Juice therapy Or raw juice therapy is a method of treating diseases through juices of fruits and vegetables . Juice therapy is also known as juice fasting ,is the effective way for restoring health .
Juice act as an effective cleansing agent which eliminates metabolic waste and toxins from kidney , liver , lungs , skin and other organs of the body .
Juice fasting or raw juice therapy is much more better than water fasting because :
- Food digestion and utilization of nutrients is vastly improved .
- Faster recovery from diseases .
- More effective cleansing effect .
- More effective tissues regeneration .
Why juice therapy is preferred for treating diseases ?
Juice therapy is preferred because of following advantages of juices :
- Fruits and vegetables juices are rich in vitamins , minerals , enzymes and natural sugars .
- Juices requires no digestion as all of their nutrients are directly assimilated in the blood stream .
- Juice are rich in alkaline elements , which are beneficial in acid - alkaline balance in the blood and tissues .
- Minerals like potassium , calcium and silicon present in juices prevents premature ageing .
- Hormones are also presents in juices like cucumber and onion juice contain certain hormones which are needed by pancreas for producing insulin .
- Garlic , onion , radish , tomatoes juices contains antibiotic properties .
PRECAUTIONS FOR JUICE THERAPY
- Avoid canned and frozen juices .
- Use your own juicer for extracting juices .
- Juices lose their medicinal value when they are stored because they oxidize very quickly . So , try to extract as much juice as needed for immediate consumption .
- In case of conditions like diabetes , hypertension ( high blood pressure ) , arthritis , hypoglycemia dilute juices with water or less sweeten fruits ( for juices that are too sweat ) .
There are 6 types of juices , Juices from :
- Sweat Fruits - grapes , prunes etc.
- Sub acid Fruits - apple , peach , cherry , pear , plum etc .
- Acid Fruits - pineapple , lemon , orange , steawberry etc .
- Vegetables Fruits - cucumber , tomato etc .
- Green Leafy Vegetables - spinach , cabbage , lettuce , watercress etc .
- Root Vegetables - carrot , radish , onion , beetroot etc .
NOTE - Juices from fruits and vegetables acts differently . So , they should not be mixed together .
Here are some rules for mixing juices :
Mixture Not Allowed
- Sweet Fruit Juice + Acid Fruit Juice , vegetavles fruits or vegetables
- Acid Fruit juice + Other Juices
- Green leafy vegetables juice + Other Juices
- Sweet Fruit juice + Sub acid Fruit Juice
- Acid Fruit juice + Sub acid Fruit Juice Or Vegetable Fruit Juice
- Green leafy vegetables juice + Vegetable fruit juice Or root vegetables juice
Treatment of diseases - Juice Therapy
Grapes, orange, carrot ,spinach.
Grapes, pear, plum, tomato, cucumber, carrot, potato and spinach.
Apricot, grapes, carrot, beet and spinach.
Grapefruit, carrot, lettuce, spinach , pineapple, lemon, celery
Apricot, prune, strawberry, red grape, beet, celery, carrot and spinach.
Sour cherry, pineapple, sour apple, lemon, grapefruit, cucumber, beet, carrot, lettuce
Apricot, lemon, pineapple, peach, carrot, radish and celery
Apricot, lemon, pineapple, peach, tomato, carrot, onion and spinach.
Bladder Ailments :
Apple, apricot, lemon, cucumber, carrot, celery, parsley and watercress.
Lemon, orange, grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, onion, celery and spinach.
Apple, pear, beet, spinach , grapes, lemon, carrot and watercress.
Apple, papaya, carrot, beet, apricot, pear, peach, pineapple cucumber and spinach.
Citrus fruits, carrot, celery, lettuce and spinach.
Papaya, lemon, pineapple, carrot and celery.
Red grapes,carrot, spinach, cucumber and beet.
Red grapes, figs, carrot, celery and spinach.
Eye Disorders :
Apricot ,tomato, carrot, celery, parsley and spinach.
Red sour cherries, carrot, celery, pineapple, tomato, cucumber, beet and spinach.
Apple, grapefruit, lemon, pineapple, tomato, carrot, celery and spinach.
Grapes, lemon, carrot, lettuce and spinach.
Heart Disease :
Red grapes, lemon, cucumber, carrot, beet and spinach.
High blood pressure :
Grapes, orange, cucumber, carrot and beet.
Apricot, orange, lemon , grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, onion and spinach.
Apple, grapes, lemon, lettuce , carrot and celery.
Lemon, grapes, pear, carrot, celery, spinach, beet and cucumber.
Kidney Disorders :
Apple, orange, lemon, cucumber, cucumber,carrot, celery, parsley and
Liver ailments :
Lemon, papaya, grapes, carrot, tomato, beet and cucumber.
Menstrual Disorders :
Grapes, prunes, cherry, spinach, lettuce turnips and beet.
Menopausal Symptoms :
Seasonal Fruits and Vegetables
Orange, pineapple, apple, carrot and beet.
Pineapple, papaya,Lemon, grapefruit, orange, cherry, tomato, beet, cabbage, lettuce,
spinach , carrot.
Lemon, orange, papaya, pineapple, carrot, spinach, turnip and watercress.
Prostate Troubles :
All seasonal Fruit juices.
Grapes, carrot, beet, and cucumber.
Grapes, cucumber , orange, lemon, grapefruit, tomato,, beet, carrot and spinach.
Stomach Ulcers :
Apricot, grapes, cabbage and carrot.
Sinus Trouble :
Apricot, lemon, tomato, carrot, onion and radish
Sore Throat :
Apricot, grapes, lemon, pineapple, prune, tomato, carrot and parsley.
Apricot, lemon, orange, grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, spinach and radish.
Varicose Veins :
Grapes, orange, plum, tomato, beetroot carrot and watercress
Juice Therapy - Some Useful Tips :
- Take a glass full of water + lemon juice + 1 teaspoon honey every morning .
- Take prescribed juice every 3 - 4 hours or 4 - 5 times daily .
- First quantity of juice = 200 ml. , then try to increase this quantity by 50 ml. each succeeding day till one takes600 ml on each occasion .
- Take adequate rest during juice therapy / juice fasting .
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