Cilantro is generally balancing for all doshas.  However, due to its cooling nature, it has a specific effect for remedying the heat of pitta.  In addition to cooling pitta dosha overall, cilantro is great for skin issues, detoxifies heavy metals, hyperacidity, and helps cleanse the blood and bile, both of which pitta controls.

Cilantro Juice

An easy juice to whip up at home to lower general heat and pitta in the body.

Ingredients

  • 1 handful cilantro washed and chopped
  • 1/3 cup water

Instructions

  1. Place the cilantro into a blender with about ⅓ cup water and blend. 

    Add more water for desired consistency.

    Strain, and drink the liquid

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Recipe Notes

Cilantro is generally balancing for all doshas but due to its cooling nature has a specific effect for remedying the heat of pitta.  In addition to cooling pitta overall, cilantro is great for skin issues, hyperacidity, and helps cleanse the blood and bile, both of which pitta controls.