Lots of people have bamboo growing in their yard, in community gardens, or wild on the side of the road, but most people don’t know that bamboo juice is amazingly healing. Bamboo juice is a tasty way of getting rid of phlegm and for treating coughs, healing upper respiratory infections, lowering cholesterol, helping with arthritis, and much more… and drinking bamboo juice is a new craze.
Where it Grows - Bamboo is a type of grass that grows all over the world on just about every continent. From Asia, to South America, the US, Europe, and Africa bamboo has traveled far and wide spreading all over the world. Bamboo fast growing and replenishes it self in no time at all. Bamboo is a renewable resource that’s also being used for building houses, for hardwood floors, and much more. The bamboo can be harvested and the juice extracted and then it’s dried and made into a powder for making into juice, plus there is fresh cold pressed juice which is very powerful.
Traditional Chinese Medicine - In traditional Chinese Medicine bamboo juices is used to treat stomach, heart, and lung meridians to clear away heat and get rid of phlegm. It also cools the body, and helps to balance out heat generated by eating meat.
Contains - Bamboo juice contains iron and copper for anemia, zinc for boosting up our immune system, B vitamins for good mood and vitality, Vitamin C for boosting up our immune system, Vitamin E for sexual health, potassium for cardiovascular health and water regulation, and manganese for enzyme production, plus calcium and phosphorus for strong bones.
Tasty - The taste of bamboo juice is light and refreshing and it’s usually mixed with other juices.
Rehydrates - Bamboo juice also helps to rehydrate the body with trace minerals.
Antibacterial - Bamboo juice is a good antibacterial agent and has been used to treat gastric ulcers.
Lowers Cholesterol - Bamboo juice has been shown in studies to lower cholesterol thus helping to prevent cardiovascular disease, strokes, and even cancer. And studies with mice show that bamboo extracts can significantly lower cholesterol.
Antioxidants - Bamboo juice also contains a good amount of antioxidants that help to prevent and repair free radical DNA damage, and slow the aging process. Also to prevent colds, flues, and other infections. And bamboo juice also contains lots of lactones, polyphenols, glycosides, homooreintin, vitexin, isovitexin, tricin, orientin which are powerful flavonoids for preventing disease.
Lowers Blood Pressure - Bamboo juice contains potassium which can lower blood pressure.
Lowers Blood Glucose - Some also find that because there are so many powerful antioxidants in bamboo juice, it can also lower blood glucose making it great for diabetics.
GI Tract - Bamboo juice is cooling, and helps to relieve diarrhea, stomachaches, heartburn, and other GI problems.
Alkalizing - Bamboo juice is also alkalizing thus helping to prevent acid formation in the body which leads to inflammation and disease. Acid formation is the first step towards the create of disease within the body.
Anti-inflammatory - Bamboo juice is anti-inflammatory also helping with pain, swelling, and redness. Bamboo juice can help with joint pain, arthritis, and even rheumatoid arthritis.
Make Bamboo White Rice - In Asia bamboo juice is used for cooking of white rice. Thus infusing white rice which with lots of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and nutrients… making it very healthy. Instead of using regular water for cooking white rice use bamboo juice and cook the rice as usual. It creates a moist and sticky rice that’s green in color which can be used for sushi and other creative dishes. Bamboo infused rice can also ordered on-line and sometimes found at Asian Markets.
New Bamboo Juice Craze - There is a new craze about drinking bamboo juice. Some companies are make cold pressed bamboo juice and adding almond milk, or green veggie juices, or watermelon juice and a list of other juices to create a good detoxing juice, immune boosting juice, and a juice for rehydration, and it’s very tasty and refreshing.
Drink as You Like - Bamboo juice in combination with other juices can enjoyed anytime a person feels thirsty… just drink and enjoy.
No Side Effects - There are no know side effects to drinking bamboo juice.
Finding - Bamboo juice can be found at Asian Markets usually mixed with other herbs such as ginger or loquat juice. Plus there are some new commercial packaged bamboo juices on the market that can be found by googling “Buy Bamboo Juice”. And bamboo juice and white rice infused with bamboo juice can also be found on Amazon.
Bamboo juice is a great tasting drink that is very healthy… Enjoy!
Dr. Paul Haider - Master Herbalist
This information is meant to get you started… so you can do more research on your own… dig a little deeper and find what works for you. This article is for educational purposes only, I strongly recommend that you seek advice from your own GP, private doctor, or medical specialist for any ailment, illness, or medical condition.. this article not meant to be a scientific analysis in any way, shape, or form.
Dr. Paul Haider – Master Herbalist and Spiritual Teacher for over 25 years, helping people to recover and feel healthy. You can also find Dr. Haider on FB under Dr. Paul Haider, Healing Herbs, and at www.paulhaider.com – feel free to connect with him any time.
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