Beetroot Juice: Reduces Blood Pressure, Cleans The Liver And Fights Cancer
For centuries, the beetroot juice has been used in the folk medicine to treat hypertension, as it normalizes the blood pressure in the long run. Recent medical studies show that regular consumption of this drink can also help in the prevention of malignant tumors; that it relieves constipation; it cleans the liver and the body of toxins; and treats other intestinal problems.
Thanks to the presence of anthocyanins, responsible for the dark red color of the beetroot juice, it also affects the renewal of the blood cells and it has anti-cancer properties. For example, in the case of breast and prostate tumor, it reduces the growth up to 12.5 percent.
Beetroot is extremely beneficial in the case of bone and tooth demineralization. The iodine contained in this plant, makes it valuable in the fight against atherosclerosis, and it slows down the aging process.
The multipurpose healing properties of this plant are also owed to the betaine it contains. Betaine is an important nutrient for the human body, encouraging the metabolism, regulating blood pressure, lowering the cholesterol levels, preserving the blood vessels and stimulating the liver. In addition, this drink has positive effects on the nerves and the brain. Moreover, it helps treat anemia, especially in children and young adults, and it promotes the work of the stomach, intestines and bile.
In the following text, we show you how to make this healing juice of beetroot.
Beetroot Juice Recipe
To make this juice, you’ll need the following ingredients:
– 3 fresh beets, medium-sized (about 700 grams)
– 2 tablespoons of whole-wheat flour
– 100 grams of raisins
– 200 grams of brown sugar
Rinse and clean the beetroot, and cut it into thin slices, or cubes. Place them in a clean glass jar of 3 liters. Add the wheat flour, raisins and brown sugar, fill the jar with cooled boiled water and mix. Wrap the opening of the jar with a gauze, allowing the mixture to breathe, and leave it in a warm place, for one week, to ferment.
Twice a day, stir the contents of the jar with a wooden spoon. Remove the produced foam. After the 7th day, strain the beetroot mixture through a clean gauze. At voilà, your beetroot juice is ready! Three times a day, before each meal, drink 3 tablespoons of this juice. In the meantime, keep the drink refrigerated.
Drinking this entire dose of beetroot juice will cleanse your liver. After the first treatment, make a break of 3 months and then repeat. Then, make a break of another 3 months, and repeat the treatment once again. After a year of consumption, your liver and kidneys will be perfectly clean!
Contraindications: This drink is not recommendable for people who have kidney problems, acute problems with the gastrointestinal tract and gout. In these cases, it’s necessary to consult your doctor for proper treatment.