4 whole carrots 1/2 tsp fennel seeds 1 inch fresh ginger 1/2 lbs. kale 1/4 whole Lime 1/2 tsp mineral salt 1 tbsp. sunflower oil
Chop kale & carrots. Place in a pot and add water until vegetables are just covered. Boil with all ingredients until kale is soft and easy to chew. Easy to chew means easy to digest.
This soup was developed primarily to relieve acid reflux. Kale and bitters reduce stagnation in the digestive tract and clear heat. Carrot and vegetables with beta-carotene reduce Pitta. Fennel improves digestion without increasing Pitta. Fresh ginger is an anti-inflammatory that improves digestion as well. Lime reduces acidity in the stomach. Soups in general are easy to digest, an essential quality to recover from any digestive tract ailment.