Spinach is known for its blood cleansing as well as blood building properties . Spinach is a great source of chlorophyll and Iron which is a good combination for health related to the blood.
Chlorophyll alone has a cleansing effect on the blood and also increases your blood’s oxygen-carrying capacity. Iron is used in the production of red blood cells, more specifically hemoglobin. This helps to ensure your body gets proper amounts of oxygen and can function optimally. Combined together in one package this makes a great tonic for the blood.
To help aid in the absorption of the iron from spinach juice it is a good idea to add citrus juice or something high in vitamin C in combination with spinach juice.
Studies have shown that spinach juice can be beneficial for your brain. Not only can it help reduce the risk of decline in brain function as we age, it can help to improve memory. It has been shown in some studies to actually reverse age-related deficits in neuronal and cognitive function. This is believed to have something to do in part with the 13 phytonutrients that spinach carries inside of it. Phytonutrients are powerful antioxidants that have many different positive health benefits.
Due to the amount of vitamins, minerals, and these phytonutrients it should be no surprise that spinach juice has been found to have anti cancer properties. Some studies have shown that spinach not only helps to prevent many different kinds of cancer, it also possibly cures some forms of cancer.
While spinach has been shown to be helpful versus many cancers including stomach, prostate, liver, lung, breast, and ovarian it is thought to be particularly helpful against colon cancer and skin cancer. This is in part due to the fact that of the 13 nutrients known to improve the sun protection factor of human skin 10 of them are contained in spinach!