Completing your day with some detox tea can enable you to flush toxins, reinforce your immune system, support your digestion, and convey your body to a alkaline state. The ingredients used in this recipe work in synergy to provide a wide range of health benefits.
Lemon can help your body to detox naturally and also it’s known for its ability to boost immunity, to support the liver and kidneys as well as improve blood circulation. Even acidic to taste, lemons are actually alkaline and help to push our bodies to the required pH alkaline state, meaning to enter the needed pH alkaline state of 7.4.
Cayenne pepper contains a segment called capsaicin which is capable of neutralizing substance P, a neuropeptide connected to the reason for inflammation in the body. In addition, cayenne improves circulation and provides the tissues are provided with the healing nutrients of need. Thus, the blood carries away the toxic substances from the affected area.
Cinnamon reduces the levels of glucose that slow down the development of a fatty liver disease.
Ginger is know an excellent natural anti-inflammatory. Ginger also acts as diaphoretic which means it can increase perspiration and detoxify our bodies. German researchers have shown that sweat contains a natural antibiotic named dermcidin which protects against fungal, microbial, viral, and bacterial infections. Thus, ginger boosts immunity, too.
- 1 3/4 cups water
- 1 inch ginger, peeled and thinly sliced
- 1 teaspoon turmeric
- 1/3 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon cayenne
- Spoonful of raw, organic honey
- Juice from 1/2 a lemon (or 2 drops lemon essential oil)
Heat water to boiling. Pour water into a cup, add ginger root, leave it on for a few minutes, add lemon, cayenne, cinnamon, and honey. Stir well and enjoy!
Drink every day, 1 hour before bedtime or first thing in the morning.