Potatoes grow all over the world and have been found in the diets of people down through time… and potatoes have great healing abilities when made into fresh juice.
Simply put, it is the juice that comes from raw potatoes. Potato juice contains a host of nutrients, including vitamins B and C, potassium, calcium, iron, phosphorus, and copper.
Potatoes contain a significant amount of vitamin C – the nutrient that fights cold and infection and helps to strengthen the immune system. Drinking a glass of potato juice regularly wards off diseases and improves your immunity.
Potato juice has wonderful anti-inflammatory effects that help to relieve most kinds of pain associated with swelling, inflammation, or redness.
Potato juice is one of the most inexpensive ways to cleanse the liver and gallbladder. The Japanese use this juice to treat hepatitis.
You can test its detoxifying effects by drinking a glass of potato juice every day as soon as you wake up or 30 minutes before breakfast.
Preparing raw potato juice:
- Wash the potatoes thoroughly and clean out any sprouts and green spots.
- Peel the potatoes and grate them.
- Put the grated potatoes on a linen cloth and squeeze out the juice.
- You can also chop the potatoes, put the pieces in a juicer and strain the juice.
- Drink the juice immediately. You can also let it cool in the refrigerator for a while and then drink it.
Potato juice prevents aging and reduces wrinkles on the face. Mix potato juice with curd and apply on the face regularly to reduce as well as delay the onset of wrinkles. You can also dab potato juice on your face with a cotton ball every day to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and give your face a youthful glow.
Eczema is a skin condition that is characterized mainly by extreme dryness of skin, along with other symptoms like redness, itching, flaking and scaling of the skin.
One of the best herbal remedies to treat eczema is potato juice. You can drink a glass of potato juice every day, or apply it topically on the affected areas. However, there is no research that supports this claim.
Dark circles under the eyes
Dip cotton balls on potato juice. Put them under your eyes every night before going to sleep. In a week, you can say goodbye to those unsightly dark circles.
Puffy eyes and tired skin
Soak a cotton ball on potato juice and rub gently on tired eyes and skin.
Potato juice is a natural skin Lightener Mix it with lemon juice and apply on the dark areas of your skin. An alternative is mixing potato juice with cucumber.
Promotes Healthy Hair
Potato juice improves the overall health of the hair and treats conditions like dandruff, dryness, and itching of the scalp.
All you need to do is take the juice of 2 raw potatoes, and add 1 tablespoon of honey and the yolk of an egg. Apply this mixture to your hair roots and shampoo as usual after one hour. You will notice amazing results after a few uses – your hair will grow faster, thicker, and stronger.