Tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) belongs to ‘Solanceae’ family. Motherland is South and Central America.
In 1893, because of the tomatoes were consumed together with vegetables, the United States called them vegetables, but in fact it is a fruit.Wild yellow tomato varieties were found in Bolivia and Peru and were grown in Mexico. But after Christopher Columbus discovered America, they were sent to Europe, by ships.
Soon, the red species were produced. In the United States, is the first time, Thomas Jefferson, grew this plant. Until 1900, many people thought that it was poisonous and did not eat it. For the reason that people made romantic, the Europeans called it, a love apple.
This fruit, which is not lacking in the kitchens, is important in commercial significance as well as terms of health.
It balances the blood pressure. This fruit which is fighting against the flu should be preferred, especially in winter, without hormone production. Lycopene, carotene and its components are met from this plant. So that, the bacteria that cause the flu, stops its activity. Delays aging. It throwns out toxins from the body and protects the organs.
Because it contains plenty of fiber, when it is eaten with its shells, it gives freshness to the skin. It is beneficial for the digestive system, so provides regular operation of the stomach and intestines.
When consumed in the summer months, is beneficial against harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun. People with allergies should consume this fruit.
It lowers cholesterol. People with high cholesterol need to eat one tomato a day. It also reduces the risk of heart attack. The fight against cancer is with lycopene. Especially in prostate cancer. It is also good for the nerves.
By the way, it is recommended that people with kidney disease should not consume too much.
A recipe for how to clean your callus:
Divide the tomatoes in half and place them in the callus area. Wrap it in the bandage and wait until morning. In the morning, take the dead skin carefully.
You can also get rid of your black stains with tomatoes:
Crush tomato and rub your face. After 10-15 minutes wash with plenty of water and say hello to your new skin at the mirror.