Spa Cuisine: Zesty Lemon Detox Tea Recipe

This recipe was designed as a cleansing tea to stimulate processing of excess fats in the body, rev up circulation, and provide essential antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals —a perfect blend of nutrients. It’s a great aid in undoing the effects of holiday over-indulgence, and Annie says she was given the same tea by a helpful friend after she was exposed to toxic chemicals. But it tastes so good, you’ll want to come back for seconds: We had a crock-pot filled with it for a recent women’s workshop and it was gone in no time!

This is a great recipe that really gets around, and it’s so easy to prepare.

INGREDIENTS

Enough freshly-boiled water to fill your teacup or mug
1 tablespoon real maple syrup
Freshly-squeezed juice of half a lemon
Cayenne pepper to taste

Simply stir ingredients together in your mug or cup. Be careful with the cayenne: A little goes a long way.

By Cait Johnson, Assistant Producer, Care2 Healthy Living Channels

134 comments

Tim C.
Tim C4 years ago

tks

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Joan S.
JC S4 years ago

Could you use honey instead of maple syrup?

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Joy Wong
Joy Wong4 years ago

Thanks. Can I use honey instead of maple syrup?

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Leila Mota
Leila Mota5 years ago

Sounds delicious!

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Malgorzata Zmuda
Malgorzata Z5 years ago

Zapisałam, jak tylko uda mi się zdobyć syrop klonowy spróbuję.

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No B.
Nancy B5 years ago

yum

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irene fernandez
irene Fernandez5 years ago

This sounds so good! I have to give it a try

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Lilly Mitchell
Lilly Mitchell5 years ago

going to give this a try...THANKS!!!!

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Shelly Peterson
Shelly Peterson5 years ago

I want to try this! Thankyou for posting!

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