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It contains sodium, potassium, calcium, sulfur, chlorine, iodine, iron and vitamins. It contains enough carbohydrates and gives energy to the body, but few proteins and fats.
Its juice is the best among all vegetables and it increases the blood in the body. Beetroot helps in anemia as its juice activates the formation of blood. Due to the plenty of iron in it, the beetroot activates and restructures the red blood cells. It increases the immune system of the body. The juice helps in jaundice, hepatitis and nausea. The juice is the best medium to assimilate the acarbonic calcium in the body.
The regular intake of beetroot alleviates constipation and helps in piles.
Boil the white beetroot and filter the extract. This infusion is the best remedy in abscess, skin inflammation, pimples, measles and fever. It is the best skin cleanser. It increases the hemoglobin beneficial for skin. As a result it increases the facial glow and redness.
Beetroot helps in dandruff too. Mix the infusion with a little vinegar and apply on hair or soak few pieces of ginger in it and rub on hair before going to bed and wash the hair in the morning.
The intake two cups of beetroot juice per day helps to control the high blood pressure.
However the excess use of beetroot could be harmful.