The damp heavy season of spring can clog many pathways in the body, whether energetically or physically, giving way to us being more susceptible to imbalances. We are like warriors of the spring, fighting to protect our bodies - ensuring that we are healthy. And our defense is plant medicine. Utilizing Mama Earth's rich ingredients, we can rebalance the body, offering it everything is needs to manifest health and vitality.
These immunity boosting ginger shots recipe are super easy to make and can help you stay in good health throughout the virus season. It's as simple as prepping, measuring, and blending everything all in one. Voila, you have your very own plant medicine at home!
How can these ginger shots boost your immune system?
They're loaded with antioxidants and anti inflammatory properties
Excellent for gut health
Flushes out toxins
Rejuvenates the body systems for optimum health
What do the four ingredients do for your body to boost your immune system?
Ginger - This popular spice contains gingerol, offering powerful anti inflammatory and antioxidant properties.. According to the ancient science of ayurveda (sister science to yoga), ginger invokes the digestive fire allowing nutrients to absorb into the body. Stronger digestion means stronger immune system. It also is really good for the lungs, creating healthy phlegm and improving breathing.
Lemon - This fruit is super high in vitamin C, which helps support the development and reparation of body tissues. It's also one of the antioxidants that protect your body against free radicals (free radicals contribute to development of cancer, heart disease, and much more). According to ayurveda, lemon is beneficial because it flushes toxins out of the body, aids digestion, and boost the immune system.
Cayenne - This pepper supports the stomach's defense mechanisms that fight against infections and overall improve digestive health. Ayurvedic health science states that its a spice that aids the digestive system and helps rejuvenate stomach tissues. It also improves circulation in the blood system, as well as the circulatory system in general. It goes without saying, it's also a spice that will clear up your respiratory system in an instant, draining mucus and clearing nasal passages.
Apple - Eastern and Western medicine have found that this fruit is not only heart healthy, but is a prebiotic in that it provides good bacterias for your gut health. It also contains a plethora of antioxidants that aid the immune system and contains anti inflammatory properties.