50 DIY Detox Drinks For Weight Loss And Cleansing November 9, 2016

Detoxification or cleansing is as important as removing makeup before going to sleep every night. For a healthy body and mind, you need to get rid of all the toxins in your body. A detox drink not only flushes out toxins but also gives your body the nutrition it needs without bloating you up.

One of the major reasons we gain weight and lose our glow is because we carelessly brush off the importance of detoxification. Pollution, eating out, stress at work, too much of alcohol, not getting proper sleep, etc. contribute to weight gain as well as unhealthy skin.

Our simple and easy to prepare juices and smoothies will help rejuvenate your mind, body, and skin. I assure you, losing weight and getting glowing skin was never this easy before!

Detox Drinks For Weight Loss

  1. Green Tea And Lemon
  2. Avocado, Cucumber, And Flaxseeds
  3. Slimming Detox Water
  4. Honey, Lemon, And Ginger
  5. Burn Fat Detox Water
  6. Lemony Lemonade
  7. Kale And Pomegranate
  8. Fruits And Veggie Smoothie
  9. Buttermilk Detox Drink
  10. Apple Cider Vinegar And Papaya Smoothie
  11. Fenugreek And Lime
  12. Grapefruit And Cinnamon
  13. Slim Waist Watermelon Detox
  14. Minty Guava Weight Loss Detox
  15. Holy Basil And Peach Detox Smoothie
  16. Caffeine Seduction
  17. Chia Seeds And Apple Smoothie
  18. Garcinia Cambogia Tummy Tucker
  19. Coconut Water And Kiwi Smoothie
  20. Berries Shed Fat Detox
  21. Carrot And Celery Calorie Burner
  22. Peach And Cucumber Detox Drink
  23. Raspberry And Grapes Detox Smoothie
  24. Honeydew Melon Detox Water
  25. Pineapple Lemonade

Detox Drinks For Cleansing

  1. Detox Water
  2. Beetroot And Mint Juice
  3. Cranberry Fusion
  4. Strawberry And Cinnamon Detox Water
  5. Pineapple Surprise Detox Water
  6. Good Morning Sunshine
  7. Lemon And Cucumber Detox Water
  8. Watermelon And Cucumber Smoothie
  9. Mango Surprise
  10. Grapefruit And Lime Detox Water
  11. Aloe Vera Smoothie
  12. Raspberry And Pear Smoothie
  13. Summer Bliss Detox Water
  14. Tender Coconut Water Detox Drink
  15. Tomato, Leek, And Cucumber Smoothie
  16. Neem Detox Water
  17. Watercress Cleanser
  18. Kiwi And Fennel Cleansing Detox
  19. Passion Fruit Cleanser
  20. Rosemary Infused Cinnamon Water
  21. Gooseberry Cleanser
  22. Star Fruit Smoothie
  23. Bitter Gourd Juice For Cleansing
  24. Crunchy Celery And Cucumber Cleanser
  25. Minty Ginger Detox

Here are 50 simple, easy-to-make detox drink recipes that will help you lose weight and glow in no time!

1. Green Tea And Lemon

Green Tea And Lemon

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The goodness of green tea is well known. It helps you lose weight and look fresh. A detox drink of green tea and lemon is what you need to start your day with.

What You Need
  • Water
  • 1 green tea bag
  • 1/4th lemon
How To Prepare
  1.  Boil a cup of water and put a green tea bag in it.
  2. Add the juice of the lemon.
  3. Drink it while it is still hot.
Benefits
  • Green tea boosts your immunity. It is a good source of catechins, a type of antioxidants. Antioxidants scavenge the free radicals, thereby slowing down aging and preventing the proliferation of cancer cells (1).
  • Lemon helps in cutting down the extra body fat by helping in mobilizing bile from the liver to the small intestine (2).

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2. Avocado, Cucumber, And Flaxseeds

A healthy smoothie in the morning, right after your run, will make you feel re-energized and rehydrated. Avocado, cucumber, and flaxseeds put together in a smoothie make the perfect energy booster. Since it is very filling, you will not feel hungry for a long time.

What You Need
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 cucumber
  • A few flaxseeds
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare
  1. Cut the avocado in half, take the seed out, and scoop out the creamy part.
  2. Slice a cucumber.
  3. Toss the avocado, cucumber, and flaxseeds into the blender.
  4. Add a pinch of salt and spin it till you get a smooth, creamy texture.
  5. Let it cool in the fridge for a while. You can also add ice cubes to it.
Benefits
  • Avocados are a rich source of vitamins, minerals, healthy fats, and fiber. They provide alpha and beta-carotenes to the body (3).
  • Cucumber helps to flush out toxins and rehydrates the cells (4).
  • Flaxseeds have a high polyphenol antioxidant content that helps to detoxify the body. It also aids weight loss, helps prevent cardiovascular diseases, and decreases insulin resistance (5).

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3. Slimming Detox Water

Slimming Detox Water

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This detox water will make you feel thoroughly refreshed. The cucumber and grapes work together to create magic.

