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Potato FlowerThe potato (Solanum tuberosum) is one of the most favorite and popular vegetables in many countries of the world. It came to our lands from the Southern American continent, namely the mountains of Peru, and for centuries it has been used in many folk medicines (starting from Oriental or Russian and ending with Central American) for its numerous therapeutic properties. Recently, it was scientifically proven that the vitamins, organic acids, mineral composites, enzymes and microelements that can be found in raw potato juice have various positive effects on our health.

Potato

First of all, potato juice is a valuable natural remedy which can assist in improving the function of our digestive system to a great extent. It can help eliminate an acid condition in the stomach and relieve ulcer pains. For such treatment, it is recommended to use the juice of red potatoes. It is important that red potato juice should be consumed right after is it made. For making a good potato juice, red potatoes should be washed out, dried out, grated and squeezed. Also, you should never use juice of immature potatoes or the potatoes with black dots since such potatoes can contain certain toxic substances. If you mix it with carrot juice (50 g of raw potato juice and 100 g of fresh carrot juice), raw potato juice can help to calm down burning sensation and gastritis pains.

The second most valuable property of potato juice is its ability to treat rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatism, lumbago, and so on. In terms of such treatment, potato juice can be taken with various herbal teas, such as sage or nettle teas. Also, arthritis pains can be very effectively relieved by using a tea made of clean potato peels. Raw potato juice is effective for constant migraines and constipation. Finally, taken regularly on rising in the morning (or 30-20 minutes before breakfast), 100-150 g of raw potato juice can be used as a very powerful liver cleanser. Some patients reported that drinking raw potato juice assisted in relieving certain skin problems, such as eczema, skin blemishes, dry and itchy skin, and so on.

Potato Juice

Since raw potato juice can not be considered too pleasant for drinking, it can be mixed with other juices: not only with carrot or other vegetable juices, but also with fresh lemon juice and honey. In particular, drinking raw potato juice mixed with some honey can substantially lower the risks of possible food poisoning, and also can remove the excess uric acid from the body and disinfect your bowels in a natural way. In addition, raw potato juice has very good properties and can assist in diarrhea treatment.

If you want to try some more or less serious raw potato juice treatment program, I would recommend drinking 100-150 g of fresh juice for a fortnight every morning and every evening, 1.5-2 hours before meal. Then, after a 7-day break you should repeat the treatment for other 2-3 weeks. It is very important to remember that you should eat a light and healthy diet during the treatment. However, you should not start a potato juice treatment or eat a potato diet without consulting a nutritionist or your personal therapist. There are certain problems and ailments connected with the function of our digestive system, which can be escalated by using a potato therapy.

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24 Responses to “Therapeutic Properties of Raw Potato Juice”

  1. pervinNo Gravatar Says:

    Can potatoe juice help in GERD – reflux?

    I get too much acic that travels to my throat after consuming food and this causes breathing probelms for me.

    kindly assist.

    thanks
    Pervin

  2. sandy w.No Gravatar Says:

    Pervin,

    I have the same problem and would love to talk to you about it . You are the first person I have known that has a similar condition. Eating a small amount of raw potato seems to be helping me. I’ve tried some other remedies also but continue to struggle with it. Please email.

  3. desiNo Gravatar Says:

    I suffer fromgastritis, and acid that has actually burned my tongue… i was told to try grating a raw potato, and then squeezing ouththe juice first thing in themorning….. the pain and acid immediatetly is relieved

  4. InterestedKimNo Gravatar Says:

    I suffer from bad ezcema and read that potato juice is good to relieve the itchiness. I tend to put uncooked potatos and tomatoes and blend them together to be connsume both juice and pulp. Just wondering whether that would have any other side effects?

  5. Dr. BishopNo Gravatar Says:

    No, of course it wont!

  6. LillyNo Gravatar Says:

    I was advised to use fresh potato juice to treat fibroids. Is there any evidence supporting this?

