The best way to detox your body is to drink a lot of fluids in order to be hydrated and to throw out all the toxins and waste in the body.
The recommended amount of daily fluids is 2 liters, and in this you can add some herbal tea and consuming fruit and vegetables that contain a lot of water. Herbal teas are very healthy and have numerous benefits such as alkalizing and cleansing the body and also anti-inflammatory properties.
The Food Matters office love consuming these go-to combinations:
Food Matters Tea 1
Theanine which is an amino acid which can help with stress and boost brain power is contained in the green leaf. It is rich with antioxidants and beneficial properties: reduces blood pressure, it is full with polyphenols, flavonoids which are responsible for better metabolism and also act as superior antioxidants, lowers arthritis, antiviral, reduces stress, and weight loss.
It has the ability to calm the digestive and nervous system. It can also soothe and relax the muscles through the digestive tract.
Rosehip is very rich in vitamin C, and vitamin C is essential for the adrenal function, the health of the tissues, the skin and the immune system.
Hibiscus is abundant in antioxidants which can help to clean the body from the damaging molecules which affect our cells and it can also prevent chronic disease.
- 1 teaspoon of chamomile flower
- 1 teaspoon of hibiscus – dried
- 1 teaspoon of green tea
- 1 teaspoon of rosehip – dried
Boil 2 cups of water and then add all the ingredients in the teapot with the water and leave it to steep for 3-4 minutes. You can also make your own teabags with the reusable tea bags from store.
Food Matters Tea 2
It improves the blood flow in the body, circulatory stimulant and also warms the body.
Lemon is abundant in vitamin C and it can help with the digestion, and it has many other health benefits like the process of elimination. It is recommended and very healthy to consume lemon in warm water.
White tea comes from the same plant as green tea, it is just harvested earlier than the green tea and it is also rich with antioxidants.
Honey can reduce stress, rejuvenate the digestive tract and boost the immunity.
Cinnamon has a lot of health benefits like regulating blood sugar levels, and also helps with stress and treats inflammation. It is sweet-scented and warming.
- 1 teaspoon of honey
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon – ground
- 1 teaspoon of white tea
- ¼ lemon – fresh and sliced
- 1 inch fresh ginger – sliced or grated
Boil 2 cups of water and then add all the ingredients and leave it to steep for 5-6 minutes. It is recommended to drink this tea fresh and right away.
Food Matters Tea 3
It improves the blood flow in the body, and stimulates the circulatory system. It boosts the energy levels and improves the metabolism. It is perfect for the digestive system.
Licorice can prevent gastric mucosa, and it can also relieve symptoms like abdominal pain, flatulence and bloating.
Rooibois tea is full with minerals, which is very beneficial for the bones, teeth, and the health of the skin. It is also very rich in antioxidants and is perfect longevity.
1 teaspoon of licorice tea or licorice root
1-2 teaspoons of rooibois tea
Handful of fresh peppermint or 1 teaspoon of dried peppermint tea
Boil 2 cups of water and then add all the ingredients in it. In case you use dried peppermint, you can make your own teabags. With this amount of ingredients you can prepare 1-2 cups but you can prepare more ingredients to have enough if you want to make more tea during the day.
Try each of these teas and decide which one is your favorite.