Refreshing Summer Detox Water

Water with fresh lemon, green leaves mint and cucumber

Summer time can be the best time of year. The season consists of barbecues, fireworks, long walks on the beach… what’s not to like? Everything is perfect, except for the blazing hot days that make people want to stay in cool air conditioning all day long. Days like this are the worst, because even if one doesn’t mind the heat you can still run the risk of dehydration. A simple solution to dehydration can be drinking detox water.

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This magical water is a great way to keep fluids in the body, get nutritious vitamins and cleanse toxins out of the system. There are many different recipes for detox water. All of these infusions add a variety of different nutrients and vitamins to the human body. Some popular ingredients one may use include ginger, basil, rosemary, strawberries, apples, raspberries, oranges and lime. Honestly, the list goes on and on. The combination really depends on an individual’s preference of nutrient intake and flavor.

Below is a basic detox water combination, with the benefits of each ingredient: