One of the most glorious and aromatic herbs you can grow in your garden or buy from supermarkets and garden centres is Lemon Verbena. The difference it makes to an infused water or juice is quite incredible in terms of flavour and smell. Coupled with pineapple, it really is refreshing. If you want it REALLY lemony with a bit of spice, add a small piece of lemongrass.
Cherries have anti-inflammatory properties, and, wait for it, they are known to reduce belly fat –yippee! Because of their anti-inflammatory use, they can relieve symptoms of arthritis and other aches and pains in the body. Energising to the last drop, you have to try this one.
Very thirst quenching, as water melon is 90% water anyway! Full of rehydration salts this will ‘pick you up’ quickly. Suck on the watermelon afterwards or during your drink, and this will revitalize your energy. Watermelon is nutrient dense, including a vital antioxidant called lycopene, which promotes a healthy heart.
The classic cinnamon water is not only easy to prepare but is also a treat for your taste buds. Apart from keeping you hydrated, this deliciously savoury water is packed with fibre, antioxidants, Vitamin B and C which boosts your metabolism, aids digestion as well as promotes weight loss.
So easy, fresh and thirst quenching with that special hint of sweetness! Strawberries, like all other berries, are rich in antioxidants to fend off the free radicals in the air which you can absorb into your body, creating illnesses and even life threatening diseases. Kiwi fruit are little powerhouses of vitamins and minerals, and are one of our super fruits to consume. So fill up on Vitamin C, K and plenty of fibre when you drink this amazing fruit infused water.
If you’re looking to kickstart your metabolism and begin a detox, this water recipe is the perfect way of doing so. It’s filled with a variety of fruits, vegetables and herbs that guarantee that you’ll be feeling better than ever in no time at all! The citrus fruits are cleansing, and the ginger provides a calming effect on the stomach.
Oranges are deliciously sweet, arguably the most appealing fruit in liquid form. Blueberries make the ideal complement, as well as offering all kinds of health benefits. Combine these ingredients with water and you have the makings of a fantastic and refreshing drink!