The aloe vera
A beauty secret of Queens Cleopatra and Nefertiti, this succulent has been used since ancient Egypt. Its therapeutic qualities are also praised by Hippocrates and Hildegard of Bingen. This reputation as a plant with multiple virtues is still valid. Nothing surprising when you know its richness in vitamins (A, B, C, E), minerals (potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, phosphorus), enzymes and amino acids.
Thanks to this nutritious cocktail, aloe vera is an anti-inflammatory and a natural antibiotic that stimulates immune defenses and facilitates healing. It eliminates toxins, relieves stomach pain, soothes intestinal disorders, supports the proper functioning of the microbiota and metabolism. It is also said to be hypoglycemic and hypocholesterolemic. Let’s not forget its beauty and anti-aging virtues. Skin (damaged, mature, problem), hair (dry, dull, damaged), as well as teeth (plaque, gum inflammation) will benefit from its assets. Do you suffer from irritation after shaving? Have the aloe vera reflex. Its cooling, calming and healing effect will relieve this unpleasant sensation of “fire”.
From the walnut coconut immature, coconut water provides vitamins (B, C), minerals (magnesium, potassium, calcium, iron, zinc, manganese), fibers, enzymes and antioxidants. It is very appreciated for its benefits on the body as well as for its beauty virtues. Remineralizing, draining and alkalizing, it supports the fight against free radicals. It would thus help to slow down the loss of collagen and help prevent premature aging of the skin. An ally of athletes, it is also for those who suffer from the aftermath of a party that is too drunk. A glass of coconut water, and their stomachs will thank them.
This summer fruit, also called watermelon, takes care of your figure. Low in calories (30 per 100 g), composed of more than 90% water, the watermelon is thirst-quenching, diuretic and remineralising. Very well endowed with vitamins (A, B, C), potassium, citrulline (amino acid) and antioxidants (lycopene), it supports good cardiovascular health. Allied with beauty, it improves the production of collagen and fights against premature aging.
Antioxidant and antibacterial, this digestive herb is rich in rosmarinic acid, vitamins (A, K), calcium, phosphorus and iron. Key ingredient of detox, it supports the liver and gallbladder. Effective against the damage of free radicals, it preserves the youthfulness of the skin.
- 20 cl of aloe vera juice
- 400g watermelon
- 20 cl of coconut water
- A few basil leaves
- Seed and dice the watermelon. Mix this pulp then place it in the freezer.
- When the watermelon is well frozen, mix it with the aloe vera juice and coconut water.
- Pour the smoothie into cocktail glasses, garnish with basil and serve.