How to Make Blueberry Mint Green Smoothie
PREP TIME: 5 MINUTES
COOK TIME: 0 MINUTES
Step 1: Juice kale with 3-4 mint stems with leaves.
How Can Blueberry Mint Green Smoothie Make You Feel Great?
Cool Your MindA few sips and you'll notice reduced agitation, a relaxing sensation in the eyes, and a cool feeling in your skin. Experience it for yourself! As blueberry cools your mind and collects your thoughts, you'll understand why the delectable blueberry has been called the brain berry.
Strengthen Your LiverTogether, the dynamic duo of blueberry and kale are a powerful aid to your liver. Early summer berries like blueberry cool your blood and nourish your liver. Greens like Kale cleanse your liver. The bitter bite of kale is off-set by blueberry's alluring sweetness, and your body still receives it's cleansing effect.
Exercise caution if you have a weak digestion. Cooling, raw ingredients like blueberry and kale could make your digestion too cold. Kale and blueberry also contain oxalic acids. Exercises caution if you have a history of kidney stones.
This smoothie is tridoshic, so appropriate for all types, but especially helps Pitta due to its cooling nature. If you know you'll be sitting in traffic under the hot summer sun soon, bring this drink to go! Consider it a road-rage tonic.
WHAT IS BLUEBERRY MINT GREEN SMOOTHIE?
WHY SHOULD YOU EAT AYURVEDICALLY?Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. An Ayurvedic diet is tailored to your individual body type and the specific imbalances you are working with at any given time. Foods that supplement your specific body type’s needs and digest easily create your menu. Watch as you eat less but feel more satisfied because what you are eating truly nourishes you. Since Ayurveda believes all disease begins in the digestive tract, food is your first medicine. By eating a healthy diet that’s ideal for your body, you experience optimal health.
Is Blueberry Mint Green Smoothie Good for Me?
Experiences are PersonalExperiences vary according to the person and constitution. Individual results may vary. The list of actions below has not be approved by the FDA and should not be used to treat a medical condition.
Cleanse and Detox:
DETOXICANTAn herb that eliminates or metabolizes toxins from the body.
Heart & Circulation:
REFRIGERANTAn herb or substance that strongly cools the body. Can be helpful in cases of heat conditions.
ALTERATIVELiterally, an herb that restores the proper function of the body. In practice, alteratives are usually blood cleansers and blood chemistry balancers. They were traditionally used to revitalize and detoxify after a long winter.
OPTHALMICBenefits the eyes.
BLOOD-TONICAn herb that produces more blood cells in the body or otherwise strengthens blood. Helpful for anemia and other types of deficiency.
ANTI-INFLAMMATORYReduces inflammation in the body. Different herbs and carriers target different body systems.
Kidney & Urinary:
KIDNEY-TONICAn herb that strengthens the kidneys.
Liver & Gall Bladder:
LIVOTONICAn herb that strengthens the liver. It is helpful for people with a history of substance abuse, chronic liver issues from hepatitis and hemolytic anemias.
Mind, Stress & Sleep:
BRAIN-TONICAn herb that strengthens the brain, thereby improves either mental function, stamina, or stability.
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How to Use Food AyurvedicallyHOW DOES EATING AYURVEDICALLY MAKE YOU FEEL?
Eating Ayurvedically makes you feel nourished and energized. Food digests with ease when right for your body type (dosha). Healthy digestion is seen as the cornerstone of well-being in Ayurveda. Healthy digestion generally prevents illness. If you do get sick, a strong digestive fire reduces the severity of illness and increases your resilience. It also improves your mood. Once you begin eating Ayurvedically, you will feel refreshed, vital and strong.
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