Detox Juicing and
How to Grow Wheatgrass

Detox juicing can include the health benefits of wheatgrass or fresh made juices that include the health benefits of cilantro. 

Both of these super green foods can help cleanse your body of toxins and heavy metals.

The health benefits of cilantro are much more than just a tasty culinary herb!

The health benefits of wheatgrass are numerous and it is a powerful way to cleanse your body. 

Learning how to grow wheatgrass for detox juicing is pretty easy.  It'll not only give you the health benefits of wheatgrass, but also help you to save some money.

Wheatgrass Juice

Wheatgrass is a very potent green juice and should be consumed on an empty stomach in small amounts.  It's not the type of juice you want to drink in a big glass.

Drinking 1 to 4 ounces in a shot glass is all you really need to get the health benefits of wheatgrass. 

Some people like to add wheatgrass to a sweeter juice like carrot juice to help it go down better.  Or chase a shot of wheatgrass with a little fresh made carrot juice.

The Health Benefits of Wheatgrass

  • Reduces Your Blood Pressure
  • Purifies Your Blood
  • Increases Red Blood Count
  • Gluten Free Food
  • Contains Many Phyto-Chemicals
  • Enhances SOD a Powerful Antioxidant
  • Helps Combat Tumors
  • High Chlorophyll Content
  • Alkalizes Your Body
  • Detoxifies Heavy Metals and Radiation from Body
  • Cleanses Your Liver and Gastrointestinal Tract
  • High Amount of Vitamins and Minerals

How to Grow Wheatgrass

Growing wheatgrass is a lot more cost effective than buying wheatgrass at the health food store.  And growing wheatgrass is relatively easy!

Wheatgrass is the newly sprouted leaves of wheat berries and can resemble the grass that grows on your lawn.

  1. Stay away from "regular" wheat berries.  Grow hard red winter berries, kamut, spelt, or durum wheat berries.
  2. You can even try growing rye or barley grass for your detox juicing.
  3. Basically, you soak the grains for at least 12 hours before you begin to sprout them. 
  4. Then sprout for a few days before adding them to a seed tray (preferably on top of nutrient dense soil) to finish growing.
  5. Be sure to water wheatgrass every day.  Also, provide growing wheatgrass with adequate drainage and protection from birds.
  6. The whole process takes about 9 to 10 days before you can harvest the wheatgrass to make your wheatgrass juice.
  7. Clip wheatgrass close to the roots and store in a closed plastic bag in the refrigerator.  Consume ASAP.

Cilantro Detox Juicing Recipe
2 Servings

Ingredients:   

  • 1 Big Bunch of Organic Cilantro
  • 3 to 5 Large Stalks of Organic Celery
  • 1 Medium Organic Cucumber (no wax please)
  • 2 Small Organic Carrots

Instructions:

  1. Make sure you buy organic produce and wash with non-chlorinated water if you so desire.
  2. Cut up carrots, celery, and cucumber to fit your juicer.
  3. Roll cilantro into wads before putting through your juicer or juice stalk end first.
  4. To make this juice sweeter, you can add another carrot.
  5. Drink preferably in the morning an hour before consuming any solid food.

The Health Benefits of Cilantro
for Detox Juicing

This powerful herb is known for its ability to bind to heavy metals and remove them from your tissues and organs. 

It is especially effective on the removal of mercury.

  • Very Effective Heavy Metal Detoxifier
  • Powerful Cleansing and Chelation Agent
  • Great Anti-inflammatory Properties
  • Prevents Neurological Inflammation
  • Helps Menstrual Cramps
  • Contains Strong Antioxidant Properties
  • Helps Balance Blood Sugar
  • Aids the Digestive Tract
  • Help to Prevent Flatulence
  • Helps Reduce Nausea
  • Immune System Boosting Properties
  • Supports Heart Health
  • Helps Prevent Urinary Tract Infections
  • Contains Vitamin C, K, and B Vitamins
  • High in Potassium and Source of Other Minerals

It's a very important green or herb to include in your detox juicing recipes.

Juicing large batches of detoxifying juice should be considered for people with busy lifestyles and that way you won't have to juice every day.

However, you must use a Green Star or a comparable juicer that preserves the enzymes and doesn't oxidize your detox juice recipes.

1 Gallon Batch of Detox Juice
that Keeps for Days - Aajonus Style

Aajonus shows you his technique for juicing a large batch of vegetables and low sugar fruits that will keep for up to 5 days in the refrigerator.



Ingredients:

  • 2 Large Heads of Organic Celery
  • Bag of Organic Carrots (approx. 20 large carrots)
  • 4 Small Organic Beets
  • 1 Large Organic Cucumber
  • 1 Large Organic Zucchini
  • 1 Large Bunch Organic Cilantro
  • 1 Large Bunch Organic Parsley

Pulp Ingredients (Collagen Precursors):

  • 1 Large Organic Cucumber (peeled to remove cellulose)
  • 1 Large Organic Zucchini (peeled to remove cellulose)

Instructions:

  1. You don't really need to wash produce that is organic and then you can get more probiotics with your juice.
  2. Cut the hard ends off of the celery and any bruised or damaged areas to prevent early fermentation of juice.  Break celery stalks off and put in a bowl.
  3. Cut the ends off carrots where the stem is located and in bowl. 
  4. Cut the beets into pieces that will fit into your juicer and put in a bowl.
  5. Peel cucumber if not organic and remove any bruised or brown spots.  Cut into four sections and in bowl.
  6. Peel zucchini if not organic.  Cut into four sections to fit into juicer and put in bowl.
  7. Cut the ends off of the cilantro and parsley stalk.  Put into a bowl.
  8. Alternate your produce to produce better results. 
  9. Put a carrot through first, then a little parsley and cilantro (stalk end first), a stalk of celery (leafy end first), piece of cucumber, little parsley and cilantro, a carrot or two, a celery stalk or two, more parsley and cilantro, zucchini, a couple of pieces of beets, etc.
  10. Pour juice into a big gallon glass jar whenever needed.
  11. When you finish juicing, slice the peeled cucumber and zucchini to make it easier to blend in a quart sized container. 
  12. Pour a little juice in to help blend the chopped fruit and to remove the oxygen.  Blend on high for a short time. 
  13. If you want to add in raw honey to help preserve your juice, add in 1 Tbsp. per quart and blend again.
  14. Pour pulp mixture into gallon sized glass jar and put on the lid.  Shake so that the pulp mixes with all of the juice.
  15. Finally, pour into a large measuring cup and fill individual glass jar servings.  Pour almost all the way to the top and remove any foam before putting on the lid tightly.
  16. It's important to remove as much air as possible to extend the life of your fresh juice.  Store in refrigerator and this juice will last for 3 to 5 days.

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