Potato is one of the most popular vegetables not only in our country, but also on the whole planet. This is a universal product used in various areas of cooking. It is appreciated for its taste, but few have thought about how this vegetable can be medically useful. Our knowledge of potatoes is limited only by the content of starch in it, hardly anyone ever wondered what other useful substances it contains. And certainly, hardly anyone drank potato juice. But this is a very valuable product, widely used in traditional medicine, and in modern medical institutions, and for cosmetic purposes. According to reviews of people who used it for medicinal purposes, it helps to cope with various chronic diseases, while having a minimum of contraindications and without causing serious harm to the body.
Composition of raw potato juice
Young raw potatoes are a storehouse of nutrients. Its vitamin-mineral complex is represented by the elements necessary for the body. It is rich in fiber and proteins, organic acids, contains a small amount of fat. Its easily digestible carbohydrates and other useful substances are not reproducible in an artificial form, laboratory studies were not able to synthesize such substances in full. Nevertheless, potatoes are not an exclusive product and are available to almost everyone. The only thing is that during heat treatments, most of its useful and valuable substances disappear. Therefore, for medicinal purposes it is recommended to use only a raw product in the form of juice, which nourishes the body with a sufficient amount of elements and vitamins, protects it from various diseases, reduces the risks of chronic diseases, and will be an excellent prevention and prevention.
Potatoes are rich in minerals such as calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus, sodium, iron, chlorine and other elements. The vitamin complex contains the amount of B vitamins necessary for the body to work, as well as vitamin A, is rich in vitamin C, beauty vitamin E, vitamin PP and carotene.
The benefits of potato juice
This product includes all the valuable and beneficial elements found in large quantities in raw potatoes. Thanks to these substances, potato juice is also valued as a medicine not only in folk, but also in modern medicine. Indications for its use:
- gastritis with increased acidity of the stomach;
- atherosclerosis and others.
It is successfully used in the treatment of diabetes mellitus, hemorrhoids, is a prophylactic for constipation and intestinal obstruction, significantly reduces the manifestation of allergic reactions. Regular use of potato juice makes it possible to normalize the water-salt balance of the body, improves the digestive tract, promotes normal digestion and increases appetite. With its help, the effect of radiation sickness can be neutralized. This is evidenced by the many positive reviews of people who applied themselves to the treatment of potato juice in order to minimize the consequences of the liquidation of the Chernobyl accident.
This juice is an indispensable tool in gynecology - it is often used in the treatment of such female diseases as: myoma, fibromyoma, erosion, mastopathy and others.
Potato juice has a wonderful antimicrobial, regenerative and wound healing effect. It is successfully used for burns of varying severity, as well as in the treatment of acne, skin rashes, eczema, it is very effective in psoriasis. Its analgesic effect, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory effect are very appreciated. Often this drink is used as a diuretic and laxative. It is able to increase immunity and strengthen the general condition of the human body. Raw potato juice can prevent diseases of the cardiovascular system, prevent the risk of development and eliminate internal bleeding, is useful in diseases of the kidneys and liver, and also helps to restore metabolic processes.
The cleaning properties of potato juice are also known - it is able to remove dangerous toxins and toxins from the body, cleans it of uric acid, and is used to quickly relieve allergy symptoms. And during pregnancy, with the help of it you can get rid of edema and heartburn.
Recently, they are increasingly talking about the benefits of potato juice in the fight against cancer, due to its strong antioxidant properties.
For treatment, only freshly squeezed potato juice should be used. Therefore, to prepare this valuable product, you should stock up on a juicer. It is not recommended to store it in the refrigerator, so do not harvest it in large quantities.
Remarkable results are obtained by soaking the seeds in this product. For this, it is better to use already sprouted tubers. They should be frozen in the refrigerator, because under the influence of cold and darkness, chemicals are produced in the juice that positively affect the germination of seeds. Before placing seeds in potato juice, they must be soaked in melt water so that they absorb a large amount of moisture.
Potato juice is a hypoallergenic product. Therefore, its use will be useful to both the child and the older generation. Thanks to him, not one person cured the problems of the gastrointestinal tract in his child without problems.
The healing properties of fresh potato juice have been known since ancient times. In the old days, it was successfully used against skin pigmentation and used to reduce freckles. Freshly squeezed potato compresses were widely used to treat skin diseases, various rashes, and allergies.
Today it is used as a panacea for various diseases. However, in order to achieve maximum effect, several rules should be strictly observed before and during treatment with this drink:
- limit the use of meat and vegetable dishes;
- refuse sweet, salty, spicy;
- do not use spices and spices in the diet;
- give preference to raw vegetables and fruits;
- drink juice through a tube to prevent damage to tooth enamel;
- shake the juice before drinking.
