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Low Priced DIY Detox Waters You Can Make at Home

Detox diets, and cleanses are all the rage these days. Everyone has jumped on the detox bandwagon to feel better about their bodies. For those of you looking to shed some weight and renew your energy, these drinks are an easy and cheap way to achieve that. 

Detox cleanses believed to help you lose almost 10 pounds in one week, restore your body functions and energy and make you feel better than ever before! Now there are many excellent and expensive detox mixes and drinks available, and this can be heavy in your pocket! But many inexpensive recipes allow you to make these detox drinks at home.

What exactly is a detox?

Detox is the process by which the body cleanses itself of the numerous toxins which build up in organs such as the liver, adrenals and digestive system. The food we eat, lack sleep, stress, food allergens, environmental toxins as well as nutrient deficiency are all to blame for these impurities. In order to restore your body's function and energy, it is essential to remove these toxins. There are a wide variety of detoxes available which include juicing-only regimen, fasting, whole food diets, herbal supplements, natural laxatives and even colonics which can help you shed these impurities from your body. A bonus outcome of these diets is the shedding of excess pounds.

Detox drinks can be affordable!

Many inexpensive ingredients are readily available at your local market or may even be lying around in your house which can be used to make a DIY Detox drink at home! You need to have an understanding of each ingredient and the role it plays in removing the little nasty impurities that our body stores up.

This will allow you even to come up with your combinations for detox drinks!

Detox is the process by which the body cleanses itself of the toxins which build up in organs such as the liver and digestive system.

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Lemon Detox Drink Recipe

One of nature’s most magical ingredients is a lemon! Lemon has numerous benefits to the body including being the most effective and easiest detox drink which you can create at home. Lemon is a super fruit; it can clean your blood stream and detoxify your body. The pH of lemon also plays a role in neutralising your body which is great to achieve equilibrium and balance in your body. Lemons are also packed full of vitamin C which means it offers many other benefits to your body.


Simply squeeze a lemon into a cup and add water, and drink one glass in the morning and one in the evening. This will act to encourage collagen productions and slow down the signs of ageing; it also helps improve acne and spots on the body.

Kale Detox Drink

Kale is another ingredient which is pretty popular these days. Kale has numerous health benefits as this vegetable is packed with Vitamin A, C, K as well as minerals like potassium, copper, iron, manganese and phosphorus. Kale also offers a lot of vitamin C, almost 1000% more than cooked spinach. Include kale in a nutritious drink to help detoxify your body.

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Cut away the hard ribs at the centre of the kale leaves and toss a handful in the blender. Add 1/2 apple and a cup of coconut water and blend.

Apple Cider Vinegar Drink

Apple Cider Vinegar is another ingredient which is known for its vast benefits. In the field of holistic medicine, apple cider vinegar was used to treat sick patients. When combined with ingredients like lemon, cinnamon and honey it makes an excellent and effective detox drink.


2 glasses water mixed with 4 tbsp apple cider vinegar, 4 tbsp lemon juice, 1 tsp ground cinnamon and 4 tbsp raw honey. You can cool this drink and have it in the morning on an empty stomach.

Natural Detox Drink

This drink combines some wonderfully fresh and natural ingredients to make a soothing ginger lemon tea. This tea not only works great a detox drink but it helps in losing weight, indigestions, morning sickness, nausea and stomach cramps.

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Mix 2 inches of finely chopped ginger root in freshly boiled water and infuse. Ass 2 tbsp lemon juice and 1-2 tsp of honey stir and serve either hot or cold. This drink will help lose weight, boost energy levels and even makes skin radiant if consumed every day for 28 days.

To effectively benefit from detox drinks, you must make sure to have a healthy diet. Fill your body up with the most natural and fresh ingredients and stay away from processed foods. This will allow your body to get rid of all the toxins and replenish itself. Make sure to consume the detox drinks regularly and make them a part of your healthy, fiber-filled diet.

About the Author Kelly Crawford

Kelly Crawford is passionate about health, well being, running and minimalist. As a competitive runner, she has insight into the struggles of balancing work-outs with good nutrition and injury prevention. She is a contributing writer for – a site dedicated to health, nutrition and fitness advice.

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