  7. BibiNo Gravatar Says:

    I used to get cysts in my body and very bad pigmentation on my face because of too much milk
    consumption. By His grace I came across a book originally
    written by the Japanese- testimonials of people healed of cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure,etc by taking raw potato juice regularly. I have been taking it several years now and everyone says my skin looks younger than my age and I have no serious cysts problem.

  8. GraemeNo Gravatar Says:

    Hi what is the best way to prepare potato juice to drink? How much should i drink each day? Can it be mixed with other juices to taste better?

  9. Gwensolyn WrightNo Gravatar Says:

    should I put the potato in the juicer? Thanks

  10. AngNo Gravatar Says:

    you can cut the potato in slices and rub the slices on your face to clear up blemishes and improve skin tone. i am currently trying a 3 week regimen to lessen the appearance of acne scars.

  11. anneNo Gravatar Says:

    in response to Gwensolyn, you can juice potato with carrots and apple

  12. TundeNo Gravatar Says:

    Hi, Carla. Can you please tell us more about the POTATO PEELS TEA for the treatment of ARTHRITIS. Thanks

  13. suziNo Gravatar Says:

    I just tried raw potato water as indicated in a book by Paavo Airola for the treatment of arthritis. I cleaned, thinly sliced and soaked an organic red potato in a glass of water over night then drank the water this morning. It didn’t taste bad at all, but I added raw honey and lemon to it anyway. I’m hoping this will give me more pain relief.

  14. goatroperNo Gravatar Says:

    Too many raw potatoes CAN cause constipation.

  15. goatroperNo Gravatar Says:

    On second thought it may mean potatoe chips and instant potatoes. I have eaten alot of chips lately. Nice argument I’m having with myself, eh? (Adult ADD), seriously!

  16. EliseNo Gravatar Says:

    I am very pleased with the potato juice. I drink half of cup 3 times daily and my heartburn has stopped completely after only 3 days. I read about the juice in a health book. But I am even happier to learn more benefits of the raw potato juice…
    Thanks, Elise

  17. DeborahNo Gravatar Says:

    I am a GERD sufferer and have been advised to try white potato juice. What is the best type of potato to juice?

  18. SandraNo Gravatar Says:

    If I don’t have red potatoes, can white be used instead, for gastritis?

  19. NevaNo Gravatar Says:

    I had a couple of questions after coming across the potato juice recipes online. In your articles you say:

    “There are certain problems and ailments connected with the function of our digestive system, which can be escalated by using a potato therapy.”

    What are these problems and ailments?

    And how much is 100-150 g of raw potato juice in simple terms like half a cup, 5 tsps, etc.?

    Thanks, Neva

  20. StephNo Gravatar Says:

    I was wondering if using Potatoe juice to reduce eye redness or irritated eyes was medically accepted or medically okay to do? A doctors opinion would be very helpful!

  21. KelvinNo Gravatar Says:

    Dear Carla,
    I have hyperpigmentation and not successful with good face cream. It is ugly & embarrassing. Will potato juice be helpful, a solution to my problem.
    Please help.

  22. JoeyNo Gravatar Says:

    “I was wondering if using Potatoe juice to reduce eye redness or irritated eyes was medically accepted or medically okay to do? A doctors opinion would be very helpful!”

    A doctor will tell you too take medicine for all these problems – medicine that is not natural and will only poison your body more. The body is very resilient and will bounce back to health if you eat and live organic. My juicer is amazing and I feel much healthier since I bought it. Remember though, organic is key – no garbage in them. Drink 8 oz of organic juice (fruits and vegis) at least 5 times a day, and cut back (completely if possible) all meats and milk…. human bodys aren’t meant to digest those foods. Do all this and you will be surprised how much better you will feel and how much your skin, hair, and everything else looks better!

  23. carmen camachoNo Gravatar Says:

    how the fresh potato juice is made? can white potatoes be used?

  24. myraNo Gravatar Says:

    i was wondering about the cysts, i get cysts and they are big and really painful. Been suffering for YEARS. really tired of it, and really embarrassed of this and i’ve never talked to a doctor about it. it’s just TOO embarrassing! i will try the potato juice.
    anyone have any insight on this!?

    also, are the red potatoes better than the russet?

    thanks!

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