Basil Mint Lemonade to refresh, clean and nourish you. Add a different look and flavor to your regular lemonade, impress your guests. We are so lucky we can get lemons and limes year round! Lemons and limes are great fruits for detox, immune system and overall health. There was a time when lemons were solely used for medicinal purposes. Most of us have heard that they prevent scurvy. Lemons have the ability to purify the system and push out acids. We think of them as acidic but once consumed they actually help the body become alkaline. As covered in a precious post an alkaline diet is a great way to prevent cancer because cancer cells need acid to survive. Lemons are also good for fever and liver disorders.The mixture of lemon juice, water and raw honey is good for sore throats and colds, it helps expel mucus.
They are high in vitamin C, calcium, magnesium and potassium.
Drink lemon juice with water and a healthy sweetener (such as raw honey, stevia leaf extract) often!
- 1/2 cup Basil
- 1/2 cup Mint
- 1 Lime
- 1 teaspoon of raw Honey (more or less for sweet factor)
- 2 cups of water (you can add ice to this mixture)
Blend together in blender and serve immediately.