What You Need
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 lime
  • A handful of green grapes
  • Mint leaves
  • Black pepper
How To Prepare
  1. Slice the cucumber and toss the cucumber slices and grapes in the food processor.
  2. Throw in some roughly chopped mint leaves.
  3. Add the juice of half a lime. Give it a spin.
  4. Add pepper and ice cubes before drinking.
Benefits
  • Grapes are great when it comes to fighting dehydration and controlling blood sugar levels. They help to regulate insulin and increase insulin sensitivity and also slow down aging (6).
  • Pepper improves digestion and is a good source of vitamin E (7).
  • Cucumber flushes out toxins and rehydrates your cells (8).
  • Lime is very helpful in regulating digestion. It helps with gastritis, heartburn, and constipation (9).

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4. Honey, Lemon, And Ginger

What You Need
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1/2 inch ginger root
  • 1 glass warm water
How To Prepare

1. Heat a glass of water. Do not boil it.
2. Use a mortar and pestle to crush the ginger root.
3. Add the lemon juice, crushed ginger, and honey to the glass of warm water.
4. Drink it while it is still warm.

Benefits
  • Honey contains a myriad of vitamins and minerals such as calcium, copper, potassium, magnesium, manganese, and zinc. It helps in metabolizing cholesterol and fatty acids. Honey has a good glycemic index and promotes better digestion (10).
  • Ginger is used in many food recipes and is a good source of antioxidants. It has anti-inflammatory properties and soothes the gastrointestinal tract (11).

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5. Burn Fat Detox Water

Burn Fat Detox Water

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What You Need
  • Green apple
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Cinnamon
  • Honey
  • Water
How To Prepare
  1. Slice a green apple and toss it into a jar.
  2. Add two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, one tablespoon of ground cinnamon, one tablespoon of honey, and a liter of water.
  3. Keep it in the fridge overnight.
  4. Your drink is ready.
Benefits
  • Apple cider vinegar boosts your immunity by lowering blood cholesterol. It regulates insulin, has anti-inflammatory properties, controls blood pressure fluctuation, and also aids weight loss (12).
  • Honey is rich in vitamins and minerals such as calcium, copper, potassium, magnesium, manganese, and zinc (13). It metabolizes cholesterol and fatty acids and promotes digestion.
  • Cinnamon has antioxidant, anti-clotting, and antimicrobial properties. It also controls the blood sugar levels, improves brain function, protects against heart disease, and has a warming effect on the body (14).

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6. Lemony Lemonade

What You Need
  • 1 lemon
  • 2 oranges
  • 1/2 inch ginger
How To Prepare

1. Squeeze the juice of the lemon in a glass.
2. Squeeze out the juice of two oranges and add it to the lemon juice.
3. Crush half an inch of a ginger root and make it into a paste.
4. Add the ginger paste to the juices.
5. Stir well before drinking.

Benefits
  • Lemon helps you get rid of extra body fat since it mobilizes the flow of bile from the liver to the small intestine (15).
  • Oranges are full of vitamin C and fiber. This makes them an excellent source of antioxidants. They also lower blood cholesterol levels, prevent kidney stone formation, reduce the risk of ulcers and stomach and lung cancers, and protect against rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular diseases (16).
  • Ginger is used in many food recipes and is a good source of antioxidants. It has anti-inflammatory properties and soothes the gastrointestinal tract (17).

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7. Kale And Pomegranate

What You Need
  • A bunch of kale leaves
  • Pomegranate
  • A pinch of salt
  • Black pepper
How To Prepare

1. Toss the kale leaves and pomegranate into the food processor.
2. Add a pinch of salt and a little black pepper powder and spin it.
3. Serve with ice.

Benefits
  • Kale is high in fiber, phytochemicals, and protein. It helps reduce cholesterol and prevents breast, ovarian, colon, bladder, and prostate cancers. Due to the presence of kaempferol and quercetin, kale is a superb antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. It has also been found to help in the reduction of body fat and the maintenance of good cardiovascular health (18).
  • Pomegranate contains vitamins C and K, folate, proteins, fiber, and potassium. Punicalagins present in pomegranate are antioxidants and help boost the overall immunity. Pomegranate prevents type II diabetes, cancer (prostate and breast), and heart disease. It is also beneficial for those who have arthritis, blood pressure, skin diseases, and cognitive disorders. It improves memory and blood circulation (19).

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8. Fruits And Veggie Smoothie

You have a whole host of choices here. Fruits and vegetables are high in vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. These help fight cancer, skin diseases, and inflammation, improve digestion, lower blood pressure, prevent heart diseases, strengthen your bones and joints, improve eyesight, and correct all hormonal imbalances.

What You Need
  • Veggies
  • Fruits
  • Black pepper
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare

1. Throw the veggies and fruits into the food processor.
2. Add a little salt and black pepper.
3. Spin it.

Benefits
  • Fruits and veggies are a good source vitamins, minerals, fiber, and proteins. They have antioxidants that protect our cells from the harmful oxygen radicals. Veggies and fruits also help us maintain healthy digestive and immune systems (20).
  • Black pepper improves digestion and is a good source of vitamin E (21).

