Carrot juice is a rich source of vitamin A, which the body quickly and easily absorbs. This juice also contains a large amount of vitamins B, C, D, E, PP, K. Apart from vitamins, juice also contains large amounts of minerals: calcium, magnesium, and iron that keep the balance of organic compounds in the body: phosphorus, sulfur, silicon, and chlorine. The carrot juice improves digestion, as well as the resistance of the body to infections, protects the nervous system and virtually no competition in supporting the vitality of the body.
How to prepare carrot juice
Wash the carrot, clean it only on the surface, without peeling it, wash it again, then grate the carrot, and squeeze it through a thin gauze. Pour a quarter of any fruit juice or add one circle of lemon. Carotene is better if the juice is drunk with a piece of bread smeared with butter (remember that the carrot needs fat!). Be careful not to keep the juice outdoors for longer than half an hour after preparation, or when the bottle is opened (where you stored your carrot juice) then the useful properties are lost. Juice can be preserved to stand for a long time.
For this, it is necessary to drain the juice under the press and leave it standing. Then squeeze the juice and the sludge through a double gauze. Juice must be heated to 80 ° C and immediately poured into a bottle or in a jar, not filling the container to the top of about 1.5 3 cm. Close the bottle and sterilize for 30 minutes at 108 ° C. To get this temperature, add 400 g of salt per 1 liter of water.
Useful properties of carrot juice
Carrot juice is recommended for the occurrence of anemia, loss of appetite, in renal diseases, liver disease, respiratory organs, eye disorders, avitaminosis in relation to vitamins C and A, exhaustion and hypertension, infarction, especially in the first days of illness, kidney stone and gallbladder. The fresh, raw carrot juice successfully treats ulcers, gastritis regulates gastric acid, and it is also a tool used against cancer.
In pregnant women and nursing mothers
For nursing, it is necessary to drink a lot of carrot juice to improve the quality of milk. The sufficient amount of fresh carrot juice to be used in the last months of pregnancy reduces the risk of sepsis during childbirth. Daily use of half a liter of fresh carrot juice has a higher value for the body than 12 kilograms of calcium tablets.
It is recommended for the lungs and other organs and for severe respiratory diseases. Freshly squeezed juice (200 ml) in the morning, and drunk over a month instead of breakfast, completely regulates attacks of bronchial asthma and liver disease. In case the illness is neglected, after a week-long pause, the treatment is repeated.
Stone in the bladder
Use carrot juice against the stone in the bladder and in the gallbladder. One spoon 3 to 4 times a day for 4 to 6 months. Use this also against polyarthritis, osteochondrosis, myocardial infarction (in the early days), for pregnant women. Against infirmity in children, for improvement and for visual acuity.
In folk medicine, it is recommended that when a child has diarrhea. Give it in the morning and in the evening, a tablespoon of carrot juice and the child should take the juice at once, but this juice also serves as a remedy against parasites. In such cases, instead of juice, carrots cooked in milk (three tablespoons of carrots per cup of milk) are recommended. One spoon is consumed from this porridge, 3 to 4 times daily before meals.
Carrot juice is recommended for children who are prone to colds and skin disorders.
Against a cough
Juice with honey in proportions 1: 1 is useful in a cough and hoarseness, cold. 1-2 tablespoons 2 times a day, against renal diseases.
Dry skin, dermatitis, and other skin disorders are also a consequence of a shortage in the body of certain elements. These elements can be found in the carrots.
The same applies to eye diseases such as ophthalmia, conjunctivitis, and others. Drink half a glass of juice with one tablespoon of honey, before or after a meal. 2 to 3 times a day with warm milk. The dose in children should be reduced according to age.
The mixture with lemon juice is used to strengthen the root of the hair, but also to whiten the face and remove the moles. Stomatitis patients are advised to rinse the mouth with freshly prepared carrot juice. You can drink the juice half a liter a day divided into two doses. In the morning without any supplements and at night before bedtime softened with sugar.