During the self-quarantine and lockdown, the search trend for recipes has been increasing significantly. This happens because most people are shifting from taking outs to homemade. Not only in food, but healthy, organic juices also pique many interests, especially that boost our immune system.

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Here are the most popular immune booster juice recipes that you can try at home:

1. Turmeric, ginger, lemon 

Ingredients: 

  • 1 piece turmeric 
  • 1 piece of ginger 
  • 1 lemon (juice) 

Grate the turmeric and boil in a small saucepan along with the grated ginger and bring to a simmer. You can add lemon rind or cayenne for the smell; however, it is optional. With a filter, pour the simmering mixture into a glass and drink it while it’s warm. 

Benefits: 

  • Rich in antioxidants: vitamin C, flavonoids, polyphenols
  • Rich in antimicrobial
  • Rich in antibacterial

2. Apple, carrot, orange

Ingredients: 

  • 2 pieces of carrots 
  • 1 piece of apple 
  • 1 piece of orange

Rinse all the ingredients. Cut all the fruits and vegetables into cubes before placing them into a blender or mixer. Slowly add water while mixing to keep the juice in the perfect texture. 

Benefits: 

  • Rich in vitamin A, B-6, C 
  • Rich in potassium 
  • Rich in folic acid

3. Kale, pear, cucumber

Ingredients: 

  • 1 bunch of kale
  • 1 piece of cucumber 
  • 1 piece of pear 

Rinse all the fruits and cut them before placing them into a mixer. While blending, you can also add lemon juice to give the juice a strong taste. Pour the juice into a glass and enjoy it. 

Benefits: 

  • Incredibly high antioxidant
  • Hydration that comes from cucumber 

4. Tomato juice

Ingredients: 

  • 3 pounds ripe tomatoes
  • 1 ¼ cups chopped celery with leaves
  • ⅓ cup chopped onion
  • 2 Tbsp sugar 
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch black pepper
  • 6 spoons of Tabasco sauce

Wash and chop tomatoes, celery and onion. Put them into a saucepan and add the spices, bring to a simmer and cook until the mixture is soupy. Strain it into a glass and let cool in the refrigerator. 

Benefits: 

  • Rich in vitamins A and C
  • Rich in iron
  • Rich in folate

5. Beet, red cabbage, plum 

Ingredients:

  • 2 beets 
  • ¼ red cabbage 
  • 4 plums 
  • 1 orange

Wash all the ingredients, remove the stones from the plums. Chop the cabbage and peel the orange. Mix them all together in a mixer while adding water bit by bit. Let cool in the refrigerator before drinking it. 

Benefits: 

  • Healing properties promoted by beets 
  • Rich in minerals 
  • Rich in nitrates that are converted into nitric oxide in the body 
  • High level of vitamin C 

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