The vegetable, widely used in dishes such as salads, can also be served as tea.
It is also used as a “medicated mush” to be applied to any part of the body that has an infected wound. Still as a poultice, carrots are also used as a cosmetic for those who want to beautify their skin.
Care and contraindication
Carrot tea is a drink rich in pectin, various mineral salts (potassium and phosphorus), essential oil, among many others. Excessive use of the drink can cause problems such as diarrhea and vomiting. Children, the elderly and people with sensitive stomachs should avoid excessive drinking.
- 1 carrot root;
- Half a liter of water.
Cut the carrot root into thin slices and place them in boiling water. When the liquid reaches the ideal temperature, strain and drink. Try to have 1 cup of tea after breakfast.
- 1 medium root;
- 2 tablespoons of chopped fresh leaves.
Mix the ingredients and mash them well. Spread over gauze and apply over the injured area. Try to repeat the process twice a day.
Drinking grated carrot juice also helps with the healing process.