Detoxification is a process of eliminating toxic substances from the body. It is a form of body cleansing carried out by the liver. It can be done through detox supplements or naturally at home.

A natural detox supports weight loss and keeps the digestive issues at bay. It helps improve your skin and clears your mind for better concentration.

You can prepare a few simple drinks with easy ingredients at home. These refreshing drinks will kick start your metabolism and promote overall wellness. 

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How to prepare detox drinks at home?

While detox drinks like Mega Clean (read the report) are readily available in the market, it is better to have some homemade drinks. Here are five detox drink recipes that you can prepare in no time.

Green detox drink

The most organic way to detox naturally is through a healthy vegetable drink. It cleanses your body and keeps your gut healthy by solving digestive issues. It is a nutrient-rich drink that will nourish your body and flush out the foreign substances.

How to prepare


  • 3 kale leaves
  • 3 carrots
  • 2 celery stalks   
  • 2 beets
  • ½ bunch of spinach
  • ½ bunch of cilantro
  • Chop the above ingredients finely. Then blend them together in a blender along with a cup of chilled water.
    If you don’t like pulp, strain the drink with a mesh strainer.

A Lemon Cleanse

A lemon cleanse is a common method to detox. Lemon contains ascorbic acid that cleanses the system by stimulating the liver. These drinks will help you lose weight and clear your skin of acne.

Lemon can help in easy digestion and reduce bloating. As it is rich in Vitamin C, the addition of lemon to a detox drink strengthens your immunity.

You can try out the following recipes for a good detox:

Lemon Cucumber detox drink

The addition of cucumber in this drink makes it more hydrating, especially during summers. Cucumber has high water content. It is also rich in vitamin K, B, and C along with potassium, magnesium, and phosphorus minerals.

The mint leaves add flavor to the drink and aids in digestion.


  • 4 cups of water
  • 3 large lemons
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 6 sprigs mint
  • Ice cubes (as required)


  • To prepare this detox drink, squeeze the lemon juice into the water. Take another lemon and slice it. Add them to the water, along with the cucumber slices and mint sprigs.
  • Let the drink sit for a few hours. Add the ice cubes to it before drinking.

Lemon Cayenne Pepper water

The Cayenne pepper in this detox drink improves your metabolism to aid in weight loss. It stimulates the digestive enzymes and enhances your gut health. It removes the toxins and bacteria by improving circulation. 

Also, the spice of the cayenne pepper mixed with sweet stevia makes the drink more palatable.


  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1-inch fresh ginger
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Stevia/honey
  • Ice cubes (as required)


  • Take a glass filled with water and add all the ingredients to it. Let the drink rest in the refrigerator for an hour to set its flavors.
  • Add a few ice cubes to it before drinking.

Detox Dandelion tea

Dandelions are packed with Vitamin A, potassium, calcium, and iron. It detoxifies the liver and is good for digestion. Dandelion tea acts as a natural diuretic to eliminate excess fluids from the body. This further helps in reducing bloating.

The tea is antioxidant-rich and can also improve your blood sugar.

How to prepare:

We are following the recipe recommended by homeopathic practitioner Sonya McLeod, B.A., D.C.H. You can go for a different one if you want.


  • 6 tablespoons of 1-year-old dried dandelion root
  • 12 tablespoons fresh dandelion leaves
  • 4 cups of water


  • Brew the dandelion roots and leaves in purified water. Bring them to a boil and let it rest for some time after turning off the heat.
  • Strain the roots and leaves with a mesh strainer before consuming the tea.

Fruit detox drink

You can also detox your body using fruits. It can be done through fruit-infused water or a drink. You can use nutrient-rich berries for this detox drink.

For instance, blackberries help in strengthening the elasticity of your skin. It makes you look younger and nourishes the skin. 

Then, strawberries are rich in vitamin C and add sweetness to the drink.

The water content in the berries is quite high, which keeps you hydrated.

How to prepare


  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ cup strawberries
  • ¼ cup raspberries
  • ½ cup blueberries
  • Ice cubes (as required)


  • In a glass of water, add lemon juice and the fruits. You can use any fruit of your choice. Put in the refrigerator for a few hours or overnight.
  • Before consuming, add a few ice cubes to the drink.


These homemade drinks are an effective formula for weight loss and promoting a healthy body. But if you are a frequent drug user, you may need a little more than a natural detox drink.

The best way to detox from marijuana and other drug substances is to stop their consumption altogether, according to To flush out the toxic substances from your body, you can use detox supplements.

We wish you a safe and easy recovery. All the best!

Michelle Miller is a Florida-based writer and graduate of the UF College of Journalism and Communications, Gainesville, FL. She writes in various niches like sex-relationships, cannabis, health-wellness, etc. When not writing, she enjoys hiking to new places and playing Guitar.