Apple cider vinegar has shown to improve your metabolism and digestive function, while working to cleanse your liver and lymphatic system. (1)
Lemon juice has an alkaline effect on your body and helps to regulate your pH levels. Drinking lemon water, or adding it to your drinks and juices, can help to boost your energy levels, detoxify your body and help improve immune function. (2)
Cinnamon, cayenne pepper and ginger contain therapeutic compounds that help to reduce inflammation, aid digestion and boost your metabolism. That’s why drinking ginger tea, for example, is so popular. It contains valuable compounds that boost your health and promote detoxification. (3, 4)
An optional ingredient for your detox drink is raw honey. I like to add raw honey to many of my health drinks and smoothies because it’s a nutrient-dense natural sweetener. It adds a little sweetness to this drink while upping the antioxidant count, too. (5)
If you are doing a full detox, I recommend drinking this detox drink three times daily about 20 minutes before meals for two weeks. If you are looking for a quick and easy way to cleanse your body and boost your energy, have this drink once a day before breakfast or lunch.