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9. Buttermilk Detox Drink

 Buttermilk Detox Drink

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What You Need
  • Buttermilk
  • Mint leaves
  • Coriander leaves
  • Thinly sliced carrots
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin seed powder
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare

1. Pour the buttermilk into a jar.
2. Roughly chop a few mint leaves and a few coriander leaves.
3. Thinly slice half a carrot.
4. Toss the carrots and herbs into the buttermilk.
5. Add a pinch of salt and a bit of roasted cumin seed powder and stir well.

Benefits
  • Buttermilk is rich in vitamin A, folate, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and omega-3 fatty acids. It aids weight loss, prevents skin diseases, and helps to maintain good digestion (contains good bacteria). Buttermilk also has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties (22).
  • Beta-carotene present in carrots makes them a rich source of antioxidants. Carrots help in weight loss, improve vision, boost cardiovascular health, and also fight cancer (23).
  • Coriander leaves have high vitamin A and vitamin K content and are also rich in minerals such as calcium and potassium. They are helpful in treating indigestion, curing skin and menstrual disorders, maintaining blood sugar and cholesterol levels, and improving vision (24).
  • Cumin seeds have a high iron content, which is very important for menstruating women. They also aid digestion and help fight cancer (25).

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10. Apple Cider Vinegar And Papaya Smoothie

What You Need
  • Papaya
  • 3 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar
  • 3 crushed black peppercorns
How To Prepare

1. Cut the papaya into cubes and toss them into the blender.
2. Add apple cider vinegar and crushed black peppercorns and give it a spin.
3. Add mint leaves and ice cubes before drinking.

Benefits
  • Apple cider vinegar boosts your immunity by lowering the blood cholesterol levels. It regulates insulin, has anti-inflammatory properties, controls fluctuating blood pressure, and also aids weight loss (26).
  • Papaya is a rich source of vitamins, minerals, and most importantly, papain, the digestive enzyme (27). It helps to combat constipation, makes the cardiovascular system stronger and also fights colon cancer.
  • Black pepper is rich in vitamin E and aids digestion (28).
  • Mint helps to cool the GI tract, improves digestion, aids in weight loss, and cures skin problems (29).

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11. Fenugreek And Lime

What You Need
  • 1 tablespoon fenugreek seeds
  • Juice of half a lime
  • 1 glass water
How To Prepare

1. Soak the fenugreek seeds in a glass of water overnight.
2. Strain the fenugreek seeds out and add the juice of half a lime to the water.
3. Stir well.

Benefits
  • Fenugreek seeds have lipid-lowering, antioxidant, and blood glucose-lowering effects (30). Hence, they are very effective for weight loss.
  • Lime contains a good amount of vitamin C that boosts your immunity (31), (32).

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12. Grapefruit And Cinnamon

What You Need
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1/2 inch cinnamon bark
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare

1. In a glass of water, add the cinnamon bark and let it soak overnight.
2. Scoop out the juicy grapefruit and toss it into a blender. Give it a spin.
3. Add the blended grapefruit to the cinnamon water.
4. Add a pinch of black salt and stir well.

Benefits

Grapefruit and cinnamon help to reduce weight by improving insulin sensitivity (33), (34).

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13. Slim Waist Watermelon Detox

This detox drink will help you get a slim waist by effectively mobilizing fat and reducing all gut-related problems.

What You Need
  • 1 cup watermelon
  • 1 tablespoon flaxseed powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed powder
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare

1. Toss the watermelon into a blender and give it a spin.
2. Pour the juice into a glass.
3. Add flaxseed powder, fennel seed powder, and black salt and stir well.

Benefits
  • Watermelon has been found to fight cancer and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and diabetes (35).
  • Flaxseeds have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and can help reduce weight by improving the metabolic and lipid profiles (36).
  • Fennel seeds are rich in dietary fiber, antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins that help in weight loss, digestion, and red blood cell formation and protect against neurological diseases (37).

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14. Minty Guava Weight Loss Detox

What You Need
  • 1 ripe seeded guava
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seed powder
How To Prepare

1. Toss the guava into the blender and give it a spin.
2. Pour the guava juice into a glass.
3. Roughly chop the mint leaves and add to the guava juice.
4. Add the fennel seed powder and stir well.

Benefits
  • Guava aids weight loss, prevents gut problems, helps to maintain normal blood pressure, and protects from common flu (38).
  • Fennel seeds are rich in dietary fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that aid weight loss and digestion (39).
  • Mint cools the GI tract, improves digestion, aids weight loss, and cures skin problems (40).

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15. Holy Basil And Peach Detox Smoothie

What You Need
  • 5 holy basil leaves
  • 2 peaches
  • 1/2 glass cold water
How To Prepare

Wash the holy basil leaves thoroughly under running tap water.

