Detoxification of your body is a good way to cleanse your system from harmful toxins. Also, it’s a good start for your clean – eating diet plan. You might have heard of the term ‘beet kvass’ or maybe not. In case you wonder what it is, it’s traditional Eastern European medicinal tonic which was made originally by fermenting stale bread. And, the result is a rich and fizzy that has a distinct taste and provide numerous benefits for your health.
The key ingredient that makes this tonic extremely powerful is beetroot. Beetroots are a nutritious food which are used in various DIY natural homemade remedies. They are extremely good for detoxification of your liver and kidneys. They improve digestion and promote regularity.
Kvass originated in Russia, where it is often made with stale rye bread. As with most foods or drinks, kvass is prepared in various ways in different regions. In the Ukraine, it became a popular tradition to keep a bottle of beet kvass in the home. Beet kvass is commonly used in soups, borscht, and vinaigrettes.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF BEET KVASS
When beetroot is converted into kvass through fermentation, the process heightens its nutritional value significantly, along with providing strong gut support with the addition of healthy probiotic bacteria and enzymes that promote gut health. It aids your body in efficient absorption of nutrients from the foods that you eat.
One 4oz shot of beet kvass twice a day makes an excellent blood tonic, aids digestion, promotes regularity, alkalizes the blood, cleanses the liver, and is a good treatment for kidney stones and many other common ailments.
If this sounds like a medicinal tonic that you would like to try, then use the following beet kvass recipe.
BEET KVASS RECIPE
Making your own beet kvass is actually very simple. The process will only take a few minutes, but you will have to allow the tonic to ferment for a couple of days. The following recipe should make six servings of beet kvass.
Glass jar (half a gallon)
4 organic beetroots
1 tbsp of Himalayan salt
Orange, ginger, lemon, spices ( optional)
Wash the beets thoroughly, chop them into cubes, and put them in the glass jar
Pour the filtered water in the jar, leaving an inch of space at the top.
Add salt and spices of choice
Covet the jar with a towel or cheesecloth, securing it with a rubber band
Keep the jar in the kitchen for a few days, at room temperature
Once the beet kvass turns dark, deep red, it means that it`s ready. Remove the cloth, replace it with lid, and put the jar in the fridge
To sum up, this potent drink is one of the great probiotic foods, ably improving intestinal tract and boosting immunity, promoting liver detoxification, balancing out pH levels, and purifying and alkalizing the blood. What`s more, it works as a natural cancer treatment due to the combination of potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.