Best DIY Detox Tea Recipe List

Whether you want to get rid of the harmful toxin build up in your body, pump up your energy levels, boost the power of your immune system, slim down or just get rid of daily stress, detoxing is a pretty good way to achieve all of the above. Among the many solutions available for detoxes, herbal tea is one of the most sought-after for its medicinals properties, easy to make recipes and their power to work wonders for the body, mind and soul. Many detox tea reviews point to a few popular brands for their organic products you can buy for detoxing, like Yogi Detox Tea (especially the Peach Yogi Detox Tea), Fit Tea Detox (you can find a great number of Fit Tea detox reviews online), Skinny Detox Tea, Triple Leaf Chinese Herbal Detox Tea, Kusmi Detox Tea, Celestial Seasonings, GNC Cleansing Teas, Pukka Herbs Detox Teas or Arbonne Detox teas, to name a few. While there is no one way solution for using teas for a weight loss diet, cleanse the skin and body, drug rehabilitation or detoxing your kidney or liver, we always prefer the all natural way of treating problems. This is why we have decided leave traditional and common options to the side and create the best detox tea recipe list under the form of tiny do it yourself projects with herbal weed (not the THC kind) ingredients. Learn about the benefits, results and positive effects of detox teas we have gathered from various reviews and sources (and how to make them at home) and test what detox tea recipe is the best for you. After that, prepare your own homemade detox drink and set up your 28 day detox plan to get fit, skinny or healthy back again. I guarantee you will look and feel fantastic!

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Dandelion Root Detox Tea / Water Recipe

An excellent detox recipe that has gained popularity recently is the dandelion root detox tea / water by Jillian Michaels. Even though this is not exactly a detox tea recipe (rather a recipe for detox water), Spark Recipes explains that “This is her (Jillian Michaels) detox water recipe for the water used in her 7-day detox to lose 5lbs of excess water weight”. This means that you won’t have to boil the ingredients or let them steep, but just mix them together and drink on a daily basis. Therefore, if you are looking to lose weight with the help of detox drinks, look into this everyday recipe below.

What you need:

  • Distilled Water – 60 ounces
  • Dandelion root tea bag – 1
  • Lemon juice – 2 tablespoons
  • Pure cranberry juice (with no sugar) – 1 tablespoon
  • Pitcher

What you have to do:

  • Take the water, berry juice and lemon juice and mix them together before adding the dandelion root tea bag.
  • Consume one whole pitcher of this detox water / tea every day for seven full days; it will aid you in eliminating water weight.

Green Tea Detox Recipe

By far, one of the most beloved elements for natural detoxing is green tea. There are multiple tea detox recipes with green tea available, all of which can be easily found by searching the internet. One of our favorite varieties is the one provided on Skinny Mom, which involves quite a few delicious ingredients.  It does wonders for your body and it only takes five minutes to prepare.

What you need:

  • Strawberries (sliced) – 2
  • Cucumber – 2 slices
  • Lemon – 1 slice
  • Green tea bag – 1
  • Honey – 1 teaspoon
  • Water – 8 to 10 fluid ounces

What you have to do:

  • Brew the green tea bag in the 8 to 10 fluid ounces of water.
  • Allow the green tea to cool off in the refrigerator and add the sliced strawberries, two cucumber slices, lemon slice and the honey.
  • Mix all of the ingredients together well and optionally enjoy with ice during warmer seasons.
  • You should drink this green detox tea every day as part of your detox plan.

Cerasee Tea Detox

As preparing cerasee tea involves the sole basic step of boiling, we will focus upon its benefits in this section as a short review. Many people might not be fully aware of its health benefits and properties, so learn more about this fruit here. If you are wondering where cerasee can be found, you should know that it is native to the Middle East and Africa, but it is available almost everywhere on the planet.

Cerasee health benefits:

  • Abdominal pain relief, including menstrual cramps
  • Eliminating toxins
  • Treating parasitic worms
  • Treating liver conditions
  • Treating skin problems
  • Constipation relief

What you need:

What you have to do:

  • Create an infusion by boiling the cerasee leaves and ginger in water.
  • Add honey, according to your preferences, and enjoy on a daily basis as part of your detox plan.

Coriander, Cumin & Fennel (Ayurveda) Detox Tea Recipe

As Joyful Belly explains, “In Ayurveda teas are the traditional method of delivering the medicinal effects herbs and spices to your body’s tissues”. Coriander, cumin and fennel tea is one of the most beloved Ayurveda teas out there, owing to its powerful detoxifying properties. The recipe is really simple and you will need small amounts of each ingredient to get it right.

