March 15, 2015
Now that I'm a mom I don't have time in my busy schedule to get a cold. So when I was feeling one trying to make an appearance, I quickly shot it down with this special green juice.
Juice the above ingredients and drink right away. Drink at the first sign of cold. If you wait too long to treat a cold it may get worse so pay attention and remember to treat your symptoms early. For an extra boost of protection stir in the contents from 1 capsule of probiotic to each cup of juice. Makes 2 servings.
Lemons are a citrus fruit high in vitamin C but low in sugar. Radishes help clear the sinus and can soothe a sore throat. Ginger is not only antiviral but it is also anti-inflammatory which helps to reduce the swelling associated with sinusitis. Parsley is high in vitamin K and also great for the immune system. The antioxidants and phytochemicals contained in carrots benefit the immune system. Green apples are low in sugar but high in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
All of these healthy and medicinal ingredients create one heck of a great tasting cup of medicine. Enjoy!
March 23, 2020
December 21, 2019
With a vast drop in temperature, darker skies and rainy days, winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It is associated with the kidney and bladder organs, the color black, the element water, the emotion fear, and salty and bitter flavors.
December 06, 2019
Goji berries are one of the most well known Chinese herbs in the US. Used for over 2000 years in China, they were first mentioned in the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, the oldest known book on Chinese herbs in 200 BC. They are prized for their ability to tonify blood and yin without causing stagnation. Consumed daily in China as a food and herbal medicine, goji berries are revered for their anti-aging properties. They are used in many beauty tonics.