Potent adaptogenic elixirs, including ingredients used in our Leaf People Skin Care Line, offer the body vital nutrients and antioxidants to promote your glow from the inside out.
Maca and turmeric play the central role in the Detox + Synergy elixir formula. This combination of potent medicinal roots replenish the adrenals, provide energy and clarity and promote a healthy detoxification of vital organs. Maca contains “feel good” factors and helps balance the body while turmeric has been used throughout the ages to support and enhance the health of hair, skin and nails while providing anti-inflammatory benefits. Chock full of necessary and vital nutrients, this formula is a great way to start the day.
Detox + Synergy is formulated by Holistic Nutritionist, Elizabeth of By Erika Elizabeth.
Add 1 tablespoon to your favorite warm nut milk, yogurt, smoothie, tea, coffee or other breakfast items. It is an excellent addition to baked goods, DIY raw bars and salad dressings, experimentation is recommended.
Brain Boost and Anti-inflammatory Elixir:
8 oz warm nut milk
1 T Detox + Synergy
1 T fat (coconut oil, MCT oil or ghee)
honey or maple syrup, if needed
Soothing Poultice for inflammation and injury:
1 T Detox + Synergy elixir
1 t warm water
1 t coconut or MCT oil – liquid form
3 drops essential oil (optional, eucalyptus, cypress or lavender)
Mix Detox + Synergy elixir with other ingredients to form a paste. Generously apply to affected area and cover with a piece of plastic (best to cut a panel from a zip lock bag) and tape all edges to the body. Leave on for 8 – 10 hours. Make sure it is well sealed with the tape so it doesn’t leak. Google further poultice instructions/pictures if needed.
CLEANSE: Massage a small amount of face wash, scrub or grains on to the skin and rinse. Face wash can be used daily (and, if desired, combined with our face wash grains), face scrub 1-4 times per week.
ANTIOXIDANT MASK: Mix equal parts mask and activator, apply ot clean skin, leave on for 5-6 minutes then rinse.
TONE: Apply toner with a cotton pad, wiping in an upward motion over face & neck. Toner replenishes skin while removing residual soap, makeup & sunscreen.
EYE SERUM: Roll once under eyes and smooth in, a.m. and/or p.m. Targets dark circles, wrinkles and puffiness. For upper eye, apply only at night, just before bed. Avoid direct eye and tear duct contact.
MIST: Close eyes and mist 2-4 times on the face, inhaling through the nose. Use under serums, face oils & creams to enhance absorption & boost hydration.
SERUMS & FACE OILS: Dot serum/oil around face and neck and massage in. For ultra radiance, mix face serum or oil with apple stem cell serum and apply together. May be used in place of or under cream.
CREAM: Apply as needed to the face and neck, with or without serum under.
RADIANT MASK: Skip steps 6 & 7. Melt a small amount of mask between the fingertips and apply to the face and leave on. Especially beneficial after using the luminous face scrub.