Here at Good Medicine Beauty Lab, we believe in health and beauty on the inside as well as the outside. It's so important to nourish your insides. Taking beautiful foods into your body inevitably manifests through your complexion.
The health benefits of mandarin oranges are numerous. They contain powerful antioxidants, help lower blood pressure, balance blood sugar, and curb the production of cholesterol in the body.
Aloe is incredibly healing both externally and internally. We use aloe in many of our formulas, and we love adding it to our diet for amazing health benefits. It does wonders for your hydration, liver function and clear skin. Aloe is packed with vital nutrients. Along with the alkaline water, it works to neutralize the acidity in the bloodstream.
Try this rejuvenating and refreshing recipe on a warm day.
Makes one 10-ounce glass
- 3 small citrus fruits (mandarin oranges)
- 1 three-inch piece of aloe vera flesh (skinned)
- 8 ounces alkaline water
- Handful of fresh mint leaves
- 1/2 tsp agave syrup (sweeten to taste)
- 4-5 ice cubes
Add all the ingredients to your blender and blend on high speed until you get a liquid, frothy texture.
Drink up and feel good about the good you are doing for your body and your skin. Please note that too much aloe can cause diarrhea, so drink in moderation.
Sending you love, light, and health from the desert. XOXO