A cleanse is an awesome way to jumpstart your health, energy, and metabolism, but cleansing should be a LIFESTYLE, ideally incorporated into your daily routine.
When it comes to food and drinks, my motto has always been moderation, not deprivation. By simply adding more healthy and alkaline foods and beverages into your daily diet every day, eventually the good will outweigh the bad and THIS is a great way to sustain your healthy habits!
The Acid Crusher Detox Tea is one of the most alkaline beverages you will find, and will help your body get rid of damaging acids and inflammation on a regular basis, while offering additional health benefits at the same time.
This tea is easy to make, can be used daily, and any leftovers can be stored in your fridge to be used as a healthy ‘iced tea’ whenever you want it!
WHY SO HEALTHY?
Turmeric is a yellow-pigmented curry spice that is often used in Indian cuisine, but this spice is far more than a cooking staple. It has long been used for its medicinal purposes, and is a powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic herb.
Its benefits have since been well documented in the medical literature, and curcumin—one of the most important components in turmeric— has been found to promote health and protect against a wide array of health conditions such as chronic inflammation, liver disease, skin problems (i.e. acne, psoriasis, eczema), digestive issues, joint and muscle pain, and immune support to name a few.
TIP: research shows that when you add a pinch of black pepper to any recipe that has turmeric, and you will increase the potency of your turmeric by 2,000%!
Ginger has long been known to use for the relief stomach ailments such as motion sickness, morning sickness, colic, nausea, and vomiting.
A serving of lemon contains 51% of your daily vitamin C needs as well as other vitamins and minerals. Lemons have been found to help combat stroke, cancer, and asthma. They also help with maintaining a healthy complexion, increasing iron absorption, and boosting the immune system.
While lemons are classified as ‘citric acid’, they are very alkaline-forming in your body due to its high mineral and low sugar content. In addition to this tea, you can add a lemon slice to your water to make it more alkaline!
Turmeric Ginger Lemon Detox Tea [Serves 2-3]
- 16-20 oz. of filtered water
- 1 inch of fresh organic turmeric root
- 1 inch of fresh organic ginger root
- pinch of black pepper (increases potency of turmeric by 2,000%)
- 1 lemon slice (do not boil, add to tea before serving)
Bring a pot of water to a boil. While water is boiling, peel the turmeric and ginger and dice it into small pieces (the smaller the better).
Once boiling, remove pot of water from heat. Next, add turmeric, ginger, and black pepper into the pot with water and simmer for at least 10 minutes (the longer you simmer, the more potent and concentrated the Detox Tea will be).
Squeeze a lemon slice into the cup and enjoy (note - if the lemon is organic, you can drop the entire slice in your cup. If not organic, just squeeze the juice.
Store leftovers in the fridge in an airtight container for a healthy cold Detox "Iced" Tea.
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