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What is a healthy recipe for a detox tea?

Kimberly Snyder
Nutrition & Dietetics
A healthy recipe for a detox tea to give the body a daily boost includes hot water, ginger root, cayenne pepper and lemon. In this video, I will explain the benefits of this mixture, and the proper way to make the tea.
Detox Tea

Boil 4 to 5 cups of water in the morning.

Add 1/2 teaspoon of the following seeds to the water and continue to let it boil for about 5 minutes with the lid on:
  • Whole cumin seeds
  • Whole coriander seeds
  • Whole fennel seeds
Strain out the seeds and pour the liquid into a thermos. The key is to make the tea fresh every morning, place it in a thermos and take small sips of it throughout the day. It is best to drink it warm or hot. If the tea is too strong or if you experience some initial discomfort, reduce the amount of seeds to 1/4 teaspoon for 2 weeks and then increase it back to 1/2 teaspoon.

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