In order to prepare the body for better absorption of nutrients, it is recommended to do a cleansing enema in the evening. The first three days will be enough to effectively cleanse the intestines.
The most useful potato juice in conjunction with carrot juice. Such a drink is well used for intestinal atony, colitis, stomach bleeding, peptic ulcer and 12 duodenal ulcer, as well as constipation, flatulence and hung gas. And if you add a little celery juice, it will be effective for heartburn, belching and other unpleasant symptoms of the gastrointestinal tract. Often there is an improvement in taking this juice and people suffering from irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). According to patient reviews, it helps with erosive gastritis, and with high acidity, is also able to relieve pain with atrophic gastritis. It is used as an effective remedy for duodenitis, as well as for the prevention of gastroduodenitis.
Well recommended this juice and in the treatment of female problems. It has an antitumor effect, and therefore is recommended for the treatment of benign tumors, fibroids, cysts, cervical erosion and other diseases. Traditional medicine recipes are known in which the use of this juice can alleviate the symptoms of endometriosis, as well as relieve pain in ovarian inflammation.
This drink is also effective in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension, gall bladder diseases, pancreatitis and cholecystitis, it is used for kidney stones and bladder pathologies. It is recommended as a preventive measure for pulmonary tuberculosis, and is widely used for hemorrhoids and varicose veins. Due to its antitumor effect, it is used to treat cancer.
It is also used for the prevention of male diseases, in particular the treatment and prevention of prostatitis. The overwhelming majority of the male population of the planet has recently faced such a problem. But it is easily curable in the initial stages. The use of potato juice and regular physical activity, along with medical treatment, will help to cope with this delicate problem in a matter of times.
Often, potato juice is used to treat tonsillitis and other inflammations of the oral cavity, and is effectively used as a folk remedy for getting rid of papillomas. It significantly reduces joint pain and is a preventative measure for diseases such as rheumatism and gout.
Recipes of traditional medicine
With heartburn, dyspepsia, gastritis
It is recommended to drink 250 ml of juice in the morning on an empty stomach. After half an hour, you can start breakfast. Such therapy should be carried out in cycles with an interval of 10 days. For maximum effect, you need to go through three full cycles. In the treatment of atrophic gastritis, it is recommended to drink 125 ml of the drink before meals.
With heartburn in pregnant women
Heartburn, also, is one of the constant and unpleasant symptoms that accompany a disease such as reflux esophagitis. This is a disease of the esophagus, which is often observed in pregnant women, due to the fact that increased intra-abdominal pressure and muscle relaxation occurs. They block the transition from the stomach to the esophagus, thereby provoking the development of esophagitis. In order to get rid of heartburn, you should drink 125 ml of potato juice on an empty stomach. After that, it’s good to eat some sugar. This is the best natural remedy to relieve unpleasant symptoms. As you know, the use of drugs in this period is not recommended.
With increased acidity
Drink half a glass of juice an hour before meals. Use thrice daily.
With a stomach ulcer and duodenal ulcer
Take the product four times a day for approximately twenty days.
With pancreatitis and cholecystitis
With cholecystitis and pancreatitis, a drink from raw potatoes is appreciated not only for its anti-inflammatory properties, but also for its wound healing effect. It favorably affects the mucous membranes and thereby reduces pain during exacerbation of these diseases.
Rules of use: drink a glass of juice 10 minutes before the main meal. Apply at least 2 times a day.
With erosive gastritis and gastric ulcer
You should drink about 125 ml of fresh potato juice and after twenty minutes eat two quail eggs. The minimum treatment period should be two weeks.
With irritable bowel syndrome (IBS)
On an empty stomach, in the morning 10 days, take 250 ml of freshly squeezed carrot juice, the next ten days - freshly squeezed potato juice, the last 10 days - take a glass of freshly squeezed cabbage juice.
According to many doctors and patients who have undergone such therapy, there is a significant decrease, and in some cases, the complete disappearance of benign formations. To do this, you need to drink a glass of freshly squeezed potato juice in the morning on an empty stomach. The average duration of treatment is approximately 6 months. If re-treatment is necessary, then it can be carried out after four months.
With erosion and inflammation of the appendages
Drink a glass of juice in the morning on an empty stomach for three weeks. Significantly improves the effect of douching with this drink.
With irritability and insomnia
It is recommended to use the juice of potatoes, carrots and celery in a ratio of 2: 2: 1. Drink half a glass 30 minutes before eating.
For headaches and migraines
You should drink half a glass of funds twice a day.
The following recipe may help: drink 125 ml of juice three times a day. To achieve the greatest effect, it is recommended to dilute it with water, carrot or beetroot juice. The same recipe will help significantly reduce high blood pressure.
