Benefits of consuming crushed Egg Shells (A must Read)

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Many foods exist unknown to many of us that can improve overall health and even heal certain serious health conditions. Several vegetables & fruits can help to fight cancers, spices like turmeric and garlic can fight inflammation and some nuts can help in improving memory. The list is inexhaustible. Then there are eggshells, known for their rich natural absorbable calcium content which is beneficial for bone and teeth health.

What! wait a minute... chicken egg shells that are usually discarded?

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Right... properly prepared organic egg shells.

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Eggshells are safe to consume as they are a great source of dietary calcium as reported by The New York Times and provide so many benefits for bone and teeth health which some scientists have confirmed through their research. To use eggshells for medicinal reasons, ensure you use organic eggs in order to avoid any chemicals or antibiotics.

Krompeher, a Hungarian physician with a group of medics and biologists, became interested in the healthy properties of eggshells. More than 10 years of research have shown that eggshells are the ideal source of bio-available calcium that are dense and can be well absorbed by the body. This is in consonance with a Q & A Shell Game by Claiborne Ray in June 2014, posted in the New York Times, studies by scientists have ascertained that powdered eggshells can be useful source of dietary calcium.

In the International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology Research (2003 article review) surmised that both studies in human and animals had confirmed that a preparation of grounded organic eggshells was a natural source of calcium and many other elements such as fluorine and strontium. According to the authors, “The bioavailability of calcium from this source, as tested in piglets, was similar or better than that of food-grade purified calcium carbonate,”. More so, according to the authors, the powder from organic crushed egg shells reduced pain and bone loss and either increased mobility and bone density or halted its loss especially in postmenopausal women and women with senile osteoporosis. Also other related studies showed accelerated healing when using the shell for treating orthopedic diseases as congenital dislocation of a hip or osteoporosis (which is softening of the bones). More so, according to NCBI study, the natural calcium in egg shells can have positive effects on bone density and can even help prevent and treat osteoporosis which makes egg shells an excellent alternative for calcium supplement.

Furthermore, a 2013 study published in Argentina in The International Journal of Food Science and Nutrition confirmed that the shell of a single chicken egg has about 2 grams of calcium, which is approximately twice the average daily adult requirement. The researchers further ascertained that home made organic eggshells powder could be safely added to foods like bread, rice , potato, spaghetti, oat etc with no change in flavor but only little changes in texture. More so, Mayo Clinic surmised that... "adults need around 1,200 mg of calcium a day which is in comparison to children, that need around 700 to 1,300mg a day which of course will depend on the age of the child".

As reported by Business Insider, an eggshell has approximately two grams of protein in it. When put in perspective, a cup of 1% milk contains approximately 300mg of calcium and in 1 lit critters Calcium Gummy Bear has 100mg of calcium. Although you can give your children calcium through these other common methods, however, if your family is on natural alternative, consuming some organic home made eggshell powder can be a good option.

Additionally, organic home made egg shells are much more beneficial for small children since their bodies are more intensively involved in the formation of bone tissue that requires an uninterrupted flow of calcium. Egg shells which is added in babies food can help in preventing rickets and anemia that usually develops along with rickets. Also the egg shells can promote activation of blood in the bone tissue.

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How to prepare the egg shell powder

Get some organic egg shells and boil for like 5 minutes so as to properly clean the shells and remove bacteria. Gently rinse the eggshell to remove albumin (white) but leave the membrane on the inside of the egg in place, it contains trace elements that is rich in nutrients as such very beneficial.

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Allow the shell to dry for sometime then place the dried egg shell in the oven for approximately 10 min at 180 to 200 degree so as to further wipe out any hidden bacteria. However, this step may not be necessary if you are certain the shells are very clean after the boiling process although the oven will ensure the shells to be crunchier which makes the grinding easier. More so you can leave the egg shells to dry out in the sun , overnight is long enough so they can be thoroughly dry and cover to protect from flies or any other insects.

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Grind the shells in a coffee grinder or good quality blender, you can use a food processor, coffee grinder or even a mortar and pestle, just ensure you get the finest powder . Thereafter you can store in a container and use when you need it.

