Besides creating bone mass and preventing osteoporosis, calcium normalizes the work of the muscles and nerves, regulates heart’s function, prevents blood clots and encourages good sleep. Calcium is also good for improving and maintaining good work of the immune cells as well as for healthy skin and hair.
There are numerous factors that drain calcium from the organism, but the most “effective” ones are physical inactivity, coffee, alcohol and soft drinks. Pregnant women and menopausal women, elderly men and persons who suffer from digestive disorders are most prone to lack of calcium.
Egg shell contains 90% calcium and is the best source of this mineral. The body easily absorbs this compound because the egg shells, according to the chemical composition, are identical to human teeth and bones. Furthermore, egg shells are containing copper, iron, zinc, manganese, phosphorus, fluoride, molybdenum and chromium. Therefore, many experts are studying the use of crushed egg shells as an effective and natural calcium supplement. Depending on the age, the recommended dose of crushed egg shells is 1.5 to 3 grams.
Remedy for thyroid gland related problems – Wash eight egg shells, dry them and finally crush them in order to get powdered form. Pour the juice obtained of two lemons in the crushed egg shells. Leave the mixture in the refrigerator for several days until the egg shells dissolve. Strain the resulting liquid and mix it with 1 kg of honey and1 liter of brandy. Let the mixture to stand still for a week before you use it. Usage: consume one tablespoon, 2-4 times a day, after meals.
Remedy for gastritis and ulcer – Mix a tablespoon of crushed eggshells with a tablespoon of minced nutmeg. After that, add two tablespoons of lemon juice in the mixture. Leave the mixture in the refrigerator for several days until the egg shells are completely dissolved. Then you need to add 100 ml. of warm milk. Usage: consume one tablespoon of the remedy two times a day, in the morning, on empty stomach and in the evening before you go to bed.
For strengthening the organism and cleaning the blood – Crush 4-5 well washed eggs shells, and put 3 liters of water in them. Store in the refrigerator for one week and use the mixture as if it was drinking water. Usage: consume 2 to 3 cups of the water mixed with a little lemon juice.