One of the most common detox tips you could apply each day is to keep on being hydrated to flush out the toxins from the body.
You should drink minimum 2 liters a day, including fruits and vegetables with a high water content. Herbal tea offers richness of health benefits including cleansing properties which contribute anti-inflammatory action in your body.
Here are some combinations you should try to clean your body completely:
Food Matters Tea 1
Green leaf contains theanine, an amino acid that is verified to reduce stress and improve brainpower. It contains loads of antioxidants and a host of benefits: weight loss, stress lowering, antiviral, decreases arthritis, lowers blood pressure, loaded with polyphenols, flavonoids which function as enhanced antioxidants and boosts metabolism.
It provides calming effect on the nervous and digestive system. Relaxes and soothes the muscles throughout the digestive tract.
One of the best plant sources of vitamin C, which is important for the immune system, skin and tissue health and adrenal function.
Hibiscus is high in antioxidants that help get rid our bodies of destructive molecules that can harm our cells and protect us against chronic disease. Antioxidants can help reverse inflammatory processes caused by toxins.
- 1 teaspoon green tea
- 1 teaspoon chamomile flowers
- 1 teaspoon dried rosehip
- 1 teaspoon dried hibiscus
Mix all tea ingredients together in a teapot with 2 cups boiling water and steep for 3-4 minutes. Preferably, you can buy reusable tea bags and create your own bags of tea. This recipe serves 1-2 but we prefer combining more of each ingredient into a jar to have our own blend on hand throughout the day.
Food Matters Tea 2
Comparable to green tea, it is said that white tea contains a high amount of antioxidants as it is harvested earlier.
Works as a circulatory stimulant, warming, promotes blood flow throughout the whole body.
Warming and fragrant, researches show that cinnamon has strong benefits at controlling blood sugar levels while also reducing stress and inflammation.
Abundant in vitamin C and a great digestive aid, adding lemon to your tea will help the process of elimination along with a long list of other health benefits.
Powerful for the immunity, helps rejuvenate the digestive tract and soothe stress in the body.
- 1 teaspoon white tea
- 1 inch fresh ginger grated or sliced
- ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
- ¼ fresh lemon sliced
- 1 teaspoon honey
Combine all ingredients with 2 cups of boiling water in a small teapot and let steep for 5-6 minutes. This tea mixture is best made fresh and enjoyed right away.
Food Matters Tea 3
Rich in mineral content, promoties healthy skin, teeth and bones, also shows high index in antioxidants.
It stimulates circulatory system, promoting blood flow throughout the body. Increase metabolism and provides more energy, also amazing for the digestive system.
It offers protection of gastric mucosa. It has positive effect on symptoms like bloating, flatulence and abdominal pain.
- 1-2 teaspoons rooibos tea
- Small handful of fresh peppermint or 1 teaspoon dried peppermint tea
- 1 teaspoon licorice tea or fresh licorice root
Combine all ingredients along with 2 cups of boiling water in a small teapot. If using dried peppermint tea you can buy reusable tea bags and make your own bags of tea. This recipe serves 1-2 but we love mixing more of each ingredient into a jar to have our own blend on hand throughout the day.