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Detox water is water that has been infused with the flavors of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. There are many health benefits of ‘‘Detox water’’. Drinking more water keeps you hydrated. Adding a few ingredients in water increases its health benefits.

Staying fit is becoming a new trend among the current generation. Drinking smoothies or juices increase sugar levels in the body but fruit or vegetable infused water contains fewer calories.

Detox water is said to have many benefits:

  1. Keeps you hydrated
  2. Better digestive health
  3. Removes toxins from the body
  4. Improves immunity
  5. Helps in weight loss
  6. Increases energy
  7. Improves liver function


Check out the recipe video here:

Infused water can be made in any combination. I have listed a few combinations that we have tried and enjoyed.

Cucumber Mint

500 ml of water

5 slices cucumber

½ lime

3-4 strawberries sliced

Few mint leaves

Apple Cinnamon

500 ml of water

4 slices lemon

Few apple slices

4 raspberries

1 small cinnamon

Citrus Mint

500 ml of water

3-4 slices orange

1-inch ginger

4 slices cucumber

Few mint leaves

Cucumber Basil  

500 ml of water

4 slices cucumber

½ lemon

4 basil leaves

There is no rule to make combinations. Here are some popular ingredients.

  • Blueberry
  • Grapefruit
  • Clementine
  • Blackberry
  • Watermelon
  • Rosemary
  • Cayenne pepper
  • Basil


  1. Take water in any jar.
  2. Add a few slices of fruits, vegetables, or herbs of your choice.
  3. Let the ingredients rest in the water for a few hours (minimum 60 mins).
  4. Adding ice is optional.
  5. Enjoy the infused water.

You can leave it in the fridge for 1-12 hours to allow the flavors to infuse more deeply. Once the water is ready to drink, make sure to discard the ingredients so they don’t begin to decompose.

Try not to consume excessive lemon or any acidic fruit as they can soften tooth enamel. Get advice from your doctor before you consume these infused waters if you are pregnant, lactating mothers, or have any health condition.

In short infusing water with fruits and vegetables means that you drink more water and less sugary drinks.

Stay Healthy!

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