Holy Basil Tea Smoothie
1 cup frozen blueberries
1 scoop Daily Protein Strawberry flavor (wellness resources)
2 Holy Basil Herbal Tea ice cubes
1/2 cup blueberry juice
1/2 cup water or less
I remember reading that blueberries have the potential to eliminate all putrefying matter in the intestines. An article from sciencedaily.com supports this idea. Here's an excerpt:
Blueberries Counteract Intestinal Diseases ScienceDaily (Feb. 8, 2010) — It is already known that blueberries are rich in antioxidants and vitamins. New research from the Lund University Faculty of Engineering in Sweden shows that blueberry fibre are important and can alleviate and protect against intestinal inflammations, such as ulcerative colitis. The protective effect is even better if the blueberries are eaten together with probiotics. I guess I should add some probiotics next time!
DAILY WHEY PROTEIN
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HOLY BASIL This herb from India is also known as Tulsi. It is well known in South Asia and has many uses. Notice what has been said about this herbs effect on stress: "Holy Basil is considered an adaptogen, which means that it assists the body adapt to stress (environmental, physical, or chemical), restore balance in the body, and normalize body functions." Please note: There are some precautions with Holy Basil if you are pregnant or nursing. It may have an anti-fertility effect. Refrain from use if you are trying to conceive. I'll post some more tea smoothies on a future blog. Experiement with recipes to get the taste you like. Hope you enjoy this one!