WHAT IS DETOX WATER?
Fruit-infused water which gives a light flavor of the fruits.
Fresh fruits when infused in water over a period of time with healthy herbs cleanse our body toxins.
The nutrients that are released from the herbs and fruits naturally boost our metabolism and give health benefits.
HOW TO MAKE DETOX WATER?
The instruction goes for any detox water.
- Detox water is best done in large glass utensils. So, a mason jar or a 2-quart pitcher is best for this job.
- Wash your fruits and herbs, make fruit slices whenever necessary but do not peel the fruits.
- Keep the fruits infused for 4-12 hours.
- Drink fresh detox water. Do not keep it for more than 24 hours.
- To have it chilled, you can add ice cubes before drinking.
1. GRAPEFRUIT AND ROSEMARY
Grapefruit detoxifies our body while rosemary gives a calming effect.
Few slices of grapefruit with a spring of rosemary works wonders with their anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds.
This detox water particularly destresses us.
2. RASPBERRY LIME DETOX WATER
Raspberry induces a sweet flavor and the tanginess of the lime makes it refreshing detox water.
Fill a pitcher of a handful of raspberries and few slices of lime and keep overnight.
A perfect summer afternoon drink.
Raspberries are a great source of vitamin and minerals like folate and Vitamin C.
3. STRAWBERRY LIME DETOX WATER
The micronutrients from strawberries and lime flush out the toxins from our body making it a healthy detox water option.
Strawberries and lime together are also said to improve skin tone.
This strawberry infused lime water is a natural metabolism booster and weight loss inducer drink.
4. BLUEBERRY ORANGE DETOX WATER
A blueberry detox water is good to go. But this is just an added version to blueberry detox with some orange slices.
Take a few orange slices, preferably organic that are not waxed.
Oranges contain a high amount of Vitamin C, A, and antioxidants.
Blueberries are a source of high antioxidants and together it forms an energized drink to boost your metabolism.
5. BLACKBERRY MINT DETOX WATER
A refreshing combination of blackberry with mint leaves.
A cup of blackberries with a handful of mint leaves. Pour some freshwater and let it sit for at least 2 hours.
The antioxidant component in blackberries and fat burning property in mint leaves makes it a refreshing drink with health benefits.
Mint leaves are also said to help with depression, headaches, and memory problems.
My Take on Detox Water
The refreshing detox water is not only to feel fresh but has medicinal values too.
You will increase your body metabolism rate by choosing the right kind of fruits.
The nutrients and other benefits adding up to the goodness of your health.