Let's talk about the teas that are used in this refreshing drink. The liver thrives off of many herbs from peppermint to milk thistle. This iced tea uses 2 detox blends that contain most of what is needed in order to save time and $$$. Organic is preferred, we are trying to remove any toxins in our body and true organic herbs are free of sprays and chemicals that can harm our bodies.
Organic India Tulsi Wellness Cleanse Tea - This blend helps restore your liver by using herbs called, Ayuveda (bitter herbs) which are effective in detoxification. It also reduces stress, builds stamina and balances energy levels.
Traditional Medicinals EveryDay Detox - This minty and mildly sweet blend of herbs stimulates the liver using dandelion, peppermint, and fennel.
Celebration Herbals Organic Milk Thistle Seed Herbal Tea- This herb is known as a powerful liver cleanser. It rebuilds liver cells while removing toxins.
Lakewood Organic Pure Lemon Juice - This pure lemon juice if great if you don't have time to squeeze 3 lemons. I use it all the time. Great for flushing out unwanted toxins in your body. Feel free to squeeze the lemons yourself.
Traditional Medicinals Organic Herbal Teas, Raspberry Leaf- Sweet tasting teas will be helpful to add for a fruity flavor and to even out the flavor profile.
Iced Tea Liver Detox
Makes 12 (8oz) cups
2 Traditional Medicinals EveryDay Detox Bags
2 Organic India Tulsi Wellness Cleanse Tea Bags
2 Raspberry Leaf Tea Bags (optional for flavor)
1 Milk Thistle Tea Bag
Juice of 3 lemons or 1/3 cup of lemon juice
-Place all tea bags and lemon juice in a container that can fit 12 cups of water and space for the tea bags and lemon.
-Boil 12 cups of water. Make sure there is a rolling boil, the milk thistle is most potent when exposed to high temperatures.
-Be careful and pour the hot water into the container. Allow the teas to steep for an hour. Place tea into the refrigerator to cool completely. Once cooled, please remove all the tea bags.
-When you are ready to drink, add ice and you are ready to start your detox journey.
It's that easy.
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