take this mixture for 20 days, 3 times a day, with a spoon. You can also crush some eggshells, take some on the tip of a knife and mix them with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. When the eggshells get soft, add 1 deciliter of hot milk. Take this 2 times a day, in the morning on an empty stomach and at night before sleeping.
Cleanse the blood and strengthen the body
Wash 4 or 5 eggshells, crush them and put them in 3 liters of water. Put this mixture in a refrigerator for up to 7 days and then use it as a drinking water. Take two to three cups of this water every day with a little lemon juice.
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