While the recent “celery juice diet” trend has made celery a superstar, celery has been praised and used for a long, long time in cuisines all over the world. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), celery is a cooling-cold vegetable that is great for the liver system. Combining ginger with celery, we balance the energetics of celery juice (which is cooling) to make it easier on the stomach and suitable for even colder weather. The addition of sparkling water and lemon makes the juice more palatable for those who don’t like the taste of celery.
Liver-Detoxing Sparkling Ginger Celery Juice | 疏肝姜芹气泡水
VEGAN | GLUTEN-FREE | NUT-FREE | RAW
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2 hearts of celery 芹菜心
Juice of 1/2 a lemon 柠檬汁
Elix Healing’s “Ginger Aide” Elix 姜汁
1 cup of sparkling water 气泡水
Option to add stevia, monk fruit, or some green apple juice for sweetness 甜叶菊 罗汉果/ 青苹果汁
Use a juicer (preferably a slow juicer) to juice the celery. Add the rest of the ingredients. Mix and enjoy at room temperature!
- Reduces inflammation
- Detoxes liver
- Contains many beneficial vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients
- Helps maintain healthy blood pressure and cholesterol levels
- Helps support weight management