Fresh Juicing for Healing: Dawn’s COVID Part 2 (Omicron edition)
I caught my second round of COVID for Christmas 2021. I have been in Quarantine since 2021, and will come out when the cough stops and the fever stays broken. My experience with SARS-COV2, versus Omicron was day and night.
With SARS-COV2, I had over 200 symptoms, 63 trips to the Emergency Room, 3 lifesaving 911 calls, 2 sepsis alerts. This version began serious with stroke symptoms, sudden diabetes, mind splitting migraines and breathing difficulty.
With Omicron I have less than 30 symptoms, none TOO severe. At the onset, of omicron, my pulse oxygen dropped to the low 80s. From Sars I learned my baseline wellness was 95 -98 and I felt sick at 94 and with SARS-COV2, 90 was the worse it got. I started with digestive issues, nausea, headache, breathing problems. Then migrated to fever, cough, loss of sense of smell and taste (never had that in SARS-COV2), shivering then roasted, petichiae and skin rushes of redness came again. I was feeling better by the end of week, except coughing, exhaustion and fevers.
Recently I got a juicer so I can make fresh juice that can get in my system and aid in healing and reestablishing my immune system.
Then today came. I felt awful all over, digestive problems, fever, coughing when I try to talk
- Body Shivers
- Full body aches particularly back aches
- Extreme coughing that is not helped by medicine
- Face flushing and petechiae patches on my skin
Today’s Juicing recipe
Today I focused on rest and hydration. When I was having chills, I drank Ginger Chai or Ginger Lemon tea with local honey. When I was warm I drank lemon water.
My Chai: Black tea, milk, spices, local honey. OR
Plain black tea with ginger, fresh lemon and local honey (Skip the milk)
This is the fresh juicing recipe I juiced together
- A few carrots
- Raw Ginger Root
- Raw Turmeric Root
- Blood Orange
- Spearmint leaves
- Mint Leaves
Health benefits of today’s juicing and teas
Chai Tea: Heart Health, Antioxidant boost, Reduces Nausea and Improves Digestive issues.
Lemon Ginger Tea: Indigestion, relieves nasal blockage, aids cough and sore throat, improves memory and focus.
Local Honey Benefits: Anti-inflammatory, cough suppressant, immunity boosting antioxidants.
Carrots: Improve skin disorders, improves immune system, Improves Blood Sugar, improves heart health, Protects liver from increased impact of extended use of fever medicine.
Celery Juice: (webmd.com): Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory.
Raw Ginger Root Juice: Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, reduces nausea, assists cough relief, assists with joint/body pain,
Raw Turmeric Root Juice: Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant that assists in reducing body pain, risk of heart disease, recovery from chronic illness.
Blood Orange: helps improve iron and Vitamin C to aid in recovery and reduced stress on the body. Helps white blood cells and improves your immune system. Protects against strokes.
Mint and Spearmint: Improves digestion, Improves brain function, reduces cold related symptoms.
Apples: Lung and bronchial health, Asthma, heart health, improved brain health, improved immune system support and gut health.
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