– Af Ananda
Raw fruits and vegetables are nutritional powerhouses which detox your body and help make you healthy and strong both inside and out. By consuming nutritious, fresh fruit and veg juice, we can easily digest more nutrients in one glass than many people get in two or three days!!
The vitamins and minerals within help to fuel the body during cleansing and the naturally alkaline pH level of most fruit and veg helps to rebalance the pH of the body. Common foods like red meat, sugar and grain can cause acidity in the body and over acidity can promote a vast amount of health issues, according to Ayurveda, which can be improved simply with a juice detox.
Raw fruit and vegetable juices contain an abundance of live enzymes which promote a healthy internal system. These enzymes help the body to break down food and have many health promoting properties.
And of course, healthy inside creates health outside!!
Raw Juice contains an abundance of elements essential for healthy bodily function;
• And much more
Raw fruit and vegetable juice have anti-inflammatory properties. Studies have shown that inflammation plays a huge part in many of our western diseases and ailments.
When undertaking a detox juice fast, it is essential that most of juice consumed be in its raw state depending on your constitution. When heated to high temperature, enzymes are deactivated and vitamin content reduced. Giving the body the maximum amount of enzymes, vitamins and minerals possible, allows it to detox fully and heal effectively.
Indian gooseberry or amalaki (emblica officinalis)
– is considered one of the best rejuvenating herbs in Ayurveda. It’s a strong natural antioxidant containing 20 times more vitamin C than orange juice. In India, amalaki is known as the “nurse herb” because it strengthens the immune system and cools the body, balancing the Pitta dosha.
Haritaki (terminalia chebula)
– has strong laxative powers. In Tibet, haritaki is so highly revered that in their sacred paintings, it’s often depicted in the extended palm of the medicine Buddha. The herb also has astringent properties and balances Vata.
Bibhitaki (terminalia belerica)
– is an excellent rejuvenate with both laxative and astringent properties. It eliminates excess mucous in the body, balancing the Kapha dosha. In addition, bibhitaki is a powerful treatment for a variety of lung conditions, including bronchitis and asthma.