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Avocado - Research
A small number of studies have shown with avocado consumption may reduce cholesterol.1  
The avocado has been desired throughout time not only as food rich in vitamin D and potassium,2  but for its medicinal uses and its soothing, skin healing properties.1  Traditionally, the pulp from the fruit has been used as a hair pomade to stimulate hair growth and topically to hasten wound healing. Avocado has a long history of internal use as an aphrodisiac.1  Historically, American Indians used the seeds, leaves, and bark internally to treat diarrhea.2  


1  Dermarderosian A, Beutler JA, eds. The Review of Natural Products. 3rd Edition. St. Louis, MO: Facts and Comparisons; 2000.
2  Leung AY, Foster S. Encyclopedia of Common Natural Ingredients Used In Food, Drugs, and Cosmetics. New York, NY: John Wiley and Sons; 1980.

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