A proper selection of juices in treating a particular ailment is very essential. For instance, juices of carrot, cucumber, cabbage and other vegetables are very valuable in asthma, arthritis and skin disease, but juices of orange and mosambi aggravate their symptoms by increasing the amount of mucus.  Liver ailments : Lemon, papaya, grapes, carrot, tomato, beet and cucumber.

Some common ailments and which herbs and spices can be beneficial in their treatment are listed below :