5 Different Cucumber Water Recipes That Can Help Change Your Skin, Appetite, Blood And Weight

Cucumber water is one of the healthiest drinks you can sip on. Cucumber water not only can help hydrate your body, but can also help you feel so much better and refreshed overall.

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Spice Your Water Up With Cucumber 

But water is so boring…

Next time you think that, consider mixing your water up with some cucumber!

Cucumber?! Yup. That’s right. Cucumber water is one of the healthiest drinks you can sip on next time you are thirsty. Cucumber water not only can help hydrate your body, but can also help you feel so much better and refreshed overall, thanks to all its remedying benefits.

Check out the powerful benefits of cucumber water:

  1. Helps Hydrate You

Staying well hydrated is absolutely essential for keeping your organs healthy, maintaining a right body temperature, cleansing out toxins from your body and feeling energized. Cucumber adds a bit of an extra kick to your water, not only by how it can entertain your taste buds, but also by the naturally hydrating qualities of cucumber.

  1. Provides Extra Vitamins And Minerals

While your body needs lots of water every day to stay hydrated, water is not exactly a good source of vitamins. By adding cucumber to your water, you are adding whole food vitamins, minerals and antioxidants to your drink. Unlike store-bought vitamin water, cucumber water is all natural, hence why it is so healthy and easily absorbed by your body.

  1. Brings Down Blood Pressure

Thanks to all the potassium cucumbers contain, cucumber water can help you keep your blood pressure down and prevent heart attacks, stroke, kidney disease and vision loss. If you are watching your sodium intake, you are also in luck, cucumbers are naturally low in sodium.

  1. Curbs Appetite

Sometimes when you feel hunger, you are actually just thirsty. Eating when thirsty can create imbalance in your body and can lead to weight gain. Next time when you are feeling hungry, especially if it is soon after a meal, try drinking a glass of cucumber water first. The delicious taste will entertain your taste buds and hydrate your cells. Of course, if you are still hungry after a tall glass or two of cucumber water, chances are you are feeling truly hunger and it’s time for a wholesome snack or meal.

  1. Soothes The Skin

Staying hydrated is the secret to smooth and radiant skin. The silica in cucumber provides extra benefits by calming irritations, acne and blemishes.

  1. Helps Your Muscles

Even if you are not a weightlifter and you are not looking to bulk up, you want to keep your muscles strong and healthy. Again, the silica in cucumbers can help your muscle tissues stay healthy. The cucumber in your water provides extra nourishment for your muscles and helps your entire body to function at its best.

  1. Has Antioxidant/Detoxing Properties

Cucumber water is an excellent addition to any detox program and every day cleansing lifestyle. Cucumber contains lots of antioxidants that help clean out toxic build up and fight free radical damage, helping your body to stay healthy and energized.

  1. Could Have Cancer Fighting Benefits

While cucumbers alone are not enough to fight cancer – you need an overall healthy diet and lifestyle for that – cucumbers and cucumber water are some of your soldiers, helping keep this disease away. Cucumbers fight free radicals through antioxidants, nourish your cells through vitamins and minerals and alkalize your body.

How To Make Cucumber Water?

Cucumber water doesn’t have to be just cucumbers and water. You can get really creative for fun and for extra remedying benefits.

5 Cucumber Water Recipes

Lemon Cucumber Mint Water

This particular cucumber water is absolutely refreshing on a hot summer day or after a workout. It is also a great source of calcium, magnesium and vitamin C.

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups water
  • 2 lemons, sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 1 handful of fresh mint
  • Ice, for serving

 

Instructions: Add all ingredients to your water and chill for 2 hours.

Cucumber Herb-Infused Water

Adding herbs to your cucumber water provides bonus remedying benefits through an array of nutrients. This water is filled with iron, calcium, potassium and vitamin C for example.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 lemon, sliced
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • 2 sprigs rosemary
  • 1 handful thyme
  • 1 handful mint

 

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and chill for an hour.

Springtime Strawberry Cucumber Water

You can enjoy this cucumber water not only in the spring, but any time of the year. This drink can fill your body with antioxidants and vitamin C that can fight any disease trying to enter your body.

Ingredients:

  • 1 gallon of water
  • 1 large lemon, sliced
  • 1 large cucumber, sliced
  • 6 medium sized strawberries, hulled and thinly sliced
  • 2 small sprigs of fresh basil
  • 1 spring of mint

 

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and chill for 2-3 hours.

Cucumber And Basil Water

This cucumber water is almost like a delicious cocktail, but packed with lots of vitamin A, thanks to all the basil.

Ingredients:

  • 8 cups of water
  • 2 limes, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 2 bunches of basil

 

Instructions: Mix all ingredients and chill for an hour.

Refreshing Fruit Water

If you are particularly thirsty, perhaps after a good workout, this is the cucumber water for you, abundant in delicious berries filled with antioxidants. This cucumber water is especially refreshing and energizing that it will help you keep going like a Duracell bunny.

Ingredients:

  • Cold water
  • Ice cubes
  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, sliced
  • 1 lime, sliced
  • A handful of mint leaves

 

Instructions: Mix all ingredients together and chill for 2-3 hours.

Can I Make My Cucumber Water Even Better?

Thank you for asking! Yes, by adding some delicious Organifi Green Juice powder, you can make your cucumber water even more nourishing.

Organifi Cucumber Water

Ingredients:

  • 8 – 10 oz water
  • 1 scoop of Organifi Green Juice
  • 1 – 2 tsp lemon juice
  • A few slices of cucumber

 

Instructions: Mix Organifi with your water. Add the remaining ingredients. Chill for 30 minutes and enjoy.

Organifi Green Juice can add additional benefits to your cucumber water by hydrating and revitalizing your body, boosting your immune function, supporting your mental clarity, balancing your hormones, detoxifying your body and relieving stress.

Remember, you don’t have to rely only on plain old water to hydrate your body. You can create delicious cucumber water with some creativity and a few easy ingredients for bonus health benefits.

Have you tried cucumber water? How did it transform your hydration routine? Do you have any cucumber water recipes to share? We would love to hear your your stories and try your recipes. Remember, we are in this together.


P.S.
Take a look at the 5 veggies that boost female metabolism and burn off lower belly fat.

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Drew Canole

CEO at Fitlife.tv
Drew Canole is a rockstar in the world of fitness, nutrition and mindset, with a huge heart for others and doing his part to transform the world, one person at a time.

As the founder and CEO of Fitlife.TV, he is committed to sharing educational, inspirational and entertaining videos and articles about health, fitness, healing and longevity. He is also a best selling author and the founder of Organifi, an organic, incredibly delicious greens powder, chock-full of superfoods to make juicing easy no matter your busy schedule.
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