It starts with one lifestyle change.

High Antioxidant Elixir Recipe

Updated: Jun 30, 2019

During this time of the year, we can expect many germs to take over our bodies and reap havoc on our immune system. Fight off the cold and the flu with this high antioxidant drink .  


Ingredients and Benefits

Antioxidants are important in the reduction of inflammation and infections being that they work to fight off free radical that destroy normal cell function and integrity. Along with antioxidants, this drink has a wide range of other nutrients that help fill the gaps of your medicine cabinet!


This recipe may be prepared cold or hot depending on your preference, but it serves as a great benefit either way. The ingredients needed to create this drink include: turmeric, lemon, pineapple juice, ginger & honey. Below you will find the wonderful benefits of the ingredients in this drink ! 

📷


Turmeric

This herb has been passed down from generations of the Asian culture and have benefits in relieving depression, arthritis, and skin conditions. Many people also have used turmeric to treat eye infections, fever, fungus, and inflammation. The most benefit comes from the roots of the turmeric plant. It host the most active constituent, curcumin, which is what is responsible for many of the healing properties. Other constituents of turmeric include minerals, fatty acids, and polysaccharides. 


Lemon

This fruit is used for the common cold and flu, kidney stones, inflammation, and constipation. It is made up of natural sugars, oligosaccharides, and polysaccharides. The beneficial effects derive from that bioflavonoids in the lemon, which have antioxidant effects. 


Ginger

We have all heard of the many wonderful benefits of this plant. One of the main ingredients in ginger is gingerol, which helps in relieving nausea, irritable bowel, the common cold, stomach ache, inflammation, migraines and cough.


Pineapple

This tasty fruit has been used for swelling, sinus inflammation, blood clots, and shortness of breath. These benefits may come from the active ingredient, bromelain, which is a glycoprotein with protease inhibitors, peroxidase, phosphatase, and organically bound calcium. 


Honey

Honey has been used for diabetes, bacterial infections, cough, ulcers, burns, skin wounds, inflammation , high cholesterol and diarrhea. Honey is rich in fatty acids, proteins, amino acids, abundant minerals, enzymes, vitamins, and polyphenols. These constituents are what make honey serve as an antibacterial, antioxidant, antitumor, hormonal, hypoglycemic, and wound healer .


Now that you know the benefits, here is how to prepare it ! 


📷

Ingredients

  • Turmeric Root

  • Lemon

  • Ginger Root

  • Honey (optional)

  • Pineapple (optional)

Process

📷

1. Peel the skin off of the ginger and the turmeric

2. Cut the ginger and turmeric into small pieces 

3. Mash up the turmeric and ginger together, until juices can be seen evacuating 

4. Place ginger and turmeric into boiling water, boil for 1.5 minutes then reduce heat

5. After reducing heat, cover pot with a lid and let teal simmer for 10 minutes.

6. Strain tea from pot and add pineapple juice (optional)

📷

7.Pour liquid into cup add honey (optional) 


Stir and Enjoy ! 

About Me

Hi I am Dr. MIG, the family nurse practitioner, health coach student, fitness enthusiast, herbal counselor and wellness motivator and I am happy you landed here !

 

Check out the rest of Rooted Vigor's content as I encourage a whole mind, body, and soul approach to disease prevention and lifestyle modification.

Related Content

Get Rid of Your Facial Hair

Get Rid of Your Facial Hair

Our Favorite Vegan Donuts (Gluten Free, Cane Sugar Free, Soy Free)

Our Favorite Vegan Donuts (Gluten Free, Cane Sugar Free, Soy Free)

Simple Gluten Intolerance Management With Nutrition and Herbs

Simple Gluten Intolerance Management With Nutrition and Herbs

Free Yourself From PCOS

Free Yourself From PCOS

Fibroids. How Did I Get Here ?

Fibroids. How Did I Get Here ?

6 Health Benefits of Deep Breathing

6 Health Benefits of Deep Breathing

A Guide to Navigate Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

A Guide to Navigate Through The COVID-19 Pandemic

Change Your Life With Daily Meditation

Change Your Life With Daily Meditation

Are You High Off Sugar?

Are You High Off Sugar?

4 ways to Enhance Your Immunity this Flu Season

4 ways to Enhance Your Immunity this Flu Season

Holistic Approach to Managing Asthma

Holistic Approach to Managing Asthma

Control Your High Blood Pressure with Lifestyle Changes

Control Your High Blood Pressure with Lifestyle Changes

Stimulate us. Tell us what you are interested in.

We will give you advice, support and freebies.

arrow&v

NEXT IN CUE

Support

About

Consultation    

Herb Store

Coaching

Contact Us

 

Rooted Vigor & Herbafya      2020   |   All Rights Reserved   |   Objectives  |   Privacy Policy   |  Terms of Use