This orange crunchy super food has always been known for their various medicinal properties. Carrots show various health benefits including beautiful skin, cancer prevention, and anti-aging.
Cleanses the Body
Carrots are rich in alkaline elements which purifies and revitalises the blood. They feed the entire system and help it maintain the acid-alkaline balance.
Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the liver. Vitamin A is converted to rhodopsin in the retina, to rhodopsin, a pigment necessary for night vision. Beta-carotene present in carrots is also known to protect against macular degeneration.
Acts as a Diuretic
Drinking an infusion of carrot seed is said to be useful as a diuretic, to help stimulate the appetite, reduce colic and relieve fluid retention.
Researchers have found that falcarindiol present in carrots helps reduce the risk of lung cancer, breast cancer and colon cancer.
Prevents Digestive Disorders
Chewing carrots increases saliva production and speeds up the digestive process, supplying the necessary enzymes, vitamins, and minerals. Regular ingestion of carrots can prevent gastric ulcers and other digestive disorders.
Promotes Healthier Skin
Vitamin A and antioxidants present in carrots protects the skin from sun damage and helps prevents premature aging, acne, dry skin, pigmentations
Carrot soup is an effective, natural treatment for diarrhoea, supplying the necessary fluid to fight against dehydration. It also helps to rebuild the required sodium, potassium, calcium, sulphur, and magnesium needed by the body.
Cures Kidney Disorders
Wild carrot tea is known to be used for kidney and bladder ailments, which includes gout, edema, kidney and gall stones, and also obstructions of the intestines and colon.
Promotes Oral Health
Carrots stimulate gums and triggers production of saliva, which being alkaline, balances the acid forming bacteria. Also, the mineral present in the carrots prevents tooth damage.
Applying the leaves mixed with honey can be useful to cleanse wounds and running sores.