Treat Your Eye Area with These Healthy Juices!

The eyes draw the most attention to the face. When someone looks at you they are the first thing that they will notice. The eyes can make you look more awake, more tired, and they can change how youthful your face appears to be. Many of us suffer from eyes that are prone to dark circles, puffiness, and even redness. These problems can be really annoying, but some people are just more prone to them than others. If you are someone who suffers from these issues surrounding your eye area on a regular basis then you know how irritating it can be to wake up in the morning ready to take on the day only to look into the mirror and see that you have massive dark circles or that your eyes look puffy and swollen.

You also know how difficult it can be to minimize the appearance of these issues once they have appeared on the face. You may have tried many common methods like putting ice on your eyes, drinking water, or using a product formulated to fix these problems. While these methods may give you some relief, wouldn’t it be better if you never had these issues to begin with? Well, the method to prevent these is sues is to start with the inside of the body and fuel it with properties that will cure your problems with your eye zone. Our simple juice recipes are the answer to all of your eye problems!

1. Ginger and Orange Juice
Ginger is a spice that has been used to stop inflammation in with body for thousands of years by many different cultures. It is also used to treat nausea, menstrual cramps, and to remedy indigestion. It naturally grows as a root that is known for having a stubby, knotted appearance and a light brown color. It is spicy and full of flavor. While you can purchase it in the root form at specialty stores you can also buy it in a crystallized form that many people like to eat as a healthy snack food. However, for the purposes of this juice the best way to buy it is in powder form. Powdered ginger is going to be the first ingredient in our juice.

The next ingredient are oranges. You are going to juice them in order to extract their full benefits. Although many people do drink orange juice on a regular basis, they usually drink the worst form of orange juice. The processed juice that you can pick up out of the isles of grocery stores. These forms of orange juice can be packed with added sugar as well as preservatives. The best way to drink orange juice is to drink the juice that you extract directly from an orange. Oranges fight inflammation in the body due to the beta-cryptoxanthin that they are fortified with, making them perfect for fighting puffiness under the eyes.

Recipe:
the juice of 4–5 oranges
1 tablespoon of ginger powder

2. Super Berry Juice
Berries are awesome fighters of inflammation and swelling. This recipe is sure to help you reduce the amount of puffiness that you have in your eye area, decrease dark circles, and help with under eye fine lines and wrinkles. They are super fruits thanks to the high amount of antioxidants that berries are fortified with. The main ingredient in our berry juice is blueberries because, like other berries, they are full of antioxidants, but they are also very low in sugar which is why you want the juice to have a blueberry base, keeping the amount of sugar that you are intaking for the day on the low side. Antioxidants aren’t just great for improving the amount inflammation in the body and around the eyes. They also serve to fight free radicals and give the skin a more youthful appearance.

Recipe:
1 cup of blueberries
1/4 cup raspberries
1/2 cup strawberries
1 tablespoon goji berries

3. Cucumber and Spinach Juice
You’ve probably seen women on television or in movies sitting in a spa or a salon with cucumber slices. That is because cucumbers have the power to reduce swelling and has anti-inflammatory power due to its ability to restrict the blood vessels. However, putting them on your eyes isn’t the only way to take advantage of their benefits. Juicing them is also a great option. Spinach is also a great anti-inflammatory source due to its abundance of antioxidants and cell strengthening properties. Juice your cucumber and your spinach and enjoying the refreshing taste of your juice diet along with the amazing benefits that these ingredients hold for your body!

Recipe:
1 large cucumber
2 cups fresh, organic spinach

Conclusion
If you have problems with your eye area, you are not alone. Adding these juices to your diet could be the answer to your woes!

References

http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/10-beauty-solutions-for-puffy-eyes