Here’s how to make powdered eggshell calcium:

Health benefits of eating crushed egg shells

The membranes in eggshells contains substances like glucosamine and hyaluronic acid which improve joint elasticity and shock absorption making them ideal for fighting off conditions that affect the joints health, ensuring they are kept as fully-functioning as possible.
Consuming organic eggshells has also been linked to quickly decreasing pain in those afflicted with joint problems and as times goes on can actually stop the pain. This is collaborated by Mikhail Tombak, Ph.D., who says that osteoporosis can even be treated by eating eggshells, while also explaining that calcium is 90 percent absorbable by people’s bones, and that interestingly, the makeup of eggshells is incredibly similar to our teeth and bones. In fact, egg shells are so similar to teeth that they’ve even been suggested as an option to regrow and remineralize teeth rather than going for dental treatments that uses harmful & also expensive metals.

Organic Eggshell powder rich in calcium can be put in foods and drinks, including smoothies or even blended in oat meals.

Below are some ways on how to prepare egg shell and what to use them for:

  1. Using Organic eggshell powder to strengthen the body and cleanse the blood
    Cleanse 5 organic egg shells, crush them into fine powder and put in 3 liters of clean water. Refrigerate the mixture for 7 days before using it as a drinking water. Drink up to 2 or 3 glasses of this mixture a day. If you so desire, you can add lemon juice.

  2. How to prepare Organic eggshells for Thyroid gland
    Use up to 8 organic egg shells and wash and crush very well. Pour 2 lemon juice on the crushed organic eggshells and keep in the fridge for several days. When the shell softens, strain the liquid mixture and mix with a liter of rakia and 1 kg of organic honey ( all must be organic). Keep this mixture for one whole week before using it. Take one teaspoon 2 to 4 times a day after meals.

  3. How to prepare organic egg shell to treat Gastritis, ulcer
    Crush some organic egg shells and pick some using the tip of the knife. This little quantity of egg shells should be enough to treat these diseases. Mix the crushed egg shells thoroughly with 2 tablespoons of lemon juice. When the egg shells softens, then add one decimeter of hot milk. Take this mixture 2 times a day on an empty stomach first thing in the morning and last thing at night.

Organic eggshells can naturally heal teeth cavities.

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Properly prepared eggshells are the most balanced natural means to obtain calcium. Eggshells are powerhouses of calcium which is the primary mineral required for strong and healthy teeth, it also contains 27 other minerals which includes Magnesium, Silicon, Phosphorous, Potassium, Sodium, Iron, Sulphur, Aluminium, etc. More so, egg shells contains the essential amino acids like lysine, methionine, cysteine and isoleucine, which can help treat cavities efficiently as it has the perfect amount of the ideal substances for healing teeth cavities. Also, the egg shell components are similar to our teeth.

The procedure to use Organic Egg shells for teeth cavities
Boil organic egg shells in water for approximately 5 minutes so as to eliminate any traces of bacteria on the shells. Dry the shells and ground to powder form. Take ½ teaspoon of the powder every day. Add to your drink or any food source of your choice. It is important to note that Vitamin D greatly aids calcium absorption. So make sure to get enough sunlight or eat organ meats such as liver.

Precautions of using Eggshells

According to The Huffington Post, eggshells could contain Salmonella as they are covered in bacteria. Therefore to eliminate the bacteria from the eggshells, as opined by Live Strong, eggshells should be boiled and then put in oven to dry in a 140 degree oven. Thereafter as explained by Business Insider, using a blender, eggshells should be turned into a powder to add to things like pastas and pizza, instead of eating them whole which may not be easy to consume.

