Grapefruit juice contains sugar, organic acids, mineral salts, pectin and lots of vitamins –A, B, C, D, P. Grapefruit juice actually is a treasure trove of substances with healing properties. Vitamin P which in large quantities contained in fruits of grapefruit has an amazing capacity to stop bleeding.
Thanks to its high dietary and healing values, this juice is considered as a healing food, opens the appetite, improves digestion and is very used in the case of some disturbances in liver function. It is recommend for people who suffer from increased fatigue after a heart disease and heavy operations as a recovering remedy to restore the freshness of the body.
6 HEALTH BENEFITS OF GRAPEFRUIT & GRAPEFRUIT JUICE
1. VASCULAR DYSTONIA
Disruption in the normal tension of muscles, nerves and blood vessels. You can use this grapefruit juice for treating vascular dystonia if there is no allergic reaction. Drink ¼ of glass with grapefruit juice 3 times a day before eating or 4 times a day after eating for 3 weeks. In case of allergic reaction, drink 2 tsp of the juice 4 times a day before meals.
2. PREVENTION OF COLDS
Grapefruit is rich in vitamin C. You can drink this juice undiluted slightly but is better to be diluted with water in proportions 2:1 and half a cup of the drink 2-3 times a day after eating. People who are prone to allergies should be careful and reduce the dose of citric fruit half cup per day.
In the treatment of tuberculosis using the juice from citrus fruits will help faster to election with the disease. All you will need is ¼ glass of orange juice, ¼ glass of grapefruit juice and ½ glass of sour cherries juice. Drink 1/3 of glass with this juice 2-3 times a day for 5 days.
Grapefruit juice contains large amount of vitamin C, but in the same time, as the other citric fruits it can irritate the mucous membrane of the stomach and intestines. Because of that it is not recommended drinking this juice for those who suffer from gastritis and stomach ulcer, colon and small intestine. In case of other diseases that are not related with ulcers , grapefruit can be consumed diluted for feeding and activating the work of stomach-intestinal tract with water 1:1 , half glass per day after eating for 10 days.
In cases of arthritis it comes to disruption of schedule and the balance of calcium in the body because it is deposited in the joints usually rather evenly supplies all parts of the the body. Gradually it comes to hardening of calcium which is collecting in the joints and eventually occurs and deformation of the bones.
To dissolve inorganic calcium in the body it is needed consuming salicylic acid which is abundantly contained in grapefruit juice. Drink daily at least half a liter.
6. BLEEDING GUMS
Grapefruit juice contains large amount of healing substances and vitamins and one of them is vitamin P which has a great ability to stop the bleeding .That is why its recommended drinking when your gums are bleeding and briefly holding it in the mouth.