Flower Power

Flower Power

Sent to us by the author of "Faces of Juicing".

You can optionally add any or all of these to it: 1 handful of parsley, 1 handful of cilantro, 1 garlic clove.

  • Brussel Sprout
    1 sprout 19g
  • Cucumber
    1 cucumber (8-1/4") 301g
  • Oranges
    2 fruit (2-5/8" dia) 262g
  • Pineapple
    1/4 fruit 226.25g
  • Spinach
    5 handful 125g
  1. Try to get the spinach through first by alternating a hard fruit/vegetable with the spinach as you feed it in.
  2. Juice the remaining ingredients in any order.
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Benefits
  • Lower Blood Pressure

    When people who participated in the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Study added foods high in potassium, magnesium and fiber, their blood pressure dropped to healthier levels. Those people in the study who ate a diet rich in these compounds in addition to the other foods on this diet (low fat dairy foods, seafood, lean meat and poultry) lowered their blood pressure by 5.5 points (systolic) over 3.0 points (diastolic).

    A recent study also shows that certain protein compounds in spinach are beneficial in lowering high blood pressure.

    A flavonoid called hesperidin found in oranges can lower high blood pressure.

  • Cancer Prevention

    The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found in this vegetable are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents. Studies have shown that properties in spinach slows down cancerous cell division, especially in cancers of the breast, cervical, prostate, stomach, and skin.

    Liminoid is a compound found in oranges that has been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. The high vitamin C content also acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects cells from damages by free radicals.

  • Stomach Cancer Prevention

    Consuming vitamin C rich foods helps to lower the incidence of peptic ulcers and in turn, reduce the risk of stomach cancer.

  • Improved Complexion

    The silica in cucumber is an essential component of healthy connective tissue, which includes intracellular cement, muscles, tendons, ligaments, cartilage, and bone. Cucumber juice is often recommended as a source of silicon to improve the complexion and health of the skin, plus cucumber’s high water content makes it naturally hydrating–a must for glowing skin.

    The anti-oxidant in orange help protect the skin from free radical damage known to cause signs of aging.

  • Blood Cleanse

    The high grade content of iron in spinach makes it a great blood builder. It regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body.

  • Digestion

    The high fiber content in spinach makes it a remarkable intestinal tract scrubber. It cleans out the system by removing the accumulated wastes in the digestive tracts by its mildly laxative effect. More importantly, it also repairs, heals and nourishes the tracts and tones up their functions. An excellent help for constipation, colitis, poor digestion or stomach ulcers.

    Though oranges taste acidic, it actually has an alkaline effect in the digestive system and helps stimulate the digestive juices, which helps to relieve constipation.

  • Immune System

    Oranges, being high in vitamin C can help stimulate white cells to fight infection, naturally building a good immune system.

  • Reduce Inflammation

    The high alkalinity properties in spinach makes it the perfect choice of food for people suffering inflammatory ailments, like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Heart Disease Prevention

    Oranges, being high in flavonoids and vitamin C has been known to halve the risk of heart diseases.

  • Macular Degeneration Prevention

    The abundance content of vitamin A and carotenoids help prevent age-related eye problems. When combined with endive and carrot juice, it effectively helps prevent macular degeneration, night blindness, and the development of cataracts.

  • Bone Protection

    The high content of vitamin K is essential in anchoring calcium in bones, making it important to bone health.

Conditions
  • Skin Cancer

    The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found in this vegetable are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents. Studies have shown that properties in spinach slows down cancerous cell division, especially in cancers of the breast, cervical, prostate, stomach, and skin.

  • High Blood Pressure

    When people who participated in the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) Study added foods high in potassium, magnesium and fiber, their blood pressure dropped to healthier levels. Those people in the study who ate a diet rich in these compounds in addition to the other foods on this diet (low fat dairy foods, seafood, lean meat and poultry) lowered their blood pressure by 5.5 points (systolic) over 3.0 points (diastolic).

    A recent study also shows that certain protein compounds in spinach are beneficial in lowering high blood pressure.

    A flavonoid called hesperidin found in oranges can lower high blood pressure.

  • Depression

    Spinach is a great source of Manganese & Magnesium. Manganese and magnesium are two powerful allies in your depression-healing lifestyle. Manganese helps synthesize the fatty acids necessary for a healthy nervous system and is also involved with the synthesis of B vitamins, amino acid formation and the prevention of mood swings due to low blood sugar. Magnesium is crucial in helping manufacture the enzymes that support brain metabolism. In a study, the National Institute of Health found that a deficiency in magnesium reduces levels of mood-calming serotonin. Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that your brain converts to soothing serotonin. Tryptophan also helps you get that good night’s sleep that is so essential to controlling depression because the serotonin that tryptophan produces is itself converted into melatonin, the sleep-inducing hormone.

