10 Delicious Detox Water Recipes Your Body Will Love

Are you trying to lose weight, improve your digestive health, fight inflammation and boost your immune system? Drinking a tall glass of detox water (or two to three) a day can help you do just that!

Regular H2O can easily be transformed into delicious detox water by adding fruits, vegetables and herbs. As the ingredients soak, powerful nutrients will release into the water. While all detox water recipes aim to flush harmful toxins from the body, certain ingredients add additional benefits.

Below we have shared 11 delicious detox water recipes that include the following ingredients: lemons, limes, cucumbers, oranges, grapefruits, raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, watermelon, apples, cinnamon, mint and basil. Before we get to these detox water recipes though, make sure to check out this brief breakdown of health benefits:

Lemon & Lime

  • Flushes toxins
  • Aids digestion
  • Boosts the immune system
  • Rejuvenates skin

Cucumber

  • Flushes toxins
  • Fights inflammation
  • Aids digestion

Orange

  • Flushes toxins
  • Boosts the immune system

Grapefruit

  • Flushes toxins
  • Aids weight loss
  • Improves digestion
  • High in antioxidants
  • Helps lower cholesterol

Raspberries, Blueberries & Strawberries

  • Flushes toxins
  • Fights inflammation
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Boosts immune system
  • Fights cancer

Watermelon

  • Flushes toxins
  • Fights inflammation
  • Improves blood flow
  • Boosts immune system

Apple

  • Flushes toxins
  • Aids weight loss
  • Fights cancer
  • Boosts immune system

Cinnamon

  • Revs the metabolism
  • Aids digestion
  • Improves brain function

Mint

  • Aids digestion
  • Eases stomachaches
  • Fights depression

Basil

  • Flushes toxins
  • Fights inflammation
  • Contains antioxidants
  • Antibacterial properties
  • Fights depression
    • Fights cancer

Now that you know the benefits, it’s time to start making these 11 delicious detox water recipes!

* When making detox water it’s important to let it sit in the refrigerator for at least two hours before drinking. This will allow the nutrients to seep into the water.
* When making detox water, many people recommend not eating the fruit afterwards. While eating the fruit certainly won’t harm you, it may not have the same flavor or pack the same nutritional punch as it did before.

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