Ginger Lemon Detox Elixir

With the cold weather rolling in maybe some unhealthy habits have as well. Fall back into health with a detoxifying elixir that will boost the immune system while clearing out any lingering toxins.

This mixture can also be an aid in weight loss and support overall health.

Detox Ingredients and Key Benefits

Ginger– calms digestive tract, reduces inflammation, cleanses the colon

Lemon-immune boosting, aids in digestion, balances ph and re-hydrates your body

Cayenne Pepper– stimulates the circulatory system, promotes and improves digestion by increasing saliva production.

Apple Cider Vinegar– promotes good gut health by the growth of probiotics, flushes harmful toxins from the body.

Cinnamon-Warms the body and enhances digestion, destroys infections and reduces cravings

Honey– raises levels of antioxidants in blood, removes parasites from digestive system and boost immune system

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Recipe- can be altered anyway you prefer

  • 3 small pieces of ginger
  • 1 thin slice of lemon
  • 1tbsp of apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp of cayenne pepper
  • 1/2tsp of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2tsp of honey
  • 1 1/2 cups of boiling water
  • 1/2 cup of cold water

Directions: combine all ingredients in a glass or mug and pour the boiling water over. Let the tea steep for a few minutes before adding the cold water. Enjoy a warm cleansing drink.dav

 

 

herbal information sourced from “Prescription for Nutritional Healing”  by Phyllis A. Balch, CNC

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