Smoothies are not only healthy, but they can also heal you. Because if you combine the ingredients correctly, you can use smoothies to combat complaints such as migraines, fatigue, and more.

Smoothies have been trendy for a long time. No wonder the pureed fruits give us the feeling of taking in many vitamins quickly and easily – in keeping with our hectic everyday life.

But smoothies are still the healthiest homemade ones. Then they not only provide us with valuable vitamins and help us lose weight but can even have a healing effect.

Sometimes the solution to problems is right before our eyes – namely in nature. Nutritionist Chantal Sandjon found this out for herself for years and has now published a book about nature’s secret weapons.

If you combine the ingredients of smoothies skillfully, you can activate the self-healing powers and fight ailments in a targeted manner. Which smoothie works against what?

Banana smoothie for depression and mood swings

Depression is a severe illness that needs treatment. Almost every woman, on the other hand, knows mood swings. In either case, diet can also affect mood. For example, magnesium and natural cocoa are considered helpful.

Chocolate banana smoothie

Ingredients for 4 glasses:

  • 3 bananas,
  • ½ avocado,
  • 1 tbsp cocoa powder,
  • 3 dates,
  • 2 green cardamom pods,
  • 200ml almond drink,
  • 300ml water

With mint against colds and summer flu

Especially in summer, a smoothie is a pleasant alternative to hot tea for colds. At the same time, it is easy to digest, so that the body has more energy to fight the infection.

Peach and apricot smoothie with peppermint

Ingredients for 4 glasses:

  • 3 peaches,
  • 5 apricots,
  • 1 small piece of ginger,
  • 1 handful of peppermint,
  • 400ml water

Melon smoothie for headaches and migraines

Lack of fluids, stress, tension – the causes of headaches are manifold. This smoothie provides our body with sufficient fluids and also contains ginger, a natural pain reliever.

Ginger melon smoothie

Ingredients for 4 glasses:

  • 600g watermelon,
  • 1 small piece of ginger,
  • 4 stalks of peppermint,
  • 400ml coconut water

Anti-food cravings smoothie for menstrual cramps

Discomfort, cramps, and abdominal pain – on the other hand, a sufficient supply of magnesium and vitamin B can help. This smoothie also prevents food cravings:

Banana and kale smoothie

Ingredients for 4 glasses:

  • 3 bananas,
  • 4 kale leaves,
  • 80g almonds,
  • 2 tbsp hemp flour,
  • 250ml almond drink,
  • 250ml water

Fatigue goes away with the broccoli smoothie.

There can be many reasons behind chronic tiredness and exhaustion. One of them is hyperacidity of the body.

A green smoothie has an alkaline and invigorating effect:

Broccoli smoothie with pear

Ingredients for 4 glasses:

  • 2 pears,
  • 1 avocado,
  • 200g broccoli,
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil,
  • 1 pinch of stevia,
  • 500ml water

Smoothies can also help against blood pressure problems, insomnia, and many other complaints.