A potato drink with cranberry juice will be helpful. It is used three times a day, approximately 125 ml.
Raw potato juice should be consumed for three weeks three times a day. About 100-125 ml 30 minutes before a meal. To improve the taste, you can add water or carrot juice.
With this infectious disease, which is papilloma, about 120 ml of potato juice should be taken twice a day. Admission time - 30 minutes before eating. The approximate course of treatment is about 2 months.
Freshly squeezed juice helps with stomach polyps. He copes with existing formations and prevents the appearance of new polyps. For these purposes, it is recommended to add a tablespoon of honey in a glass of drink. You need to take such a mixture either in the morning on an empty stomach or at night before bedtime.
Use in cosmetology
Potato juice is a fairly popular product in cosmetology. Here it is useful for its anti-inflammatory, wound healing properties, anti-edematous effect. It perfectly nourishes the skin with useful vitamins, successfully fights against the appearance of acne and blackheads, is effective for sunburn, heat radiation, as well as for varicose veins and even trophic ulcers. Often used to refresh the skin, used from dark circles in the eye area. For cosmetic purposes, it is used in the form of face masks, compresses and applications.
A mask of potato juice with honey is used to treat acne. You need to mix a teaspoon of honey and half a glass of drink. This mixture should be applied to the face and hold for twenty minutes, then rinse with warm water. Such procedures should be carried out daily for two weeks, then take a break for one week and continue treatment again.
The same method is also suitable for removing age spots. A simpler option involves simply rubbing the face with a sponge soaked in this mixture. To achieve maximum effect, this should be done at least twice a day.
To get rid of freckles and small cracks a mask of potato juice and sour cream will help.
In order to reduce the negative effects of prolonged exposure to the sun, a cotton towel soaked in potato juice should be applied to the inflamed skin, replacing it with a new one every two hours. Treatment is carried out until relief comes.
Useful of this juice for hair growth and strengthening. A large number of women noted that after its application, the hair becomes shiny, elastic, helps restore and strengthen hair follicles. He takes care of hair and scalp rather gently and carefully, successfully combines with essential oils, dairy products and herbs.
Slimming potato juice
This product is very effective for weight loss. Its calorie content is only 77 kcal. It has an anti-edematous effect, is able to prevent the development of constipation, restore the acid-base balance of the body, inhabit it with beneficial microflora. In addition, it has a positive effect on the digestive system, enhances appetite and normalizes metabolic processes, accelerating metabolism.
For those who want to lose weight, there is a diet that provides for the use of potato juice for these purposes. It consists in the fact that within two weeks you need to take 150 ml of the drink twice a day for half an hour before the main meal. According to reviews of people who used it for weight loss, real results will pleasantly surprise and leave no negative consequences.
How to cook and take
At home, it’s easy to make such a drink. To do this, you can use a juicer or make it the old proven way using a grater and gauze. For the second option, you first need to grate the potatoes, and then wrap in gauze and squeeze well. You can use unpeeled potatoes, or without peel. But it should be remembered that the skin is also very useful. In the first embodiment, you can get a lot more quality product.
Real results can be obtained using pink potato varieties for juice preparation, because they contain the largest amount of nutrients. Well suited for this "American" or "morning rose." Better to choose larger and elongated tubers.
Potato juice should be consumed freshly prepared. It should not be stored for more than 10 minutes, otherwise it will become completely useless. You need to drink it at the end of summer or autumn, because with prolonged storage solanine is formed - a rather toxic substance.
Of course, before using this drink, as well as before using other medicines, you need to consult a doctor.
Harmful properties and contraindications
No matter how healing properties this wonderful product has, there are still contraindications to its use. It is not recommended to use it with insulin-dependent forms of diabetes mellitus, low acidity of the stomach, as well as with strong processes of fermentation in the intestine. It can also harm obese people. It has a destructive effect on tooth enamel, so it is recommended to use it through a straw. You can not use green and sprouted tubers for the manufacture of juice, since they contain toxic toxins. Frequent and prolonged use of the product can lead to problems with the pancreas. It is not recommended to treat yourself with this drink, it is better to seek medical help.
Raw potato juice is an incredibly healthy product with a number of healing properties. It is successfully used not only in folk, but also in modern medicine for the treatment and prevention of various diseases. The pancreas and the cardiovascular system fall into its scope. This drink has a positive effect on the nervous and digestive systems, and also has an antitumor effect. It is because of this quality that the product is used in oncology as one of the options for treating cancerous tumors. Often its healing properties are used in the field of cosmetology. On its basis, various masks are prepared that allow you to cleanse the skin and nourish it with minerals and vitamins. Potato juice is just a panacea for all diseases, but before using it you need to consult a specialist, otherwise you can simply hurt yourself by ignorance. Self-treatment can be hazardous to health!