As one of the hardest working organs in your body, your liver is involved in over 500 functions, serves significant roles in your metabolism, your immune system, your digestive system and your detoxification system as well. In order to protect you from toxins which enter your body through food, air and water, as well as being produced within your body through chemical processes, the liver even has to work all day and all night. You can flush your liver with detox formulas that are widely recognized to be beneficial to our health. Have a try from 3 following recipes of detox waters.
1.Strawberry Detox Water
Strawberries are a familiar and preferred flavor which can add to most anything. In this case it can make your water taste better, provide you with some extra antioxidants as well as add vitamins and minerals to your body. The mix of this great detox ingredient with watermelon and rosemary will help to make your detoxing efforts more enjoyable and seem like less of a chore.
- 1 cup strawberries
- 2 cups watermelon, cubed
- 2 sprigs fresh rosemary
- dash of course salt
- filtered water
- Mix the strawberries with rosemary in a bowl.
- Add the muddled ingredients and the watermelon to a large pitcher. Pour water over the ingredients and stir.
- Refrigerate it for about 4-6 hours, and enjoy it!
2.Apple Cinnamon Detox Water
This is also referred to as the Zero Calorie detox water as it contains almost zero calories. There are calories from the apple, but they’re nearly insignificant. As an ingredient of this recipe, the cinnamon will help stimulate your internal organs to cleanse themselves, while the apple is providing you with its all natural source of vitamins and minerals, especially the malic acid which can soften the liver and promote stones to release.
- A large pitcher
- A Fuji apple
- A stick of cinnamon
Slice the apple and toss the slices into a pitcher, then add a stick of cinnamon. Cover it with ice. After a while, fill the pitcher with water and let it set in the fridge for 15 minutes before drinking.
3.Cucumber Lemon Mint Detox Water
Cucumbers can be considered as one of the most hydrating vegetables as they’re mostly made up of water. It also contains anti-inflammatory properties, thus adding them to your water and you’re getting an added benefit. Mix in thinly sliced lemon and you’re getting the cleansing effect of citric acid and helping to clear out the digestive system and boost your immune system. The mint makes things taste fresh and crisp, and goes well with lemon and cucumber while helps settle your stomach and aids in digestion.
- 12 cups of filtered water (3 quarts)
- 1 medium organic cucumber
- 2-3 small organic lemons, thinly sliced
- 10-12 mint leaves. preferably organic
Wash lemons and cucumbers, and then slice thinly. Add lemons, cucumber, and mint to a pitcher. Cover with water and refrigerate at least 4 hours or overnight. Pour in a large glass with some ice and enjoy it. This detox water tastes best within the day or day after you make it.
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