A glass of water is probably the best friend of your organism. It hydrates, soothes and heals. Water is essential for our health and it is important to drink the amount our body needs daily.
You can also improve the effects of water by just adding few simple things to it. We suggest you try putting some of these ingredients in your water to get super tasty healthy detox drink that will improve the digestion.
You can prepare these drinks in a bottle and carry it with you so that you can drink it through the day. Here are some amazing healthy combinations with water that we suggest.
Fresh squeezed lemon or grapefruit juice
These two kinds of citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C, which is antioxidant essential for neutralizing of free radicals in the body. Antioxidants also help clean the body and improve the process of digestion. What you need to do is squeeze ½ lemon, lime or grapefruit and add in a glass of water. You will get amazing and healthy drinks.
Fresh mint leaves
Mint is a plant that is very easy to grow in your garden or in a pot on your window. Mint is a plant that activates the saliva glands and digestion enzymes that help the body absorb nutrients from the food. Mint has soothing effect on the stomach and it will help you whenever you have any digestive problems.
Ginger root is used to treat digestion problems such as indigestion, cramps, sickness and gas. It also improves the circulation and has amazing anti-inflammatory and anti-virus effect. Take a thumb size piece of ginger and chop it in small cubes. Put the cubes in the water let it stay for a while and then drink. You can eat the ginger but know that it is spicy and it is not recommended to eat it on empty stomach.
If you put slices of fresh cucumber in a glass of water it will get fresher and nicer taste. eat the cucumber when you drink up the water. Cucumber water will help remove toxins from the digestive system and hydrate the whole body. Cucumber is rich in antioxidants and fiber, and also improve the production of insulin in the pancreas.
Cinnamon is perfect for digestion problems. It improves circulation, dissolves fats, regulates the level of glucose in the blood and fights virus and fungal infections. Put a cinnamon stick in a glass of water and leave it for a while so that the flavor releases, and then drink the water.