1. Grind them with a mortar and pestle.
2. Roughly chop the peaches and blend using a food processor.
3. Pour the peach smoothie into a glass.
4. Add the crushed holy basil leaves and half a glass of cold water.
5. Stir well.

Benefits
  • Holy basil helps to reduce the cholesterol levels, regulates blood sugar levels, and has antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties (41).
  • Peaches protect you from neurodegenerative diseases and help you maintain your vision. They also help to mobilize fat (42).

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16. Caffeine Seduction

What You Need
  • 1 teaspoon instant coffee powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon flaxseed powder
How To Prepare

1. Add the coffee powder, cocoa powder, and flaxseed powder to a cup of warm water.
2. Stir well and take small sips to enjoy the chocolaty weight loss drink.

Benefits
  • Coffee contains caffeine that helps in weight loss (43).
  • Cocoa helps to reduce weight by increasing insulin sensitivity. It also reduces anxiety and has anti-inflammatory properties (44).
  • Flaxseeds aid weight loss by improving the metabolic and lipid profiles (45).

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17. Chia Seeds And Apple Smoothie

What You Need
  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 apple
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare

1. Add chia seeds to a glass of water and let them soak for 2-3 minutes.
2. Seed and roughly chop the apples. Blend them to a smooth paste.
3. Pour the apple paste into the water containing the chia seeds.
4. Roughly chop the mint leaves and toss them into the glass.
5. Finally, add a pinch of black salt and stir well.

Benefits
  • Chia seeds help in weight loss by mobilizing fat and preventing insulin resistance (46).
  • Apples help to reduce the risk of heart diseases, lower cholesterol, fight cancer, and have antioxidant properties (47).
  • Mint cools the GI tract, improves digestion, and aids weight loss (48).

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18. Garcinia Cambogia Tummy Tucker

What You Need
  • 1-2 drops of Garcinia Cambogia liquid extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 glass water
How To Prepare

1. Soak the cumin seeds in a glass of water overnight.
2. Strain the cumin seeds out and add 1-2 drops of Garcinia Cambogia liquid.
3. Stir well.
4. Drink it first thing in the morning.

Benefits
  • Garcinia Cambogia extract can help you lose weight due to its antiobesity, antidiabetes, and antioxidative properties (49).
  • Cumin seeds also help in reducing weight by upregulating insulin sensitivity. They also keep the GI tract problems at bay (50).

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19. Coconut Water And Kiwi Smoothie

What You Need
  • 1 cup tender coconut water
  • 2 kiwis
  • A handful of mint leaves
How To Prepare

1. Peel the kiwis and blend them.
2. Pour the kiwi juice into a glass and add the coconut water.
3. Crush the mint leaves using a mortar and pestle.
4. Add the crushed mint leaves to the glass and stir well.
5. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes before drinking.

Benefits
  • Kiwi is a good source of vitamin C. It controls the blood sugar levels and reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases (51).
  • Coconut water acts as a natural electrolyte and a weight loss agent (52).

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20. Berries Shed Fat Detox

What You Need
  • 1/2 cup chopped strawberries
  • 3-4 cranberries
  • 3-4 blueberries
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare
  1. Toss the berries into a blender and give it a spin.
  2. Pour the blended goodness into a glass.
  3. Add a pinch of black salt and a handful of mint leaves.
  4. Stir well.
Benefits
  • Strawberries are rich in antioxidants. They help to regulate the blood sugar levels and reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease (53).
  • Cranberries strengthen your immunity, have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, and protect against urinary tract infection (54).
  • Blueberries help to maintain normal blood sugar levels, reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease, and improve brain function (55).

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21. Carrot And Celery Calorie Burner

What You Need
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 lime wedge
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare
  1. Roughly chop the carrot and celery and toss them into a blender. Give it a spin.
  2. Pour the juice into a glass.
  3. Squeeze in the juice of lime. Add a pinch of salt and freshly ground pepper.
  4. Stir well.
Benefits
  • Carrot juice is extremely helpful for preventing cardiovascular diseases (56).
  • Celery is a negative calorie food and helps burn calories. It also helps in lowering the blood pressure (57).
  • Black pepper is rich in antioxidants and is an effective antimicrobial agent (58).
  • Lime is rich in vitamin C that is known to boost your immunity (59).

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22. Peach And Cucumber Detox Drink

What You Need
  • 1 peach
  • 1 cup chopped cucumber
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1 lime wedge
  • A pinch of salt
  • A handful of mint leaves
How To Prepare
  1. Scoop the juicy flesh of the peach and toss it into the blender.
  2. Throw the chopped cucumber into the blender and give it a spin.
  3. Pour the juice into a glass and add lime juice, roasted cumin powder, honey, salt, and the mint leaves.
  4.  Stir well and refrigerate for 10 minutes before drinking.
Benefits
  • This aromatic and soothing drink has many benefits. Peaches help in weight loss, lower bad cholesterol, and prevent neurodegenerative diseases (60).
  • Cucumber hydrates the cells and has lipid-lowering property (61).
  • Honey is a natural antibacterial agent (62).
  • Cumin powder aids digestion and weight loss (63).
  • Mint leaves also aid digestion and weight loss and act as a stress reliever (64).

