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Juices as Natural Remedies

Here are 15 fruits and vegetables beneficial to your body:

  1. Carrot juice strengthens the eyes and helps clear up skin eruptions.
  2. Celery juice is known for its power to clear the skin, as is cucumber juice.
  3. Cabbage juice helps the gastrointestinal tract, as well as, helping to heal stomach ulcers.
  4. Ginger juice helps with inflammation in the body, such as arthritis and is known to remedy nausea.
  5. Lemon juice is excellent for counteracting a high-fat, animal protein rich diet. Helps the liver in its daily detoxification process.
  6. Apple juice helps to relieve constipation, heal the intestines, and softens gall stones.
  7. Radish juice benefits the thyroid gland (in small amounts and mixed with other juice).
  8. Grape juice helps to purify the blood, inhibits herpes simplex and influenza viruses; and can be used as a remedy for hepatitis.
  9. Kale and Collard juice strengthens the bones due to high levels of calcium, potassium and Vitamin A.
  10. Pomegranate juice can be used to destroy intestinal worms, sooth gum and mouth ulcers, and strengthen the gums.
  11. Parsley juice neutralizes acid blood pH and helps alleviate allergies, cellulitis, mercury poisoning and skin problems.
  12. Pea juice helps dissolve blood clots and alleviates symptoms for celiac disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
  13. Plums/Prune juice helps alleviate constipation and can be used for liver disease.
  14. Tomato juice helps restore health to the liver, and can be used to treat diarrhea and chronic indigestion.
  15. Watermelon juice alkalinizes the blood, and can be used to treat urinary problems, edema, and canker sores. Its diuretic properties benefits the kidney’s and bladder. Juice the rind with the flesh for a sweet, thirst quenching drink.

The Liver Detox

  • Ingredients: Beets, ginger, aloe vera juice, lemon, apple
  • Healthy benefits: Improves blood flow, reduces inflammation, improves digestion, boosts immune system, aids detoxification.

The Liver Detox packs a potent but tasty nutritional blast. With super food ingredients like beets, ginger and aloe vera, it’s easy to understand why.

The Green Drink

  • Ingredients: Apple, kale, parsley, spinach, celery
  • Health benefits: Releases stored toxins, improves circulation, improves calcium absorption and helps to cleanse your digestive system, liver, lungs and uterus.

Skin B Beautiful

•Ingredients: Beet, parsley, cucumber, lemon, apple, carrot

•Health benefits: High in antioxidants, increases vibrancy and elasticity of skin, improves hydration, packed with vitamins (A, B, C, plus iron, magnesium, potassium, silica), energizes, reduces inflammation, lowers cholesterol, lowers blood pressure, helps fight cancer.

Tummy Tamer

  • Ingredients: Ginger, apple cider vinegar, banana, rice milk
  • Health benefits: Helps tame a tummy ache, soothes motion sickness, detoxifies, increases circulation and reduces diarrhea, gastrointestinal discomfort and indigestion.

  

Juicing Recipes for Health  

For Skin:

 

 

6 carrots

1/2 green bell pepper

handful kale

1/2 handful turnip green

 

4 carrots

6 oz canteloupe (1/8th)

 

8 strawberries

4 oz green or purple grapes

 

5 carrots

1 apple

 

 

1/2 inch knob ginger root

6 carrots

1/2 green bell pepper

 

4 apricots

1 bunch red or green grapes

1 pear

 

watercress (for acne - mineral needed is silicon)

 

watercress + 3 times a non-green juice for excema

 

For aches and pains:

 

pineapple juice

 

dark leafy greens

 

comfrey tea

 

 

Aching bones and teeth:

 

calcium drinks

anything with:

broccoli, kale, greens, tangerines

 

 

 

Bleeding gums, gum disease:

 

citrus

high magnesium(cherries)

 

 

Tooth decay:

 

grape cherry drink

 

greens

dandelion greens

parsley

kale

carrots

 

 

 

Bruises:

 

citrus, especially orange juice

 

 

 

 

Canker sores/fever blisters:

 

cranberries (quinic acid)

 

 

 

 

Constipation:

 

carrot

potato

apple

 

 

apple

pear

parsley

 

asparagus

potatoes

jicama

 

 

Nutritional support:

 

5 carrots

10 spinach leaves

4 turnip leaves

4 sprigs watercress

 

4 carrots

1-2 stalks asparagus

1 stalk celery

(also for cramping and muscle tissue (potassium))

 

 

 

Tendonitus, muscles:

 

carrots + celery + spinach + parsley

 

1/2 cucumber

1/2 beet w/ greens

2-3 carrots

 

1/2 cucumber

1 stalk celery

1 small slice lime

 

small cuke

4 carrots

3 kale leaves

 

 

 

6 carrots

1/2 green bell pepper

handful kale

1/2 handful spinach

1/2 handful turnip greens

 

 

 

 

Body Building:

 

5-6 carrots 4 kale leaves 4 sprigs parsley

1/2 apple

 

 

 

 

For strength and stamina:

 

(high mineral)

4 carrots

1 beet w/greens

large handful spinach

 

 

4 carrots

2-3 cauliflower florets

1/2 leaf bok choy

 

 

 

For Fatigue:

 

 

carrots + celery, parsley, or apple

dandelion greens

 

2 1 inch pineapple rounds

3 radishes

handful dandelion greens

 

 

 

 

For hemorrhoids:

 

jicama + pear = apple

 

1 slice potato

4 carrots

1 apple

handful parsley

 

 

 

For Headaches:

4 celery

2 apples

fennel + apple

celery

 

For Migraines:

 

fennel + apple

 

pineapple + celery

 

carrot + cabbage + celery

 

 

