Recovery green juice
Try this recovery green juice if you’re sleep deprived and if you’re creating a lot of heat in the body at night. It’s especially good for the Variable Sleeper. If you’ve not taken the quiz, click the link below.
You will need a good juicer to start with, not one of those £29.99 ones where chopping vegetables to fit in the juicer takes you half an hour. You need a dam good industrial juicer (prices are about £150 upwards).
In the long run, it will save you money and time as those cheaper ones give you very little juice from your fruits and veggies!
Recovery Green Juice Ingredients
- a handful of spinach
- 1/4 cucumber
- 1 apple
- 1 carrot
- 1/4 fennel
- 1 celery stick
- 1/2 avocado
- a generous drop of Udos oil
- 1 teaspoon of wheatgrass powder
- a few ice cubes
Wash everything well, organic is always best, if you can’t get organic, wash well with something like grapeseed extract (that will give it a good clean) and juice everything except the avocado. Poor the juice into a good blender with the avocado, Udos oil, ice and the wheatgrass – voila!!!
Here is what all this is doing for you:
- Spinach: Popeye’s super food! Its nutrient packed with calcium and lots of vitamin B. Leafy greens are cooling in Ayurveda.
- Apple: Pectin the cholesterol army, flavonoid called phloridzin and a magical antioxidant called antimutagenic
- Cucumber: great source of potassium, antioxidants including vitamin C, vitamin K! Very cooling in Ayurveda
- Carrots: Massive concentration of the plant source of Vitamin A – carotene,
- Fennel: powerful anti-inflammatory properties, great for digestion, phyto-oestrogens (great for those arriving at the menopause) – Very cooling in Ayurveda
- Celery: Contains a powerful compound called 3-N-butylphthalide, a natural pain killer and a marvelous stimulant for the lymphatic system – very cooling in Ayurveda
- Avocado: Super rich in vitamin E which protects against blood clotting , not to mention how wonderful it is for the skin!!!
- Udos Oil: best quality blend of omega 3,6,9 and a variety of essential fatty acids for stamina, immune system, mood and energy lifter – an endless list!
- Wheatgrass powder: increases blood cell count, lowers blood pressure, stimulates metabolism, detoxifier, contains enzymes and amino acids – and more!