Immune-Boosting Jamu Juice

This Indonesian anti-inflammatory elixir is so refreshing and full of fabulous immune-boosting ingredients and phytochemicals! Traditional Jamu Juice, or Jamu Jamu, is an Indonesian medicine made from natural ingredients, like roots, fruits, flowers, seeds, and leaves. More recently, Jamu has been kicked up a notch with the addition of turmeric. Jamu is a natural anti-inflammatory tonic that boasts a ton of health benefits. You can drink it cold, how I like it, or warm it up like a tea.

This recipe will make you more than enough to get you through your week! I usually freeze a jar and keep another fresh jar in the fridge.

Immune-Boosting Jamu Juice

Ingredients (Version 1):

  • 3/4 cup fresh organic ginger roots (skin on)
  • 1-2 TB organic turmeric powder
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 fresh organic small pineapple, peeled and chopped
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1/8 tsp fresh cracked black pepper
  • 1 TB organic raw local honey

Ingredients (Version 2):

  • 3/4 cup fresh organic ginger roots (skin on)
  • 1-2 TB organic turmeric powder or 1/2 cup fresh organic turmeric roots (skin on)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1 fresh organic pineapple, peeled and chopped
  • 3 peeled oranges
  • Juice from one lemon
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne powder
  • 1 TB organic raw local honey

Equipment Needed:

  • Heavy-duty large blender, like a Vitamix, or a juicer
  • Nut milk bag / fine cloth
  • Large glass jars with airtight lids

Instructions:

  1. Pull out your large heavy-duty blender (or you can use your juicer instead) and have it ready!
  2. Wash your fresh ginger roots really well with warm water and toss into blender (no need to peel).
  3. Add in the turmeric powder (or roots – again, no need to peel).
  4. Slice up your pineapple and add it to the blender.
  5. Add in your fresh lemon juice. Optional for Version 2: Add in peeled oranges
  6. Blend on high speed for about one minute.
  7. Grab a nut milk bag or fine cloth and pour the blended Jamu through the strainer into a large bowl for a smooth drink. Pour back into the blender and add the black pepper or cayenne and honey then blend for 30 seconds.
  8. Pour your strained Jamu into large jars with lids and seal!
  9. Now it’s time for SHOTS! 😉 Pour a bit in a glass and enjoy hot or cold!

Store in the fridge with an airtight lid or in the freezer and thaw a couple of nights before drinking!

Cheers my friends!

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