6 Delicious Detox Water Recipes to Cleanse Your Liver
We all know how much important is to keep ourselves hydrated and maintaining good hydration of the body. Sometimes it can be boring if we just drink plain water, but if we want our body to work properly at optimal level, we should maintain about 60 % of fluids in it.
When you dehydrate you can really spoil your day and u won’t be able to finish your daily routines. You will probably get a terrible headache and many different side effects. That’s why we will show you how to replace the plain water with spa treatment. Have you ever been to a luxurious spa? If you have, then you probably know that the plain water which they serve there has been mixed with herbs, vegetables and fruits. Don’t worry if you haven’t been in a spa, you can do your own mixture at home.
All of the ingredients added to water are good for your health generally and they all have their own medicine value. One of the best value is the cleansing effect they have on the liver.
Here are the 6 recipes of detox water. Enjoy!
1. Natural Belly Slimming Detox Water
o you know what is the classic spa water combo? They are cucumbers, lemon, and mint. Cucumber has citrulline amino acid which has characteristic can get rid of ammonia from our liver and kidneys. It is a byproduct of the proteins where our bodies burn for energy.
Meanwhile mint helps you to digest efficiently as it improves the flow of bile. Basically, the digested stuff will flow from bile to the liver to the gallbladder to the small intestine and break down dietary fats. On the other hand, lemon embarks the digestive track thus it can help you if you’re having constipation, heartburn, or gas.
- 1 medium cucumber
- 1 lemon
- 1 orange10 fresh mint leaves
- 2 Liters of water
Fill in the water or pitcher with the slice of cucumber, lemon and orange. Then, let the water to cool in a fridge about an hour. Leave it longer for better taste.
2. Apple Cinnamon Detox Water
Your liver loves apples! The bile ducts were opened by malic acid which contained in this juice. The malic acid can soften the liver and promote stones to release. By the aid of apple cinnamon detox water recipe, it may assist us in gaining clean body system.
Besides, calories can also be burnt by drinking the juice. It is similar like the elder saying the more you drink water, the less restrain it will be. The process of cutting water weight can be speed up by drinking this apple cinnamon.
- A large pitcher
- Fuji apples
- Cinnamon sticks (powdered works too, I used about one teaspoon)
A Fuji apple is sliced and tossed into the pitcher accompanied with the cinnamon stick. Cover it with ice. Subsequently, fill the pitcher with water and allow it to set in the fridge for 15 minutes before drinking.
3. Flat Belly Detox Water
One of the fruits that you can use in order to prepare flat belly detox water is watermelon. Watermelon is good for your liver. Plus, it also aid your body to flush out toxins because the presence of citrulline in it. Consequently, it will in turn help to boost your metabolism.
To supercharge this drink you also can add a little lemon juice. Lemon juice will help improving your metabolism.
- ½ Cup of Watermelon – Cubed
- 10 Mint Leaves
- Filtered Water
Add watermelon in a large jar (Freezing watermelon is suggested). Add the mint leaves. Then, add water. After that, allow to chill for 10 minutes before drinking. Enjoy it!
4. Grapefruit Water
Grapefruit is a fruit which has overload juiciness that rivals of the ever popular orange. It has characteristic of cleansing liver by the aid of vitamin C and antioxidants. On the other hand, grapefruit can slow phase one detoxification in your liver. By slowing the phase one, phase two can have longer time to catch up which help the liver to balance the workload.
- 1 red grapefruit, sliced
- 24 oz water
Put grapefruit slices into a 32oz mason jar. Then, fill with water. Lastly, close the jar with lid on and put in fridge overnight or at least 30 minutes before drinking.Enjoy!
5. Ginger Cayenne Lemon Detox Water
Ginger is claimed to be one of the significant ingredients in healthy recipe. It helps in digestion and excreting excess gas in our body. Ginger can be used either in food or drinks. Plus, it also detoxifies and disinfects the body.
There are tons of benefits to adding these three pieces to your water. I did try it before and it works!
- 1 Gallon Water
- 4 Lemons
- 2 Inches fresh Ginger
- 2 Tablespoons Cayenne Pepper
Simmer the water on the stove. Then, add the juice of 4 Lemons. Grate and add the peeled Ginger to the pot. After that, add the Cayenne Pepper before simmer it for about 15 minutes. Enjoy the drink!
6. Master Cleanse Detox Water
Stomach ulcer can be healed by Lemonade Detox diet or Master Cleanse water which had been introduced by Stanley Burroughs. In his book “The Master Cleanser”, he shared how he first did experiment in order to test the Master Cleanse diet on a patient who was suffering from ulcer for three years.
Surprisingly, the patient was totally healed after seven days after consuming this cleanse. It was followed by many other same cases within these ten years. Moreover, Master cleanser might also help in reducing weight and cleanse your liver.
- 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
- 2 tablespoons of organic maple syrup
- 1/10 of a teaspoon of cayenne pepper
- A dash of sea salt
Mix the ingredients together and drink. There are also optional ingredients such as laxatives and green teas. However, the detox itself is good in eliminating free radicals and give you healthier look.