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23. Raspberry And Grapes Detox Smoothie

What You Need
  • 1/2 cup roughly chopped raspberries
  • 1 cup green grapes
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare

1. Toss the raspberries and grapes into a blender and give it a spin.
2. Pour the smoothie into a glass.
3. Add the mint leaves and black salt. Stir well.

Benefits

Raspberry and grapes have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties (65). This tangy and filling smoothie is a good option for a quick breakfast.

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24. Honeydew Melon Detox Water

What You Need
  • 1/2 cup thinly sliced honeydew melon
  • 4 slices of lime
  • 4-5 mint leaves
How To Prepare

1. Toss the sliced honeydew melon, lime, and mint leaves in a mason jar.
2. Fill the jar with water and refrigerate it overnight.
3. The next day, take small sips of this detox water till lunch time.

Benefits

Honeydew melons are a good source of vitamins and minerals (66). Lime and mint keep your gut healthy. This drink will keep you feeling refreshed with every sip (67).

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25. Pineapple Lemonade

What You Need
  • 1 cup chopped pineapple
  • Juice of one lemon
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare

1. Toss the pineapple in a blender and give it a spin.
2. Pour the juice into a glass.
3. Add the lemon juice, maple syrup, cayenne pepper, and salt. Stir well.

Benefits

Pineapple and lemon juice are great sources of vitamin C. They improve digestion and boost immunity (68). Maple syrup and cayenne pepper pleasantly balance the tangy taste of this drink.

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Cleanse your body from within with the following 25 delicious detox drinks:

26. Detox Water

There is nothing better than water. Drink as much water as possible to flush out toxins from your body. When water is infused with the goodness of watermelon or cucumber, lime, and mint, it is even more enriched in vitamins and minerals.

What You Need
  • 1 liter water
  • Watermelon or cucumber
  • Lime
  • Fresh mint leaves
How To Prepare

1. Cut the watermelons into cubes (or cucumbers into thick slices) and
2. the lime into wedges.
3. Toss the watermelons (or cucumbers) and the lime wedges together.
4. Now, add the roughly chopped or crushed mint leaves.
5. Pour water all the way up to the top of the jug.
6. Keep it in the fridge overnight.
7. Add ice cubes when you want to drink it.

Benefits
  • Citrulline in watermelon (or cucumber) helps the kidneys to flush out ammonia, which is very toxic for your body (69).
  • Lime is very helpful in regulating digestion. It helps with gastritis, heartburn, and constipation (70).
  • Mint has an overall cooling effect. It helps in the smooth flow of bile from the liver to the small intestine, where bile helps in breaking down fats. Mint relaxes the stomach muscles and, of course, adds flavor (71).

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27. Beetroot And Mint Juice

What You Need
  • Beetroot
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare

1. Chop the beetroot into cubes and toss them in the blender.
2. Add a few leaves of mint and a pinch of salt. Give it a spin.
3. Drink while still fresh.

Benefits
  • Beets are rich in betalains that help in detoxification. They also have anti-inflammatory properties and are an excellent source of antioxidants (72).
  • In addition to adding flavor, mint cools your digestive tract. It relaxes the muscles of the stomach and facilitates the breakdown of fats by encouraging the flow of bile from the liver to the small intestine (73).

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28. Cranberry Fusion

Cranberry Fusion

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What You Need
  • Cranberries
  • Lime
  • A few chopped mint leaves
How To Prepare
  1. Take two handfuls of cranberries and toss them into the food processor.
  2. Chop a few mint leaves and toss them in.
  3. Squeeze out the juice of one-fourth of a lime and add it.
  4. Give it a spin.
  5. Add ice cubes before drinking.
Benefits
  • Cranberry contains proanthocyanidin antioxidants and has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Cranberry juice is recommended for women suffering from UTI and tooth decay (74).
  • Lime is very helpful in regulating digestion. It helps with gastritis, heartburn, and constipation (75).
  • Mint cools your stomach and helps in breaking down fat (76).

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29. Strawberry And Cinnamon Detox Water

What You Need
  • 7-8 strawberries
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Mint leaves
  • 1 liter water
How To Prepare
  1. Cut the strawberries in half and toss them into a jar.
  2. Toss in some mint leaves and a cinnamon stick.
  3. Pour a liter of water into the jar.
  4. Keep it in the fridge overnight. Drink it cold to rejuvenate your body.
Benefits
  • Strawberry is rich in vitamin C, manganese, and fiber. This red and luscious fruit has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps in regulating the blood sugar levels (77).
    Mint relaxes the stomach muscles and adds flavor (78).
  • Cinnamon has antioxidant, anti-clotting, and antimicrobial properties. It also controls the blood sugar levels, improves brain function, protects against heart disease, and has a warming effect on the body (79).