For motion sickness, also nausea:

 

ginger

 

 

 

 

For vitality:

 

5 carrots

4 oz green grapes

1 apple

3 kiwis

1/4th beet w/greens

1 valencia orange

 

6 carrots

5 sprigs parsley

 

2 1 inch pineapple rounds

1 lime w/skin

2-3 tangerines

2-3 whole pitted cherries

1 round pineapple

1/2 chunks pineapple chunks for garnish

1 bunch red grapes

 

6 carrots

1/2 beet w/greens

3 sprigs parsley

 

 

4 apples

2 stalks celery

 

 

 

 

For Vitamin C and potassium:

 

2 sweet apples

1/2 pomegranate

 

1 large orange

1/2 lime w/stem

 

4 carrots

1-2 stalks asparagus

 

 

1/4 cup mineral water

1 stalk celery

 

For calcium:

 

1 small cucumber

4 carrots

3 kale leaves

1/4 green bell pepper

 

 

4 carrots

1 beet w/greens

 

 

 

For vitamin A:

 

4 carrots

1 persimmon

2-3 strips red bell pepper

1 orange

1/2 handful parsley

3 broccoli florets w/stem

12oz canteloupe

6 carrots

 

6 carrots

1 inch sweet potato slice

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For potassium and phosphorus:

 

(flushes kidneys)

4 -5 cauliflower florets w /stems

4 carrots

handful parsley

 

 

 

 

For Potassium, magnesium, also vitamin A:

 

1 orange

1 persimmon

1 1/2-inch pineapple round

1 pear

1/4 cup sparkling mineral water

 

1 1 inch pineapple round

1 passion fruit

1 small papaya

1 small nectarine

 

 

 

For night blindness:

 

 

carrots

 

apple + fennel

 

 

 

For clear eyes:

 

6 carrots

1 large handful collard greens, kale, mustard greens or parsley

 

 

 

 

For anxiety:

 

any apple celery drink (ratio: 4 apples/2 celery)

 

grapes

strawberries

carrots

asparagus

celery

 

 

For impotence:

 

ginger root

broccoli

kale

wheat grass

 

 

 

 

For calm:

 

2 1-inch thick pineapple rounds

2 stalks celery

4-5 carrots

1 four-inch wedge green cabbage

 

4 carrots

1/2 cucumber

 

4 apples

2 stalks celery

 

For rejuvenating the pancreas:

 

4 carrots

1 apple

4-5 lettuce leaves

3 oz string beans (3/4 cup)

3 oz brussel sprouts (3-4 sprouts)

 

 

 

 

For the liver:

 

1/2 beet w/greens

3-4 apples

 

Upset stomach (plus calcium and phosphorus):

1 1-inch slice jicama

6-7 carrots

handful parsley

 

1 1-inch jicama

4 carrots

1 apple

1 stalk celery

 

(too acidic - gassy)

2 carrots

1 3 inch wedge red or green cabbage

4 stalks celery

Digestion:

 

good after a workout)

1/2 bulb (4 oz) fennel

3 apples

handful spinach (alkaline)

1 orange

1/4 grapefruit

1/4 lemon w/skin

 

 

 

Digestion

(calming to stomach)

carrot-apple drinks

apple-pear

fennel-apple

cantloupe

garlic

1/2 tomato

any carrot/apple juice mixed with cabbage

 

6 oz fennel (1 medium bulb)

1/2 beet w/greens

2 apples

 

5 carrots

1 wedge cabbage

1/2 apple

 

For irregularity:

wheatgrass

 

 most fruits

 canteloupe

 

For fiber and greens:

 

4 carrots

1 beet w/greens

7-8 lettuce leaves

2-4 chard leaves

4 carrots

2 stalks celery

handful spinach

handful parsley

 

 

 

To fight infections and build immune system:

 

6 carrots

2 stalks celery

handful parsley

2 cloves garlic

 

3 carrots

1 stalk celery

1 apple

1/2 beet w/greens

1/2 handful wheat grass

 

2 apples

1/2 handful parsley

1 orange

 

 

For the lungs:

 

(for smoke inhalation)

green leafy vegetables

4 sprigs parsley

 

strawberries

3/4 potato

celery

4 sprigs watercress

 

 

 

For sore throats:

 

radish

ginger

 

1 inch slice horseradish root

juice of 1 lemon

warm water

honey

 

 

 

Laryngitus:

 

fresh pineappple juice

celery

ginger

 

carrot

ginger

 

 

 

For colds:

 

citrus

cranberry

ginger

garlic

radish

 

1 1-inch pineapple round

 

 

 

For sinus:

 

ginger

radish

 

 

 

 

Insomnia:

 

canteloupe

celery

 

 

 

 

Before sleep:

 

2-3 apples

1 pear

 

5 carrots

2 stalks celery

large handful parsley

 

 

 

To Lose weight:

 

1/2 pink grapefruit

2 apples

 

(for high cholesterol level)

5 carrots

1/2 inch ginger root

1/2 apple

handful parsley

 

 

 

Blood Purifier

3 sweet apples

8 strawberries

 

 

 

 

Blood regenerator:

 

5 carrots

6 spinach leaves

4 lettuce leaves

1/4 turnip

4 sprigs parsley

 

 

 

 

Body cleanser:

 

2-3 carrots

1/2 cucumber (or 1/2 small zuchini)

1/2 beet w/greens

 

green leafy vegetables

strawberries

celery

 

watercress

4 apples

parsley

2 stalks celery

 

 

For greying hair:

 

1 3-4 inch wedge cabbage

4 carrots

 

 

 

 

For hair growth or loss:

 

5-6 carrots

handful alfalfa sprouts

4 lettuce leaves

 

 

 

 


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