Fatigue, frequent colds, indigestion, ailments such as headaches and others… These are some of the symptoms that suggest that your body may need a detox. The good thing is that we can help this cleansing process by consuming a nice drink - warm or at room temperature.
Did you know that turmeric, lemon and ginger are rich in antioxidants and known for their anti-inflammatory properties. These three superfoods help cleanse the body and strengthen the immune system. Here's a little more about them.
Turmeric contains the indispensable compound curcumin, known to prevent free radical damage to the body.Another substance in turmeric, lipopolysaccharide, is known for its antibacterial and antiviral effects. Scientists believe that turmeric also helps reduce ailments related to arthritis, improves liver function, improves digestion, takes care of heart he alth, reduces the risk of cancer, and more.
It is extremely rich in vitamin C and one of the most useful fruits for eliminating toxins from the body. Lemon also contains other antioxidants, vitamin B6, copper, potassium and other important nutrients.
Fresh lemon juice helps relieve indigestion, especially after a heavy meal of heavier foods. It also eliminates free radicals, reduces the risk of premature aging, has anti-inflammatory properties.
According to Western studies, ginger's active ingredient gingerol has an analgesic, soothing and antibacterial effect on the human body.Ginger is also a good source of antioxidants, benefits the digestive system, boosts immunity, detoxifies, relieves abdominal and muscle pain.
In combination, these three ingredients are great for making a detox drink for more energy, strong immunity and body detox.
In 500 ml of boiling water, add about 1-2 tbsp of chopped or grated peeled ginger root. Let it boil for about 10 minutes, then strain and add the turmeric. If you are going to consume this drink lukewarm and not warm like tea, then after it cools add the fresh lemon juice to taste. To finish, you can add honey, of course it is optional. The detox drink can be consumed at any time of the day.