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The soothing properties of raw potato has long been known folk medicine, but in spite of the opinion that it should not be consumed raw.
What is dangerous is immature potatoes green or partly green bark, as well as one that is germinated. Its danger lies in solanine – toxin produced in the germ and green parts of potatoes.
Potato juice is a great natural remedy for the treatment of gastritis, one of the most widespread diseases of our time. It should take one tablespoon of juice diluted with a little water, half an hour before meals.
In the treatment of ulcers of the stomach and duodenum, advised daily consumption of 50 ml of potato juice on an empty stomach and 50 ml half an hour before lunch and dinner.
The juice of the potato has a beneficial effect on lowering blood sugar levels, as well as in the treatment of diseases of the lungs and respiratory organs, even in severe diseases such as emphysema.
Lately, potato is gaining in importance like vital tool in the fight against liver and kidney disease, but also for heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, lumbago, rheumatism …
Drinking juice of raw potato is an excellent tool for strengthening the immune system, and helps with eliminating frequent headaches and menstrual pain.
Also, if you feel weak or exhausted, drink morning and evening juice made from one medium potato, one carrot and an apple – within two weeks you will be in shape.
Potato Shell is natural means of detoxification of the body and the source of many nutrients (food for the body for life and growth). If you consume potatoes with skin, especially raw, you would enter the body a number 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 by cooking, which is a great shame because the raw potato medium size (approximately 150 g) has as many as 27 mg of vitamin C, which makes 45 percent of the recommended daily intake.
Potatoes are very effective in skin care – ensures a clean and radiant complexion, without acne and blackheads.
It is an excellent cleaner skin, thanks to its antiseptic properties, since it has a lot of vitamin C and starch, so nourishes the skin and slows skin aging.
If the potatoes are grated in shape of the mask is applied to the face, cleanse and tighten skin, smoothing fine lines. It also helps in the fight against cellulite – it is enough slices of raw potato regularly massaging critical places.
It is very easy to make juice from potatoes. First wash the potatoes and from it remove germs and green parts of the crust. Then grate, put in a linen cloth and squeeze the juice (or squeeze in juicer). Juice always drinks freshly made, and to improve the taste of it can be mixed with fruits and vegetables of your choice.