It’s always the right time to have a smoothie! They are an excellent way to get nutrients into your diet, especially if you do not eat enough fresh fruits and vegetables. They taste great, you can customize them to your liking, and even kids love them!
Our “Secret” Ingredients
You won’t find our recipes anywhere else. That’s because at Herbs4You, we sell herbal powders to mix in with your smoothies for added nutrition and flavor! They include: The Greens Powder, Wild Berry Powder, and Calcium Powder.
2 cups Orange Juice
1/2 small Avocado
1 TBSP The GREENS Powder
Wild Berry Smoothie:
2 cups Almond Milk
1 cup Strawberries
1 cup Raspberries
1 TBSP Wild Berry Powder
2 cups Almond Milk
1/2 cup Vanilla Yogurt
1 Apple (cut up)
1 tsp Cinnamon
1 TBSP Calcium Powder
The GREENS Powder
WHEATGRASS Wheatgrass supplies a high dose of chlorophyll, establishes an alkaline environment in the body, is known to rebuild and strengthen the blood, helps balance hormones, assists the body in the detoxification of heavy metals, and is packed with Vitamins C, E, and A, Iron, Selenium, Amino Acids, Magnesium and Calcium.
BARLEY GRASS Barley grass contains Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, E, K, folate, electrolytes, and minerals such as Zinc, Iron, and Calcium. Regular consumption provides optimal production of immune cells in the body.
ALFALFA LEAF In folk medicine, Alfalfa is highly esteemed for helping with inflammation, including arthritis and rheumatism. It is most popular as a blood purifier and bitter tonic. It is very high in Vitamins A, C, Riboflavin, Protein and Niacin.
SPINACH Spinach is a good source of Vitamins A and C, Manganese, Zinc, Selenium, and fiber with health benefits ranging from better eyesight to improved immune function, nervous system functioning, brain health, and cardiovascular health.
NETTLE LEAF Nettle is rich in Calcium, Chromium, Magnesium, Zinc, Potassium, Protein, Chlorophyll, Fiber, Riboflavin, Selenium, and Vitamins A and C. It is primarily used to treat urinary issues, allergies, and joint pain.
WATERCRESS Watercress contains a relatively high proportion of Omega-3 in the form of Alpha Linoleic Acid. It is considered an anti-inflammatory food that contains antiviral and antibacterial effects, and is high in Beta-Carotene, Vitamins A and C, Calcium, Folic Acid, and Iodine, among others.
Wild Berry Powder
ACAI Acai berries are a superfood and powerful antioxidant. They improve circulation, support weight loss, reduce inflammation, and improve digestion.
HAWTHORNE BERRIES Known as the heart herb, historically they have been used to regulate blood pressure and arrhythmic heartbeat, and prevent hardening of the arteries. Used regularly, it can strengthen the heart muscle and the nerves to the heart.
BILBERRY Bilberries contain a potent type of flavonoid antioxidant that has been shown to support the cardiovascular system and eye health. This fruit also has marvelous anti-aging properties.
NONI Noni is very high in antioxidants, combats inflammation, and boosts immunity. Some studies show that it reduces cholesterol and repairs cellular damage.
CAMU CAMU Camu Camu is known for it’s high Vitamin C content. It boosts the immune system, reduces inflammation, protects against chronic diseases, detoxifies the body, reduces mood swings, promotes eye health, prevents viral infections, protects the sexual organs, and prevents cognitive disorders.
ROSEHIP Rosehips are not only high in vitamin C, it is said to help regulate blood pressure, enhance blood circulation, reduce inflammation, and help arthritic conditions.
OATSTRAW Nourishes and tones the nervous system, and builds healthy teeth and bones.
NETTLE LEAF In addition to what is mentioned above, nettle is a good hair tonic, blood purifier, and supports liver and kidney function. It has been used to treat asthma, ulcers, bronchitis, jaundice, nephritis, hemorrhoids, and spasmodic dysmenorrhea.
HORSETAIL Historically, horsetail has been used for fluid retention, kidney and bladder stones, urinary tract infections, and incontinence. It is also high in silica which aids in teeth, hair, bones, and new skin formation.
LOBELIA Has a long history of use for respiratory conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, and cough. It is an adaptogen, which means it adapts to what is needed in any given situation to establish homeostasis.
Shop all of our herbal mixes and powders here for your smoothie recipes!
Amy Willis MH, CTN
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Amy Willis M.H.