5 Healing Powers of Celery Juice
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1) Restores Digestion The high concentration of mineral salts in celery work to restore stomach acid. Stomach acid is primary component involved in digesting your food. What you might not know is that most people don't have enough stomach acid to digest their food probably. Contrary to popular believe, low stomach acid can cause symptoms of heart burn, because there is not enough acid to digest the food. When food is not broken down it can rot or putrefy in the stomach and intestines. Celery juice contains the raw materials (mineral salts) to restore stomach acid to healthy levels.
The celery juice also flushes out unwanted toxins and debris from the digestive tract, and restores the liver. Drinking celery juice in the morning can rapidly transform digestion in a matter of 4-10 days.
2) Rejuvenates The Liver
Eating fatty foods and processed foods can put a huge burden on your liver. Celery juice reverses past liver abuse. The high amount of mineral salts in Celery Juice also restructure the liver by removing toxins and then flushing them out. It also restores the bile function, and helps moves a stagnant and fatty liver. By restoring movement and freeing up space, the liver can now function better to carry out the hundreds of tasks it is constantly doing. Your liver works extremely hard to take care of us, it's only fair that we take care of the liver. Celery juice is best way to pay your liver back. But wait, there's more.
"Celery juice also has significant anti-inflammatory properties making it highly beneficial for those who suffer from autoimmune conditions such as Fibromyalgia, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Migraines, Vertigo, IBS, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Psoriasis, Eczema, Acne, Lupus, Guillain-Barre, Sarcoidosis, Raynaud's, Meniere's, GERD, Bursitis, Restless Leg Syndrome, and Gout," (says Anthony William, The Medical Medium) .
4) Alkalizes The Body
"Celery juice is also strongly alkaline and helps to prevent and counteract acid reflux, acidosis, high blood pressure, joint pain, ringing in ears, tingles & numbness, hot flashes, blurry eyes, headaches, heart palpitations, edema, heartburn, fatigue, dizziness, muscle cramps, sleep issues, constipation, and bloating," (says William).
5) Cleans The Blood
"It also helps to purify the bloodstream, aids in digestion, relaxes the nerves, reduces blood pressure, and clears up skin problems" . "Celery contains compounds called coumarins which are known to enhance the activity of certain white blood cells and support the vascular system" . Celery juice helps clean out Streptococcus and viral debris. If you are dealing with a viral condition, celery juice is extremely helpful.
BONUS: Celery Juice is a top food for relieving anxiety, due to the high mineral content. The minerals nourish the adrenal glands, the brain, and entire nervous system. This helps calm the nervous system but supports energy.
Instructions for Celery Juice: Drink 12-16 oz of straight celery juice on an empty stomach in the morning before breakfast. You will not have the same benefit if you mix it with other juices. If you think 12oz is too much, then start with as little as 4oz, or even 2oz. I
After drinking the celery juice, have breakfast 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours later depending on how quickly your body processes the juice. Listen to your body and how you feel. Celery juice will increase your appetite. Continue to do this for 10 days, and you will notice a great benefit of increased energy and vitality. For exponential improvements in your health, continue to do the celery juice every morning to feel vital and strong. If the celery juice is too strong at first, mix it with a small amount of cucumber juice.
Tip: Run the celery juice under warm water before you juice it. This way the juice will not be cold when you drink it. This helps immensely if you have hard time drinking cold beverages.
This information is not a substitute for medical care.
[Original info source: Anthony William, TheMedical Medium. Paraphrased and edited by Luke Rogers of Be Happy Nutrition, LLC.]