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How to Make Healthy flavored Water at Home (With 9 Recipes)

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The importance of drinking enough water everyday? You will know after you read these facts: The human body is made up of about 80% water; the brain is made of 75% water; muscles 75%, blood 82%, kidneys 83%, bones 22% and lungs 95%.

Water helps keep your body hydrated to make all the functions properly:

  • It transports oxygen into cells
  • It moisturizes the air in lungs
  • It promotes the nutrients absorbed
  • It detoxifies the body
  • It boosts the metabolism

Yes, it’s important to keep your body hydrated. It’s highly suggested to drink 8-10 cups of water per day, while many people just don’t like the plain water. Don’t worry, there is a good solution – fruit-infused water!

Infused waters are refreshing and packed with nutrients. And they are easy to make in short time, you can create these delicious infused waters at home to turn your plain water into a flavored drink.

Following are some of the popular combinations you can try:

1) Minty Cucumber Lime

  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • 1/2 lime, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

2) Cucumber with Lemongrass

  • 1/2 cucumber, sliced
  • a small handful lemongrass

3) Strawberry-Lemon with Basil

  • 1/2 cup strawberries, sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves

4) Watermelon Mint

  • 1 cup cubed watermelon
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

5) Pineapple-Orange with Ginger

  • 1/2 cup cubed pineapple
  • 1/2 orange, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger

6) Blackberry with Sage

  • 1/2 cup blackberries, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh sage leaves

7) Lime with Basil

  • 1/2 lime, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil leaves

8) Blueberries, Lemon, Peach with Mint

  • 1/2 cup blueberries, sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, sliced
  • 1/2 peach, sliced
  • 1/4 cup fresh mint leaves

9) Apple with Cinnamon

  • 1/2 apple, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Choose the combination you like and place the fruit, herbs or spices in the bottom of a jar, muddle with a wooden spoon.

Fill the jar with water, and if you’d like something a bit sweeter, add honey to taste.

Enjoy your drink!

Do you know you even can use water as medicine? Drinking Water On Empty Stomach can help you treat many specific ailments.

Sources: rd.com, 1mhealthtips.com, drinking-water-for-health.com

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