Detoxification means cleansing. When toxins accumulate in our bodies, they pose numerous health hazards. Hence, detoxification is much needed to eliminate toxins from the body and do away with symptoms of discomfort. However, do not let yourself be duped with any of those unrealistic and expensive detox programmes available. Just have some faith in the natural and easily available kitchen ingredients that can work wonders for your body! Check out two effective ginger-lemon detox drink recipes you can make in a jiffy:

Ginger-Lemon Detox Drink Recipe

BENEFITS OF GINGER-LEMON DETOX DRINK

  • Lemons are rich in vitamin C. It has antioxidants as well as anti-cancer properties.
  • Ginger, which helps boost your immunity, has anti-inflammatory properties that offer protection against cancer.
  • Turmeric protects your heart and lowers bad cholesterol level.
  • The drink helps remove toxins from your body.
  • It keeps you healthy and prevents daily ailments.

GINGER-LEMON DETOX DRINK RECIPES

Recipe 1: Ginger-Lemon Water For Body Cleansing

Things that you need:

  • Water- 2 cups
  • Ginger root- 20 g piece
  • Lemon- 1 (small)

Method:

  • Pour 2 cups of water in a glass jug.
  • Peel the ginger and slice it. Put the ginger slices in the jug of water. Leave it overnight.
  • Next morning, heat the water but do not boil.
  • Squeeze a lemon wedge into the lukewarm water and drink it empty stomach.
  • You can drink it twice or thrice daily. Only make sure you squeeze lemon juice into the ginger water immediately before drinking it.

Recipe 2: Ginger-Lemon Detox Drink With Turmeric And Honey

Things that you need:

  • Fresh ginger- 1 inch piece
  • Water- 2 ½ cups
  • Lemon- 1
  • Turmeric- a pinch ( 1/8 of a teaspoon )
  • Honey- 2 tsp (optional)

Method:

  • Peel the ginger and slice it. Cut the lemon into slices.
  • Boil the water in a saucepan.
  • Remove the saucepan from heat and add ginger, lemon and turmeric.
  • Steep for ½ hour.
  • Strain the liquid.
  • Add honey to sweeten your drink (optional) and sip on.

Additional Tips

  • Drink your ginger detox drink first thing in the morning for effective detoxification.
  • Detox drink is best consumed lukewarm.