The powerful properties of raw potatoes have long been known to folk medicine, but despite that, we still think it should not be consumed raw potatoes. It’s a mistake, because in its raw form, potatoes are very healthy and extremely useful food.
It has been discovered that the juice of potato is more effective than any medicine and proven to treat cancer, diabetes, gastritis, high blood pressure and many other serious illnesses.
Juice of potato can also used as a hair treatment and it is known to help reduce the look of dark circles under the eyes.
With the ongoing misconceptions regarding the consumption of potatoes, it is worth mentioning that the prevailing opinion is that it is necessary to peel off the potatoes before eating, because its shell is poisonous.
In fact, the shell of organically grown potatoes does not contain any substances that are harmful to health.
The danger lies in immature potatoes with green skin and potatoes sprout. What makes immature potatoes dangerous is solanine – the poison that exists in germ and green parts of potatoes. With such a potato you can easily remove the shell before use to avoid any risk.
Potatoes as a cure for many serious diseases
Several prominent experts, such as John Lesindzer and Dr. John Tucakov, wrote about the healing properties of potato juice.
Lesindzer believes that the potato juice is a natural medicine for the treatment of gastritis, one of the most common diseases of modern times.
He recommends taking one tablespoon of potato juice diluted with a little water, half an hour before breakfast, lunch and dinner.
In the treatment of duodenal and stomach are advised to take half deciliter of potato juice on an empty stomach, and then half deciliter half an hour before lunch and dinner.
Dr John Tucakov claims that the juice of the potato has a beneficial effect on reducing blood sugar levels, as well as in the treatment of lung diseases and respiratory diseases and even severe illnesses such as emphysema.
Buddhist monk Tomizawa, author of the book “The road to a healthy lifestyle: Cancer is nothing to fear,” according to the daily consumption of half a pint of potato juice can greatly contribute to cure cancer and other serious diseases.
The evidence on the efficiency of potato in the fight against cancer, is gradually coming through scientific research.
Kagamine Professor of Medicine University of Akita (Japan), has managed to isolate the substance of raw potatoes, which proved to be effective in suppressing the growth of tumor cells in mice. The results of this research were published in the International Congress for the fight against cancer, which was held in Germany.
The juice of potato is used as a part of the famous Broy’s cancer therapy.
Currently the potato is gaining importance as an effective tool in the fight against diseases of the kidneys and liver, but also in cases of heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, lumbago, rheumatism and so on.
Notwithstanding the positive effects in the treatment of serious diseases, drinking juice of raw potato is an excellent tool for strengthening the immune system.
In addition, it helps in reducing the frequent headaches and menstrual pain.
If you are experiencing fatigue and weakness, drink juice made from a single medium-sized potato, carrots and apples, once daily in the morning and evening, and in only two weeks you will get back the good health condition.
The health benefits of juice of potatoes:
cleanses the body of toxins
treat skin diseases
used to fight cancer
helps with gastritis and other stomach problems
It lowers blood sugar
aids in liver and kidney ailments
protects against cardiovascular disease
The potato peel contributes to the detoxification of the body and is a valuable source of many nutrients.
If you consume unpeeled potatoes, especially raw, your body will get a lot of valuable ingredients, such as carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins C and B6, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc.
It is important to note that vitamin C is lost while cooking, because the raw potato medium size (150 grams) is as much as 27 mg of vitamin C, which makes 45% of the recommended daily intake of this vitamin.
The potato is also very effective in treating skin problems and gives a clean and radiant complexion, and skin without acne and blackheads.
Because of its antiseptic properties, it’s great cleanser for skin problems, and because it contains a high percentage of vitamin C and starch, nourishes the skin and prevents its aging. If you grind and apply as a face mask, it will clean and tighten the skin.
Another great benefit is that it can help in the fight against cellulite. For this purpose, it is enough to regularly rub critical areas slices of raw potato.
How to prepare juice of potatoes
First, wash the potatoes and remove all the seeds and green parts of the crust.
Then cut into thin slices, wrap in a cloth fabric and squeeze the juice. You can also use the juicer.
You should always drink freshly prepared juice from potatoes, and you can mix it with fruit and vegetables of your choice, such as apples and carrots, lemon juice and honey to taste.