Carrots are vegetables that have valuable and healthy taste and qualities. Carrots are known for their high content of carotene, which is converted in the body into vitamin A.
Carotene is absorbed better by the body if it is combined with fat, because it is fat soluble. That’s why carrots should be eaten with butter, olive oil, cream or other fats.
Besides carotene, carrots contain many vitamins - B1, B2, B6, C, D, E, K and PP, as well as many useful minerals and enzymes, and some essential oils.
Thanks to the valuable content carrots have a positive effect on all systems of the human body.
Carrots are useful in the treatment of many diseases and are also used as a prophylactic. They have a general strengthening effect, besides acting as a laxative, antiseptic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic and facilitate wound healing.
Carrots are used in vitamin deficiency, anemia, colds, upset stomachs and against the reducing of the milk of nursing mothers. Carrots are useful in diseases of the heart and blood vessels as well as kidney stones.
Carrots are not recommended for ulcers of the stomach and duodenum. It is better to consult a professional before using a carrot diet for medicinal use.
With anemia, it is recommended to drink a cup of the mixture of carrot, beetroot and radish juice every day. Every morning, eat one hundred grams grated carrots with oil.
For fever, it is recommended to drip drops of a mixture of carrot juice and oil in equal parts in your nose. You can use a cough mixture of carrot juice with honey in equal quantities - consume one teaspoon of this blend seven times a day. The consumption of carrot juice diluted with the same amount of milk is also recommended. Consume one tablespoon, seven times a day.
If you have angina, gargle with a mixture of equal parts of carrot juice, honey and boiled water.
For high blood pressure is recommended the consumption of a mixture of equal parts of carrot juice, lemon juice, horseradish and honey. Consume two teaspoons, three times a day, half an hour before meals.
Against reduced breast milk, it is recommended to drink carrot juice diluted with a little milk and sweetened with honey. Drink half a cup, three times a day.
For kidney stones, drink half a glass twice daily of a mixture of three parts carrot juice, one part beetroot juice and one part cucumber juice.
For burns and frostbite, put shredded carrots on the affected area.