Carrot Juice|آب هویج

This reminds me of being told a spoonful of Codliver Oil a day was good for me by my mother…

A Voice from Iran

When I was little, I got sick with severe vomiting and diarrhea.  My parents took me to the hospital where I was given an IV for a day or so.

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After we were released from the hospital, the doctor recommended my parents to give me lots of carrot juice.

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I am not sure if carrot juice really helps to stop diarrhea or not, all I knew at the time was that it was my least favorite vegetable. In Iran, carrot juice is served with two big scoops of vanilla ice cream, in ice cream shops. When it was served like that, I loved carrot juice, but ice cream wasn’t good for my situation and I had to drink the carrot juice plain.

My parents took me to a famous café near the  Saadi monument directly from the hospital where they ordered carrot juice for me.

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Saadi, who was born in…

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