10 detox water drinks everybody should drink

Let’s talk real now. All we eat junk and love to hog over it. Our dining out or house parties will not be complete without a few drinks. And of course, you should enjoy them too. Because why not? You only live once.

But the most important thing after having a good time is, we forgot to flush the toxins out of our body. And In an urban life busy with hustle and bustle, toxins often get stored up in our bodies. And when they cross the threshold, they often cause issues and health complications.

In the last few years, Detoxification and detox drinks have taken the health circuits by storm. And rightly so. Detox drinks flush out the toxins, revitalise the essential organs, aid in fat loss,  reduces the effects of ageing, help in keeping the stress and anxiety down.

What is detoxification?

Detoxification or “Detox” is the process of washing out the toxins from our body by various means of diets, drinks and exercises. Naturally, the human body is capable of detoxification. Detox drinks help in the natural process of detoxification of the body.

Detoxification of our bodies can add up years to our life, keep the ageing in check, keeps the vital organs healthy and also they keep the mind and brain fresh.

Benefits of Detox:

Some of the benefits of the detox are:

  1. Weight loss: Allmost every one around us wants to lose weight. Detox drinks help in losing weight. Studies have shown detox drinks can increase the basal metabolic rate up by 30%.

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  1. Digestion: Detox can also help in digestion. It keeps the digestive organs hydrated and helps them function at an optimal level.
  2. Immune system: Detox also keeps the functioning of immune system sharp.
  3. Stress reliever: Detox keeps the brain and mind calm and help in reducing the stress and release of stress hormones.
  4. Lower blood pressure: Some detox drinks have diuretic functions. These drinks lower blood pressure.

We have compiled a list of 10 easy and beneficial detox drinks that you can prepare at home and start your detoxification of the body.

Cucumber lemonade:

cucumber-lemonade

We love lemonade. Don’t we? Lets put a twist into our beloved classic lemonade. It’s easy and simple to make. All you need a few ingredients.

Ingredients: Chopped cucumber, freshly squeezed lemon juice, honey, water and ice cubes.

Direction to make:

  1. Add a few pieces of cucumber and a cup of water to blender. Blend it and pour it through a strainer and throw away the pulp.
  2. Heat two cups of water, add honey into it. Mix it well.
  3. Drop the ice cubes into a container, add the cucumber mixer and lukewarm honey water.
  4. Give it a nice stir.
  5. Add some lemon and cucumber slices to garnish and you are good to go.

Best time to drink: Anytime in the day.

Pear, lemon ginger water:

pear-lemon-ginger

Lemon is a magical fruit. It is a bomb of nutrients and vitamins. Add some ginger to it, now you have a super drink and some pear to go for the taste.

Ingredients: Lemon, pear, ginger and water.

Direction to make:

  1. In a bottle of water, add some lemon slices, grated ginger and finely chopped pieces of pear.
  2. If you like little more gingery, add a few drops of ginger oil.
  3. Let it sit for a good 12 hours. And You have it a detox super drink.

Best time to drink: Early in the morning in empty stomach.

Pomegranate aloe vera beetroot juice:

pomegranate-aloevera-beetroot

In Ayurveda, Aloe vera is regarded as a superfood. And if you have pomegranate and beetroot to it, you will have a tasty and healthy drink as well.

Ingredients: Fresh aloe vera, chopped beetroot, pomegranate juice and a pinch of black pepper powder.

Direction to make:

  1. Take a sharp knife and peel off the aloe vera and keep the pulp aside.
  2. In a blender add 1.5 cups of pomegranate juice, a cup of chopped beetroot and blend it well.
  3. Now mix the aloe vera gel and blend for few more seconds.
  4. Drop a pinch of black pepper powder and give it a nice mix.

Best time to drink: in between meals in the day.

 

Spinach green chia seeds smoothie:

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Green is good. And what is better is spinach green. Combine this with some unsweetened almond milk, chia seed and pineapple to release more taste and you have a proper smoothie meal.

