Heavy metal detox juice is a delicious way to rid your body of toxins. Here's how to make it with your cold press juicer:
1 cup packed fresh cilantro
1 medium cucumber
1 medium lemon, peeled
1 medium apple
1 inch piece of fresh ginger
1/2 cup of activated charcoal (optional)
Wash and chop the cilantro, cucumber, lemon, apple, and ginger.
Mix activated charcoal in a small amount of water to create a paste.
Run the ingredients through a juicer, according to the manufacturer's instructions. Add the activated charcoal paste to the juice and stir to combine.
Stir the juice to combine the ingredients and serve over ice, if desired. Enjoy!
Note: You can also use a blender to make this recipe. If using a blender, add 1 cup of water and blend until smooth. Then, strain the mixture through a fine-mesh sieve to remove any solids.
Cilantro is an excellent herb for removing heavy metals from the body. It has been shown to help bind to heavy metals such as mercury, lead, and aluminum, and escort them out of the body. Lemon also contains high levels of vitamin C, which is an antioxidant and helps detoxification process. Ginger, has anti-inflammatory properties that can help in removing toxins from the body, combined with cucumber and apples which are hydrating and alkalizing for the body.
Activated charcoal is a known natural remedy for heavy metal detoxification and can be consumed internally. It works by binding to toxins in the gut and helping to eliminate them from the body. However, it is important to use Activated charcoal under supervision of a healthcare professional and please consult with your doctor if you have any health condition, are pregnant or breastfeeding before consuming it.
It is also worth noting that heavy metal detox can be a gradual process and it's important to support your body and liver function and to eat a healthy diet and avoid exposure to heavy metals as much as possible.