Benefits of Abukado
With the scientific names persea gratissima and persea americana, abukado is also known as alligator pear. It is originated from tropical America and is now extensively cultivated in the Philippines. It usually grows from seeds but can be propagated by budding, grafting, and marketing.
Abukado fruit are usually consumed in salads and makes an excellent ice cream. It is a good source of vitamins A, some B, C and E, potassium even higher than that of banana, fiber, and iron.
Compared with other natural oils, abukado oil works well with the skin. It emulsifies more easily and is more rapidly absorbed. It is more advisable for those with dry and flaky skin because abukado oil can make the skin soft and supple, flakes and callus disappear. This could also accelerate healing and cares for scalp and hair.