(3 days to ferment)
3 beets: peeled and chopped: yields 2-3 cups chopped into 1 inch cubes
1 Tablespoon sea salt : COARSE GRAIN (not fine table salt)
In a 1/2 gallon (2 quart) Ball jar, place chopped beets and 1 T. COARSE GRAIN salt. Fill the jar with water. Cap tightly and tip the jar upside down and upright, several times to mix all the ingredients. Leave the jar on the kitchen counter for 3 days. Refrigerate after day 3 (72 hours). Leave beets in jar until liquid is used, then compost the beets as they are spent.
Serving: 1/4 – 1/2 cup in the morning and in the evening before your meal, or anytime you are experiencing indigestion or feeling stressed out, or wish to purify your blood, digestive system, skin.
Great for nourishing and purifying the blood, and for the assimilation of nutrients within the small intestines. Helps to alkalize the body, supports the Kidney function (Sally Fallon says that it is a good treatment for kidney stones, a client for eczema). Arouses appetite and promotes digestion. Tonifies the Heart, cleanses the Liver, aids: Lungs, Kidneys, Spleen, lubricates: Large and Small Intestines and increases Blood and Qi circulation. Blood and yang tonic dispersing dampness, heat and water. Calms the spirit.