Carrots are like the reservoirs of natural nutrients and vitamins. Carrot juice has high nutritional and therapeutic values when compared to other raw vegetable juices. It is also a very good remedy for physical exhaustion and constipation and also has amazing cleansing effects.
It’s a known fact that carrot contains high amount of beta-carotene. Beta-carotene gets converted into vitamin A in our body which in turn assists in the functioning of our immune system, improves our eyesight, strengthens our teeth and bone and promotes the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. Along with this, vitamin is also associated with the cleansing effects; it cleans liver from the fat and other impurities. Drinking carrot juice on a regular basis is known to promote the well functioning of the liver.
Apart from beta-carotene, carrots also contain vitamin B, C, D and K, calcium, proteins, potassium, phosphorus, aluminum, zinc, sodium, iron, manganese, copper and a number of minerals. It also contains a huge amount of nicotine acid which plays an important role in the metabolism of lipids and fat. Magnesium present in carrots aids in decreasing bad cholesterol level in the body and it also helps in relieving spasms and strengthens blood vessels.
Carrot juice also has very good anti-cancerous, anti-inflammatory and also anti-aging properties. In fact carotene is the anti-oxidant which prevents cell degeneration and has amazing anti-aging effects. The compounds present in carrot juice have anti-bacterial and antiseptic properties. This is the reason why it can effectively treat insect bites and wounds as it brings slight relief in pain and also helps in avoiding swelling. Drinking carrot juice is also beneficial in lowering the symptoms related to stress and normalizing functions of digestive system.
Mixing carrot juice with other vegetable or fruit juices can boost its therapeutic effects. When carrot juice is mixed with spinach juice, it can refresh your mind, calm it and improve your sleep. Apart from this, it also has cleansing properties and hence can relieve constipation symptoms. You can even mix carrot juice with any berry juice or even beetroot juice, which is a great tonic and provides you with daily dose of vitamin C.
Drinking raw carrot juice is very beneficial for young kids and even pregnant women. Moreover carrot juice is rich in natural sugar, which makes it all the more tasty. Mixing it with orange juice or lime juice will not just enhance its taste but also provides microelements and nutrients to your little ones, improves appetite and also lowers the risk of flu or cold. So it isn’t any wrong to say, ‘drink 2 glasses of fresh carrot juice a day to keep the doctor away and also to improve overall health, of your family and you.