Raw Potato Juice – Doctor for Stomach Problems

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The soothing properties of raw potatoes has long been known to the folk medicine, but despite that there is the prevailing opinion that the potatoes should not be consumed raw. This is a mistake, because in its raw form potato is very healthy and amazingly versatile food. Since misconceptions concerning the consumption of potatoes, it is worth mentioning the prevailing opinion that it is necessary to peel potato before use, because the shell of potato is poisonous. In fact, the shell of a healthy, organically grown potato do not contain any substances that are harmful to health. What is dangerous is unripe potato or green parts of potato and potatoes which is germinated. The danger lies in Solanine – toxin that occurs in germ and green parts of potatoes. However, it can be easily solved by removing that parts of potato before using it.

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Potato juice is a natural remedy for treating gastritis, one of the most widespread diseases of our time. For this purpose, it is recommended to take one tablespoon of potato juice diluted with a little water, half an hour before breakfast, lunch and dinner.
In the treatment of ulcers of the stomach and duodenum are advised to take a daily half-dl of potato juice on an empty stomach and then 1/2 dl half an hour before lunch and dinner.

The benefits of potato juice:

• strengthens the immune system
• cleanses the body of toxins
• nourishes skin problems
• used as part of cancer therapy
• helps with gastritis and other stomach problems
• lowers blood sugar
• helps with liver and kidney
• protects against cardiovascular disease

How to prepare potato juice:

Potato juice is very easy to make. First, wash the potatoes well and remove from it all sprouts and green parts of the cortex. Then grate it, put it in a linen cloth and squeeze out the juice. For this purpose, you can use the juicer.

Always drink potato juice freshly prepared, and to improve the taste, you can mix it with fruit and vegetables of your choice, such as apples and carrots, lemon juice or honey.

Potato juice is full of carbohydrates, proteins, vitamins C and B6, potassium, iron, magnesium and zinc.

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