Perhaps a person who does not like potatoes at all can not be found – from potatoes one can cook so many delicious and varied dishes that nobody remains indifferent. Potatoes are not just delicious – it is very useful, and contains a lot of nutrients.
In addition to starch, there are proteins and fats in the potato, fiber, dietary fiber, organic acids and vitamins – C, E, PP, B vitamins, carotene; minerals – potassium, magnesium, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, chlorine.
All these substances are contained in potatoes in such compounds that it is hardly possible to synthesize them artificially – and they have the most beneficial effect on the body. The raw potatoes contain useful natural sugar, which is very easily absorbed by our body. However, there is not every man to eat raw potatoes, even for his own health – it is not too tasty, and can be uncomfortable for the stomach and intestines. Unfortunately, when making potatoes, sugar turns into starch.
But raw potato juice is another, and it is a very valuable tool – both for prevention and for the treatment of various diseases. Of course, the use of potato juice is much more convenient and easier than raw potatoes: they can be treated with external and internal problems, and very effectively.
By the way, not only folk medicine, but also doctors recommend using potato juice as an anti-inflammatory, wound-healing, restorative and easy diuretic. However, there is one important condition – the juice must necessarily be freshly prepared.
Have you noticed that the peeled and cut raw potatoes begin to quickly turn black under the influence of light and air? Enough 10 minutes, so that all of its useful substances become a useless ballast – the same thing happens with the juice. Squeezing juice from potatoes is best with the help of a juicer. You can use the old way: rub the tubers on the grater, and then squeeze the juice through the cheesecloth.
The best varieties for obtaining juice – “American”, “morning rose”, and other varieties of pink and red, oblong form – they contain more useful substances, vitamins and minerals.
Drinking the juice of potatoes can not always, but only from July to February, because in the following months it accumulates solanine – a toxic substance that can cause serious poisoning.
The juice of potatoes can help and cure many ailments. Such treatment requires certain rules – for example, before you start drinking juice, you should follow a vegetarian diet for several days, and in general it is better to switch to eating raw fruits and vegetables.
For 2 or 3 days before the start of the juice, you need to do a cleansing enema every evening. Salted, spicy, spicy food, as well as meat and fish dishes, is best excluded from the diet for the entire duration of treatment with potato juice, and then limited to their minimum consumption.
Potato juice, especially together with carrot, has a pronounced therapeutic effect on the digestive tract. With its help you can cure chronic gastritis, stomach ulcer, colitis and constipation, gastric bleeding. An eructation, heartburn and flatulence recede a few days after the start of the reception of potato juice. It can be taken as a cleanser, mixed with carrot and celery – so it will even taste better.
The course of treatment for those who suffer from dyspepsia, gastritis, heartburn, consists of three cycles of 10 days, with the same break. A glass of fresh potato juice is drunk in the morning, on an empty stomach, then go back to bed, for 30 minutes. You can not have breakfast before 1 hour after taking the juice. Such treatment lasts 10 days, then a 10-day break is made, and everything is repeated. In total it is necessary to pass 3 courses for 10 days. A portion of potato juice is obtained from 2-3 large, or 3-4 small potatoes – do not take more. The result of such treatment is manifested in a few days – well-being is improving.
When gastritis with high acidity, you need to drink an hour before eating? a glass of fresh potato juice. Breaks are done the same – for 10 days.
With a stomach ulcer, 12 duodenum, the juice of the potato begins to drink gradually: a glass, then a half, on, and so 3-4 times a day for 20 days, half an hour before meals.
Constipation and headaches, too, can be won if 2-3 times a day to drink 0.5 cups of potato juice – it even lowers the pressure. So hypertensive people can drink this juice every day – acetylcholine, contained in it, significantly facilitates the course of the disease.
As you can see, schemes of reception of potato juice almost do not differ at many diseases.
With pharyngitis and sore throats, inflamed gums with potato juice, the throat and mouth are rinsed – 3-4 times a day.