SOLANUM TUBEROSUM (POTATO) STARCH
Potatoes that are raw, boiled, peeled, or mashed all have medicinal & healing properties. Even the water that you used to boil them in can be used. A potato’s skin is rich in fibre, iron, zinc, potassium, & calcium. It even contains your B & C vitamins. If steamed or stewed, helps the body to fight against toxins, due to its rich potassium content. Potato has been used to treat a variety of skin ailments ranging from acne & warts, fading summertime freckles, to frostbite & burns. Use as a facial mask for drying oily skin. Wash your face daily with potato juice (raw potato can be ground with water) – will prevent wrinkles, reduces tiredness around eyes & makes your face glow. Also rich in vitamin c, b-complex vitamins, & beneficial levels of the minerals iron, calcium, manganese, magnesium and phosphorus. Azelaic Acid from Potatoes inhibits tyrosinase activity to reduce pigmentation, inflammation, bacteria growth in the follicles & also scavenges free
radicals. With the exception of vitamin A, white potatoes have just about every
nutrient when raw.