When asparagus is in season, this is the first recipe to spring to mind. This delicious elixir helps release and eliminate toxins stored in your tissues. Cooling and alkalizing, it also helps reduce acidity in the body, relieve water retention, and prevent kidney stones.
Yield: 1 Juice
Cooking Time: 5 Minutes
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
- 2 medium tomatoes
- 2 asparagus spears
- 2 carrots
- 1 handful alfalfa sprouts
- 1-inch piece of fresh ginger
- A sliver of lemon (including the rind)
- A twist of fresh-ground pepper
Juice ingredients and add a twist of fresh-ground pepper.
Benefits: This healthy cocktail cleanses the kidneys, liver, gallbladder, and urinary tract. Tomatoes stimulate liver function, circulation, and digestion. Asparagus is one of the vegetable kingdom’s most potent diuretics; it contains the unique alkaloid asparagine, which helps rid muscles and tissues of stored waste. Both asparagus and alfalfa make excellent tonics for juice fasting, detoxification, and weight loss.