Lemons are among the healthiest and most powerful fruits in nature. The citrus fruit contains a high amount of vitamin C, while also containing vitamins B and B1 and a variety of minerals. Lemons can strengthen your immune system, prevent kidney stones, regulate your blood sugar levels, accelerate the healing of minor wounds, detoxify your body and treat colds, the flu, bronchitis and other ailments.
Ginger has been a part of folk medicine for a long time, mainly being used against digestive problems as well as infections such as colds and the flu. The root has powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties and contains a mixture of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants and volatile oils as well. Ginger can be used to treat headaches, infertility, menstrual problems, fatigue, heart disease, melancholy, breathing and digestive problems.
This aromatic powerful herb has powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic properties and can also help you relax. Mint is also great for your gastrointestinal system and can eliminate digestive problems such as bloating. Thanks to the antiseptic properties, the herb can also treat skin problems such as eczema. Mint improves your blood circulation, fights insomnia, relaxes your muscles and fights stress as well.
Cucumber is a popular vegetable which has a crunchy and refreshing flavor. It contains up to 96% of water and has only a few calories, which makes it a great addition to any diet. Cucumbers can reduce the levels of uric acid in your blood, detoxify your body, coat and protect the intestinal lining, restore the mucus in your digestive tract, cleans the intestinal tract and helps with the preservation of fluids.
Here’s how to prepare the shake:
- Small piece of ginger
- 2 l. of water
- 1 cucumber
- 4 lemons
- 10 mint leaves
Wash and peel the cucumber, then cut it on slices and do the same with 1 lemon and ginger. Add the ginger, lemon and ginger in the water, then squeeze the remaining 3 lemons in. Blend the mixture for a few seconds, then put it in the fridge for about 6 hours. Drink the mixture first thing in the morning for a nice energy boost and to jumpstart your digestion and metabolism. Drink it every day and you should notice you’re losing weight faster than before in just a short time.