Cucumber and Lemon Detox Spa Water

Spa WaterThis delightful spa water is not only refreshing but it is nourishing and healing for the body, mind, and soul.

It will help to aid digestion, relieve bloating, and can help with weight loss.

Cucumber, Lemon, Ginger, and Mint leaves will infuse  your water with amazing health benefits. Here is what you will need to make it.

  • Glass Jar or Pitcher
  • 8 cups Spring Water
  • 5  Ginger thinly sliced
  • 1 Cucumber thinly sliced
  • 1 Lemons thinly sliced
  • 12 Mint Leaves

Add water, cucumber, lemon, ginger, and mint leaves to your glass container. Place in refrigerator overnight for best results, this will allow the flavors, vitamins, and minerals steep into your water. Strain and pour into a travel container so you can drink it all day long!

This water will make you feel refreshed and help to cleanse your system while at the same time helping you stay hydrated. If you are trying to detox and lose weight, this will help.

Nutritional Benefits-

  • Cucumber- Contains B vitamins and almost all the vitamins a body needs in one day, excellent for hydrating the body, anti-inflammatory benefits. Place a couple of slices on your eyes to ease puffiness and refresh!
  • Lemon- Anti-oxidant and Antibiotic properties, cancer preventive,  high levels of vitamin C, lemons can be used in many ways to promote health but its greatest  property is cleansing of the cells and body tissue.
  • Ginger- Helps relieve indigestion and stomach upset, strong anti-inflammatory properties, boost immune system, and is a cancer preventative.
  • Mint- Helps relieve indigestion and stomach upset, allows lungs to have a better breathing capacity, anti-microbial properties.

*I got this recipe from a book called 100 Organic Skin Care Recipes, by Jessica Ress, founder of Angel Face Botanicals. I would highly recommend it, its a wonderful book!*