A Toast to Your Health!
Throw back a green glassful of this nutrient-rich shot to toast to your future health and longevity! Here’s to your SuperLife!
Use enough fresh cut wheatgrass* to create 2-3 ounces of fresh juice.
1/2 inch ginger (or use 1/2 tsp powdered)
1 inch Turmeric (or use 1 tsp powdered)
2-3 drops oregano oil
STEPS TO SOMETHING DELICIOUS
Wash stems under cool, pure water.
Run all stems, ginger, and turmeric through the juicer. If using powdered ginger or turmeric, stir it in to the wheatgrass. Add oregano oil if including it.
Drink up! It is actually very important to consume this shot within 15 minutes after making it, maximizing available nutrients. What an even bigger health boost? Drink it on an empty stomach.
The wheatgrass in this shot will give your body living chlorophyll. That is why it is best to use live wheatgrass if possible. By using a living plant, you will get the highest dose of chlorophyll wheatgrass can offer for your body. Wheatgrass juice is actually up to 70% chlorophyll.
Chlorophyll is a blood builder and contains enzymes including dismutase, a copper-containing protein found in mature red blood cells that breaks down superoxide radicals in the body.
Wheatgrass juice an incredible array of minerals and vitamins, including A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is protein-rich and also contains 17 amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein.
The ginger is a broad-spectrum anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and anti-fungal agent, has beneficial effects on digestive function, and is an anti-inflammatory. Read more here.
The turmeric has anti-inflammatory properties, gastro intestinal benefits, and antimicrobial aid. That’s just the beginning. Read more on turmeric here.
(Note: a little goes a long way – especially if you are new to wellness shots).
*You can use powdered or frozen wheatgrass as an alternative, but if at all possible, use fresh cut wheatgrass.