  • Colon Cancer

    Liminoid is a compound found in oranges that has been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. The high vitamin C content also acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects cells from damages by free radicals.

  • Lung Cancer

    Liminoid is a compound found in oranges that has been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. The high vitamin C content also acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects cells from damages by free radicals.

  • Stomach Cancer

    The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found in this vegetable are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents. Studies have shown that properties in spinach slows down cancerous cell division, especially in cancers of the breast, cervical, prostate, stomach, and skin.

    Liminoid is a compound found in oranges that has been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. The high vitamin C content also acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects cells from damages by free radicals.

  • Cancer

    The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found in this vegetable are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents. Studies have shown that properties in spinach slows down cancerous cell division, especially in cancers of the breast, cervical, prostate, stomach, and skin.

    Liminoid is a compound found in oranges that has been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. The high vitamin C content also acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects cells from damages by free radicals.

  • Breast Cancer

    The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found in this vegetable are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents. Studies have shown that properties in spinach slows down cancerous cell division, especially in cancers of the breast, cervical, prostate, stomach, and skin.

    Liminoid is a compound found in oranges that has been found to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. The high vitamin C content also acts as a good anti-oxidant that protects cells from damages by free radicals.

  • Kidney Stones

    Drinking orange juice daily can significantly drop the risk of formation of calcium oxalate stones in the kidney.

  • Ulcers

    The high fiber content in spinach makes it a remarkable intestinal tract scrubber. It cleans out the system by removing the accumulated wastes in the digestive tracts by its mildly laxative effect. More importantly, it also repairs, heals and nourishes the tracts and tones up their functions. An excellent help for constipation, colitis, poor digestion or stomach ulcers.

    Consuming vitamin C rich foods helps to lower the incidence of peptic ulcers and in turn, reduce the risk of stomach cancer.

  • Anemia

    The high grade content of iron in spinach makes it a great blood builder. It regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body.

  • Mood Swings

    Spinach is a great source of Manganese & Magnesium. Manganese and magnesium are two powerful allies in your depression-healing lifestyle. Manganese helps synthesize the fatty acids necessary for a healthy nervous system and is also involved with the synthesis of B vitamins, amino acid formation and the prevention of mood swings due to low blood sugar. Magnesium is crucial in helping manufacture the enzymes that support brain metabolism. In a study, the National Institute of Health found that a deficiency in magnesium reduces levels of mood-calming serotonin. Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that your brain converts to soothing serotonin. Tryptophan also helps you get that good night’s sleep that is so essential to controlling depression because the serotonin that tryptophan produces is itself converted into melatonin, the sleep-inducing hormone.

  • Constipation

    The high fiber content in spinach makes it a remarkable intestinal tract scrubber. It cleans out the system by removing the accumulated wastes in the digestive tracts by its mildly laxative effect. More importantly, it also repairs, heals and nourishes the tracts and tones up their functions. An excellent help for constipation, colitis, poor digestion or stomach ulcers.

    Though oranges taste acidic, it actually has an alkaline effect in the digestive system and helps stimulate the digestive juices, which helps to relieve constipation.

  • Acidosis

    Its alkaline minerals are essential for cleaning out the tissues and maintaining the alkalinity of the blood, making it effective in combating acidosis.

  • Arthritis

    The high alkalinity properties in spinach makes it the perfect choice of food for people suffering inflammatory ailments, like osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Hangover

    Spinach is highly cleansing and building and is essential for the body's circulatory system, especially to the brain.

  • Prostate Cancer

    The fine chlorophyll and carotene (lutein) found in spinach is beneficial in fighting and preventing cancer. A variety of flavonoid compounds found in this vegetable are powerful anti-oxidants and anti-cancer agents. Studies have shown that properties in spinach slows down cancerous cell division, especially in cancers of the breast, cervical, prostate, stomach, and skin.

  • Osteoporosis

    The high content of vitamin K is essential in anchoring calcium in bones, making it important to bone health.

  • Indigestion

    The high fiber content in spinach makes it a remarkable intestinal tract scrubber. It cleans out the system by removing the accumulated wastes in the digestive tracts by its mildly laxative effect. More importantly, it also repairs, heals and nourishes the tracts and tones up their functions. An excellent help for constipation, colitis, poor digestion or stomach ulcers.