Elixir and Longevity Drink Ingrediants
Turmeric, the ancient root of longevity, is one of the most powerful healing agents in the plant kingdom. Turmeric has been used as medicine for thousands of years. The super potent therapeutic qualities, pleasant taste, and beautiful bright golden-orange color make our organic Hawaiian turmeric a particularly attractive food ingredient. Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antimicrobial, and anticancer agent. It aids digestion, especially of fats, through increased bile production in the liver. Other health benefits include anti-viral properties, increased energy, reduction in high blood pressure, and promotion of good cholesterol levels. Studies show that people who eat turmeric regularly have much lower incidence of cancer and liver diseases.
Ginger’s medicinal qualities have been known for more than four thousand years. Botanically, ginger and turmeric are close cousins and share many nutritional advantages. Ginger increases circulation and is one of the most powerful natural digestives, stimulating the flow of saliva, bile, and gastric secretions. Our organic Hawaiian ginger is antimicrobial, antiviral, anti-inflammatory, and a powerful antioxidant.
Lemon juice has a powerful alkalizing effect on our body. It assists digestion, removes constipation, and regulates bile flow. It is especially effective in combination with bio-flavonoids. Our organic lemon juice is a powerful antibacterial agent that regulates blood pressure and also supplies the body with loads of vitamin A and C.
Sun dried, hand harvested Celtic sea salt is an amazing source of bio-available ionic minerals. The sea salt we use contains more than 95 minerals, including essential trace minerals. It increases blood circulation, blood supply to tissues, and helps regulate blood pressure. Sea salt stimulates the flow of saliva and gastric secretions, making it essential for good digestion.
Cayenne pepper has been used as a natural medicine for millennia. It aids digestion, stimulates appetite, and increases blood flow to muscle tissue. When taken together, cayenne increases the effectiveness of other herbs. It is a powerful antimicrobial and antioxidant agent.
Honey is one of humankind’s oldest culinary and medicinal substances. It is a superb source of many enzymes. Honey is a great antimicrobial agent and it promotes tissue healing. The honey should be organic, local, unfiltered and unheated from happy New York State bees.
Cardamom’s medicinal and culinary use can be traced back several thousand years. Ancient Indians regarded it as a cure for obesity. It is antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, increases blood circulation, stimulates appetite, and aids in digestion. Cardamom also possesses aphrodisiac properties.
Mint is one of the best known remedies for indigestion and general gastrointestinal disorders. Mint stimulates production of bile in the liver and increases peristalsis, making it a powerful digestive agent.