The Benefits of Drinking Detox Water.
Lemon: The lemon juice acts as a natural astringent to clean out the bowels, and the warm water gets things moving to help you release everything your body no longer needs. Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and metabolism booster. The sourness also stimulates Agni, the digestive fire.
Blueberry: Huge anti-oxidant content, which fight development of free-radicals (a.k.a toxins!) that can lead to a myriad of health problems.
The Benefits of Drinking Detox Water (with Recipes)
You don’t need to swallow a towel to keep your digestive system fresh and clean! Simply squeeze the juice of half a lemon into a cup of warm water and drink first thing in the morning before breakfast.
Why not replace tea and coffee machines with dispensers that contain these fruit-infused waters. The vitamins and nutrients in them will help ward off that 3 pm slump and reduce fatigue levels as well as increase work productivity and performance. Alternatively, you can keep a pitcher of this water at your desk and sip on the water throughout the day. Another handy idea is the special infused water bottle, available in stores.
Our bodies are amazingly efficient self-cleaning machines that work to naturally detoxify our blood, lymphatic system, lungs — you name it — 24 hours a day.
With that being said, yogis throughout history have been practicing detoxification methods. From Ayurvedic detoxes (including the Vastra Dhauti detox where you swallow a cloth to clean out the esophagus, stomach, and intestines) to fasts, to certain asana postures to help the body along in its cleansing process, with a firm belief that these practices hold the key to optimum health and longevity.