Toxins are all around us, effecting the way we feel, look and function on a daily basis. Fortunately, ridding your body of these aggressors doesn’t have to mean committing to a week-long juice cleanse or a dangerously restrictive diet. Incorporating simple, healthy choices is usually enough to give your bodys clean-up crew the nudge that it needs.
One of our favorite go-to detox remedies is sipping on a Lemon, Ginger and Turmeric Detox Tea before bedtime, when our bodies are most efficient with cell turnover. Here are the purifting benefits from this powerful trifecta:
to heal and flush kidneys. Because it contains high levels of Vitamin C, it can also protect against environmental aggressors and free radicals.
to serve as a natural anti-inflammatory and improve digestive health.
for its antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.
Makes one cup of detox tea
- 1-2 lemon slices
- 1 tsp ginger root, freshly grated
- 1 tsp turmeric root, freshly grated
Combine lemon slices, ginger root, and turmeric root in a saucepan with 1.5-2 cups of water
Heat on high heat for 5-10 minutes without letting mixture come to a boil
Strain the liquid, removing lemon, ginger, and turmeric from pan
Pour liquid into a mug and top with fresh lemon slice for added flavor.
|Article by Howard Murad, M.D., FAAD, a world renowned skincare expert and founder of the Inclusive Health movement. Read more about Dr. Murad.|