A couple of weeks ago, Herb Pharm sent us a set of their detoxifying herbal tinctures and herbal capsules to review for our readers. There’s dandelion, burdock and milk thistle – all of which are known for their detoxifying properties and support of good liver health. If you’ve been stressed out or just overdoing it these herbs are ideal for cleansing and refreshing yourself internally.
I think the milk thistle capsules are great if you need something to pop right before bed after a day or night that’s been way overdone! I’m a real lightweight when it comes to alcohol and even one or two cocktails on a rare occasion will give me a headache. Milk thistle is great to have around for this and Herb Pharm’s milk thistle capsules are really fresh and quite potent. Two of these before bed really makes a difference in the way I feel. My liver said thanks Herb Pharm!
But what I really wanted to focus on today in terms of detox herbals are the two Herb Pharm tincture products in dandelion and the burdock blend formulation. The thing I love about tinctures is that there are so many ways that you can use a tincture internally or externally. And that’s what today’s recipes are all about!
The Lemon Meringue Detox Cocktail (It’s Vegan!)
This recipe contains both the dandelion and burdock blend tinctures from Herb Pharm – the recipe gets its fantastic “meringue” flavor from the addition of raw shelled hemp seed and fresh lemon juice. It’s a really simple detox cocktail that is an awesome after-work pick-me-up that will revive and refresh you after a stressful day.
You will need:
1/4 cup or 60 ml of fresh squeezed lemon juice (bottled is not recommended for this recipe)
1 tbsp or 5 grams of shelled raw hemp seed
1 tbsp or 10 – 15 grams of any natural sweetener (honey, raw sugar, etc.) or a natural sugar substitute equivalent measure like stevia
1/2 dropper full of Herb Pharm dandelion herbal tincture
1/2 dropper full of Herb Pharm burdock blend tincture
1/2 cup ice chips
Put everything into the blender and blend until very frothy and serve in a martini or margarita glass!
Cannabis Spa Detoxifying Bath Salts
The second herbal detox recipe is an external use recipe that employs both the dandelion and burdock herbal tincture blends. To get this exciting recipe, you’ll have to join my mailing list because I’m making it an exclusive – just for The Cannabis Spa Book list subscribers!