5 Green Wellness | Green Juice Recipe
1/2 Bunch of Dandelion Greens
3-4 Swiss Chard Leaves
1 Head of Celery
1C of Basil
1 Lime (without peel)
Optional Boost: Tbs Spirulina
Remove basil leaves from stem. Discard stem or compost.
Process all ingredients except spirulina in a juicer.
Add tablespoon of spirulina into your juice, shake or stir.
This green juice recipe offers many benefits for each system in the body, an overall wellness drink.
Beta-carotene, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin E, folate, choline, calcium, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, iron, vitamin B, protein
Dandelion Greens – Cleanse the liver by removing environmental toxins. Contains Calcium and potassium.
Basil – Protect at a cellular level; provides protection of cell structures and chromosomes from radiation and free radicals (oxygen based damage).
Lime – Vitamin C boost.
Swiss Chard – Provides antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification support. Blood sugar regulating, excellent green for diabetics.
Celery – Helps reduce high blood pressure
Apple – Promotes cardiovascular and colon health
Turmeric – Reduces fat, purifies blood, and aids circulation. It benefits digestion, and can help rid the body of intestinal parasites.
Ginger – A warming herb excellent for circulation.
Spirulina – Rich in nutrients and high in protein. Maintains skin health and treats skin disorders.
Veggie Facts: Dandelion greens – “It may also be useful in treating jaundice, cirrhosis, edema due to high blood pressure, gout, eczema and acne. Dandelion is also used to treat and prevent breast and lung tumors and premenstrual bloating.” – mercola.com
Swiss chard is one of the most nutritious vegetables around based on its total nutrient richness.
Turmeric is believed to be a cleanser for all organ systems in the body.
Spirulina helps to counter the side-effects of radiotherapy and chemotherapy treatments.
Try this recipe out, let me know your thought. What was in your green juice today?
Remember, A green juice a day will keep the doctor away!