Although detox products have become quite controversial over the past few years, it’s no secret that our bodies naturally detoxify themselves. Detox water, or infused water, can help aid your metabolism in order to deliver key ingredients that can boost the detoxifying process. Detox water can be very refreshing and the ingredients you add can have a different effect on your body. If you’re wondering how to make detox water, try the below recipes.
Simple Lemon Water
Lemon water has been used for detox water recipes for many years. Lemon can help you feel incredibly refreshed. It’s also been known to aid in digestion, especially when paired with hot or warm water. Wondering how to make detox water with lemon? Simply combine water and lemon slices in a jug overnight and enjoy in the morning.
Cucumber Lemon Water
This recipe is great first thing in the morning. Wash and slice your cucumber and lemon and rinse mint if you have it. Fill your water bottle or glass, mix in the ingredients and let it sit overnight. If you use a jug for your detox water, you can keep topping up the water for a few days in order to make the most out of your detox recipe.
Strawberry Basil Water
High in antioxidants and vitamin C, this water is perfect for a Sunday morning. Simply fill your water bottle or jug, combine your ingredients and stir gently. This detox water should be chilled for up to 4 hours before drinking.
Ginger Mint Detox Water
Ginger has been used as a holistic remedy for hundreds of years. Ginger and mint detox water is assembled as the recipe above states.
Warming Detox Water
Served warm, this detox recipe is perfect for getting more water into your body over winter, and consists of the following ingredients:
- Green tea powder
- Cayenne pepper
- Lemon juice
- Fresh turmeric
- Fresh ginger
Simply combine these ingredients into a pot of warm/hot water and serve in mugs to warm the soul.
How To Make Detox Water
If you’d like to experiment with detox water and create your own recipes, then the process is extremely simple. Simply choose your favourite ingredients, combine in hot or cold water to your preference and let the water infuse. If you’re making cold detox water, the ideal infusing time is between 1-12 hours. After 12 hours, infused fruits and vegetables can begin to decompose. Strain and replace where possible.