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Boost Your Immune System With This Vibrant Juice


Whether you're looking to strengthen your immune system to prevent illness, or currently experiencing conditions that could use a little extra healing power, the world of plants has a plethora of healthy help. Herbs like oregano, medicinal mushrooms like reishi, rhizomes like turmeric, and superfruits like goji berries are just a few of the many potent natural remedies that are smart to keep on hand to support anti-viral, anti-fungal, and anti-bacterial activity in your body.


Juicing can be a particularly beneficial practice, too. By removing most of the fiber components of fruits, vegetables, and herbs, what's remains is a highly saturated array of the actionable micronutrients your immune system most responds to. Try this deliciously potent juice recipe below for an immediate wellness boost.


Carrot-Orange Immunity Juice

Take advantage of the copious immune-enhancing nutrients in this tasty, functional juice. Every ingredient has a healthy purpose!


Makes 16 ounces


HOW TO MAKE WITH A JUICER:

9-10 large carrots

1 orange, peeled

1 inch fresh turmeric

1-2 inches of fresh ginger (to taste)

Squeeze of fresh lemon

¼ teaspoon camu berry powder

1 teaspoon goji berry powder


Juice the carrots, orange, turmeric and ginger (depending on the heat of the ginger you use, adjust quantity to taste). Squeeze in the lemon juice, and add the camu powder and goji powder. Use a wire whisk to fully incorporate the powders. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for up to 48 hours.


HOW TO MAKE WITH A BLENDER (NO JUICER):

1½ cups carrot juice (fresh, refrigerated varieties work best)

1 orange, peeled, sliced, and seeded

1 inch fresh turmeric, peeled and chopped

1-2 inches of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped (to taste)

Squeeze of fresh lemon

¼ teaspoon camu berry powder

1 tablespoon dried goji berries


Add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until as smooth as possible. Pour into a glass through a fine-mesh sieve to strain. Serve immediately, or refrigerate for up to 48 hours.

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