Cleanse Your Bloodstream with 5 Medicinal Beverages

· October 17, 2017
They don't just cleanse your bloodstream. These natural juices also provide nutrients to fight inflammation, strengthen your digestive system, and optimize the removal of toxins.

In spite of all the healthy habits you practice every day, you’re still inevitably exposed to a lot of toxins and harmful environmental agents from pollution.

These can build up in the bloodstream. Once they’re there, they can affect your cells and cause serious health problems.

Although a lot of toxins are filtered out and eliminated thanks to your digestive system, they can often reduce your body’s functions when they build up too much.

That’s why it’s essential to resort to detox procedures that use natural ingredients to remove waste from your bloodstream and protect your body.

In today’s article, we want to share five medicinal beverages with you. Their concentration of nutrients and other properties will help you with this detox process.

Give them a try!

1. Beet juice

Beet juice is rich in antioxidants, fiber, and other essential nutrients that promote the detox of your bloodstream.

Regular consumption of this juice will improve your filtration of toxic waste, creating a protective barrier against the damage caused by free radicals.

Ingredients

  • 1 ripe beet
  • 1 cup of water (200 ml)
  • 2 beet leaves

Preparation

  • Press the beet through the juicer and then add it to a blender along with the cup of water and the leaves.

Mode of consumption

  • Drink this beverage on an empty stomach for at least two weeks in a row.

Do you want to know more? Read: 5 natural detox treatments

2. Elderberry tea

Elderberry tea is a diuretic and cleansing beverage that helps remove toxins and prevent any damage to healthy body tissues.

Due to its nutritional content, the antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent properties work together to improve your circulation and cleanse your bloodstream.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup of water (250 ml)
  • 1 teaspoon of elderberry (5 g)

Preparation

  • Bring the cup of water to a boil and add the teaspoon of elderberry.
  • Let it sit at room temperature, pour the liquid through a strainer, and serve.

Mode of consumption

  • Drink one cup of tea a day, after your main meal.

3. Garlic and red wine

The combination of garlic and red wine is an ancient recipe with vitamins and minerals that have antioxidant properties to help cleanse your bloodstream and nourish your cells.

Moderate consumption will promote the elimination of salts and toxins that are retained in your tissues. Among other benefits, it can help prevent some cardiovascular diseases.

Ingredients

  • 10 cloves of garlic
  • 2 cups of red wine (500 ml)

Preparation

  • Chop the garlic cloves into thin slices and place them into a glass jar.
  • Cover with the red wine and let this marinate for two weeks.

Mode of consumption

  • Consume one tablespoon (10 ml) of the drink three times a day for at least one month.

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4. Aloe vera juice

Aloe vera juice, known for its laxative properties, is a natural treatment that removes toxins that are retained in the bloodstream.

Its antioxidants and inflammatory agents help improve the function of your excretory organs, while cleansing your bloodstream.

Ingredients

  • ½ of a cucumber
  • 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel (45 g)
  • 1 cup of water (200 ml)

Preparation

  • Chop the cucumber and add it to the blender with the aloe vera gel and water.

Mode of consumption

  • Drink the juice on an empty stomach, once a day.
  • Avoid over consumption, as its laxative properties can cause unwanted side effects.

5. Spinach, chard, and apple juice

Green juices contain antioxidants, chlorophyll, and other plant substances that help remove toxins and harmful compounds that are retained in the bloodstream.

Regular consumption of this juice fights inflammation and alleviates problems with certain organs, such as the liver and kidneys.

Ingredients

  • 5 leaves of spinach
  • 3 chard leaves
  • 2 sprigs of parsley
  • ½ of a cucumber
  • 2 green apples
  • The juice from 1 lemon
  • 2 cups of water (400 ml)

Preparation

  • Wash and chop the spinach, chard, and parsley.
  • For the cucumber and the apples, slice them and remove the seeds.
  • Squeeze the lemon juice and add to the rest of the ingredients in the blender, along with the water .
  • Process for a few minutes and, after obtaining a homogenous drink without lumps, serve.

Mode of consumption

  • Divide this juice into three shots a day, and drink one before each main meal.
  • Repeat this at least 3 times a week.

Do you tend to get sick easily? Do you feel like your body is very heavy? Is your skin looking bad? If you notice these symptoms, you might need to cleanse your bloodstream.

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