The iodine in the beetroot helps in the slowing down of the aging process and fights against arteriosclerosis. The essential healing property of this ingredient is contained in the betaine and betanin, which activates the exchange of materials, reduce cholesterol levels, regulate the blood pressure, boost the liver, and preserve the blood vessels and so many other benefits. The beetroot can be consumed throughout every season and because of its richness in minerals and vitamins, this plant can be consumed without limitations and side effects.
Besides its high content of carbohydrates, fats and proteins, the beetroot contains almost all of the minerals like potassium, calcium, sodium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, sulfur, iodine, iron, copper, lithium, strontium, fluorine and bromine. Also, the beetroot contains many vitamins, including C, B1, B2 and the vitamin B12, which is difficulty found in the ingredients of plant origin and because of that it is very beneficial for the vegetarians. This plant has anti-carcinogenic effects and has the ability to regenerate the blood.
The underground part of this plant is used as a remedy. The roots are collected in autumn and they should be stored in moderately warm place. If they are kept in a suitable way, they will last for a whole year. The most important function of the beetroot is to heal leukemia and to prevent tumor creation. Also, it is great for healing acute fibrous diseases, malaria, and flu in the first stadium. The beetroot is used for the regulation of blood pressure, especially in those people who have low blood pressure. It has a soothing effect on the work of the brain and on the nerves. It improves the blood in the people who have anemia, especially young people and children, and also boosts the work of the intestines, stomach and the gall bladder.
For all kinds of diseases, use just freshly squeezed beetroot juice. From 1 kg of beetroot, you can get 700 to 750 ml juice.
Boiling leads to the loss of the healing properties of this plant, and because of that it is best to use just fresh juice. Peel the beetroot thinly, shred it finely and then add lemon juice and honey. Leave it for a few minutes and then drain the juice. Drink just a small amount of the juice every once in a while during the day.
In cases of more difficult diseases, consume 0.6 to 1 liter of beetroot juice a day. When you feel an improvement, reduce the amount of juice to ¼ liter.
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