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Lemon Mint Cucumber {The Delicious Detox}

Last weekend I ate way too much chocolate for my own good! Did you? .

Ridden with guilt,  I decided to start the lemon mint water ritual again this weekend. I haven’t done it for a few weeks now and the effects are noticeable – sluggish, bloated and my skin’s not as clear among other things. So if you are feeling anything like me, jump right in and start doing the detox, make it a regular thing or as a two-day detox, either way it’s a win win. As someone who doesn’t drink a lot of water (bad , I know) , I have found that I can easily drink 6-8 glasses of this drink which is perfect. Upon a friend’s suggestion , I am throwing in some cucumber too, you can leave it out if you like.

A few of the many known benefits of including lemon mint water in your everyday diet are :

Weight Loss? Don’t mind if I do – Lemons are said to curb hunger pangs thereby reducing trips to the fridge and pantry between meals.

Goodbye Heartburn – Known for their digestive benefits, lemons help flush out toxins and impurities from our system. Say goodbye to constant heartburn and indigestion.

Bloating Begone – Both lemons and cucumbers are diuretic so your body does not retain excessive water making you feel less bloated. Cucumbers are also very high in fibre which again helps the flushing out process as explained in point 2.

Get The Glow -Who doesn’t want flawless skin?  Drink the magic potion, your skin will go all clear, fresh and radiant. I promise.

Got you hooked haven’t I? Alright without further adieu, here is the recipe to the aforementioned magic potion. 

lemon mint cucumber detox water

Lemon, Mint and Cucumber – The Delicious Detox

You will need : 

  • 2 litres water
  • 1/2 cucumber sliced
  • 12-14 mint leaves
  • 1 lemon sliced into rings

Next :

  • Mix all the ingredients together in a jug or a pitcher and refrigerate over night. This allows all the flavours to perfectly infuse.

*Start with a single glass first thing in the morning and build up as you go. Now lets get detoxing!

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18 Comments

  1. Thanks for sharing, I love the sound of this. My water consumption is pretty high already but it would be nice to have a bit of flavour that was doing me good.

    Fairy wishes and butterfly kisses lovely, have a great week

  2. Sabeen

    No worries Rhi, do give it a go when you get a chance. I have started back up this week and loving the effects already!

    Thanks for the lovely wishes as aways :)

  3. Victor Espinoza

    I have been drinking this for about 2 weeks now and might I say I feel great I even add 2 tbls of chia seeds just cause I heard its really good for you and you don’t taste them at all but anyways thank you soo much for sharing this ^.^

    • Sabeen

      Thank you so much for sharing that with me ! Really glad it has worked out for you , I’ll try with the chia seeds as well :)

  4. Mimi

    Do you eat during this detox?

  5. ashley

    quick question, which this, i have been reading reviews about this, about how often should you drink this, i heard too much lemon is bad for u

  6. Monika

    I have been drinking it for 3 days now and I feel great.

  7. Courtney

    Can you reuse your ingredients on the next 2 liters?

  8. nina fox

    I just made my first batch tonight I’m going to let it sit tonight and tomorrow begin my journey.

  9. Patriic

    How much do You drink of it per day? I heard it could do more harm than good if You drink to much

  10. mayra

    can you use a lime or does it have to be a lemon

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