25 Detox Water Recipes for Fast Weight Loss

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Detox waters could very well be one of the best tools we have at our disposal in the quest for weight loss. It is already established that water is very helpful for losing weight, but many people struggle with meeting daily requirements.

Enter detox water- delicious thirst quenching water that you actually look forward to drinking. Detox water makes use of various fruits, herbs, spices and vegetables that should be consumed regularly, but which we often exclude. These detox waters are by no means unhealthy or too high in sugar, but offer enough incentive that you will look forward to drinking.

The weight loss and detoxification that accompanies should be viewed as an “unannounced bonus”. Excited to start making your own? Try some of the following below and see which hits your taste buds.

1. Slimming Detox Water

This is the perfect starter detox water beverage, as it gives a good indication of what to expect (both taste wise and effects). The ingredients promote removal of excess water and promote metabolism.

Ingredients Needed:

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  • 4 Slices Cucumber
  • ½ sliced orange
  • 2 slices grapefruit
  • 2L water

2. Apple Cinnamon Water

One of the most popular detox water recipes, it is useful for boosting metabolism and also delivers numerous health benefits.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 medium apple, sliced
  • 1 stick of cinnamon.
  • 1L water

Lemon Detox

3. Lemon Cider Vinegar Detox Water

Combining two extremely healthy ingredients, apple cider vinegar and lemons, this drink will improve health and turn on the fat burning furnace. It may be strong for newcomers, but is a favorite of seasoned detox water drinkers.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 4-6 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 2L water
  • Stevia (optional, add to taste)

4. Strawberry Water

This unique single ingredient detox water is perfect year round, and offers a high dose of Vitamin C, beneficial for boosting metabolism, supporting collagen synthesis and for anti-inflammatory effects.

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Ingredients Needed:

  • 2-4 strawberries per 240 ml serving water

5. Orange Pineapple Detox Water

This combination delivers a powerful dose of Vitamin C, and gives thoughts of lying on a tropical beach. That aside, this detox water flushes out toxins in urine, and supports fat metabolism.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 sliced orange
  • ½ cup pineapple chunks
  • 1L water

6. Lemon Tea Detox Water

This detox beverage can be made by either brewing green tea in hot water first, then adding to cold mix, or by including directly into cold mix. Green tea is very effective in boosting metabolism and promoting weight loss, and is an exceptional anti-oxidant.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 green tea bag
  • ¼ lemon
  • 240 ml water

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7. Dragon Detox Water

No, this recipe does not require a dragon, but rather the unique dragon fruit. Dragon fruit contains a large number of phytonutrients, many of which promote metabolism and can help with weight loss.  The recipe also calls for lemon and cucumbers.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 dragon fruit, sliced
  • 1 sliced cucumber
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 1L water

8. Kiwi Herb Water

This unique detox water recipe includes kiwi, and the herbs rosemary and oregano. What you get from this combination is improved digestion and metabolism, not to mention anti-inflammatory benefits and a good dose of vitamin C.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1-2 stalks rosemary
  • 1-2 dried oregano leaves
  • I cup kiwi, cubed
  • 1L water

9. Aloe Citrus Water

Aloe is known for its digestive properties, as well as being helpful for skin health. Oranges are included for their generous vitamin C content and weight loss potential.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 2 oranges, cut in quarters
  • ¼ cup aloe Vera leaf gel
  • Juice from half of a lemon
  • 500ml water

Melon Detox Water

10. Melon Mint Detox Water 

Watermelon has numerous health benefits, one of the most important being its ability to improve blood flow. Watermelon is also extremely hydrating, so fits well with the theme of getting more water in your diet.

Ingredients Needed:

  • ½ cup cubed watermelon
  • 2-4 mint leaves
  • 500ml water

11. Mixed Lemon Berry Detox Water

This detox beverage makes use of blue and blackberries, which are some of the richest sources of anti-oxidants on the planet. Couple it with lemon and you have a powerful weight loss concoction.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • ½ cup mixed berried
  • 500ml water

12. Chia And Lime Water

This beverage is a bit different from the others as you are actually expected to consume the seeds. Chia seeds absorb up to 10 times their weight in water, and are rich in omega-3 fats and numerous minerals. It would actually be a waste not to consume them!

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 tablespoon chia seeds
  • 1 lime, cut into quarters
  • 500 ml water

13. Peach Mint Detox Water

Peach is a very refreshing fruit, containing Vitamin A,C and E. coupled with mint, you have a refreshing drink waiting for you to combat the summer heat.

Ingredients Needed:

  • One peach, sliced
  • One mint sprig, or about 10 leaves
  • 1L water

14. Ginger Lemon Detox Water

Ginger is a spice used for centuries, to treat everything from arthritis to nausea. This beverage is likely to be a bit zestier than you think, so just keep that in mind prior to drinking.

Ingredients Needed:

  • One sliced lemon
  • One 2” sized piece of ginger root, peeled and cleaned.
  • 500ml water

15. Raspberry Mint Water

Raspberry complements the taste of mint, making this drink one to look for when adding variety to your water. Raspberry is rich in phytonutrients and vitamins that kick start metabolism and promote weight loss and detoxification of waste.

Ingredients Needed:

  • ½ cup raspberries
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 500ml water

16. Mango Mint Water

Great for adding variety when tired of the usual mixes.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 mango, peeled ,deseeded and cubed
  • 4 mint leaves
  • 250ml water

17. Grapefruit Lemon Detox Water

Powerful fat burning cocktail that can be conveniently carried anywhere.

Ingredients Needed:

  • Pink grapefruit, sliced
  • Juice from 1 lemon
  • 500ml water

pomegranate detox waters

18. Pomegranate Water

Pomegranate is annoying to eat, so let’s drink instead!

Ingredients needed:

  • 500ml water
  • Arils from 1 pomegranate

19. Blackberry Sage Water

Sage is a calming herb, useful in promoting sleep and reducing anxiety. Blackberry supplies anti-oxidants and fat burning phytonutrients.

Ingredients Needed:

  • ½ cup blackberries
  • 500ml water
  • 4-6 sage leaves

20. Ginger Mint Water

This is an especially refreshing drink, perfect for the summer weather.

Ingredients Needed:

  • One 2” sized ginger root, cleaned and peeled
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 2-4 lemon wedges
  • ½-1 cucumber, sliced
  • Dash of salt (optional)
  • 1L water

21. Apple Spice Water

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 apple, sliced
  • 1 rosemary stalk
  • 2-4 orange slices

22. Turmeric Green Tea Water

Powerful weight loss and anti-oxidant cocktail bound to improve your health.

Ingredients Needed:

  • One 2” sized turmeric root
  • One green tea sachet (preferably steeped in hot water beforehand)
  • 500ml water

Cucumber Detox water

23. Cucumber Detox Water

Using cucumber only, this is the water that started it all. Perfect for promoting weight loss and detoxification.

Ingredients Needed:

  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 500ml water

24. Lavender Citrus Water

Lavender leaves combined with citrus makes for an interesting flavor combination.

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 stalk lavender leaves
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 500 ml water

25. Cucumber Lemon Mint Detox Water

Provides a powerful detox punch and boosts metabolism when consumed regularly.

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 10 mint leaves
  • 500 ml water

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