By: Mariam Elhamy
What’s the best solution for feeling bloated and having indigestion? Detox! It’s so healthy for you because it cleanses out your system, aids your digestion, boosts your energy, and helps you lose weight. It’s really the perfect combo so check out some of these detox water recipes and try them at home.
Cucumber Lemon Water
Lemon, mint and cucumber water is not only a delicious summer cooler, it will also help you detox and debloat at the same time. To make this quick drink, you would need 1-liter regular water, ½ a cucumber, 1 lemon, 4-5 mint leaves. Cut the cucumber and lemon into thin slices then crush the mint leaves and leave the water in the fridge overnight.
Strawberry Basil Water
This punchy infused water is very calming for the stomach and helps in flushing out the toxins. Add 8 fresh strawberries, 3 lemon wedges, ½ lemon juice, and a handful of basil leaves to 1-liter water. This detox water is loaded with health-enriched nutrients like vitamin C, antioxidants, and minerals like potassium.
Mango, Lemon, Pineapple Water
Enjoy a punch of taste and health in every gulp of this summery drink. Take 1-liter of water, add in ½ a cup mango and pineapple cubes, 3-4 lemon slices, mix and refrigerate. Mango helps in improving digestion and relieving stomach discomfort. Pineapple is a great source of Vitamin C, B6, Copper, Magnesium, Folate and Fibers.
Hibiscus, Basil, Mint Water
This drink will not only improve your digestion it will also help you relax. Stir the hibiscus, mint, and basil in water and refrigerate overnight. Strain and serve chilled with ice. This detox works as a stress reliever and muscle relaxer, it also reduces symptoms of bloating and gas. This infusion is ideal for anyone suffering from digestive discomfort and stress.
Basic Ginger and Lime Water
The most simple way to boost your immunity, detox and flush out toxins from your system, is with this infused lime and ginger water which helps in relieving bloating. All you need is 750 ml water, 5-6 lime slices, ½ teaspoon lime juice, ½ teaspoon ginger juice and 6-7 ginger slices and refrigerate overnight for the best benefits and the most freshness.
Spiced Detox Water
Enjoy a burst of flavors in every sip of this spiced detox water. Winter spices lovers are always excited about this drink! You will need 1 litre water, 1 teaspoon turmeric, 1 teaspoon ginger, 2 teaspoons lemon juice, 2 pinches of cinnamon powder and ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper (you can also use black pepper). Bring it to the boil then allow it cool and refrigerate. If you prefer, you can drink it hot or lukewarm. This detox helps in improving heart health, keeps the seasonal flu at bay and helps in building metabolism and immunity.