Hippocrates Soup

(from DEEJA’s recipe box)

If celery roots are not available then 3 stalks of chopped celery can be used.
Garlic – Chop off ends but you do not need to peel the whole garlic.

Source: Gerson Therapy (from RecipeThing user sMelanoma)

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 120 minutes
Serves 4 people

Categories: Gerson, Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 4 medium potatoes, cut in pieces
  • 2 small celery roots
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 1 leek, chopped
  • 1 whole garlic
  • 6 Medium tomatoes
  • 1/8 cup parsley, chopped


  1. Make sure that all vegetables are thoroughly cleaned with distilled water.

  2. Once veggies have been washed well then place all vegetables in a large pot (with lid).

  3. Put enough water in pot so that it covers all of the vegetables.

  4. Cook at a high heat until the vegetables boil and then turn down to a simmer for two to three hours.

  5. When the veggies are cooked then use a food mill to make the soup.

  6. You can determine the thickness of the soup to taste.

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