The healing potential of raw potatoes is well-known in folk medicine, but despite that, we still think that we shouldn’t be consuming raw potatoes. It is a mistake because in its raw form potatoes are very healthy and extremely useful.
Before you start using raw potatoes in your diet, let me mention that you should always peel off the immature potatoes with green skin and potatoes sprout because they’re poisonous. The substance that makes immature potatoes is called solanine, a poison that exists in germ and green parts of potatoes.
Raw potatoes as a cure for many serious diseases
Potato juice is a natural medicine for the treatment of gastritis, one of the most common diseases of modern times. You can take one tablespoon of potato juice diluted with a little water, a half hour before breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Moreover, the juice from raw potatoes has a beneficial effect on blood sugar levels, as well as in the treatment of respiratory diseases and even severe illnesses such as emphysema.
Furthermore, the juice can reduce the levels of uric acid in the body and prevent inflammation, effectively fighting inflammatory conditions such as gout and arthritis. Consuming the juice regularly can reduce the pain in your joints while improving the circulation in your body.
A recent research conducted by the Medicine University of Akita (Japan) has managed to isolate the substance of raw potatoes, which proved to be effective in reducing the growth of cancer cells in mice. The results of this research were published in the International Congress for the fight against cancer, which was held in Germany.
Currently, raw potatoes are gaining importance as an effective tool in the fight against diseases of the liver and kidneys, heart diseases, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatism, etc.
Additionally, potato juice is an excellent tool for strengthening the immune system, reduces frequent headaches, and menstrual pain.
The health benefits of potato juice:
- Cleanse the body of toxins
- Boost the immunity
- Fights cancer
- Help in the treatment of skin diseases
- Helps with gastritis and other stomach problems
- It lowers blood sugar levels
- Protect against cardiovascular diseases
- Aids in liver and kidney problems
The potato peel contributes to the detoxification of the body and is a valuable source of many essential nutrients. Unpeeled potatoes are rich in carbohydrates, proteins, vitamin C, vitamin B6, iron, zinc, potassium, and magnesium.
How to prepare juice from potatoes
When making potato juice, remember the following:
- You should always consume fresh juice, just after processing.
- Buy potatoes as fresh as possible.
- Do not peel the potatoes.
- Wash them well before preparing them; brush them for better cleaning.
- Buy organic potatoes.
To make the juice:
- Wash and brush very well 2 medium potatoes. Remove any blemishes.
- Cut into thin slices.
- Wrap them in a cloth and squeeze to extract the juice. Alternatively, you can throw them in a juicer or blender.
Drink potato juice to prevent cancer in the morning, on an empty stomach, as well as before lunch and dinner. It can be taken alone or diluted in water (the amount desired). It can also be mixed with fruit juice or vegetables (such as apples or carrots) with lemon juice or honey to improve its taste.
Drinking 2 cups of this juice every day can effectively fight cancer as well as other diseases.
Drink the potato juice for 30 days, rest for two weeks, and then repeat for a further 30 days, and just watch the health benefits multiply!