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The 11 Unbelievable Health Benefits Of Potato Juice

by Phil Mutz
Phil is an Editor at LittleThings. He loves writing and the outdoors. You can often find him at the movies or the park.

When it comes to my health, I take things very seriously. And while I don’t run to the doctor for every minor cold or small pain, I do my very best to take care of my body.

And when I saw the unbelievable health benefits of this very specific type of juice, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on some.

Just as with apple cider vinegar, I was quite surprised to hear that potato juice could be so good for me.

This juice can seemingly do it all  from eliminating wrinkles, to lowering cholesterol, to fighting back pain!

Depending on the specific health benefit you are hoping to achieve, you can either apply it directly onto your body, or drink a glass of it.

Scroll through below for an exclusive look at the health benefits of potato juice. After seeing this, I will absolutely be giving it a shot!

Will you be trying out this amazing health hack? Let us know in the comments.

What Exactly IS Potato Juice?

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Potato juice is exactly what it sounds like  it’s juice that has been drained from a potato.

Though it may be hard to find in stores, you can easily juice your own potatoes right at home. Simply chop your raw peeled potatoes into small chunks and process them through a home juicer.

You can then drink it, or it can be applied directly to the skin or hair. And for those drinking potato juice, experts recommend adding a little carrot or apple juice, or a dash of honey for taste.

Scroll through below to see how quickly potato juice can improve your health!

1. Boosts The Immune System

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Potato juice contains all-important vitamin C that can help to strengthen your immune system, according to FitLife.

Keep your immune system healthy by drinking a glass of potato juice, and your body will be able to better stave off infections or annoying winter colds.

2. Promotes Healthy Hair

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“A hair mask using potato juice is very effective for healthy hair,” according to StylishWalks.com. “Hair loss is controlled, hair grows faster and thicker, and your hair is also protected from external agents.”

They recommend mixing the potato juice with a dab of honey and some egg whites, and applying it directly to your hair. Leave the mixture on for two hours for your hair to receive the maximum benefits.

3. Keeps Skin Hydrated

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There are a huge number of skin benefits that come from potato juice, including the easing of sunburn pain and the faster generation of skin cells, according to Best Herbal Health.

They write, “Potato juice helps dry skin in two ways  by applying the juice directly on your skin and by drinking a glass of potato juice every day. It will hydrate your skin and make it glow.”

4. Relieves Joint, Arthritis, And Back Pain

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Drinking potato juice is great for those suffering from specific joint pains throughout the body.

OmTimes.com writes, “Potato juice is a wonderful anti-inflammatory agent [that] works well for arthritis and all the other forms of inflammatory disease aches and pains, especially joint pain and back pain.”

5. Promotes Heart Health

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Anyone experiencing chest pains should immediately seek medical attention. However, for those of us who are simply trying to improve our heart health, drinking potato juice can be key.

According to Livened Up, “Healthy for the heart, potato juice can prevent artery blockage and heart attacks.”

6. Great For The Face

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In addition to hydrating the skin, StylishWalks.com writes that you can “keep away wrinkles and get a glowing soft skin by applying potato juice to your face daily.”

They suggest using the juice to fight blemishes and reduce puffiness. They also recommend dipping a cotton ball into potato juice and applying it under the eyes to fight dark circles.

7. Heals Ulcers

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For those suffering from painful ulcers, Juicing for Health recommends drinking three to four half-glasses of potato juice a day for a month.

They write, “Perhaps the most common use of raw potato juice is to treat gastritis, colitis, gastric and intestinal ulcers, due to its anti-acid and healing properties.”

8. Improves Liver And Gallbladder Health

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Drinking potato juice can also be great for detoxifying important organs of the body.

OmTimes.com writes that potato juice is an “inexpensive detoxing agent. [If you] want to flush out your liver and gallbladder, then give potato juice a try.”

9. Aids Digestion

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For those who consistently suffer from stomach and digestive issues, potato juice may just be the solution.

According to Livened Up, “Regular consumption of potato juice can improve digestive function and thwart ailments like constipation, diarrhea, bloating, and indigestion.”

10. Lowers Cholesterol

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Drinking potato juice can be an easy way to help lower cholesterol levels as well.

Livestrong.com writes, “Potato juice contains important nutrients like potassium, vitamins A, B, C, calcium, and iron. Adding these nutrients to a healthy diet can improve cholesterol levels and overall health.”

11. Increases Energy

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According to Livestrong.com, potato juice is a great source of thiamin, which can help provide you with some much-needed energy.

While persistent lethargy may be a sign of something more serious, potato juice is great for someone who is simply looking for a little extra pep in their step.

While this should never take the place of medical advice, this exclusive list shows an unbelievable number of health benefits that come from potato juice!

Will you be giving potato juice a try? Let us know in the comments.

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