DIY detox drink

DIY detox drink

Are you thinking doing a detox but you are unsure what the benefits are? Detoxifying can help you:

  1. Remove toxin from the body
  2. Increase your energy level
  3. Lose weight
  4. Strengthen immune system function
  5. Improve your skin

detox drink

The best way to flush out toxins is by drinking more water. We like to start our day with a water infused with mint and lemon. It is refreshing, delicious and easy to prepare.

detox drink

YOU WILL NEED

1) Lemon x 1
Lemons are natural cleanser and lemon water makes a powerful detox drink. It cleanses your liver and stimulates your digestion.

2) Cucumber x 1 small
Cucumber has 95% water content, keeping the body hydrated while helping the body eliminate toxin.

3) Mint leaves x a handful
Mint adds refreshing flavor to your water. It helps in eliminating toxins from the body and improves digestion.

4) Water
detox drink

STEPS

  1. Wash and slice the lemon and cucumber and rinse the mint leaves
  2. Add sliced lemons & cucumbers and mint leaves to a jug
  3. Mix the all ingredients and fill the jug with water and leave it to steep overnight in the fridge (or for least 4 hours)

detox drink

TIPS

  • Drink throughout the next day.
  • Soak lemon, cucumber and mint leaves overnight in your fridge to allow the flavours to meld.
  • To maximize the benefit of your detox, avoid taking alcohol and food high in sugar and fat content when consuming this drink.

What other ways do you detox? Let us know!

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