Who would have thought of drinking potato juice, you might ask? However, the famous Breuss juice, which is used for medicinal purposes, contains potato juice, because of its medicinal properties. Folk medicine is familiar with the healing effects of potato juice.
The famous pharmacist, Dr. Jovan Tucakov, claims that potato juice has a beneficial effect on lowering blood sugar levels, as well as in the treatment of lung diseases and respiratory organs, even in severe diseases such as emphysema. Another doctor, Dr. Paul Haider all health benefits of potato juice that can be found in the literature, so here are the most important.
Alkalize the body
The juice is very alkaline and can therefore help establish the acid-base balance of the body, if the body needs more acid (which has become increasingly the case, given today’s diet).
Removes ureic acid
Because of its alkalinity, and some other ingredients, helps against gout.
Due to this this potato juice can help with arthritis and other forms of inflammatory diseases, especially the joints, and it is very soothing for back pain. It also stimulates blood circulation in all parts of the body.
It has a calming effect on eczema and even acne, and because of this it helps to cleanse the skin.
Helps with weight loss
For this purpose, one should drink a cup of potato juice before breakfast and in the evening for 2-3 hours before bedtime.
Therefore, it can be used for detox diet (as it was used in Breuss diet), but it can also help with the functioning of the liver and gallbladder, if there are problems.
It helps in the treatment of gastritis and ulcers. For this purpose, it is recommended to take one spoonful of potato juice diluted with a little water half an hour before breakfast, lunch and dinner.
How it’s made
It is very easy to make potato juice.
Take one potato, wash thoroughly and remove the seeds and green parts, if any. Grate, put in the linen cloth and squeeze out the juice (you can also use the juicer).
Always drink the fresh juice, and if you don’t like the taste, you can mix it with lemon juice, apples, honey etc.