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30. Pineapple Surprise Detox Water

What You Need
  • Pineapple
  • Lemon
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Black peppercorns
  • Mint leaves
  • Water
How To Prepare
  1. Take a few cubes of pineapple and toss them into a jar.
  2. Cut a whole lemon into wedges and toss them into the jar.
  3. Add one cinnamon stick, a few mint leaves, and one or two black peppercorns.
  4. Add water. Let the water get infused with all the goodness of the ingredients overnight.
Benefits
  • Pineapple contains cysteine proteases that help in digesting proteins. It also contains bromelain that not only helps in digestion but also acts as an anti-inflammatory agent (80).
  • Lemon helps in cutting down extra body fat by helping in mobilizing bile from the liver to the small intestine (81).
  • Cinnamon has antioxidant, anti-clotting, and antimicrobial properties. It also controls the blood sugar levels, improves brain function, protects against heart disease, and has a warming effect on the body (82).

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31. Good Morning Sunshine

Good Morning Sunshine

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What You Need
  • Oranges
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • Coriander leaves
  • Water
  • Ice
How To Prepare
  1. Slice the carrots and peel the oranges. Toss them into the food processor.
  2. Add a tablespoon of honey and throw in some coriander leaves.
  3. Add a little water. Give it a spin.
  4.  Add ice before drinking.
Benefits
  • Carrots are rich in beta-carotene, an antioxidant. They help in weight loss, improve vision, boost cardiovascular health and also fight cancer (83).
  • Oranges are full of vitamin C and fiber. They also lower blood cholesterol levels, prevent kidney stones, reduce the risk of ulcers, stomach, and lung cancer, and protect against rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular diseases (84).
  • Coriander leaves have high vitamin A and vitamin K content. They are also rich in minerals such as calcium and potassium. They treat indigestion, cure skin disorders, maintain the blood sugar and cholesterol levels, and improve vision (85).

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32. Lemon And Cucumber Detox Water

What You Need
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 cucumber
  • Mint leaves
  • A pinch of salt
  • Water
How To Prepare
  1. Cut the lemon into wedges and slice the cucumber. Toss the pieces into the jar.
  2. Add a few mint leaves and a pinch of salt.
  3. Pour water into the jar.
Benefits
  • Lemon reduces body fat by mobilizing bile from the liver to the small intestine (86).
  • Cucumber helps to flush out toxins and rehydrates your cells (87).
  • Mint has an overall cooling effect, breaks down fat and adds flavor (88).

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33. Watermelon And Cucumber Smoothie

What You Need
  • Watermelon
  • Slices of cucumber
  • Coriander leaves
  • Mint leaves
  • Black pepper
How To Prepare
  1. Toss the watermelon cubes and cucumber slices into a food processor.
  2. Add a few coriander leaves and a few mint leaves and give it a spin.
  3. Add roughly ground black pepper and ice before drinking.
Benefits
  • Cucumber flushes out toxins and rehydrates your cells (89).
  • Mint aids the smooth flow of bile from the liver to the small intestine to break down fats. It also relaxes the stomach muscles and adds flavor (90).
  • Watermelon (or cucumber) contains citrulline that aids the kidneys in flushing out ammonia (91).
  • Coriander leaves are rich in vitamins A and K. They treat indigestion, cure skin and menstrual disorders, maintain blood sugar and cholesterol, and improve vision (92).
  • Black pepper improves digestion and is a good source of vitamin E (93).

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34. Mango Surprise

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What You Need
  • 1 green mango
  • Honey
  • Cumin seeds
  • A pinch of salt
  • Water
How To Prepare
  1. Grill the green mango until it is lightly charred and is soft and cooked inside. After it has cooled, peel the skin off.
  2. Roast a few cumin seeds on a hot plate and then finely grind them.
  3. Add the mango flesh to the food processor.
  4. Add a little water, honey, cumin powder, and a pinch of salt and give it a spin.
  5. Add ice before drinking.
Benefits
  • Green mangoes are rich in vitamins C, A, and B, pectin (prevents the formation of stone), and minerals such as calcium, potassium, phosphorus, and magnesium (94). Green mangoes help in digestion, prevent anemia, scurvy, cholera, and dysentery, and protect you from heat stroke.
  • Cumin seeds are rich in iron, which is very important for menstruating women. They also aid digestion and help fight cancer (95).
  • Honey contains a myriad of vitamins and minerals. It helps in metabolizing cholesterol and fatty acids. Honey has a good glycemic index and promotes better digestion (96).

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35. Grapefruit And Lime Detox Water

What You Need
  • Grapefruit
  • Lime
  • Water
  • Mint leaves
How To Prepare

1. Thinly slice the grapefruit.
2. Cut the lime into wedges.
3. Toss the grapefruit and lime into a jar and fill it with water.
4. Throw in some mint leaves.
5. Leave it overnight in the fridge.

