Carrot and how to use carrot as Medicine

Carrot (also called as Daucus Carota) is a root vegetable. Though it is root vegetable, the 
properties are totally different than the other root vegetables. Usually, it is orange in color, 
though purple, black, red, white and yellow are also exist. 

Carrot originated from Central Asia. Initially, carrot was grown for their aromatic leaves and seeds rather than roots.Close relatives of the carrot are still grown for their leaves and 
seeds such as parsley, cilantro, coriander, fennel, cumin, anise, dill etc. It spread over to 
Spain, West Asia, India, Europe, China, Japan, America in different centuries.

Optimum temperature required for the carrot cultivation is 16 to 21 degrees Celsius and 
loose soil is required for good growth. Carrots mature within 3 to 4 months of sowing the 

China producing 45% of the carrot in the world. Other major countries are Uzbekistan, 
Russia, the United States and Ukraine. 

Carrot can be consumed in different ways like making salad, sambar, chutney, juice, chips, 
etc. Baby carrots were introduced from the 1980s as ready made snacks. Baby carrot nothing but carrots peeled and cut into uniform cylinders.

The reason for the bright orange color of Carrot is due to Beta carotene. Carrot is the good 
source of Vitamin A, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6. 

Carrots having 88% of water, 4.7% of sugar,.9% of protein, 2.8% of fiber, 1% of Ash, 0.2% of 

Let’s see benefits now:

Carrot helps to improve our vision as it is rich in Vitamin A. Generally, Vision problem 
occurs during lack of Vitamin A. Eating carrot will add strength to the retina. 

Eating Carrot Provide healthy skin. During summer, taking the bath using carrot paste 
prevents skin and avoid darkening of the skin. 

Bandage using finely grated carrot will provide the faster recovery of wound on the skin, 
scratches and swallow.

Drinking one tumbler carrot juice with little cardamon powder and palm sugar in the 
morning will make you active and keep you chill for the whole day.

Carrot retains its chillness until it is consumed. You can feel chillness while you are holding 
with your hand. Sometimes, our eyes will be too hot while we wake up. We can 
do eye masking using carrot for few days to reduce heat and to get brightness on the eyes.

Heart is the only organ will not take rest in our body. Drinking carrot juice made with one or two rose petals will strengthen the heart tissues and valves. 

Constipation is the root cause for all the diseases. Carrot has fiber in it. When you have two 
raw carrots daily, it will avoid constipation issues. 

Beta carotene in the carrot will helpful to avoid cancer.

Nowadays many youngsters facing the problem with kidney stones. This is due to 
their wrong food habit. Particularly for the youngsters from the age of 20 to 30, while eating 
in the hotel without any control. Also they are consuming much non-veg. This wrong food 
eating behaviour will form urea in the kidney. Carrot juice will dissolve these stones easily. 

Drinking carrot juice with little bit honey will resolve Diarrhea.

Vitamins A,D,E,K are important for all of us. Vitamin A is needed for proper eye 
sight. Vitamin D is for strong bones. Vitamin E is for Semen. Vitamin K is for blood. All 
these vitamins will stores saturated fat in our body. Carrot and Carrot leaf juice will produce 
strong and healthy semen. 

We should have 80% alkaline and 20% acidity from food. But, nowadays we are eating in the reverse. Eating Carrot will be useful for balancing Acidity and alkaline ratio in our body.

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