CBD Beet Shrub
Have you tried shrubs before? We're not talking about the bush in your garden, we're talking about drinking vinegar, or shrubs as they're sometimes called. Shrubs are a healthy and delicious way to incorporate more beneficial bacteria into your digestive system, and a great alternative to alcoholic cocktails. Tonight we're kicking back with a CBD-infused Beet Shrub courtesy of American Shaman CBD.
When it comes to health, ginger is a great for:
Anti-inflammatory effects thanks to gingerol, the main active ingredient in ginger root.
Apple cider vinegar:
Can lower blood sugar (especially after a carb or sugar-loaded meal)
Have anti-inflammatory properties
Contain betacyanin, the compound that give beets their red hue (the same one that shows up later).
About the Recipe
Shrubs, or drinking vinegars date back as far as the 1500’s. Sekanjabin (sey-can-ja-bean) as it is known in Iran is perhaps the oldest known form of this type of drink, made from vinegar and honey.
This modern version combines three powerful anti-inflammatory digestion aids that also help to bring down blood sugar levels after a carb or sugar-loaded meal.
Apple Cider, Ginger, and Beet Shrub
4 medium red beets (peeled)
1/2 c of water
1/2 c of raw apple cider vinegar
1/2 c of honey
2 tsp freshly grated ginger
CBD (see below for recommendations!)
Place all ingredients in a blender and pulse briefly so that all ingredients are roughly chopped.
Pour into a large glass jar and place in fridge for 2-3 days.
Strain mixture through cheesecloth or a fine chinois strainer.
Store in a jar in the fridge for up to a month.
Fill glass with ice.
Add 2 Tablespoons of Shrub Liquid.
Add 8 oz Club Soda, mix, and enjoy.
Opportunities for Cannabinoid Infusion
If you'd like to enhance your shrub with cannabinoids, you can add an available tincture to your recipe, such as American Shaman’s water soluble tincture, or substitute the honey for Potli’s CBD-infused honey honey.
Potli CBD honey is made from hemp grown in Kentucky and extracted with CO2. This is a full spectrum product mixed with MCT and lecithin. We added 10mg to our shrub (1 tbsp) to enhance with cannabinoids!
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