You may ask yourself why would anyone drank potato juice, but it is not always the taste that counts. The most invigorating things have completely unattractive taste for us, and what possesses the most delicious taste according to us, actually harms us most.
Potato juice is pretty tasteless, but is extremely healthy, so it is consumed within the Bruice medical diet. Here are the benefits of this healing juice.
It alkalizes the body:
Potato juice is a base so it can help you establish the acid-base balance of the body, which is especially important for us, since modern diets nowadays cause our body to constantly ask for acidity.
Helps against gout:
It reduces the level of uric acid and therefore helps against gout.
It has anti-inflammatory action:
As a result of this, potato juice can help with arthritis and other forms of inflammatory processes, especially in the joints, and in back pain. Furthermore, potato juice stimulates blood circulation in all body parts.
It clears the skin:
Potato juice has a calming effect on eczema, and even on acne, and it helps to clean the skin.
It helps in the process of weight loss:
For this purpose, you need to drink a cup of potato juice before breakfast and another one 2 to 3 hours before bedtime.
It cleans the liver:
This is the reason why it can be used in detoxifying diets (as the Bruice diet), but it also can facilitate the functioning of the liver and gallbladder, in case of any issues. For this purpose, you should drink 2dl of potato juice in the morning on an empty stomach.
It helps in the treatment of gastritis and ulcer:
In this case, it is recommended to take a spoonful of potato juice, diluted with some water, half an hour before breakfast, lunch and dinner.
How is it prepared?
This marvelous drink is prepared very simply. Wash the potatoes well, peel them and remove all green parts and sprouts if any. Then grate them and put them in a linen cloth. Drain the juice now (you can use a juicer as well).
Always drink the juice freshly squeezed, and if you find it flavorless, you can mix it with lemon juice, apples, carrots and honey…