Benefits
  • Grapefruit and cinnamon help in weight reduction by improving insulin sensitivity (97), (98).
  • Lime is very helpful in regulating digestion. It helps with gastritis, heartburn, and constipation (99).
  • Mint helps in the smooth flow of bile from the liver to the small intestine to break down fats. It also relaxes the stomach muscles and adds flavor (100).

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36. Aloe Vera Detox Water

What You Need
  • Aloe vera gel
  • Lemon juice
  • Water
How To Prepare
  1. Take an aloe vera leaf, split it, and extract the gel.
  2. Take two tablespoons of aloe gel and put it into the processor.
  3. Add two tablespoons of lemon juice and give it a spin.
  4. Add it to a glass of water.
Benefits
  • Aloe vera contains a host of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and amino acids. It has antibacterial properties, improves digestion, prevents skin diseases and mouth ulcers, aids weight loss, and lowers the blood sugar levels (101).
  • Lemon helps in cutting down extra body fat by helping in mobilizing bile from the liver to the small intestine (102).

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37. Raspberry And Pear Smoothie

What You Need
  • Raspberries
  • 1 pear
  • Black pepper
  • Mint leaves
  • Water
How To Prepare
  1. Throw the raspberries and the deseeded pear into the food processor.
  2. Add a few mint leaves, black pepper, and a little water and give it a spin.
  3. Drink it with ice.
Benefits
  • Raspberry and grapes have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties (103).
  • Pears are rich in cinnamic acid, an anti-cancer agent. Pears contain flavonoids that help control the blood sugar levels. They prevent cardiovascular diseases and also have antioxidant properties (104).
  • Mint relaxes the stomach muscles and enables the smooth flow of bile from the liver to the small intestine, where it breaks down fats (105).

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38. Summer Bliss Detox Water

Summer Bliss Detox Water

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What You Need
  • Strawberries
  • A few kiwi slices
  • Watermelon
  • Mint leaves
  • Water
How To Prepare

1. Put the strawberries, kiwi slices, and watermelon cubes in a jar.
2. Add a few mint leaves.
3. Fill the jar with water.
4. Keep it in the fridge overnight.

Benefits
  • Kiwi is a good source of vitamin C. It controls the blood sugar levels and reduces the risk of cardiovascular diseases (106).
  • Mint has an overall cooling effect. Mint also relaxes the stomach muscles and adds flavor (107).
  • Citrulline in watermelon (or cucumber) helps the kidneys to flush out ammonia, which is very toxic for our body (108).
  • Strawberry is rich in vitamin C, manganese, and fiber. This red and luscious fruit have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It also helps in regulating blood sugar levels (109).

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39. Tender Coconut Water Detox Drink

What You Need
  • Tender coconut water
  • Watermelon cubes
  • Pineapple cubes
How To Prepare
  1. Cut the watermelon and the pineapple into small cubes.
  2. Pour the tender coconut water into a jar.
  3. Add the fruits.
  4. Keep it overnight in the fridge.
Benefits
  • Tender coconut water is composed of a wide range of vitamins, minerals, electrolytes, amino acids, cytokines, enzymes, phytohormones. It also has anti-aging and anti-cancer properties. Coconut water is very useful for people suffering from diarrhea. Tender coconut water aids digestion and is a powerful antioxidant (110).
  • Citrulline in watermelon (or cucumber) helps the kidneys to flush out ammonia, which is very toxic for our body (111).
  • Pineapple and lemon juice are great sources of vitamin C. They improve digestion and boost immunity (112).

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40. Tomato, Leek, And Cucumber Smoothie

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What You Need
  • Chopped tomato
  • 1 stick of leek
  • Chopped cucumber
  • Mint leaves
How To Prepare
  1. Put the chopped tomato, cucumber, and a stick of leek into the food processor.
  2. Add a few mint leaves and give it a spin.
Benefits
  • Tomato is a good source of lycopene, an anticancer agent. It also has antioxidants that scavenge the free radicals in your body. It is good for your heart, bones, and skin (113).
  • Leek is rich in vitamin A, vitamin K, sodium, and proteins. It contains kaempferol that protects the blood vessels. Leeks also have antioxidant properties and protect against type II diabetes, cancer, atherosclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and obesity (114).
  • Cucumber helps to flush out toxins and rehydrates your cells (115).

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41. Neem Detox Water

What You Need
  • 5-6 neem leaves
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare
  1. Use a mortar and pestle to grind the neem leaves.
  2. Add this paste to a glass of water and add a pinch of black salt.
  3. Stir well and drink it in one go.
Benefits

Neem water is immensely helpful in cleansing the body from within as it contains antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, and healing properties (116).

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42. Watercress Cleanser

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What You Need
  • 1/2 cup watercress leaves
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare
  1. Wash the watercress leaves under running water and blend into a fine paste using a blender.
  2. Transfer the paste to a glass.
  3. Add water, honey, and a pinch of salt. Stir well.
Benefits

Watercress is an excellent immunity booster and can be used to treat common cold, GI tract problems, polyps, etc. (117).