Conclusion. In this article, we have learnt that the egg shells we usually throw away is quite beneficial to our health and teeth and can be converted to use because of its richness in natural calcium that absorbs well in the body. This article has also highlighted the rich mineral composition of eggshells and we are advised to use organic egg shells while washing, boiling and possibly oven drying them to eliminate the bacteria and semolina usually found in egg shells. Apart from adults, we now know that children can also benefit in this excellent calcium source as kids also need high amount of calcium to develop strong bone and teeth and for healthy growth. Also vitamin D is necessary to aids calcium absorption and can be gotten from early morning sunlight and or organ meat like liver. Importantly, we have to be aware that the solution to most of the ailments that is affecting mankind does not lie very far from our reach but around us even in our homes where we usually do not bother to look. It is only when we open our minds and eyes to the magic our environment provides, then we will stop falling sick and start living more healthier and wealthier lives as health is wealth. Therefore, always be health smart, go organic… eat healthy diets, get off that chair that is killing you, exercise daily and ensure you get enough rest.

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Sources:
https://www.healthbeckon.com/never-imagined-mere-eggshell-treat-cavities-easily-totally-amazed/
http://www.informationng.com/2015/11/you-throw-away-egg-shells-after-reading-this-article-you-will-never-do-that-again.html
http://www.rawandnaturalhealth.com/can-eating-crushed-egg-shells-improve-health/
https://www.healthyfoodtribe.com/can-you-eat-egg-shells/
https://www.nytimes.com/2014/07/01/science/eating-the-shell-along-with-the-egg.html?mcubz=0
https://www.romper.com/p/are-eggshells-safe-to-eat-could-they-add-calcium-to-your-kids-diet-36772
https://www.healthbeckon.com/never-imagined-mere-eggshell-treat-cavities-easily-totally-amazed/
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WOW THIS IS A VERY GOOD POST!
I am truly grateful for it. This could help so many people very cheaply improve their health.
People throw away and waste so much. This is how you can improve your health and save waste and money!

GREAT POST!!!

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thanks sir... very true as always and i tst you guys in Eden are doing the needful... ;)
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Yes I have been doing this for years!
LOVE IT!

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This is Great. WELL Done on compiling all this fascinating research. It reminded me of a gardening tip to help plants with their BRIX. Take egg shells and do the same (clean and roast/dry) then soak in Vinegar for a few weeks and then dilute the solution in water and use as a foliar spray.
The other thing I came across recently was Pearls in Chinese medicine for internal and external use. Made me wonder if egg shells could double as a 'poor man's' Pearl. The pearls are Finely ground for months and then consumed daily or applied to the skin... Ancient beauty secret for the ladies and gents. The powder COULD also be used as a tooth powder as pearl is... MIGHT help to remineralize or heal cavities, but I'm not an expert, just cross pollinating.
Consumed with RAW CACAO you could make a super powerful magnesium and calcium supplement... Do it right and you could make fancy healthy chocolate ;)
Bravo @kenhudoy this is one of the coolest most original things I have come across in quite a while.
cheers @wuji

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thanks @wuji for the nice comment... keep following for more to come... will also write on eggshells for our plants... regards

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thanks and ensure you watch the video and implement accordingly... use the eggshell of local breed hens which is organic...

I totally get it, as it kind of makes sense that there is a lot of minerals inside the skin.

It's still kind of a scary idea though, eating eggshell and bone dust. These kind of things horrify me.

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Not to worry sir...it's quite save and a lot of research has confirmed it😎

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Thanks for the compliment...I also did a related post on same topic today this time for pets...am willing to work with any steemit related curators as long as the love goes around... 😎

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great @aliciaonline.wow
do also send me some links to look into... lets educate/inspire the world on healthy alternatives... thanks

Egg shells are actually used as an additive to animal feeds. The preparation of it is quite tedious but it's worth the benefits :)

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Very correct ..tks for the comment

I have never heard of this before. Very intriguing.
I know it's recommended to put egg shells in your garden for added nutrients but this is kind of cool.

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Upvoted as usual @kenhudoy! I appreciated the work you put into your posts. Great info, and as always with your posts, I've learned something new. To me, that most certianly deserves some love. Cheers!

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Thanks as always for your time and support. Keep steeming

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my pleasure. same to you!

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ok dear... always grateful

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Welcome bot

Great post!!! I've fed them back to chickens, but never considered consuming them! Thank you!

