Carrot – Daucus carota
Carrots prevent the formation of kidney stones, accelerate urination and purify the blood. Persons suffering from rheumatism should drink carrot juice. It neutralizes stomach acid and prevents putrefaction in the intestines. Carrots are needed in the treatment of cataract, as they improve visual acuity, and should be consumed by those who drive more at night. Children will be more resistant to colds, rickets, ear infections, and roundworms, if they eat fresh carrots every day. Diabetics can eat them raw without hesitation. Carrots multiply red blood cells, and protect us from anemia; they strengthen bones, and increase the body’s resistance. Daucarin in carrots dilates blood vessels and protects us from arteriosclerosis. Pulp compresses are good for ulcers in psoriasis, burns, and eczema. Carrots remove toxins from the body. Tea from carrot stems and leaves is used to rinse aphthae, and the seeds are a good diuretic because they stimulate urination. Carrot is a garden plant, present in a healthy diet, an excellent source of energy, and contains almost all kinds of vitamins and minerals. It is often used in medicine.