Healing Melon-Cucumber Detox Drink


If you have been neglecting your diet lately and feel bloated or sluggish from all the unhealthy food you ate, then I have the perfect solution for you to get your health back on track. Although drinking lots of water will help you to flush out most toxins and waste materials, there are many other ways that could help you to heal your gut and remove those nasty toxins to feel better in no time. And it tastes great!

A Closer Look At The Ingredients

Lemon or lime: lemons (or limes) are packed with vitamin C, glutathione, and other beneficial nutrients that help your body to loosen and flush out more toxins from your digestive tract. Lemons are also diuretic which keeps your urinary tract toxin-free. Click here and discover why you should start your day with lemon water.

Cucumber: cucumbers are mainly water which makes them an excellent veggie to flush out more toxins and rehydrate your body. They contain anti-inflammatory compounds and are a good source of vitamin A, C, K, calcium, and potassium.

Ginger: adds some zing to your juice and helps to cleanse your system. It improves digestion and settles your stomach.

Parsley: packed with vitamin A, C, and K to boost your immune system and cleanse your kidneys and bladder.

Cayenne Pepper: stimulates circulation and toxin elimination.

Melon: melons alkalize your body and consist mainly of water to give your kidneys the breathing space they need to work more efficiently. All melons have great cleansing properties, but honeydew is particularly rich in cleansing antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and digestive enzymes to support your filtering systems

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Healing Ginger Lemon Cucumber Detox Drink, The Recipe


  • 2 cucumbers, peeled
  • 2 inch of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • ½ lemon or lime, remove skin
  • 1 cup parsley
  • ½ cup honeydew melon, chunked (or any other melon of your liking)
  • Dash of cayenne pepper

Juicing Directions For A Juicer

  • Juice parsley, ginger, lime, melon, and cucumbers.
  • Pour over ice cubes and add a dash of cayenne pepper (or more if you don’t mind the taste)

Juicing Directions For A Blender

If you don’t have a juicer, your blender will do just fine. If you have a high-speed blender there will be no need the peel the cucumbers.

  • Blend all ingredients, except for the cayenne pepper, until smooth. You may need to pause and push the ingredients down a few times to help your blender along.
  • Use a nut milk bag or fine strainer to separate the juice from the pulp.
  • Pour over ice cubes and add a dash of cayenne pepper (or more if you don’t mind the taste)


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Amy Goodrich
Amy is a life and food lover, certified biologist, and holistic health coach. She is the founder of the healthy lifestyle website www.Body-in-Balance.org and creator of the online program, www.ThinForever.me. After successfully changing her family’s health and happiness, she’s on a mission to help other people achieve the life and body they want. You can find here on Facebook or Google+ or get her free clean, whole food recipe eBook here: http://www.body-in-balance.org/amys-home-kitchen-recipe-book/