Toxin Releasing Cucumber Basil Water
Water is an essential element that makes up approximately 60% of the human body. Every living cell needs it to keep functioning. Cucumbers have a wide variety of uses and are very well-known for their anti-inflammatory agents. They are packed with Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and Vitamin B5 (natural energy boosters). Cucumbers are known to help in preventative healthcare such as helping fight issues with poor digestion, constipation, treating blood pressure issues, and regulating electrolyte balance. This toxin-releasing cucumber basil water recipe will tantalize your taste buds and rid your body of toxins.
Healthy Tip: Cucumbers have a large number of anti-oxidants, great for lightening skin or targeting skin issues. Cucumbers can help eliminate puffiness, dark circles under the eyes, or reduce wrinkles. Click here to view a related article on DIY healing foods.
A pitcher full of purified water
1 large cucumber (sliced)
A hand full of fresh basil
1 lemon (juiced)
Fruits to alternate with: Strawberries, blueberries, lemon/citrus fruits, peaches, or cherries.