5 Condition-Specific Juice Recipes to Target Your Woes

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If you’ve jumped onto the juice bandwagon, you’ve likely found your favorite juice recipe combination or your favorite juice bar to frequent. However, fresh juice can be more than just a daily go-to, nutrient-dense snack – it is an opportunity to naturally address health ailment you have. Once consumed, fresh juice’s inherent vitamins, minerals and antioxidants enter the blood stream quickly, as there is no fiber for the body to digest. Certain ailments can thus be targeted in a very direct and effective manner. These  5 juice recipes tackle specific health problems.

The proper combinations of various fruit and vegetables juices are important medicinal tools for whatever may ail you. While you should try all of the following juice recipes as they are, keep in mind that you can alter the recipe slightly so that the important, condition-specific ingredients remain and the others change according to your taste preferences. Enjoy!

1. Anti-Acne

Makes 16 oz.

The beta-carotene found in carrots is effective in improving skin health and revealing a radiant glow as well as keeping skin young. Peaches are packed with vitamin C, a valuable antioxidant that reduces wrinkles, improves skin texture and fights skin damage resulting from sun or pollution exposure. It also increases collagen formation to keep skin looking young.

Ingredients:

  • 6-7 carrots
  • 2 peaches
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 handful fresh basil

Directions: Blend in the following order: basil, lemon, peaches and carrots. Serve and enjoy!

2. Blood Cleanse

Makes 16 oz.

Beets help to cleanse the liver while ginger and apple lower blood pressure. The cucumber and celery are hydrating for all cells.

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1/2 beet
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1-inch nob ginger

Directions: Juice all of the ingredients and serve.

3. Libido Boost

Makes 16 oz.

Asparagus is known to have libido-boosting effects. Carrots natural sugars help to boost energy and the celery hydrates the body.

Ingredients:

  • 4 asparagus spears
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks

Directions: Juice all of the ingredients and serve.

4. Anti-Inflammation

Makes 16 oz.

Turmeric fights inflammation, which is the root of many degenerative diseases. Ginger is also anti-inflammatory and supports a strong immune system.

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1-inch nob ginger
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 pear
  • 1-inch nob turmeric

Directions: Juice all of the ingredients and serve.

5. Improved Memory

Makes 16 oz.

Blueberries and broccoli have exhibited the ability to boost brain health and improve memory.

Ingredients:

  • 1 apple
  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 stalk broccoli
  • 3 large carrots
  • 1/2 tomato

Directions: Juice all of the ingredients and serve.

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