The Amazing Healing Properties of Potatoes you’ve Probably Never Heard About

Mother nature has granted us with lots of products and natural cures for every disease existing. It’s up to us to find the right combination of them in the treatment of a particular disease.

Centuries ago, the natural ingredients were all people had and used when treating and curing the diseases of their age, and nowadays, even though the great medicine elation and success in the treatment of most of the diseases, yet, the alternative medicine, and the herbal based medicines are inevitable.


Using the alternative medicine you’ll not only protecting the body from the harsh side effects of the chemical substances of the medications, but at the same time contribute to an overall body health.

And as is discussed many times so far, the worst thing you can do to your food is to cook it, by frying or baking it. What comes fresh should stay fresh if you want to experience the nutritive values it carries within.

And the cooking is not the only issue, but for example, when peeling a vegetable or fruit you’re unawarely casting away tons of vitamins and minerals.Such is the case with thepotato for example.

People are unaware that when peeling it, they are actually casting awaya bunch of vitamin C, one that can help in the improvement of skin texture and supply you with enough vitamin C for the day.

On the contrary the potato without the peel itself is packed with antioxidants and a lot of vitamins too. Not many foods come with the ability to lower high blood pressure mainly caused by clogged blood vessels, while at the same time cleansing the body of the harmful toxins and removing the cancerous cells.

What is the best thing about potatoes is that they are one of the tastiest foods and hardly any restaurant doesn’t have them on the menu, in every shape and form you can think of.

Numerous researches were conducted on potatoes wanting to prove the health benefits of consuming them raw mainly.

Even though we’re unfamiliar to this raw consumption of potatoes, yet when added to the juicer along with some other healthy fruits and vegetables, and consumed on a regular basis it can indisputably do wonders on your overall health.

Following are some of the benefits one can experience after the consumption of potato juice,:

  • Enhances the immune system;
  • Recovers damaged skin cells;
  • Flushes the harmful toxins out of the body;
  • Relieves the stomach pain and cures stomach ailments such as gastritis;
  • Treats liver infections;
  • Regulates the blood sugar levels;
  • Treats kidney issues;
  • Can even combat the cancerous cells out;
  • Prevents heart muscle and blood vessel conditions;

A sip of the potato juice is recommended to be taken prior every meal on a daily basis.

How to prepare the potatoes juice

First, you need to make sure that you’ve cleaned the potatoes well of mud. Cut off any growing sprouts or seeds of the surface.

Then peel them and remove any green layers. Cut the potatoes into slices, place them in a juicer and proceed toextract the juice.

It’s best to consume it fresh, and for those that can’t bear the taste of it, you can add orange or apple juice to enhance the flavor.

The peel of the potato should not be thrown away, but preserved for further usage. Taking regard the anti-septic properties found in the peel they and are quite efficient in removing the skin blemishes.

And are easy to use too, by simply rubbing the peel on the face, or leave it to react as a mask. It will not only help you get rid of the facial acne, but cleans the pores from the inside out and leaves the face flawless.

You can even apply the peels on the face as a facial mask and leave it for the fluids to infuse deeper into the skin, pulling out the toxins of the face, and leaving it moisturized,tight and rejuvenated.

Potatoes are undoubtedly one of the most consumed and wanted food, mainly when processed. However, next time you consider adding potatoes to your meals, remember not to throw the peel, but use it as a skin mask. At the same time, don’t forget to make yourself the potato juice.

John Borsov

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