This simple shot clears the fog of a hangover, relieves pain, and supplies your liver with the nutrients it needs to detoxify your blood. Avoid if you have gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) or are taking blood thinners. Recipe excerpted from The Simple Guide to Natural Health by Melanie St. Ours

For more about this recipe: Natural Remedies for the Winter Season

  • 1Servings


  • 1 clove garlic, peeled

  • ½ tsp. Turmeric Paste (see recipe)

  • Juice of 1 lemon

  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper

  • 1 Tbs. apple cider vinegar

  • 1 knob fresh ginger root, peeled and sliced


  1. Combine all ingredients in high-speed blender. 
  2. Blend on high 1–2 minutes, until smooth. If your blender is too large to effectively blend this small volume of ingredients, double the recipe or add 1/2 cup water to dilute.
  3. Pour into shot glass, and drink immediately. It will be sour, strong, and spicy! Follow with plenty of water.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 25
  • Carbohydrate Content: 6 g
  • Sugar Content: 1 g
Spring is the perfect time to ditch the junk in your diet and replace it with nourishing whole foods.

Beet Juice

Beets are a great digestive cleanser. This juice not only detoxifies the blood and liver, it also helps lift compacted waste from the bowel wall.