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Healthy Juices and their Health Benefits

Updated on January 2, 2015

Birch Tree Juice – Organic Fresh Juice

Birch juice is a colorless, sweet liquid that has no smell. It contains glucose and fructose, vitamin C, salts of calcium, sodium, copper, iron, organic acids, enzymes and other useful substances. With such a large amount of substances this juice obviously has a number of healing properties. Birch juice has been used from ancient times as an antiscorbutic and diuretic substance. You can drink birch juice if you have gout, rheumatism, edema, furunculosis. Also you can apply it externally – with eczema and other skin diseases. In addition, birch juice is widely used as a refreshing drink.

For the extraction of Birch juice you need to cut a small section of the bark of the tree. Just make a small incision and insert into this hole a tube or a groove, through which, after a few hours, you can receive up to three litters of clean life-giving sap. After the end of juice flow, you must cover cut section with wet moss or plasticine. During spring the amount of collected juice is the highest compared to summer. Unfortunately, during autumn and winter birch juice collection is brought to a halt due to natural causes inside of this plant.

In Belarus local people prepare kvass using birch juice. The ancient method of its preparing is that in the barrel with the juice a linen bag with crusts of rye bread is placed, and after two days a bucket of crushed oak bark (a natural preservative) is poured there. After a week kvass is ready. Corked barrel can be stored throughout the winter.

To improve the resilience of the body and removing toxins from it you are encouraged to drink a brew of European Weeping Birch leafs. Prepare it as follows: 8-10g of dried crushed leafs (or 10-15g of fresh ones) mix with 1 teacup of boiled water and keep in thermos for 4-5 hours, then filter and take 1 tablespoon 4-5 times a day.

If you have a cardiovascular disease (ischemic heart disease, cardiac edema) you may use birch seeds. Take 10g of dry seeds, mix it with 1 glass of water, bring it to boiling and boil for 15 minutes. Strain after. Take 1 tablespoon 3-4 times a day.

As a means of prevention from any liver diseases you can take brewed leaves or seeds. Brewed seeds also help with acute respiratory diseases.

During pregnancy, you can not use birch extracts.
In the event that, after two weeks of use of such extracts do not come any improvement, reception should be discontinued.
Contraindications: individual intolerance.

Be healthy and get some birch juice for yourself!

Health benefits of carrot juice

Carrot juice is indeed a “vegetable doctor”. It contains a lot of carotene (provitamin A), vitamin E, nicotinic acid, magnesium, calcium, iron, potassium, phosphorus and other micro elements. Therefore, carrot juice is considered as elixir of youth.

By regularly drinking carrot juice you will improve your appetite and digestion, strengthen the teeth and your nervous system, increase resistance to infections and improve body tone and vision. It’s especially important to drink carrot juice for young children as it has multivitamins which enhance their development.

Health benefits of carrot juice: helps remove cholesterol and slag, increases appetite, heals wounds, improves digestion, strengthens the teeth and eyes, and improves hair growth and condition of the skin.

Drink half to one liter of carrot juice a day, but do not abuse it as if the dosage of carotene is exceeded in the body, the skin becomes yellow, and the health benefits are not going be great.

Mixing carrot juice with orange juice is a good way to overcome hangovers.

Do not drink carrot juice if you have atherosclerosis, myocardial infarction, thyroid disorders, dermatitis and eczema.

Beetroot juice health benefits

Health benefits of beetroot juice are immense. Beetroot juice contains a large amount of vitamins, amino acids, sugars, iodine, iron and manganese.

Health benefits of beetroot juice: improved the composition of the blood, cleans liver, kidneys, blood vessels, gall bladder, increases resistance to viruses, stimulate the lymphatic system and restores energy levels.

Drinking fresh beetroot juice strengthens your body, improves metabolism and helps keep your body young and fresh.

Beetroot juice has large amounts of sodium responsible for the solubility of calcium, which accumulates in the blood vessels.

Beetroot juice helps stimulate the formation of red blood cells and improves memory. Fresh beetroot is the best natural means for treating high blood pressure, strengthen the nervous system. It also helps against insomnia and improves overall health.

Please remember: fresh beetroot juice has harmful properties as well, which are destroyed on contact with air. Therefore, before consumption of the beetroot juice leave it stand for at least 2-3 hours in the refrigerator in an open dish.

Certain people can’t have beetroot juice. Sometimes it causes nausea, vomiting, dizziness, heart palpitations, and general weakness.

Benefits of Beet Juice for Superhealthy Blood

Vegetable juices – Tomato juice and Cabbage Juice benefits

Tomato juice benefits

Tomato juice stimulates the digestive tract and when it’s boiled reduces the risk of cancer. Tomato juice is very useful for pregnant and lactating women. Because of the low caloric content people with excess weight can safely consume it as well. For best results tomato juice should be taken 20-30 minutes before eating. By doing so the willingness of the stomach and intestines to digest food increases.

However, consumption of tomato juice is not such a good idea when having gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, pancreatitis and cholecystitis.

Cabbage juice benefits

Cabbage juice contains easily assimilated carbohydrates, vitamins C, PP, folic acid and amino acids. It’s recommended to rinse mouth with warm and fresh cabbage juice to treat stomatitis and gum infections.

In addition, cabbage juice slows down the conversion process of carbohydrates into fat, therefore it is useful in obesity. You can drink cabbage juice 30 minutes before meals and between meals several times a day.

Do you drink vegetable juice every day?

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