What you need:

What you have to do:

  • Boil the one and a half cups of water
  • Take the coriander seeds, cumin and fennel seeds and add to the boiling water
  • Allow the mixture to steep for five minutes
  • Strain the solution and drink the tea on a day to day basis throughout your detox plan

Apple Cider Vinegar Detox Tea

If you are not already aware of the magical properties that apple cider vinegar (especially with the “mother”) has for your body, you should immediately do a bit of research just to understand how potent this ingredient truly is. Aside from aiding your detox, apple cider vinegar can help cure even the gravest of conditions, thanks to its countless health benefits. You can use apple cider vinegar both topically and internally to solve health problems, but for detox purposes you have to drink it. It might be a bit difficult to wash down on its own, so here is a super simple apple cider vinegar detox tea recipe that you can make at home.

What you need:

  • Apple cider vinegar – 1 tablespoon
  • Organic, raw, local honey – 1 teaspoon
  • Lemon juice (freshly squeezed) – 1 teaspoon
  • Hot water – 1 cup

What you have to do:

  • Boil one cup of water and allow it to cool off a bit before adding the other ingredients.
  • Mix in the tablespoon of apple cider vinegar and the teaspoon of honey (we recommend raw honey).
  • To finish it off, add roughly a teaspoon of lemon juice, freshly squeezed.
  • We recommend that you enjoy this detox tea before meals.

Ginger Turmeric Detox Tea Recipe

All of the ingredients involved in this detox tea recipe (courtesy of Linda Wagner) have an overwhelming amount of health benefits each, all great for cleansing your body of toxins and staying away from disease. The ginger turmeric detox tea recipe preparation process might be a bit more lengthy than the others on our list, but the results are completely worth it.

What you need:

  • Lemons – 4
  • Ginger – 1 knob (2 inches long)
  • Turmeric Root (One 2 inch piece) or turmeric powder (2 teaspoons)
  • Cayenne pepper – 2 pinches
  • Vanilla stevia – 3 droppers
  • Water – 2 quarts
  • Juicer
  • Pitcher

What you have to do:

  • Take the 2 inch knob of ginger, turmeric root or turmeric powder and three of the four lemons and juice them all together in your juicer.
  • Take the pitcher and pour the mixture in, adding the two quarts of water, cayenne and vanilla stevia.
  • Slice up the remaining lemon thinly and add them to the mixture.
  • Mix all of the ingredients together well and leave it for roughly ten minutes before enjoying.
  • We recommend that you drink this as an iced tea; it will last for about five days when stored in the refrigerator.

Lemon, Ginger and Basil Detox Iced Tea Recipe

Another recipe that involves two of the yummy ingredients from the recipe above is the lemon, ginger and basil detox iced tea recipe, offered by Paleo Grubs. It is incredibly easy to prepare and you will benefit from all of the health properties that each powerful, individual ingredient has to offer.

What you need (the equivalent of 8 to 9 servings)

  • Ginger coins – 5
  • Lemons – 2
  • Basil leaves – ¾ cup
  • Honey – 3 tablespoons
  • Water – 9 cups
  • Pitcher

What you have to do:

  • Allow 9 cups of water to boil while you prepare the other ingredients.
  • Take the two lemons and slice each one in half, juicing them in the pitcher. Throw in the basil leaves, ginger coins and the juiced halves of lemon.
  • Add the boiling water to the pitcher and the three tablespoons of honey, stirring thoroughly.
  • Let the mixture steep and remove the lemon halves, basil leaves and ginger coins.
  • Add some ice before drinking. 

Fennel Tea Recipe

Fennel tea commonly known as saunf is a native to India. This tea can be prepared with wither fennel seeds, fennel leaves, or fennel bulbs. It is super simple to prepare this tea. Simply heat a cup of water add about a teaspoon of mixed fennel seeds. You can crush the seeds a little in mortar and pestle before pouring into the water. That way, the seeds will release more flavor and essential oils. Smaller fennel seeds are milder and have a slightly sweet after taste. The thick fennel seeds are stronger in flavor and aroma. Let the water come to a boil. Turn off the heat and let it seep for about 10 minutes. That’s all strain it, and your fennel tea is ready to drink! You can enjoy it after meals. Another well known benefit of Fennel tea is it helps reduce water retention, making it one of the best weight loss teas. It boosts your metabolism and regulates your appetite. It is an anti-spasmodic that provides relief from menstrual cramps. The most common use of fennel tea is to help treat Irritable Bowel Syndrome. It is also a great remedy for indigestion and helps get rid of bloating. So all and all it is great and super easy to make.

Carom tea recipe

boil 8 cups of water in a clean pot1 tablepoon of Carom seeds1/2 inch of dries ginger root1 tablespoon dried mint1 tablespoon of dried parsley1 tablespoon of fennel seedsonce the water comes to a boil Add in all the ingredients all togetherLet it simmer for about 2 minutesturn the heat offget your pitcher where tea will be storedPlace a clothe inside small strainer andput all the ingredients through the strainerThrow away the leftoversThen pour in a glass and enjoy

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