Do your grandparents scoff when they see you chugging that tall glass of fruit-infused fluid? That’s because long before “detox water” became fashionable, desis have been making their own miracle waters that help them resolve various health issues.
From helping your body get rid of toxins, and improving energy levels, to the all-important weight loss secret, we can whip them up from our regular kitchen ingredients. Try out these desi miracle waters and you will soon forget those Insta famous detox drinks!
Coriander & Curry Leaf Water
Take 1 tablespoon of coriander, half a tablespoon of fennel seeds, 10 curry leaves, 5 mint leaves, and 1-inch grated ginger in 2 glasses of water (500 ml) and boil it for 7-10 minutes on a medium flame. Strain it, add half a lemon, and sip on it daily first thing in the morning. This will help avoid bloating, acidity, and heaviness of the abdomen.
Coconut Water with Lemon and Mint
This one is a refreshing and easy detox recipe that you can prepare in just 10 minutes, using just four ingredients. Coconut water is a naturally refreshing drink that consists of various minerals and vitamins that help replenish the electrolytes in the body which hydrates it and also keeps us fresh throughout the day. This detox water recipe has fresh mint leaves along with the sweetness of honey and the tanginess of lime.
Methi Water for Weight Loss
Take fenugreek seeds and wash them well in running water. Soak the fenugreek seeds in water overnight. Strain out the water and consume it. Fenugreek seeds are loaded with health-benefiting properties and are easy to consume. Drinking this water facilitates weight loss and is also good for your liver, kidneys, and metabolism. This is one of the best detox water for weight loss too.
Turmeric Pepper Water
Quit that turmeric latte! Switch to this golden miracle water. Turmeric, also known as golden spice, is a common additive to food. It has been used in traditional Indian medicine for thousands of years to treat various health conditions due to its anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-bacterial, and antiseptic properties. Black pepper, derived from black peppercorns, has a myriad list of health benefits to offer. These two ingredients when combined together have amazing properties to cure, heal, treat and soothe that can prove to be very good for health. Combine turmeric with black pepper and ginger in warm water in the morning to get rid of excess fat and give the metabolism a boost. Turmeric and black pepper when combined together can help fight high cholesterol levels, obesity, and diabetes.