Migraines and headaches can be caused by a variety of reasons including dehydration. Drinking plenty of water is always helpful, however certain juices could also provide help due to their anti-inflammatory properties.
Each ingredient in this recipe was selected based on benefits it could provide in this situation.
16 oz filtered water or coconut water
1 cup pineapple
1 cup kale (3-4 leaves)
1 stalk celery
½ lemon, juiced
1 cup cucumber (about ½ a large cucumber)
½ inch ginger root
1-1/2 cups ice
Place all ingredients into a blender. Secure the lid and blend well for at least 60 seconds.
Note: You can omit the water and ice and extract the ingredients with a juicer, or leave it as is for a whole food juice by keeping the fiber.
Enjoy! (Recipe makes 2 servings)
The ingredients in this drink are very healthy and may help with headache, migraine, nausea and/or stomach upset. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties, and is a potent herb that has been known to help with any type of pain or swelling of the tissues. Fresh pineapple contains bromelain, a natural enzyme that has been known to be a form of natural pain relief and anti-inflammatory as well. Cucumber is 95% water and can help with dehydration. It is thought that the chemicals in celery act to cause sleepiness, increase urine to decrease fluid retention, decrease blood pressure, decrease blood sugar, decrease blood clotting, and increase muscle relaxation.
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