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Detox Water Recipes for a Healthier You


Staying hydrated is essential for your body – drinking the proper amount of water every day helps you stay alert, helps your bodily systems function properly, and can have added benefits like bettering your complexion. Filtered water is a terrific base line, but you can add natural ingredients to your standard glass of water to pack in health benefits and switch up the taste of the world’s healthiest drink.

cucumber watermelon detox water

When you feel like downing a glass of sugary soda or juice try one of these detox water recipes instead. Depending on your desired health benefits choose one of these simple recipes:

Detox Water for Clear Skin

This detox water contains hints of honey, aloe, and apple cider vinegar for a host of health benefits. The ingredients work together to balance the bacteria in the gut, reduce inflammation, and prevent breakouts in the future. Drink up to a glass a day for fast results!

  • 1-2 cups of room temperature filtered water
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon of aloe vera
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • A pinch of mint and basil

Pour the water into a large glass, and then slice your lemon. Squeeze the lemon juice into your detox water and then add the lemon slices, allowing them to float in your drink. Add the apple cider vinegar, aloe vera, and honey. Stir gently and then top with mint and basil.

Detox Water for Bloating

Did you cheat on your diet, or do you feel pretty gassy? This detox water recipe will get you rehydrated while flushing out toxins and aiding in proper digestion to soothe your intestines and naturally de-bloat you. When your stomach feels off try to drink one glass of this detox water five days in a row.

  • Filtered water
  • Peppermint tea bag
  • Ginger tea bag
  • 1/2 of an orange
  • 1/2 of a lemon
  • 1/2 of a cucumber

Fully wash your fruits and vegetables in filtered water. Slice your lemon, orange, and cucumber into thin strips. Squeeze the lemon and orange juice into a large pitcher, and then add the cucumber, lemon, and orange slices.

Boil your tea bags in water and allow the tea to steep for five minutes. Add the tea to your pitcher and then fill the remainder of the pitcher with filtered water.

Detox Water for Acne

Does it seem like your skin is breaking out every day? Staying hydrated and removing problem toxins can help combat blackheads and zits before they appear. It helps that this detox water recipe is especially tasty!

  • Filtered water
  • 1/2 of a cucumber
  • 4-5 large watermelon chunks
  • 1/4 cup of fresh mint leaves
  • Mason jar or canning jar

First, quarter a small watermelon and dice four or five chunks. Slice your cucumber, and rip the mint leaves in half to release more flavor. Add the watermelon chunks, cucumber slices, and mint leaves into your jar.

Using a spoon or fork, gently mash the fruit and leaves against the bottom of the jar to release juices. Add filtered water into your jar, screw on the top, and shake vigorously before drinking.

With just a few extra ingredients you can transform any glass of filtered water into a detox regimen designed to boost your health and make your skin glow!

Disclaimer: The information on this website has not been reviewed by the FDA. Products offered for sale herein are not intended to treat, cure or prevent any disease or health condition. No medical claims are being made or implied. Contaminants mentioned are not necessarily in your water.

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