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Welcome dear and hope you try out the organic ones...😉

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Good one as always the wise old man

Interesting. I knew chickens and other birds eat their own eggs for this reason, never heard about humans consuming them too... but it makes sense. Another great post my friend.

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glad to get your comment ma'am and remember, natural remedies are the best for our health as our health is our wealth.... thanks and keep steeming hot

Loved your post ,I will make eggshall powder soon,thanks for good article

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Good choice and remember your pet...I explained for pets in my latest posts

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will check it out..

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good choice... thanks and do take care

okay.. need to drink a cup a pee to help the egg shells go down smoothly! LOL :)

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Sure @karensuestudios
Once you have a good organic eggshell in your food add that nice cup of warm pee to enrich it more...😜

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Thanks @charles1 for the support

Interesting. There are several other things that we see has waste that have health.

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Very true an you can also list some for us here too😋

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Very true an you can also list some for us here too😋

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For example i was told that eating potato peel is good for hair nourishment.

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Potato pill.... What of guav leaves and marijuana leaves... Very good for hair

Thanks a lot, I will be using the eggshells from now on. I might also add some eggshell powder to the flour I use to bake bread.

Well, everything is worth trying once! And considering that I'm already taking Zeolite (volcanic ash) on a regular basis, I'm sure it wouldn't hurt to try. Thanks for sharing!

I already give the ground egg shells to my 5 dogs. I never thought it would be good for me either. Thank you for the info.

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Wow. I will stop throwing my egg shells, too many health benefits here. Thanks for sharing.

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Sure....remember if in Nija...use the local hen breed type of egg...it's very organic 😋

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woow .. what a great info!.. I need that :)
thanks for sharing useful info.

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Welcome ...follow for more coming 😋

A must-read post. Great content and a wealth of information. Though I don't consume it, I use eggshells as fertilizer for my plants. Unless you grow your own layers to give you eggs, we are really unsure if eggs are organic or not. So for this we need to make sure that eggs are organic. Thanks for sharing.

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True and on point @cjclaro
Which is why before I posted this i posted on why we need to grow our own organic chicken and eggs...

Super post @kenhudoy!!! What an awesome variety of topics you write on, and this one right in there with the best. Just look how easy it is to get natural health. It's amazing that we have come so far from these sustainable and holistic solutions. We have saved our shells for consumption in the past and I'm truly grateful for the reminder to once again make it a priority. Awesome share....I'm sure many will benefit from this information.

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Thanks @everlove your comments ways gladdens my heart and encaurages me to work harder... 😘

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Your content is super valuable to Steemit and potentially to all those who read it. I'm grateful for your engaging content to comment on!

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Thanks ma'am
Did you read the latest for plants...😋

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I've been taking a little breather from the online community to delve in a little deeper in our physical community. I have a few brilliant friends to catch up on. I feel certain I will make it over your way soon!

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Thanks as always maam and keep up the good works

I hate the texture of egg shells though, eep.

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Hahaha @xxjackintheboxx but it's benefits outweighs the texture which is just a feeling...😋

Another Great one!!
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thanks @sizuka do follow for better ones to come.. regards

great information of health, many people westing big calcium .

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Very correct...

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Very correct...tks for the comment

Super post, no other words for it, well done and great info!!!

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thanks @bubke ... keep following for better ones to come.. regards

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Ok, did that, don't disappoint me now :-)

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Sure will not...your constant support and comments will keep me on my best 😋

well, well I learned something new today. Thank you I'm a believer...following

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great maam... thanks for the comment and i did update another today... keep steeming

very useful information

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Thanks...updated another today...regards

my husband uses egg shells for the garden ..why not people? We buy organic eggs after all. :) resteemed great article/post

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Wow...I did update a post on garden too ...and also for pets... Check them out and my regards to your family...

I love your post! It is so good how you put so much information to it. Be blessed and help other people to learn how to live a better and healthier life!

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thanks...i appreciate... hope you checked the newer ones and follow for more...

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Thanks an wish you also the best here in steemit