Ingredients:  Wash and finely chopped spinach, frozen (of fresh) pineapple slices, unsweetened almond milk, one banana and a tablespoon of chia seeds.

Direction to make:

  1. Drop the chopped spinach and banana in a blender and blend it into a thick paste.
  2. Add pineapple slices and almond milk. And blend it well
  3. If it is too thick, add some more almond milk.
  4. Add a tablespoon of chia seeds and give it a nice mix.

Best time to drink:  Drink this smoothie as a meal. It is a good replacement for your dinner.

 

Watermelon strawberry mint detox:

watermelon-strawverry-mint

Watermelon is tasty and at the same time is one of the fruits out there. It reduces blood presume. Make the human body more responsive to insulin and alleviates muscle soreness. Add some strawberry for flavour and mint for freshness, there you have it a perfect drink to calm your nerves down.

Ingredients: Chopped watermelon, few mint leaves and a few diced strawberries.

Directions to make:

  1. Drop chopped watermelon and strawberries into a blender. Blend in well.
  2. Crush few mint leaves and add it with the blend.
  3. Pour it into a glass, garnish with few dices of strawberries.

Best time to drink: In the afternoon or evening. Replace your alcohols or cocktails with this detox drinks.

 

Orange fennel rosemary water:

orange-fennel-rosemarry

One more orange drink here. Because why not? Everyone loves oranges. And mix it with slices of fennel and a small stem of rosemary for a refreshing drink takes to cleanse your body.

Ingredients: Lemon slice, Fennel slice and stem of rosemary with few leaves.

Directions to make:

  1. Take a bottle of water and drop a few slices of lemon and a stem of rosemary with leaves.
  2. Add a slice of fennel. If you don’t have it you can add powdered fennel seeds.
  3. Let it for some 12 – 24 hours.

Best time to drink: Anytime in the day.

Radiant lemon detox water:

radiant-lemon

The more lemon is praised, the less it is. Lemon is an ultimate source of vitamin c and many nutrients. So to stay true to my words, here is another lemon drink to filter your body.

Ingredients: chopped apples, radish, beetroot, few drops of lemon zest and two lemons juiced.

Directions to make:

  1. Put everything in a blender. Blend it well.
  2. Add water to adjust the consistency.
  3. Sieve the blend and serve it.

Best time to drink: Early in the morning.

 

Basil Cucumber water:

basil-cucumber

How about replacing your regular water with some lemon cucumber basil-infused water? Want to give it a try? Let’s have it, an infused detox water recipe.

Ingredients: Few cucumber slices, slices of lemons and few basil leaves.

Directions to make:

  1. In a clean big bottle, drop the lemon and cucumber slices.
  2. Come behind with few basil leaves.
  3. Let it sit in the fridge for a good 24 hours.
  4. Replace your regular water with it.

Best time to drink: Drink in like your regular glasses of water.

 

Coconut water mint lemon detox:

coconut-mint

For a change, what about detox drink some tropical flavours on it? Sounds fun, right? We have exactly the drink you need. And it is easy as 1-2-3.

Ingredients: Coconut water, a tablespoon of honey and lemon juice and few mint leaves.

Directions to make:

  1. Take the coconut water in a jar.
  2. Scarp off some coconut and add it to water.
  3. Add a tablespoon of lemon juice and honey.
  4. Crush and drop the mint leaves.
  5. Give it long and a good stir.
  6. Garnish with some lemon slices and mint leaves and serve.

Best time to drink: In a warm afternoon while basking on the soon, a good replacement for a pina colada.

 

Blueberry lavender detox water:

blueberry-lavander

Let’s end this list in a flowery note. And for this, we have one unique recipe of blueberry and lavender. It’s easy to make. Moreover, blueberries are full of antioxidants.

Ingredients: one cup of blueberries, few lavenders and water.

Direction to make:

  1. Take a jar full of clean water.
  2. Add blueberries and lavenders.
  3. Let it sit for 24 hours.
  4. Sieve and serve.

Best time drink: Drink it in a lazy evening like a regular alcohol drink.

Mridu

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10 detox water drinks everybody should drink

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