13 Aug Interesting Facts About Kiwi
“Kiwi” – it sounds melodiously and at the same time mysterious…….There is a whisper of the rainforest and notes of ancient bits. We are used to seeing a kiwi fruit on the shelves of supermarkets, but only few know how many legends and traditions are associated with the name “kiwi”. According to the legend of the Maori people, kiwi is a small heroic bird that has lost its wings for the sake of saving trees, a symbol of New Zealand. The kiwi bird is so loved in this country that its image is minted on coins, “Kiwi” means “friendly”. The concept of a kiwi-man contains such qualities as independence, sociability and friendliness. And of course, kiwi fruit is the most popular fruit in New Zealand where harvesting this fruit is an event of national scale, ending the harvest with national festivities and fireworks!
Since ancient times in the eastern culture the kiwi fruit has been used not only for food but also for treatments, sanitation and cosmetology. Many useful properties are associated with this fruit such as vitamins and microelements: C, E, PP, A, B1, B2, B3, (especially B6 which is really beneficial for vision), D, E, as well as beta-carotene, antioxidants, fiber, potassium, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, sulfur, chlorine, iodine, cobalt, molybdenum, fluorine, iron, boron, manganese, copper, zinc and aluminum, flavonoids, sugars, pectins, enzymes, folic acid and other fruit acids. Like pineapple, kiwi contains the enzyme actinidin which breaks down proteins, normalizing the level of blood clotting and promoting digestion of food. Mature fruit kiwi contains up to 9% carbohydrates and has an energy value of 48 kcal per 100 grams of pulp.
As you can see, kiwi is a natural source of almost all vitamins and microcells needed by the human body. It is not a genetically modified fruit, but a natural one created by nature itself.
Useful properties in kiwi fruit were seen in ancient times.
In Chinese medicine for many centuries kiwi is used to normalize digestion, prevent and remove stones from the kidneys and prevent rheumatic diseases. Thanks to the presence of folic acid and many vitamins, kiwi also helps prevent premature graying of the hair.
The fruit of a kiwi has antimutagenic and antioxidant effects on the human body improving the performance of all vital systems in the body.
Kiwi ranks second after the blackcurrant in the content of vitamin C. One fruit contains a daily portion of vitamin C – 150 – 200 mg / 100 g. Therefore; kiwi strengthens the immune system and its systematic use prevents the development of colds. Regular use of kiwi removes harmful cholesterol, absorbs iron and neutralizes the negative effect of nitrates.
In addition, microelements contained in kiwi prevent the development of hypertension and heart failure. It strengthens the walls of blood vessels and capillaries thereby reducing the risk of occurrence of atherosclerosis and thrombosis in them.
Kiwi contributes to the burning of fats and contains a lot of useful fiber which is so important for obtaining a slender figure. So kiwi is successfully used for weight loss.
Experts recommend including kiwi in the daily diet to relieve stress, prolonged depression and to regulate the stability of the nervous system in case of excessive overload. Kiwis have even been advised by athletes as a natural stimulant and energy regenerator after physical exertion.
It is impossible not to use such a rich fruit of useful substance in cosmetology and indeed, kiwi is widely used in the manufacture of smoothing and skin brightening products. Kiwi perfectly cleanses the skin, saturates it with a vitamin-mineral complex. High concentration of magnesium in the kiwi will tone up the skin, smooths it and rejuvenate.
The magic effects of kiwi fruit on the human body is enhanced by its visual appearance with just a slice of the fruit A beautiful combination of black seeds beam with a fleshy green pulp and is perceived positively at the energy level which strengthens vitality, raises the mood and promotes healthy organisms.
Kiwi Spa is a unique skin care salon where we use only organic ingredients. Kiwi is a symbol of the natural component of almost all products used in cosmetic procedures.
“Why Kiwi Spa?” – this question I hear every day from almost every customer
Four reasons were important in choosing the name of my salon:
– Kiwi fruit – natural fruit without GMO
– Kiwi is a superfood fruit that heals the human body and preventive of many diseases.
– The pattern of Kiwi is one of the most amazing patterns created by nature. A fresh green color in combination with black rays pleases the eye and feels like a splash of energy.
– Kiwi Spa – a melodic combination that is easily to remember🥝🥝
I am really grateful for my wonderful customers. In just 4 months about 300 clients have visited Kiwi Spa and have left many positive reviews in the masmedia. And this, undoubtedly has helped Kiwi Spa enter the top ten skincare salons in San Diego.
Kiwi Spa also offers a unique procedure of Oxygen Lifting. This is an organic and very effective way to present your skin with instant rejuvenation. Luxurious care for any skin type giving a radiance and freshness, saturating it with oxygen and possessing a lifting effect.