For health and beauty
• Small Chia seeds can be used like natural peeling if you mix it with coconut oil and lemon juice.
• Gel from Chia seeds and lemon juice will help to keep the natural moisture of hair and protect from dry air.
• Natural yogurt with Chia’s seeds and oil rejuvenates the skin and moisturizes it.
• Each night before bed apply Chia oil to the area around eyes to restore your skin and reduce the formation of wrinkles.
• Due to the high content of Omega 3 and 6 fatty acids gel from Chia has anti-inflammatory action and can be used for treating wounds and burns.
For centuries the people of Latin and South America – Maya, Aztecs, Incas – Chia seeds were used as their main – and most important – the product along with corn, beans and amaranth. The first mention of chiyu date back to 2600 BC Chia seeds are not only the basis of the diet of the Aztecs, but part of religious ceremonies is very important for religious and spiritual culture. Chia Seeds sacrificed to the gods of the Aztecs. Population pay taxes and tribute atstetskym priests and nobles chia seeds. Tenochtitlan, the Aztec capital of a vast empire, was in the year 15 000 tons of chia as tribute from conquered tribes. The Aztecs thought, and we believe correctly, that these seeds gave them huge, almost supernatural ability.
Chia was their symbol of life.
The Aztecs ate chia seeds in all their campaigns and battles that gave them strength and endurance. Only one tablespoon of seeds Chiyi eve gave them enough power to be the fulfillment of forces within 24 hour marathon !!! And none of them was dehydrated or physically and mentally exhausted. All this happened in the harsh conditions of mountain fairly hot climate! Similarly, the Tarahumara Indians of the tribe hunting, tracking animals in until they fall from exhaustion. Weapon and a bag of chia seeds were the main things Aztec warriors in their campaigns.