Would you like us to share a recipe of a drink which is so powerful that will reduce inflammation, clear your skin and alkalize your body?
Well, the thing about detox drinks is that they consist of these amazing ingredients and nourish your body from the inside out. Just because there are so many detox drinks, we made a research and found out which ingredients will directly improve your complexion which is tightly connected to inflammation processes in our bodies.
Whether it is an acne problem, skin allergy or irritation, it is clearly an inflammation which has to be healed internally in order not to appear any more. External usage of some natural ingredients will also help however by internal consumption the problem will not reappear. So, here’s something that you’ll find interesting about the super foods that this drink consists of.
Every time you use aloe vera, have in mind that the Vitamin E in it will make your skin look perfect. Aloe vera will not only get you a glowing skin, but also fight problems such as diabetes, indigestion, etc. The substance b-sisterol in aloe vera slows down the inflammatory process and it is an alkaline forming food, which alkalizes your body, and therefore prevents disease.
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV)
It doesn’t matter if your body is fighting an inflammation, bacteria or virus; the number one solution is ACV. Starting from losing weight, balancing the bacteria in your stomach, lowering your blood sugar and making your skin smooth and free of acne, ACV will help you anytime.
Honey is the only sweet and sugary food that you can eat in abundance and not worry about gaining weight. Well, that fact surely makes honey a super food, right? It is also well known for its antifungal and antibacterial properties which fight infection.
Basil & Mint
Basil is used as a decoration in most of the drinks, but in fact it has a lot of anti-inflammatory effects, while mint gives support and balance to the digestive system.
Lemons are high in Vitamin C, full of antioxidants and minerals which also hydrate and detox your body. They boost your metabolism and cleanse your whole body, which is evident on the largest organ- the skin.
So, here’s the right dosage to make our powerful drink which contains the above given super foods:
- 1 lemon, juiced and spiced
- 1 tsp of aloe vera
- 1tsp of apple cider vinegar
- 1-2 cups of water ( you can use room temperature water or hot water based on your desire)
- 1 tsp of honey
- A few leaves of mint and basil
You should just mix all the ingredients together in 1 or divide them in 2 cups of water, based on your preference.
It is best to drink this powerful drink on an empty stomach in the morning or before going to sleep, in order to get the optimal results.
Try it and get your skin ready for the summer!