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43. Kiwi And Fennel Cleansing Detox

What You Need
  • 2 kiwis
  • 1 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • A handful of mint leaves
How To Prepare
  1. Peel the kiwis and thinly slice them. Toss the slices into a mason jar.
  2. Add fennel seeds and roughly chopped mint leaves.
  3. Pour water into the jar till the brim.
  4. Sip this refreshing cleanser all throughout the day.
Benefits
  • Kiwi is a good source of vitamin C and helps to protect the DNA (118).
  • The sweetness of fennel seeds adds to the flavor of the drink and also helps to get rid of harmful free oxygen radicals (119).

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44. Passion Fruit Cleanser

What You Need
  • 1 passion fruit
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
How To Prepare
  1. Scoop the passion fruit into a glass.
  2. Add the lemon juice, freshly ground pepper and half a cup of cold water.
  3. Stir well.
Benefits

This peppery cleanser is perfect for cleansing your gut. It helps to flush out the toxins in the colon and boosts your immunity (120), (121).

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45. Rosemary Infused Cinnamon Water

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What You Need
  • 1 sprig of fresh rosemary
  • 1 inch cinnamon bark
How To Prepare
  1.  Boil a cup of water.
  2. Put the cinnamon bark and rosemary sprig into the water and put the lid on.
  3. Let the water get infused with the goodness of the cinnamon and rosemary for about 20 minutes.
  4. Strain the water into a bottle or mason jar.
Benefits

This aromatic water will help you to fight cancer and also lose weight by making your body more insulin sensitive (122), (123).

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46. Gooseberry Cleanser

What You Need
  • 2 sliced gooseberries
  • 1/2 teaspoon roasted cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare
  1. Toss the sliced gooseberries into a glass of water. Refrigerate it overnight.
  2. The next day, add the maple syrup, roasted cumin powder, and a pinch of salt.
  3. Stir well before drinking.
Benefits
  • Gooseberries are a good source of antioxidants and are often used to treat diarrhea and jaundice (124).
  • Cumin flushes out toxins from the gut and adds flavor to this drink (125).

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47. Star Fruit Smoothie

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What You Need
  • 1 star fruit
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare
  1. Roughly chop the star fruit and toss the pieces into a blender.
  2. Add mint leaves and half a cup of water. Give it a spin.
  3. Transfer the smoothie to a glass and add a pinch of black salt.
  4.  Stir well before drinking.
Benefits

Star fruit is great for your gut. It lowers bad cholesterol and keeps health problems at bay (126).

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48. Bitter Gourd Juice For Cleansing

What You Need
  • 1 bitter gourd
  • 1/2 lime
  • A pinch of salt
How To Prepare

1. Seed the bitter gourd and blend it.
2. Strain the juice into a glass.
3. Add lime juice and black salt. Stir well.

Benefits
  • Though bitter in taste, this juice will help to lower the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (127).
  • Lime contains a good amount of vitamin C that boosts your immunity (128).

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49. Crunchy Celery And Cucumber Cleanser

What You Need
  • 1 celery stalk
  • 1 cucumber
  • 1/2 lime
  • A pinch of salt
  • A handful of mint leaves
How To Prepare

1. Roughly chop the celery and cucumber and blend them.
2. Pour the smoothie into a glass and squeeze in the juice of half a lime.
3. Add a pinch of salt and stir well.
4. Garnish with mint leaves.

Benefits
  • Celery helps to keep your blood pressure in check (129).
  • Cucumber is low-calorie, antidiabetic, hydrating, and is rich in antioxidants (130). This minty and crunchy green smoothie will help cleanse your body from within and make you feel rejuvenated.

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50. Minty Ginger Detox

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What You Need
  • 1/2 inch ginger root
  • A handful of mint leaves
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 cup watercress
  • A pinch of black salt
How To Prepare
  1. Use a mortar and pestle to crush the ginger root and mint leaves together. Transfer the mixture to a glass.
  2. Add water, maple syrup, and black salt. Stir well.
  3. Refrigerate for 10 minutes before drinking.
Benefits
  • Ginger is a natural medicine to treat cold, cough, hypertension, and migraine (131).
  • Mint cools the GI tract, improves digestion, aids weight loss, and cures skin problems (132).
  • Maple syrup has antioxidant properties. It also helps to maintain good cardiac health, reduces skin problems, and boosts immunity (133).

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Make sure you drink at least one of these drinks every day to get rid of the toxins accumulated in your body. Drink lots of water as well. Let us know if you have benefited from any of these weight loss detox drinks by commenting below.

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Charushila is an ISSA Certified Specialist in Fitness & Nutrition and a full-time contributor to Diet & Weight Loss at Stylecraze. She believes that food has healing powers and eating good food is the best way to lose weight. A binge eater-turned-fitness enthusiast, Charushila likes to share her knowledge and experience with the world. When she is not working, she loves to cook healthy food, watch movies, travel, workout, and read Bengali literature.