The main plant, which homeland coast of the Mediterranean Sea, resulting many cultural varietal beet. From the initial small roots, century-growing obtained bulbous underground part of the plant. Inside the red to blood-red color, and the stems and leaves are in most varieties of red incited. It originates from the Mediterranean coast.
This biennial plant spindle roots red and dark green leaves is one of the most useful and the most healing vegetable crops. Uses the whole plant, is used throughout the year, rich in vitamins and minerals, easily digested, can be taken without restrictions and the risk of adverse consequences. In addition to its richness in protein, fat, carbohydrates, beetroot contains almost all of the mineral ingredients: calcium, potassium, sodium, phosphorus, magnesium, iron, fluorine, manganese, copper, iodine, sulfur, lithium, strontium, and the other is bromine. Significantly, the presence of vitamin B1, B2, C, and vitamin B12, extremely rare in foods of plant origin and so important for vegetarians. Due to the content of anthocyanins, which give a warm red beet juice, and affects the renewal of blood, this beneficial herb works and anticancer. They are extraordinary health effects of beetroot in cases of demineralisation of bones and teeth, the presence of iodine makes it invaluable in the fight against arteriosclerosis and slowing down the aging process. The basis of multiple healing properties of this plant are still betanin and betaine, it encourages the exchange of substances, regulate blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, keep blood vessels, stimulate the liver.
Preparation: Wash and then brush well cleaned root beet and grate it as minor. Let stand for a few hours and strain through a linen cloth or in a juicer.
Thus prepared beetroot juice is a cure for many diseases.
The juice can be prepared and so that the grated beets sprinkled with lemon juice and honey is poured and allowed to let alone juice.
Usage: Take as directed by the therapist or as follows:
in severe disease drink ½ liter of juice a day, and this morning, on an empty stomach, small sips, 1 dl, the rest during the day, from mild disease three times per 1 dl per day,
with preventive actions to drink 1 dl morning in sips, and a week to a month after healing drink 2 dl beetroot juice a day, even two months.
Previous studies have shown that nitrates in beetroot significantly lower blood pressure, reducing the risk of developing heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. For positive effects enough to drink 250 milliliters of beetroot juice, and it will improve the circulation in the blood vessels of the brain and reduce the risk of dementia in old age. Because of all the well-being of beetroot, British doctors have called natural aspirin.
Note: Cooked beetroot is not a drug and is not used for medicinal purposes and in no DIETOTHERAPY. Raw beetroot is easily digestible and very healing, but not delicious to eat and is avoiding all. Its medicinal value can be saved if a little water half-boiled and then baked.