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Monday, June 08, 2009

Watercress Juice

Watercress Juice
The juice extracted from watercress is one of the best body-cleansers and toxin-neutralizers.

It is exceedingly high in sulphur which represents more than one third of all its mineral elements and salts.

Of these elements more than half as definitely alkaline-forming, potassium accounting for 20%, calcium 18%, magnesium 5% and iron, only a trace.

Watercress juice is a powerful intestinal cleanser, removes toxic impurities from the system, heals kidney and bladder inflammation, regulates the glands, dissolves rheumatic poisons, eradicates skin affections, stimulate the circulation and tones up the entire system.

Watercress is sometimes called the “poor man’s vitamin food” because it contains potent amount of the 5 most important vitamins.

Owing to the fact that watercress juice is such a powerful intestinal regulator it should not be taken alone.

It is best mixed with carrot juice or celery juice in the proportion of 7 parts of carrot or celery juice to 1 part or watercress juice.

One pint or more of this combination may be taken each day. The juice of watercress, carrot, spinach and turnip leaves combined has the property of removing hemorrhoids (piles) and many cases of tumors.

Two pints of this combinations taken daily when all starch, sugar and protein foods have been eliminated from the diet, have been found to remedy these conditions in a perfectly natural manner in from 1 to 6 months.

Watercress cocktail is excellent for the complexion can be made by mixing equal parts of watercress juice and orange juice.

For variety grapefruit juice or pineapple juice can be used in place of orange juice. One glass per day is sufficient.
Watercress Juice

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