In today’s recipe video we dive into a healthy drink that has been around for centuries, Beet Kvass.

Folk medicine values beets and beet kvass for their liver cleansing properties and beet kvass is widely used in cancer therapy in Europe.  Beet kvass is an excellent tonic for chronic fatigue, chemical sensitivities, allergies and digestive problems.

Beet kvass is a traditional fermented beverage of Ukrainian origin with a refreshing, slightly earthy taste.

According to Sally Fallon, author of Nourishing Traditions:

“Beet kvass is valuable for its medicinal qualities and as a digestive aid. Beets are loaded with nutrients. One glass morning and night is an excellent blood tonic, promotes regularity, aids digestion, alkalizes the blood, cleanses the liver and is a good treatment for kidney stones and other ailments.”

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