Switch up your routine by drinking this easy and refreshing drink before that first cup of coffee. Because... Having better digestion makes good sense!
Adding ginger and lemon to room temp water in the morning will help get your digestive juices flowing.
Ginger acts as a natural antimicrobial, which means that it kills bacteria internally.
Ginger contains bioactive compounds which has been shown to aid digestion and reduce bloating.
Ginger can help to relax the gastrointestinal muscles which reduces bloating and gas.
Lemon juice is a good source of vitamin C, which is an antioxidant that supports the immune system and may help to reduce inflammation in the digestive tract.
Lemon juice also stimulates the production of bile, which aids in digestion.
Lemon juice helps prevent kidney stones by increasing urinary citrate and more fluids to prevent dehydration- a major contributor of kidney stones.
Lemon juice boosts potassium which is necessary for nerve-muscle communication blood pressure regulation and the transporting of nutrients and waste.
For best results use warm or room temperature water on an empty stomach.
Lemon Ginger Morning Cleanse
2 lemon, juiced
3-inch piece of ginger, juiced
In a blender; add ginger and enough water to pulverize it well.
Strain into a container that will hold 32 ounces of water.
Add water and juice of lemons.
Enjoy a glass before you have your coffee and breakfast!
You can drink the entire amount or store left-over cleanse in the refrigerator. It's good hot too, so warm up a glass in the morning. This amazing elixer will detoxify your liver, works on your pH level to reduce acidity in the body, and the vitamin C boosts the immune system. Plus it can improve your skin and will help to take care of morning breath. What a great way to start your day!