8 Lung Power | Green Juice Recipe
1 Head of Celery
2-4 Fuji Apple
1 Lemon or Lime
Knob of Ginger
1 Bunch of Wild Watercress
Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Protein, Folate, Folic Acid, Vitamin B-complex, Copper, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Calcium, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Sodium, and Manganese.
Watercress – Useful as a preventative measure for chronic respiratory conditions such as coughs, catarrh, and bronchitis. May also help in preventing migraines. Encourages immune activity in the body.
Celery – Reduces high blood pressure and a liver tonic
Apple – Excellent detoxifier, lowers cholesterol, anti-viral.
Lemon – Blood purifier, improves the body’s ability to expel toxins, anti-fungal
Ginger – Immune boosting actions, helpful during colds and flus
Watercress is a plant rich in vitamins and minerals, such as, vitamins A, C and B (thiamine and riboflavin), iron, potassium and calcium. Watercress is related to the mustard family; it contains benzyl mustard oil, which is a powerful antibiotic. Its specials antibiotic properties do not harm healthy bacteria (flora). Watercress is anti-inflammatory, diuretic, expectorant and antiseptic. Expectorants help break up mucus, phlegm and other materials from the lungs, bronchi and trachea. Natural properties from watercress helps lubricated irritation from the respiratory tract. This is why watercress as been used for centuries in treating respiratory ailments, it can also be used as a preventative measure for chronic respiratory conditions such as lung cancer.
If you’re using watercress as a garish, it’s now time to start adding them to your green juice. If you are around smokers, daily and/or weekly consumption of watercress will have major benefits on your lungs. Even if you are not a smoker, prevention is a great way to staying healthy.
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