It is common knowledge that fruits and vegetables make you healthier and are a crucial part of our diet. There are many ways to eat but eating it raw or in juice form is one of the best ways for you will be able to get all of its nutrition and vitamin. Juices made for the intention of detoxing is particularly effective on the immune system, for you will automatically gain other benefits such as vanishing skin problems, strengthened immune system and glowing skin.
Here are healthy detox juices that can help you achieve healthy, glowing skin.
- Lemon Juice
One of the most well-known recipes to detoxify the body is by drinking lime or lemon juice in the morning. Lemon Juice has ample amounts of vitamin C which aids in the building up of collagen in our skin. Drinking it regularly with honey in the morning can help with one’s acne, dull skin, wrinkles, dark spots and can be drunk to achieve fair and glowing skin. It’s also important to note that drinking more than 1 glass is not recommended for as it can lead to tummy upset.
- Orange Juice
Orange juice is the alternative to lemon juice as it’s also rich in Vitamin C, which helps to get the body rid of toxins resulting in improved skin texture and clear complexion. This is an extremely hydrating juice and can keep your skin free from dryness, chapping, flakiness and other skin ailments. Being rich in citric acid, oranges can help with slowing your skin’s ageing and can be consumed for glowing skin. It’s best consumed early in the morning or before the meals with the recommended serving of 2 glasses of orange juice per day.
- Sweet Lime Juice
Sweet Lime (or also known as Mosambi) juice has a high nutritional content which deeply affects the state of skin. Popular in the sub-continent of India and rich in Vitamin C, its benefits include curing dry and rough skin, cleansing the blood and detoxify the body, getting rid of acne, blemishes and dark spots. All in all, it makes way for smooth and radiant skin. Mosambi juice is best drank early in the morning to aid internal cleansing or before your workout. It should not be drank more than twice a day.
- Papaya Juice
Papaya juice has already been known to make your skin healthy, with effects such as whitening and softening it. Additionally, the papain enzyme in papaya juices cleanses the skin from deep inside and flush out toxins and impurities. It’s best to drink one glass of Papaya juice each morning to maximize its benefits.
- Spicy Lemonade Juice
As been mentioned before, lemon has high content of vitamin C which aids in the production of collagen. Spicy cayenne pepper will help maximize the effects it has on the skin and body, from improving blood circulation, detoxifying the blood to reducing inflammation in the body. You can make spicy lemonade juice by mixing lemon juice (4 lemons), 1 cup hot water, 2 tablespoons coconut sugar crystals or raw agave nectar and 1 dash of cayenne pepper. Mix all ingredients until everything is mixed evenly, including the sweeteners. Chill or serve over ice if you prefer your lemonade cold.
- Turmeric Detox Juice
Source: The Humble Garnish
Turmeric has tons of benefits for the skin including anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties which can help you fight acne. Not only beneficial for the skin, it also has medicinal properties which are beneficial for one’s health. Some of its benefits include easing arthritis symptoms, prevent Alzheimer’s disease, prevent cancer and more! To make turmeric detox drink, take around 2-3 cups of water and add a few fresh turmeric slices to it. Boil this properly for few minutes. Once done, add juice of half lemon and some honey.
- Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Drink
Although apple cider vinegar is more commonly used for weight loss, it can also help with a multitude of health issues like diabetes and heart diseases. Other than those benefits, it can help in detoxification which can result in better skin health. To prepare this drink, take 1 to 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar, mix in 2 liters of water and some honey to the mixture. This concoction is not to be taken in one gulp but rather throughout the day. It’s also recommended not to drink more than than 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar in a day.
Have you tried any of these juices before? What other juices have you tried? Share your experience with us in the comment section below!