This cold-pressed juice contains grapefruit, ginger and a hint of mint- we source our ingredients locally and the final juice is raw and unpasteurized, this also means that we do not use the HPP (high pressure pasteurization) method.
Cold-pressed Grapefruit Juice
Grapefruit juice is low in calories and packed full of vitamins A and C, electrolytes, and nutrients. Grapefruits are a cross between an orange and a shaddock. This combination gives the grapefruit it’s sweet tangy flavor. Grapefruits contain 91% water and are one of the most hydrating fruits. Grapefruits cause improvement in insulin resistance which can improve weight control. One of the nutrients that grapefruits provide is naringin which is a flavonoid. Naringin has cardiovascular benefits and may have a positive affect on blood lipids and bone mineral content as well. Grapefruits help the body to fight off viral infections. While grapefruits have a great flavor and are packed with nutrients, they also have healing benefits as well! Medical research has found that grapefruits help to reduce atherosclerotic plaque formation. In addiction grapefruits inhibit breast cancer cell proliferation and mammary cell tumorigenesis. To make the Shauca we use a variety of grapefruit called the Texas Red. This variety of grapefruit is in season from October through April.
Fresh Cold-pressed Ginger
Ginger is what gives the Shauca it’s kick. This root is packed with ketones which gives ginger it’s spicy flavor. Ginger is a part of the plant family that includes turmeric and cardamom. For thousands of years ginger has been used for the treatment of numerous ailments. It’s healing qualities aid in treating colds, nausea, arthritis, migraines, and hypertension. The most common use for ginger is to alleviate nausea. Ginger is anti-inflammatory and helps to reduce pain and swelling. The anti-inflammatory qualities of ginger allows your body to protect itself from heart disease, cancer, arthritis, and Alzheimer’s. Ginger reduces cholesterol, the risk of blood clots and aids in digestion and circulation. The antioxidants in ginger help to even prevent and fight cancer. We source our 100% certified organic ginger from Denison Farms in Corvallis, Oregon.
Mint is an herb that has calming and soothing properties. This herb is most commonly used to relieve an upset stomach, gas, and indigestion. It even contains one of the highest antioxidant counts of any food!