If you want to detoxify your body you must stay extremely hydrated in order to clean the body from toxins and waste from the organism. The best way to achieve this is to drink at least 2 liters of water, to consume fruits and vegetable rich in water as well as to drink herbal teas. Herbal teas are extremely beneficial and healthy and they contain alkalizing and cleansing properties as well as powerful anti-inflammatory functions.
Here are some of the best combinations.
FOOD MATTERS TEA 1
Green leaf is rich in theanine (amino acid) which is beneficial in reducing stress and improves brainpower. It is extremely powerful antioxidant and contains many healing properties: reduces blood pressure, weight loss, has antiviral properties, reduces stress, helps against arthritis, rich in polyphenols, flavonoids which are known as powerful antioxidants and metabolism boosters.
This tea has soothing effect on the digestive and nervous system. It relaxes the muscles in the digestive system.
It is rich in vitamin C, which is very important for the adrenal function, immune system and skin and tissue health.
Hibiscus is rich in antioxidants which help in cleaning our body from harmful substances which can cause cell damage and trigger various diseases. They are also able to prevent inflammatory processes caused by toxins.
- 1 tsp green tea
- 1 tsp chamomile flowers
- 1 tsp dried rosehip
- 1 tsp dried hibiscus
WHAT TO DO
Mix all the ingredients in a teapot and pour them with 2 cups of boiling water. Wait for 3-4 minutes. You can also purchase reusable tea bags. This recipe is suitable for 1-2 cups but you can mix all the ingredients in a jar and use the mixture for preparing tea through the whole day.
FOOD MATTERS TEA 2
This tea is like the green tea as it is obtained from the same plant although it is proven that the white tea contains more antioxidants as it is harvested when the plant is younger.
Ginger tea stimulates the blood circulation; it is warming and improves the blood flow through the body.
Cinnamon tea is aromatic and worming and is beneficial in controlling blood sugar levels, reduces stress and inflammation.
It is rich in vitamin C and improves digestion, so if you add it in your tea you will experience all the benefits it contains. Lemon in warm water is especially praised beverage for its healthy properties.
Improves the immune system, reduces stress and improves digestion as well.
- 1 tsp white tea
- 1-inch fresh ginger grated or sliced
- 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
- 1/4 fresh lemon sliced
- 1 tsp honey
WHAT TO DO
Mix all the ingredients in small teapot and pour them with boiled water. Wait for 5-6 minutes. This tea should be consumed immediately as it is the most beneficial when consumed fresh.
FOOD MATTERS RECIPE 3
This tea makes your teeth, bones and skin healthy as it is rich in minerals. It is also rich in antioxidants and it prolongs the life span.
This tea improves the circulation and blood flow through the body. It boosts the metabolism and energy. It is also beneficial for the digestive tract.
It protects the intestinal mucosa and it helps against symptoms as flatulence, abdominal pain and bloating.
- 1-2 tsp rooibos tea
- Small handful of fresh peppermint or 1 tsp dried peppermint tea
- 1 tsp licorice tea or fresh licorice root
WHAT TO DO
Mix all the ingredients in small teapot and pour them with 2 cups of boiling water. If the peppermint tea is dried you can use reusable tea bags. This recipe is suitable for 1-2 cups but you can mix all the ingredients in a jar and use the mixture for preparing tea through the whole day.