Juice Fasting and the Treatment of Diseases

Fasting with a liquid diet is an effective form of body detoxification.

The lemon detox diet, made of lemon juice, maple syrup and cayenne pepper, is a common liquid diet for detoxification and cleansing. But since it's not highly nutritive, the lemon detox diet should not be used for long periods.

For a longer detox, a juice diet comprising the fresh juice of fruits and vegetables supplemented with a green protien like chlorella or spirulina is an excellent approach.

Long-term liquid diets should always be undertaken with the supervision of a health care professional.

Healing Properties of Juices

Some common ailments and fruit and vegetable juices found beneficial in their treatment are mentioned below :

  • Acidity : Grapes, orange, mosambi, carrot and spinach.

  • Acne : Grapes, pear, plum, tomato, cucumber, carrot, potato and spinach.

  • Allergies : Apricot, grapes, carrot, beet and spinach.

  • Arteriosclerosis : Grapefruit, pineapple, lemon, celery, carrot, lettuce, and spinach.

  • Anaemia : Apricot, prune, strawberry, red grape, beet, celery, carrot and spinach.

  • Arthritis : Sour cherry, pineapple, sour apple, lemon, grapefruit, cucumber, beet, carrot, lettuce and spinach.

  • Asthma : Apricot, lemon, pineapple, peach, carrot, radish and celery.

  • Bronchitis : Apricot, lemon, pineapple, peach, tomato, carrot, onion and spinach.

  • Bladder Ailments : Apple, apricot, lemon, cucumber, carrot, celery, parsley and watercress.

  • Colds : Lemon, orange, grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, onion, celery and spinach.

  • Constipation : Apple, pear, grapes, lemon, carrot, beet, spinach and watercress.

  • Colitis : Apple, apricot, pear, peach, pineapple, papaya, carrot, beet, cucumber and spinach.

  • Diabetes : Citrus fruits, carrot, celery, lettuce and spinach.

  • Diarrhoea : Papaya, lemon, pineapple, carrot and celery.

  • Eczema : Red grapes, carrot, spinach, cucumber and beet.

  • Epilepsy : Red grapes, figs, carrot, celery and spinach.

  • Eye Disorders : Apricot, tomato, carrot, celery, parsley and spinach.

  • Gout : Red sour cherries, pineapple, tomato, cucumber, beet, carrot, celery and spinach.

  • Halitosis : Apple, grapefruit, lemon, pineapple, tomato, carrot, celery and spinach.

  • Headache : Grapes, lemon, carrot, lettuce and spinach.

  • Heart Disease : Red grapes, lemon, cucumber, carrot, beet and spinach.

  • High blood pressure : Grapes, orange, cucumber, carrot and beet.

  • Influenza : Apricot, orange, lemon, grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, onion and spinach.

  • Insomnia : Apple, grapes, lemon, lettuce, carrot and celery.

  • Jaundice : Lemon, grapes, pear, carrot, celery, spinach, beet and cucumber.

  • Kidney Disorders : Apple, orange, lemon, cucumber, carrot, celery, parsley and beet.

  • Liver ailments : Lemon, papaya, grapes, carrot, tomato, beet and cucumber.

  • Menstrual Disorders : Grapes, prunes, cherry, spinach, lettuce turnips and beet.

  • Menopausal Symptoms : Fruits and Vegetables in season.

  • Neuritis : Orange, pineapple, apple, carrot and beet.

  • Obesity : Lemon, grapefruit, orange, cherry, pineapple, papaya, tomato, beet, cabbage, lettuce, spinach and carrot.

  • Piles : Lemon, orange, papaya, pineapple, carrot, spinach, turnip and watercress.

  • Prostate Troubles : All fruit juices in season, carrot, asparagus, lettuce and spinach.

  • Psoriasis : Grapes, carrot, beet, and cucumber.

  • Rheumatism : Grapes, orange, lemon, grapefruit, tomato, cucumber, beet, carrot and spinach.

  • Stomach Ulcers : Apricot, grapes, cabbage and carrot.

  • Sinus Trouble : Apricot, lemon, tomato, carrot, onion and radish.

  • Sore Throat : Apricot, grapes, lemon, pineapple, prune, tomato, carrot and parsley.

  • Tonsillitis : Apricot, lemon, orange, grapefruit, pineapple, carrot, spinach and radish.

  • Varicose Veins : Grapes, orange, plum, tomato, beetroot carrot and watercress.

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